Pearson & NUS B-School Launch Executive Education Business Program

Indian arm of Pearson and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School have launched the Emerging Leaders Management Acceleration Program (ELMAP). In a first time partnership, this program has been launched as a blended executive program for young business professionals in India.

This six-month, part-time weekend course aims to bring together business skills and superior content from NUS. It will offer in-depth understanding of various functional areas of management and leadership.

“People who want to study in India but are seeking that global skill set and knowledge but at an Indian price–that’s the segment of working professionals we are aiming at. There is a huge unfulfilled need and we plan to fill it,” said Varun Dhamija, Director, Pearson Professional Programs.

Direct-to-desktop ‘live-online’ classroom sessions with NUS Business School faculty members can be consumed by students from anywhere.

Who will Benefit the Most

–Working professionals with 2 to 10 years of work experience

—keen to work in cross-functional teams

— keen to coordinate with multiple business functions

“We have this specially customized program curated for India. Through it we aim to develop the tools needed for emerging leaders to diagnose and solve business problems, effectively lead individuals, groups, and organizations, and ultimately rise to the next level in their enterprises,” Varun added.

Equips Students with Fundamental Concepts of:


–business strateg

–marketing and sales management

— big data

— service operations

–supply chain management

–business innovation

— finance analytics

Dr. Vishal Narayan, Program Director, NUS Business School said, “In an increasingly competitive business landscape, skilled professionals progressing into leadership roles often require a range of a different skill sets. These professionals need to be able to offer broad cross-functional perspectives and adopt a holistic approach to problem solving.”

The business school has students from across the globe and while they provide global knowledge and skill set, their context and practical specialization is focused in Asia.

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