Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research popularly known as WeSchool, was established in 1977 under the reputed S. P. Mandali Trust. The S.P.Mandali Trust is known for successfully running 43 Educational Institutions. WeSchool has two campuses in India which are located at Bengaluru and Mumbai. The WeSchool Campus at Electronic City, Bangalore is a hot bed of innovation, ideas and enterprises that get realized with world class faculty, innovation and leadership labs, and other state of the art facilities.
Apart from the reputed PGDM, part time & full time MBA programs offered by the Bangalore campus, the Management Development Programs are conducted both online, in campus, and through a mix of online and in campus immersion sessions.
With the vision of providing quality Executive Education programs and Leadership Development programs to working professionals, the Management Development certificate programs are designed both in the form of short-term courses and long-term programs to cater to the different needs of working professionals. However, whatever the duration of the program, each of the courses offer a blend of industry and academia, provided under the mentorship of outstanding faculty and seasoned industry experts.
Our passion to transform working professionals into global leaders have been fueled by the fine repute and recognition from Fortune 500 corporates across the globe that have placed our learners in various managerial and leadership positions. Many MNCs and global corporations have entrusted us to design and develop customized programs for their employees performing various roles across different verticals and horizontals, right from the junior, mid, senior level to the top management & Leadership levels.
Welingkar Institute offers a wide range of Management Development Certification Programs that include programs on Business Analytics, HR Analytics, Sales & Marketing Analytics, Analytics using R, Artificial intelligence, Design thinking, Leadership Development, Executive Education Management Program, Strategy, Leadership, Negotiation skills, Change Management, and so on.
In our pursuit to keep learning relevant, our faculty members work in close proximity with industry experts, upskill themselves and update the courses regularly with new age technologies, new age teaching methodologies, real-world business problems, and new skill sets required to thrive in the VUCA world.
S.P. Mandali’s Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, WeSchool, was established in 1977 under the reputed S. P. Mandali Trust. The S.P.Mandali Trust is known for successfully running 43 Educational Institutions. WeSchool has two campuses in India which are located at Bengaluru and Mumbai. The WeSchool Campus at Electronic City, Bangalore is a hot bed of new thoughts, ideas and enterprises. A place where cutting-edge global conversations begin. State-of-the-art facilities like complete Wi-Fi, Innovation and Leadership Labs form an indispensable part of teaching methodology, along with numerous other new-age learning tools. Apart from the reputed PGDM, part time & full time MBA programs, WeSchool, Bangalore conducts Programs on Leadership Development, Design Thinking & Innovation, Negotiation, Executive Leadership Program, Executive Education Management Programs, AI, Business Analytics, HR Analytics and even Customized Programs for Corporates at the Electronic City Campus in Bangalore, India. The programs are offered in Full-time, Part-time, Distance Learning & Diploma formats.
In addition to a wide array of Management Development Programs (MDPs), we offer short, hi-impact programs, having developed a thorough understanding on functional verticals, long term Education Management programs aimed at Junior/ Middle level executives and Long-term customized programs for specific industry verticals. Our Leadership & Management Development Programs are popular among MNCs and they encourage their employees to enroll in our executive and corporate training programs in Bangalore for senior, mid level and top level executives. We aim to create great leaders who display charismatic leadership through our Programs. The pioneering courses we offer draw upon research and our links to the global industry. With a breadth of research activity, we work across disciplines and beyond the University, connecting the brightest minds to find innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. The programs at the Welinkgar Institute, Bangalore opens the doors to a world of opportunity, allowing participants to learn and grow, in line with our ‘Back to School’ motto.
Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe
Group Director, WeSchool I Eisenhower Fellow
Chairman, CII- Western Region
“Market volatility, rapid innovation, and geopolitical strife are fueling a demand for business professionals who can think globally and compete strategically. The latest case in public being, the demonetization by the Government. The competitive realities of global competition and technological change have dramatically raised the bar on what it takes to create and maintain a competitive advantage. Navigating today’s complex business world requires vision, confidence and strategies that give tangible business results. At WeSchool, our efforts have been towards nurturing our students not just as managers but as global citizen leaders; who look beyond themselves and contribute toward the organization & society as well. To this end, WeSchool has introduced the Global Citizen Leadership Program (GCL) in collaboration with Centre for Creative Leadership, USA. This has featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review in February 2014 in the article titled “Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders”. Leadership, Innovation & Design Thinking are part of WeSchool’s philosophical framework. Advisory Boards help us continually improve our curriculum and spawn new programs, meeting specific needs of emerging markets and businesses. WeSchool ‘s Innovation Board comprises of stalwarts like Dr. R.A. Mashelkar (Chairman, National Innovation Foundation), Mr. Harsh Mariwala (Chairman & Managing Director, Marico), Mr. Kishore Biyani (Group CEO, Future Group), Mr. Rana Kapoor (Founder, Managing Director & CEO, Yes Bank), Mr. Dan Buchner (VP, Peter Lougheed Leadership Institute, The Banff Centre, Canada), Mr Srini Srinivasan (CEO of LUMIUM and member of prestigious Executive Board of ICSID), and Prof. Dr. Ramesh Raskar (Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab), to name a few.
Along with its partners, WeSchool has undertaken several path breaking initiatives like Med4Dev India-Israel, Affordable Healthcare Hackathon with Pears Program for Global Innovation, MIT Media Lab – WeSchool Design Innovation Workshop, InterDesign Workshop with International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID), India Sweden Innovation Workshop, InterDesign Workshop with International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID), India Sweden Innovation Accelerator (ISIA) – a platform for Swedish companies to work with Academia to develop business strategies relevant to Indian markets, ReDx 2015 – MIT Media Lab’s Health Technology Camp took potential High Impact ideas/ solutions sourced from health researchers & doctors to address critical healthcare issues in India & Kumbhathon in Nashik with MIT and TCS, which combines the identification of challenges, discussions with stakeholders, prototyping and customer analysis for multiple corporate and entrepreneurial ventures. As part of WeSchool’s core value of ‘We Link and Care’ and keeping in mind our responsibility towards our nation, and to give back to the local ecosystem; WeSchool along with partner institutes of Ruia & Podar College have adopted the ‘Matunga’ railway station. It’s my pleasure to welcome you to WeSchool’s Executive Education Program. In the past few years, Executive Education has been given high priority in WeSchool. In a business landscape that is chaotic, fluid, and ever changing we need leaders who can lead from the front and steer their companies through turbulent and choppy waters. At WeSchool we understand, the VUCA paradigm, and the need for the Executives to explore new perspectives. Our Leadership & Management Development Program develops, nurtures and empowers the Executives to be ahead of the Change. So here’s an opportunity to challenge your current perceptions, identify early signals of change in your business, industry, and geography and connect the dots.”
Prof. Dr. Madhavi Lokhande
WeSchool, Bengaluru Campus.
WeSchool Bengaluru campus started its journey in 2004 under the aegis of Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali Trust, Pune, a 135 years old institution promoting education across the country. Located in Electronic City, the centre of innovation and tech startups, the Bengaluru campus provides a serene environment conducive to learning and absorbing new knowledge. A consistent winner in the category of “Best Innovative Practices & Institutions in Academia” at the National Conference of National HRD Network, in 2020 WeSchool bagged the first position and in 2021 was rewarded as the Runner-up.
As an Institute of Excellence, we aim to provide high-quality management education as well as action-centric and value-adding research. Our customized Management Development Programmes for a few top corporates such as Infosys, Robert Bosch, Dell, HP, Biocon, EY, Titan, SPAR, Continental Auto, Altimetrik, GE India, Zydus etc., are exclusively industry focused so as to equip the executives with latest management techniques in the ever-dynamic context of the business environment. With Infosys, we have a long association and recently completed the 18th batch of the Junior Management Leadership Program designed for their young workforce.
Our faculty members are actively involved in their pursuit of creating and disseminating knowledge through teaching, research, training, and consulting. Further, our dynamic interactions with India Inc. have given us the impetus and encouragement to develop live case studies which have been published by renowned international publication houses such as Richard Ivey, Michigan University and Emerald Publications while many more are in the pipeline. We hope to engage you actively in this journey. As we take the flight to an exciting future, we have a strong belief in one thing – we can achieve almost anything we set out to do, with a focused vision, mission, and teamwork. Welcome to the WOW – “World of Welingkar”.
As India Inc. oscillates between BANI and VUCA world, agility and innovation have become two important aspects for success in this highly competitive business environment both at the organizational and individual levels. It is now imperative that individuals must continuously explore new perspectives and be continuous learners.
At WeSchool Bengaluru campus, we offer the right ambience for managers and entrepreneurs to introspect and reflect amidst an academic environment.
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”
― Henry Ford
WeSchool won the award for the Best Management Institute (Pvt. Tier 1) at 39th BMA (Bombay Management Association) Corporate Leadership Awards 2018 for Academic Excellence. This is in recognition of outstanding performance of the Institute and Excellence in Management Education.
WeSchool ranked 16th in the Private B-School Category nationally by Outlook in their Business School Survey 2018.