Learning journeys

Learning journeys includes long duration, technology based, application oriented and immersive, certification programs for leadership development and functional capacity building for different levels in organizations of different sizes and scale.

Cogent interventions are available specifically for each of the following levels:

  • First Time Managers
  • Young Leaders
  • Mid-level Managers
  • Senior Managers, SBU Heads, Departmental Heads
  • CXO/ CEOs

The Centre attracts some of the industries’ best talent to conduct different learning and development interventions. These are conducted in various formats like classroom, digital or even a blended one depending on the requirement of the curriculum and the learner group.


First Time Managers:

  • Certified Development Programme for “First Time Manager”

Young Leaders:

Mid-level Managers:

  • Certified Development Programme for “First Time Manager”
  • Bull’s Eye Habit – Next generation strategies for success
  • Webinar Series on Live Leadership Challenges

Senior Managers, SBU Heads, Departmental Heads:

Aspiring and new Board Members:

  • “Pinnacle” – Becoming a high impact Board member


The Centre organises a range of Strategy Sessions featuring global thought-leaders and domain experts for C-Suite and senior business executives.



STRATEGYEDGE is an annual flagship initiative of the CII-SNCEL that features some of the world’s renowned thought-leaders on Strategy and Innovation sharing the latest insights with the Indian business community. Since 2017, successive editions of the Masterclass have been attended (both physically and virtually) by over 1500 delegates from across India and beyond. For details visit CII StrategyEdge


OUTTHINK is a virtual knowledge series held in two different formats - modular masterclasses and multiple strategy sessions. The series features reputed global academicians/ domain experts on a broad range of subjects such as Marketing & Branding, Strategy & Innovation and Digital Transformation among others. These highly interactive masterclasses/ strategy sessions are aimed at senior leaders and showcases actionable insights that can be leveraged by participants for responding to emerging uncertainties and ensuring optimal business outcomes.


The Centre organises several Conferences/ Roundtables/ Panel Discussions with the objective of gathering like-minded individuals from across the country, to ideate, discuss thoughts, deliberate pressing issues, network, share ideas, create new ideas, and to ignite thoughts. By attending these conferences, participants are exposed to thought leadership, diverse expertise and cutting- edge knowledge that helps to broaden horizons and enable holistic development and sound understanding of subjects/ themes. The range of topics covered hinges on Leadership Development for Family Businesses, Large Businesses, SMEs and Entrepreneurs and functional knowledge of Marketing and HR.



The CII National HR Excellence Award recognizes organizations achieving exemplary HR performance and practices within a National Framework Model that has been developed to enable organizations navigate towards accomplishing excellence in HR. The model comprises a three- pronged method of awards, assessments, and assessor training workshops.