To develop programmes specially for LSR Alumni – for women in leadership, women entrepreneurs and women looking to rejoin the workforce
New Delhi, 05 August, 2019: BML Munjal University (BMU), Hero Group’s not-for-profit university, today announced their association with ELSA, the Lady Shri Ram College Alumni Association, to strengthen their ‘Women in Leadership’ programme and also create bespoke programmes for LSR Alumni. BMU runs a special ‘Women in Leadership’ programme with the aim to prepare women for positions of leadership by enabling them with knowledge, skills and abilities to recognize their career potential and unique strengths to make a significant contribution to their organizations.
BMU and ELSA - Alumni Association of Lady Shri Ram College for Women, have partnered to develop programmes specially designed for women in leadership, women who want to rejoin the workforce and women entrepreneurs. These would be exclusively offered within the ELSA community. ELSA alumni from Lady Shri Ram College would also engage with BMU as guest speakers as part of the Leadership Series.
Workshops are being jointly designed to support women at various stages of their careers, including leadership workshops, workshops to upgrade their knowledge and skills portfolio, and peer group support. This also includes a unique basic business workshop for women entrepreneurs and sessions on different aspects of scaling women-led businesses such as legal compliances, taxation, finances, and inventory management. The sessions will also cover the marketing and the digital aspect of businesses, discussing the latest trends in the space.
The ELSA Association aims to help women gain greater confidence in their abilities and leadership styles. By the end of the programme, the participants will have attained new perspectives in dealing with organisational challenges and will be able to craft their own success stories.
According to Dr. Vishal Talwar, the Dean of School of Management, “At BMU, we believe in holistic education. We encourage such associations as it is of tremendous value-add for our university and all our stakeholders. BMU’s Women-in-Leadership programme is in line with ELSA’s mission to drive social change through the empowerment of women. We believe this programme will elevate the impact of women leaders as it enables them to go through the business environment, develop and leverage their talent and prepares them to face the challenges along with responding well to opportunities. ”
“The partnership between BML Munjal University and ELSA will give a strong impetus to the capacity building from mentorship to entrepreneurship and skills-building programmes, and in line with the alumni’ vision to strengthen the exchange of knowledge and best practices,” said the Executive Committee of the ELSA - LSR Alumni Association. “The ELSA – LSR Alumni Association believes in Paying it Forward, and is committed to creating a strong platform for its alumni to connect, network, grow and support each other,” they added.
About BML Munjal University
BML Munjal University (BMU) is a not-for-profit university which was founded by the Hero Group. The University was named in honour of the late Dr. Brijmohan Lall Munjal who was the Chairman and Founder of the Hero Group. The University has engaged itself in creating, preserving and imparting knowledge and skills which is internationally benchmarked through experience-based learning to the students of a diverse community from all over the world. Mentored by Imperial College, London, BMU offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business management and engineering based on the evolving needs of the industry. BMU’s experiential learning environment encourages enquiry, creativity, problem-solving, entrepreneurship and innovation. BMU has a 50-acre, fully residential university campus which promotes cross-course curriculum to add multi-skills rather than super specialization disciplinary learning, transforming students into leaders today.
From the academic year 2019-2020, BMU has also launched new undergraduate courses – B.Sc. Economics (Hons.), BBA with Business Analytics specialization, BBA-LLB and BA-LLB. The university has also launched the specializations for B. Tech courses – Mechanical Engineering to offer specialization in Automobile Engineering and Robotics & Automation; Civil Engineering to offer Construction Management and Smart City & Sustainable Management; Electronics and Communication Engineering to offer specialization in Internet of Things; Computer Science and Engineering to offer specialization in Cyber Security and Data Science & Artificial Intelligence.