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Global Citizen Leader Program (GCL)

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The Global Citizen Leader Program (GCL)

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn
- Benjamin Franklin

Since learning by doing is found to be most effective, the GCL program is designed for students by involving them in the management program and helps them learn from the real-time corporate opportunities.

iFEEL students are part of a unique learning experience the "Global Citizen Leader" (GCL) designed by Leadership Beyond Boundaries (LBB), a global initiative by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). The GCL program provides students with leadership and innovation led knowledge along with an opportunity to learn and practice skills in a real-life context.

A Global Citizen Leader is a self and socially aware individual who is able to work courageously and collaboratively to take on complex, boundary spanning challenges which transforms them into leader.

By the end of this program, students step into new environment, develop solutions not confining to local paradigms rather emphasizing on multiple perspectives. From individual learner, students get transformed into agile learner with a collaborative mindset.

In the Academic Year 2017-18, 12 teams participated in GCL Program. Students closely worked on management problem shared by different organizations; be it a start Up, Social entrepreneurship or an established group. Students worked on management problem of companies like Goldstar, JSW Cement, Tema India, Future Group, MGM Institute of health, Big smile box, Epoch, Deniar Trading, Lendsouq and Destination trip.

The project was executed within a time span of 6 months staring from Oct 2017 till Mar 2018. Grand Finale was conducted on 21st March 2018. Students gave presentation followed by a short video of 90 seconds. Presentations were judged on the parameters like quality of content, presentation, Q & A etc. These presentations were judged by eminent industry stalwarts like

  • 1. Apurva Mankad - Founder & CEO- WebXpress and LogiCloud
  • 2. Justin Ancheta – Chief Executive Officer – Ashapura Agrocomm Pvt Ltd.
  • 3. Sameer Bhanushali – Founder and MD – Ashapura Agrcomm Pvt. Ltd

Judges asked wide range of questions to test the knowledge, preparation level of students. It was one of the most fiercely fought finals, where students put their best foot forward to win the GCL title.

Positrons - Future Group bagged the title and trophy of GCL for year 2018.
Professional Pirates – Epoch and Elixir - Deniar Trading were announced as 1st Runners Up and 2nd Runners Up respectively. In the category of video also Positrons - Future Group won the 1st prize.

Glimpses of GCL Finale

Global Citizen Leader(GCL) at iFEEL
Global Citizen Leader(GCL) at iFEEL