Rajasthan Royals has come into a partnership with INSEAD Business School based in Fontainebleau, France, to launch an online programme on ‘Leadership and Performance’, conducted by INSEAD faculty. Director of Cricket of Rajasthan Royals Kumar Sangakkara and the Captain of the team Sanju Samson will deliver the lessons on leadership through reflections into their experience at the highest degree of highly competitive sport to the enrolled students as part of the course curriculum.
Through cricket, the Jaipur-based franchise cricket team has taken another step into the education and learning field. According to the partnership, the faculty of INSEAD will deliver the knowledge and share their experiences to assist executives to confront the fast-paced digital era and its challenges. Furthermore, the INSEAD coaches will provide one-on-one guidance to the prominent leaders to outline a customized Leadership Action Plan. There are limited seats available, and registrations will close on 10 November 2021.
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Jake Lush McCrum, CEO of Rajasthan Royals said, “We’re delighted to announce this partnership with INSEAD, the world’s leading Business School. Our joint online education programme will provide a valuable opportunity to combine people’s passion for sport with their thirst for learning and development. We have already seen a tremendous response to our education platform, the Royals School of Business, and are confident that INSEAD’s world class content and established excellence in global education will further enhance this. We have a passion for talent development both on and off the field and I hope some of the individuals completing these courses will join the RR management team in the future.”
Sameer Hasija, Dean of Executive Education of INSEAD said, “India is a vital market for INSEAD, a large percentage of our MBA & executive education participants are from there. We are excited to partner with Rajasthan Royals to launch our joint online programme on ‘Leadership and Performance’. Cricket is a passion in the Indian subcontinent, and it is our pleasure to launch an online program that embodies the complexities of leadership, using cricket as a lens, in a rigorous and relevant way.”
Through this partnership with Rajasthan Royals, INSEAD Business School will be able to connect with the millions of Rajasthan Royals’ fans and future leaders. It will expand its presence in the business education and research field in India.
Recently, Rajasthan Royals also introduced the Royals School of Business, the sports and sports-allied professional education platform. At the moment, it has six courses, namely Leadership and Performance: Lessons from Business and Cricket, Sports Marketing Foundation, Sports Marketing Advanced, Sports Media and Broadcasting, Sports Events and Facilities Management and Professional Certificate in Social Media Marketing.