EduKart and JECRC University launch the Leadership MBA!

Stanford and IIM Alumni launch the MBA to develop the leaders of tomorrow who will have a global outlook and lead their organizations

Online PR News – 15-June-2012 – New Delhi – New Delhi, 13 June 2012 : EduKart, one of India’s emerging education company, founded by alumni of Stanford University and IIM and JECRC University(JU), one of Rajasthan’s premier universities, has launched one of its kind , EduKart JU Leadership MBA, which is a full time and residential post graduate management program, focused on leadership development, where candidates with leadership potential will be trained by best-in-class faculty consisting of alumni of some of the leading business schools of the world and industry experts. The two year program will result in a MBA in General Management from JECRC University and a Certificate in Leadership from EduKart.

The leadership focused MBA program will provide global, relevant and industry specific perspective in management education to participants who demonstrate the potential to become effective leaders in their respective domains. The program will stress extensively on developing leadership and entrepreneurship skills, which transform people to become great managers and lead organizations from the front.

The program will have senior graduates from IIMs and world class Ivy League business schools like Stanford University and Harvard University and top notch working professionals from the leading companies as the faculty for the courses. Even before the launch of the program alumni of prestigious business schools such as Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, Indian Institute of Management have enlisted themselves as faculty for various courses.

The EduKart- JU Leadership MBA (MBA in General Management) will be a two-year (four semesters) full time residential program being held at the newly built world class campus of JECRC University in the culturally vibrant and economically prosperous city of Jaipur. City of Jaipur, capital of the beautiful state of Rajasthan, is known on a global scale for its culture, history and literature. The city, which is just at a 4 hour distance road journey from Delhi, has become an ideal destination for those who want to study in India and be part of the Indian growth story or just get quality education.

Speaking on the launch, Amit Aggarwal, Vice Chariman of JECRC University said “While studies and academics is a focus of the MBA program, the program will take leadership development to the next level. There will be two foreign trips included in the cost of program to develop global perspectives in the participants. While one trip will focus on studying the developed economies like the USA or Europe, the second trip will focus on emerging economies of areas like Middle East or South Asia. We are very excited to work with EduKart to create such a world class program and bring it to the city of Jaipur, which is now as an emerging destination from education and growing employment opportunities.”

Ishan Gupta, CEO of EduKart and an MBA from Stanford University added “We want to ensure that when the students graduate from this program, they will be ready to take leadership roles in large and small organizations and lead from the front. In order to prepare for the challenging road ahead, we will have intensive focus on building a holistic personality with activities like Golf Training, Dining and Dressing Etiquettes, Business Communication, Negotiation Training, Improvisation Theatre, Meditation and more. Such activities, foreign trips and other initiatives will also ensure that the classmates bond with each other and form long lasting relationships so that they can help each other as part of the alumni network. The beautiful campus of JECRC University will be an ideal place for such relationships to form and nurture over the period of two years

“The two years in the EduKart JU Leadership MBA will prepare the participants to work at a global level, compete with the best in the world and become leaders early on in their careers. We have reached out to many alums of IIM and Ivy League colleges around the world who have shown a lot of interest to come and interact with the students of this program during their two years. Being the first year of the program, will also mean that all of us will be putting nothing but our best to make it a transformational program for all those who are selected to be part of it”, added Mayank Gupta, COO of Edukart and an alumnus of IIM Kozhikode.

The total fee chargeable for the complete program will be INR 4,50,000 for the first year and INR 5,50,000 for the second year. This includes Tuition Fees, Hostel Fees, Laptop, smartphone and books, 2 foreign trips, additional activities for a holistic personality enhancement such as personality development classes, improvisation theatre, dining and dressing etiquette, business communication training, meditation and self reflection, negotiation skill training and golf coaching.

More details about the EduKart JU Leadership Program (MBA in General Management) are available on . Aspirants based in India can also call the national helpline number at 1800-300-22-123 and International aspirants can call on +91-9810500681 (International) . Academic experts are available to guide the applicants about the admission procedure and details about the program.

Applications forms are now live and can be downloaded from the website at

Introductory Video for the program:

About EduKart

EduKart was started in 2010 by alumni of Stanford University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and the University of Delhi. The company provides access to high quality and industry relevant courses across multiple industries and functions.

The founding team is immensely passionate about delivering high quality education and believes that EduKart creates a difference in the lives of those who aspire to grow professionally. The team members have prior experience of starting education companies, and have also worked in companies like Facebook, Bank of America, Educomp, L&T, IBM and One97 Communications Ltd.

In line with contributing to the leadership development of the nation, EduKart has now launched the Leadership Program in association with JECRC University as it wants to contribute to the leadership development of the nation. The team at EduKart is looking forward to train professionals who will go on to become leaders in various organizations and lead from the front. The team is committed to bring the best of leadership, entrepreneurship, global perspectives and management education to the participants, so that they not only have two great years during the program, but cherish the learnings throughout their life.

About JECRC University

JECRC University, situated in a sprawling campus in the city of Jaipur, is a premier university and has a rich tradition of excellence in higher and technical education, proving its caliber to be in the list of top universities of India. JECRC's commitment to high quality, industry recognized delivery of education is proven and its leadership undisputed. The high standards in teaching and research led courses attract eminent scholars from top universities of India to be its faculty and administration. JECRC University is heading speedily at becoming one of the top universities of India.

JECRC University has been borne out of Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre, which over the last 12 years, has emerged as one of the most respected names in higher education in the region, drawing students from all parts of India. JECRC's commitment to high quality, industry recognized delivery of education is proven and its leadership undisputed and distinguishes it from the other universities in Rajasthan.

JECRC University has now partnered with EduKart as it believes that JECRC will provide a complete experience for the participants of this MBA program that is required to transform them into leaders, entrepreneurs and great managers.