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Callidus Training & Consulting Pvt Ltd

Company Name : Callidus Training & Consulting Pvt Ltd

Description : Callidus Training & Consulting provides entrepreneurial training,coaching and mentoring for individuals who would like to start up on their own or working professionals who want to acquire entrepreneurial skills to move up the corporate ladder.
Company Overview : The programs are for pre-accelerator and pre incubator stage, designed in byte sized 2-3 days modular fashion to acquire not only knowledge but also hands on skills through experiential learning, starting from strategy building, ideation, opportunity assessment and culminating in go-to-market strategies.

There are four levels of programs starting with a foundation program in strategy and marketing, for those who have not undergone formal management education. For those with formal management education, lateral entry into the subsequent 3 programs of idea screening/ opportunity assessment/ business planning & go-to-market strategy is recommended.

These course have well defined outcomes in terms of being ready with your refined idea, business plan or go-to-market strategy for your specific business idea.

After completion of all four stages of the program, mentoring is included for the next 3 months for those who would like to launch their venture immediately.

Dr Amit Gupta, Founder & CEO, Callidus Training & Consulting Pvt Ltd,is a Bangalore based boutique training and consulting firm involved in employability solutions for academia, employment generation through start up consulting and lifelong learning skills through corporate training.

He is a certified entrepreneurship educator from IIM Bangalore-Stanford Technology Ventures and entrepreneurship mentor and coach affiliated to National Entrepreneurship Network. Top 25% worldwide on the Founders Institute’s test for entrepreneurial personality traits, summer 2014;Shortlisted in NASSCOM 10,000 start ups ,June 2014
Selected as a “mentor” for the Goldman Sachs 10K program for facilitating and developing women entrepreneurs through continuous learning, guiding and hand holding through the complete cycle and value chain of launching and scaling up business ventures.

Has Contributed to National/ International Journals and paper presentation conferences on E-Business Challenges/ retail industry issues/ entrepreneurship comparison between India & China/ Blue Ocean Strategy/ Global Climate Change/ financial inclusion/ experiential learning, Global challenges in education ,etc being some of the examples in institutions like ISB, Hyderabad, TAPMI, Malaysia, IIM-B, IILM, etc.
Among Top 12 finalists in Bloomberg UTV “The Pitch” national business plan contest being aired from October 10, 2010 and among top 27 finalists in ET Now “Pioneering Leaders”-Season 2, July 2011.

An engineer-MBA, PhD in entrepreneurship by training, academician and consultant by compulsion and a strategic driver of corporate sustainability by choice, he is also a certified independent Director on boards of several start up ventures. Assessor for Retail industry Sector Skills Council under aegis of the National Skill Development Corporation.

His 25 year career includes stints in the corporate sector spanning both Indian & MNC organizations like ITC, Amul as well as exposure to technology space during the dotcom boom and bust, followed by institution building in academia.
He has walked the talk by applying his skills successfully in his own ventures in education and mentoring other start ups.

Callidus Social Enterprises, his recent social sector venture is in the process of launching a CSR technology marketplace, to seamlessly connect corporate sector with implementation partners for effective and efficient resource deployment and Create Shared Value through sustainable business practices.
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Industry : Education/Training
Number of Employees : 3
Location : 101,Golden Nest,29,Adugodi Main Road, Bangalore
Key People : Amit Gupta
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