iLEAD, is at par with the renowned institutions from the time of its inception in 2010 and thus, has continuously utilized it’s vigor to provide the finest facilities to the students and the faculty. Here are the reasons on why you should join iLEAD.
Our team of educators consists of a talented mix of the best academicians in India as full-time faculty, supported by visiting members from top business schools, self-made billionaires, business leaders and professionals from varied industries. Students are given the rare opportunity to interact closely with leaders who have excelled in their fields and share their experiences & life lessons.
Our unique methodology seeks to create a strong, technology-supported community of learners who challenge our students to think innovatively by creating a rich knowledge-driven environment with strong industry-academia collaboration. Industry experts, leading academicians and mentors join hands with our teachers enhancing the teaching-learning process by giving students invaluable industry insights into the dynamic and challenging business world today.
iLEAD's globally-accepted course curriculum enables students to earn credits for programs they have already completed at iLEAD across universities & colleges the world over. A student can be a part of this credit exchange program by registering for this separately.
With more than 35,000 sq.ft of centrally air-conditioned facilities in a Wi-Fi enabled & ERP enhanced campus, iLEAD offers students a chance to explore their full potential in a technology-driven, interactive & innovative atmosphere. iLEAD's facilities include an auditorium, an open-air theatre, roof-top cafeteria & coffee shop, gymnasium, dance & aerobics studio and games & recreation room.
Students are prepared for their professional careers through an intensive placement program that includes internships, working on live projects through various iLEAD initiatives, workshops & seminars on the latest industry trends and communication & personality development modules. Our placement cell ensures close linkages and tie-ups with the world's largest HR consultants & companies bringing global opportunities to our "industry-ready" students.
A crucial part of the learning process, practical and hands-on experience forms a large part of iLEAD's teaching philosophy. iLEAD has established a strong network within the media and management industry, as well as with professionals from the best media and management houses, film & television production studios, advertising agencies and event management companies. Students are actively involved in many activities that prepare them for "real-world" business challenges, interfacing with both corporate and industry. This ensures that our students have the opportunity to experience the industry through workshops, internships and project work. On-the-job experience is of critical importance in the industry, and our faculty, which consists of practicing media and management professionals, enhances the learning process with invaluable insight into today’s hard core real world.
iLEAD has built an extensive knowledge bank ensuring that students have every opportunity to expand their learning. With over 8000 books and 4000 audio visual aids, our collection comprises of printed and electronic resources of topical interests. The IT-enabled Information Centre and e-Library will constantly be updated with resources from around the world.
At iLEAD we emphasize entrepreneurship mentoring. Students will get the opportunity of interacting with business leaders who have taken the leap and excelled as self-made captains of their respective industry. Mentors will guide students who wish to start their own ventures through the Angel Investors Support system. iLEAD has collaborations in place with some of the world’s best entrepreneurship development initiatives, such as those promoted by TiE, CII, National Entrepreneurship Network and the Indian Innovation Centre, to facilitate and mentor students who would like to launch their own media / advertising / event management companies or become self-employed professionals. Opportunities will also be presented for funding from various venture capitalists within the iLEAD network.
Wi-Fi connectivity and an ERP-enhanced environment enable mobile computing throughout the campus. All facilities within the campus are networked for easy access. Our teaching methodology is more interactive with an effective focus on imparting lessons using audio-visual aids.
Excellent communication, effective public speaking and good interpersonal skills are some of the qualities young aspirants will need to develop as they step out into the world. iLEAD has a highly acclaimed soft skills training program, awarded as the Best Soft Skills Program in the country for three years in a row, giving our students the extra edge to compete on a global level. Foreign languages such as French, German and Mandarin are also taught.
iLEAD is located in Topsia, on the Park Street Connector, which is emerging as one of Kolkata's fast developing areas. Topsia is well-connected by most transport options. The Institute has the location advantage of being on the main arterial road running from the airport to the city and is in close proximity to important educational institutions, business zones and major hotels.