Customized Programs

On occasion, Talerang has run B2B programs for corporations, colleges and non-profit organisations.

Case studies of some of our customized programs:

 Trilegal

Talerang was invited to train the Associates at Trilegal - a law firm in Mumbai. The training was focused on developing work-effectiveness, business communication (written and verbal) and PowerPoint skills. The program helped the Associates better transition into the workplace by overcoming the fears holding them back from unleashing their true potential.

Talerang received approval ratings of 100% across all 4 modules; benchmark approval ratings for large group training sessions are usually within the range of 70-72%

"It was a very interactive session and I got to know myself better. More importantly, it brought me closer to the colleagues in my office"

 

 Talerang's Accelerate Program at Teach For India

Teach For India invited Talerang to run the Accelerate Program in Mumbai. The program was designed to help young professionals define their work personality, manage their time and projects better, up-skill for work-effectiveness, tackle their fears and develop a professional development plan.

 

 Waverly Hotels and Residencies

Talerang was invited to train the team at The Waverly Hotel and Residences, Bangalore. The work-readiness training was designed to train the team to better understand their customers, enhance customer service and build on their problem solving abilities

 

 Simulanis

Talerang was invited to train the entire team at Simulanis - an EdTech startup based out of Delhi. The work-readiness training was centered around our modules: Self awareness, self belief, team vision, communication (written and verbal), business ethics, task prioritization, goal setting and problem solving.

Talerang received approval ratings of 100% across all 4 modules; benchmark approval ratings for large group training sessions are usually within the range of 70-72%

"We learnt a lot of new things! Everything was flawless and trainers were really good." "Thank you to the Talerang team for your guidance and support. We looking forward to more workshops in the future"

 

 IIT Bombay

The Talerang team was invited back to train students at IIT Bombay by the Career Cell in June this year, due to the success of last year’s program! The work-readiness training was centered on our work-effectiveness modules and the objective was to build confidence, communication skills, lasting first impressions and resume and interviewing skills.

 

 United Nations Development Program - Disha Project

Project Disha (a partnership between the IDF, UNDP and Xyntéo, supported by IKEA Foundation) aims to empower over 1 million women in three years. As part of this initiative Talerang aims to make 15,000 female students of SNDT University employable. Talerang, Wheebox and CII are the implementation partners.

As part of this project, Talerang will coach and mentor 15,000 girls and also train the faculty to make this a sustainable initiative. The faculty training resulted in a 30% improvement in their confidence and comfort with career mentoring and training.

Here’s what Sanober Kashmiri (Student at Premlila Vithaldas Polytechnic) had to say about her experience:“I am really thankful to the स्वdisha team for the mentoring session. I found it really helpful and am very happy with my placement as a Fashion Intern at ZEGDO.”

 ISME

Talerang is the work-readiness partner for the Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship, and is integrated with ISME’s curriculum. The modules to be covered are Self awareness and Self belief, Life vision, Business communication, Verbal communication and Excel. The curriculum is spaced out over 3 years.

The feedback has been great! The Talerang program received average learning and enjoyment approval ratings of over 94% across all 4 modules. "I really enjoy the sessions. It’s really nice how your team comes up with something new and different every session," a student shared.

 Andhra - Research Project

Talerang was invited to run the training intervention of a research project conducted by Harvard and Stanford University. We conducted a training program for 900 students over four days at ANITS College, Andhra University, SRKR College and CR Reddy College to prepare them for placement season. Our mandate was to help them prepare their resumes and develop their interviewing and communication skills.

The program received a rating of 100%. The students found the mock interviews impactful from a learning perspective and felt an increase in self-confidence and believed that they would be ready for their placements after the program. "I have fear in interview but when I attend the training programme, I have got confidence to face an interview without fear and I can improve my skills", said one of the students.

 NRB Bearings

We designed a customized program for 65 engineers and graduate engineer trainees in four batches. Additionally, we rolled out NRB's new messaging #THEnrbway across the organization through marketing collaterals (e.g., video, poster, flier, banner, business cards, notebooks).

The program received an average rating of 100 per cent and attendees believe that the training has helped them improve their project results and team work. "I have been able to work better in teams after the training. The automation-based project which includes automatic loading, unloading and rotation check and polymer case fitment machine project needs me to work with the mechanical team.", claimed a participant. Additionally, we have been invited back to train all the senior management at the headquarters and manufacturing plants, and roll out #THEnrbway across the organization.

 IIT Roorkee Mentorship Program

Talerang was invited by the Director and management team at IIT Roorkee to train 1,050 first year students to develop their confidence and communication skills. This first of its kind program, kicked off in October 2015, has been designed to help students discover themselves, develop a sense of purpose, hone their communication, overcome their fears, and build their confidence. The institution, in partnership with Talerang, has also launched a first of its kind non-academic mentorship program, where successful 3rd year students have been trained and assigned to the 1st year to support their transition into college and beyond. 

The feedback has been overwhelming. 90% of the students found the learning to be effective, and 94% students stressed the relevance of the communication module. “The program helped me overcome the barriers of communication,” says one student. Students self-report as genuinely needing the support. Some candidly shared, “I found my weakness – possessing low confidence.” The activities were conducted through small group discussions, and each student was provided individual attention. ~ 93% of the students trained at IIT Roorkee shared that they enjoyed the learning methodology, which is well above the ~70% ratings for most training sessions.

IIT Roorkee has taken a step in the right direction by trying to create well-rounded graduates, who are confident and self-aware in addition to having technical knowledge. The Director of IIT Roorkee, Mr Pradipta Banerjee says, “Talerang's effort at IIT Roorkee complements our own effort by creating a program that helps in developing self-belief, communication skills and confidence in our students.”

 

Talerang was invited to train the entry-level class of a premier investment bank - our mandate was to get them work-ready before they started their full-time jobs.

The students had outstanding credentials - and were handpicked primarily from the IITs and Delhi University. Training centered on our work-readiness modules: self-awareness, self-belief, communication, problem-solving, ethics and prioritization amongst other skills. We also incorporated communication in the digital age and diversity training.

Our program received positive feedback at 85 percent approval ratings (versus the industry norm of 70 percent). The candidates especially loved the life-visioning module and the experiential method of teaching using HBS case studies and peer-to-peer learning.

Talerang was invited back in 2015 to conduct training for 30 entry-level hires from across the IITs and our program saw a 3% increase in ratings from the previous year.

 IIT Roorkee Placement Program

Talerang was invited to train the graduating class of 800 students of IIT Roorkee's B.Tech program - our mandate was to get them ready before their placement season. We were invited back to train 800 students of the graduating M. Tech. program.

Training was conducted in 10 separate batches of 160 students each - all completed in 10 days. Training centered on spoken communication, resume preparation, interview practice, first impressions and etiquette. We also conducted 300 mock interviews where we gave students individual coaching and attention.

The candidates especially loved the mock interviews, the resume preparation session, and the experiential and interactive method of teaching.

 NRB Bearings

Talerang was invited to train 30 mid and senior level managers of a leading automotive component manufacturer – our mandate was to get them work-effective in order to achieve the organization's long-term vision and targets. We were invited back to train 28 mid and senior level managers on work-effectiveness.

The training centered on our work-effectiveness modules: self-leadership, life vision, perfect communication, working smart, building connections, grooming and business etiquette amongst other skills. We also incorporated stress management, health and wellness best practices.

Our program received positive feedback at 96 percent approval ratings (versus the industry norm of 70 percent). The candidates especially loved the self-leadership, perfect communication and transition to workplace module.

 Madura Fashion & Lifestyle

Talerang was invited to train the management trainees of Madura Fashion & Lifestyle - our mandate was to get them work-ready before they started their full-time jobs.

The students had outstanding credentials - and were handpicked primarily from the IIMs, IIFT and NIIE. Training centered on our work-readiness modules: self-leadership, life vision, perfect communication, working smart, building connections, grooming and business etiquette amongst other skills. We also incorporated communication in the digital age, stress management, health and wellness best practices and diversity training.

Our program received positive feedback at 97 percent approval ratings (versus the industry norm of 70 percent). The candidates especially loved the life-visioning module.

 

Talerang trained 5 entry-level hires of Central Square Foundation.

The training sessions received a 100% approval rating.

 

Talerang was invited to train the summer interns of RBL Bank - our mandate was to get them work-ready before they started their internships.

The participants had outstanding credentials - and were handpicked primarily from the IIMs, NMIMS, MANAGE and SJSOM. Training centered on our work-readiness modules: self-leadership, life vision, perfect communication, working smart, grooming and business etiquette, building connections and transition to workplace amongst other skills. We also incorporated managing different stakeholders, stress management, health and wellness best practices and personalized feedback for participants on their performance.

Our program received positive feedback at 98 percent approval ratings (versus the industry norm of 70 percent). The candidates especially loved the self-awareness and communication modules.