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Ensuring your leaders have what it takes. Developing leadership across multiple corporate cultures.

We help organizations hire, promote, and develop exceptional leaders. From first-time managers to C-suite executives, our commitment is to be by your side to help you tackle leadership challenges that impact your 480-minute workday. We invite you to spend a few minutes getting to know us, and our approach to leadership.

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Welcome to DDI India

DDI’s India office experience and capabilities ensure projects run efficiently, are scalable, deliver outstanding results for our clients in India and around the world, and support their leaders in millions of their critical Leadership transition moments throughout their careers. Based in the bustling office suburb of Andheri in Mumbai, our office incorporates a purpose-built acceleration and development centre where we can either host or administer remote assessment and development projects of any scale.

We’re one of the few truly global service providers in the Indian marketplace. Our India operations are headquartered in Mumbai  seamlessly offering Leadership solutions to our clients  in India, the UAE, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and SriLanka. We are your local experts with a global viewpoint—helping you select, assess, promote and develop better leaders wherever you do business.

Make the Switch to Virtual Classroom

Great leadership depends on human connection. That’s why it’s so important that leaders learn together. And it’s why the traditional classroom format has always been king for leadership development.

But you don’t have to give that up when your workforce goes virtual. Virtual classrooms are so much more than webinars or online training. They’re an engaging virtual environment where leaders connect and discuss live. And they offer incredible flexibility to bring people together wherever and whenever works best.

Explore virtual classroom

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Fast-Tracking New Managers: A Virtual Dialogue with Top CHROs

Join a dialogue in the first virtual cafe in the series Year of Transition: Preparing New Leaders for SuccessPrepare yourself and your leaders for the critical transition to leadership with research, expert perspectives, and real-world stories from DDI and top HR and business leaders.

  • Krishnamurthy Shankar - Group Head of Human Resource Development, Infosys Ltd.
  • Dr. Raju Mistry - President and Global Chief People Officer, Cipla Ltd.
  • Muthu Thanu - Group Chief HR Officer, TAFE Ltd.

Don't miss this opportunity!

Register for the Virtual Cafe

Preparing New Managers for Success

Frontline leaders are liable for over 80 percent of the workforce. They are responsible not only for their own performance, but the performance of their teams and the organization at large. They direct performance and people. They implement strategy and learning, and they encourage innovation and engagement. They are also a major reason employees stay with or leave a company. Yet, their organizations likely did not prepare them to make the transition from an individual contributor to their first leadership role. 

Prepare new managers for success with the Leaders in Transition (LIT) program. LIT gives first-time frontline leaders, informal leaders, and high-potential individual contributors the tools they need to build both foundational skills such as listening, communicating, and networking, as well as advanced skills like managing others and managing through others.

Learn more about Leaders in Transition

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Surprising Insights on New Managers

Explore the path to frontline leadership with India’s First-Time Leader report. Check out all of our local research findings on frontline managers and learn who gets the opportunity to lead, why leaders went into management, what managers are grappling with the most, and more.

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By Your Side in Times of Crisis: Resources

As communities and business quickly adapt to the global pandemic of Covid-19, people are looking for strong leadership more than ever. We're working hard to build and share resources to help you and your leaders pivot to meet these challenges.

We're by your side to help

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The Leadership Development Playbook

Explore trends and proven best practices to design powerful development experiences in a disruptive leadership development landscape.

Our playbook will help you:

  • Spot the trends disrupting leadership today
  • Understand common challenges leadership development teams face
  • Explore new perspectives to reimagine your approach to developing leaders
  • Tap into 5 best practices to deliver high-impact leadership experiences
  • Create blended learning journeys in multiple formats

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The program’s results—the positive impacts to our business—are impressive, but I’m most excited by what I’m hearing from leaders.

— Andy McNeill, Global Talent Development Manager, Fugro

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Client Public Workshops

Classroom training has never been more challenging. Learners are busy and harder to engage. Add to that, the demands for greater results for the time learners invest in the classroom. DDI’s three-day Facilitator Certification Process (FCP) workshop develops the skills and competencies facilitators need to deliver training that will address current facilitator challenges and build essential skills for organizational success. Upon certification, facilitators will be able to deliver nearly 40 leadership courses. 

See our upcoming workshops

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Meet Our Local Team

 

When you trust us to help your leaders excel today and tomorrow, you allow this team to keep your organisation’s needs top of their mind.
Get to know our local leaders.

Amogh Deshmukh
Managing Director, DDI India

As managing director for India, Amogh is responsible for the creation and implementation of the region's business strategy.

Learn more about Amogh

Dipali Naidu
Head of Consulting, DDI India

Dipali has over 19 years of experience leading cross-border and cross-cultural assignments. She has also worked as an HR generalist and learning and development specialist.

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