30 Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016

Edusharp- A skill empowerment firm aiming to enhance employability skills and employment

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

Headquartered in Mumbai, Edusharp was founded with a strong focus on developing human capital for the new age businesses, aiming to enhance experiential knowledge, attitude and skills amongst fresh graduates by imparting requisite workplace skills with other critical domain knowledge gained through hands on learning, not only to gain employment but to also succeed in their careers. While our country has a huge problem of unemployment, India Inc. today is faced with a shortage of talent with the required skills. The edusharp post graduate program empowers fresh talent with the balance of right knowledge, attitude and skills, and helps them find an ideal opportunity to explore their fullest potential in addition to accelerated career growth.

Edusharp aims to make these candidates the preferred resources, with organizations in turn utilizing “ready-to-employ” talent, thereby reducing attrition levels. Their training structure and regular feedback from industry experts makes sure that their students make a smooth transition to industry ready human capital, and contribute to the “first day – first hour productivity”. Edusharp’s ultimate mission is to contribute in addition to skill development a right balance of attitude and right knowledge to influence today’s youth with the importance of right career start.

Meet the Entrepreneurs

The core at Edusharp is represented by diverse skill sets and backgrounds, but most importantly share a common “can-do” DNA. The management ensures that there are always opportunities for the team to take initiatives, encourage thinking out of the box, and also rolling up their sleeves sometimes to get the job done.

Bobby Singh Chandel, Founder & CEO– An experienced banker with expertise in sales and operations of various banking & insurance services in India and the Middle East, Bobby has recruited and trained a large number of candidates for a large BPO catering to the banking, insurance and other services industries. Cross domain skills, experience of setting up and running large scale operations and a strong network in the BFSI segment are his core strengths

Sachin Patil, Regional Head– A graduate from IIM Ahmedabad with experience in consulting to large corporate houses. His clients included Godrej Interio, Godrej Appliances, Philips and many more. In his last assignments, he has played a pivotal role in developing strategies for these corporates to reach out to the consumer. He has also played an important role in web based application development for these clients.

Jenny Chettiar, Manager Assessments & Training– A psychologist with expertise in skills and psychometric assessments to measure various personality traits and workplace competencies. She has conducted various assessments for school and college students for career guidance with the help of psychometric assessments to map their aptitude, personality and interest. She has also conducted various psychometric assessments for corporate executives and is a trained counsellor. She is equipped with expertise in developing modules, facilitating and conducting training programmes on various behavioural and soft-skills for schools, colleges and corporates.

What their Clients have to say
“It has been a delight working with the Edusharp team. They are extremely professional and have sometimes gone out of their way to accommodate and service our requirements. Looking forward to a long term association with Edusharp. Good Luck!” – Archana Pancham, Kotak Life

“Edusharp Sales Effectiveness Programs are very effective in developing an understanding of the function and and form an important part of our training framework.” – Reena Talsania, DHFL

“Firstly, the concept of having an on the job training was really well planned and conducted. Jenny as a trainer could do a very good job of making the staff comfortable and receptive to various positive and negative feedbacks. Our staff never felt any sense of reservation while discussing things. Giving daily feedback and suggesting scope of improvement in behaviour e.g. probing at certain levels, facial expressions while talking to customers, etc. was addressed well during the training. Overall, it was a fruitful session for the staff.” – Vidya Iyer, Asian Paints

“The OJT conducted for the customer care team and the Sales team were excellent. The trainer and the BDM conducted Training Need Analysis and gave us a good picture of the areas where improvements were required, the OJT accompanied by the classroom training were very well accepted by the team.” – Ashok Taravath, National Manager, Partnerships, ALD Automotives

“The training program conducted by edusharp was really informative, interactive and participatory, we liked the way the training was structured. The adult way of learning and the derivation of action plan from the participants was a good way approach towards the implementation aspect. The role play, games, presentations made it easy for the participants to interpret the required knowledge & Skills.” – Mr Jay Parekh, General Manager (Customer Care)


“Our vision is to reach out to maximum number of youth in urban, semi urban and tier III towns and enable them to explore their fullest potential in addition to the accelerated career growth.”