Sarovar Leadership Development Program Launched

Sarovar Hotels have partnered up with Indian School of Hospitality to launch its Sarovar Leadership Development Program. It is a 12-month long fast-track management programme for hospitality aspirants.

By Mrinal
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Sarovar Hotels is all set to launch its 12-month fast-track management programme

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Sarovar Hotels has announced the launch of Sarovar Leadership Development Program (SLDP) to provide career development opportunities for aspiring young professionals in the field of hospitality. The group has formed a strategic partnership with the Indian School of Hospitality (ISH), a leading hospitality institute in Gurugram, for academic support and curriculum development.

Sarovar Hotels launch Sarovar Leadership Development Program

Sarovar Leadership Development Program

The 12-month hybrid programme is meticulously designed to equip students with necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to excel in their careers and become future leaders and change agents. It includes rigorous and comprehensive training, which encompasses various aspects of management, leadership, and industry-specific skills including study of a broad range of subjects such as business communication, operational finance, information technology, digital marketing, revenue management etc. Trainees will undergo a combination of classroom sessions, online classes, on-the-job training, and mentorship conducted at Hometel Chandigarh, a Sarovar Hotel. ISH will also organise boot camps and master classes at Hometel or on campus at ISH.

The 12-month programme will equip students with needed skills

As a part of the programme, the students will be paired with experienced mentors from Sarovar Hotels and ISH who will provide guidance, support, and valuable insights throughout the programme. This mentorship will enable trainees to learn from professionals to accelerate their growth. Trainees will have access to a vast network of industry professionals and leaders.

The students will be paired with experts from Sarovar & ISH


Commenting on the partnership Ajay K Bakaya, managing director, Sarovar Hotels and director, Louvre Hotels India, said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with ISH to launch the Sarovar Leadership Development Program. This collaboration reflects our shared vision of investing in talent development and fostering a culture of excellence. We believe that this program will provide participants with a firm foundation to jumpstart their careers and make a significant impact in the industry We look forward to working together and shaping the future of our industry.”

Ajay K Bakaya, MD, Sarovar Hotels and director, Louvre Hotels India

“The leadership development program is an excellent opportunity for management professionals at Sarovar Hotels to hone their leadership skills and garner valuable industry knowledge from industry experts. We are confident that this program will help them enhance service excellence, cultivate an entrepreneurial mind set, and navigate the intricacies of the dynamic hospitality sector,” added Dilip Puri, founder & executive chairman, Indian School of Hospitality.

Dilip Puri, founder & executive chairman, Indian School of Hospitality

On successful completion of the programme, the candidates will receive a course certification from ISH in alliance with Les Roches which will include course credits to open pathways for higher studies internationally. Outstanding performers will be offered exciting career opportunities within Sarovar Hotels based on their interests and capabilities. The programme is set to commence on August 12, 2024.

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