GLOBAL GOVERNANCE INITIATIVE
a specialised public policy focused program, policy scholars is designed to crush your post-mpp goals, along with an exceptional network!
it is is an upskilling & networking platform for global young professionals and undergraduates aiming to nurture them into impactful society and public leaders
WHY GGI POLICY SCHOLARS
LEARN. BUILD AND CREATE IMPACT
GGI Policy Scholar Program's mission is to improve public policy and leadership so people can live in societies that are more just, free, safe and sustainably prosperous. By combining with policy leaders, the teaching of outstanding direct interaction with practitioners, we have an impact on solving public problems that no other program can match.
Intellectual honesty. A hunger for evidence. Familiarity with a wide range of analytic methods. An urge to extract answers from the clutter of real-world public problems- GGI Policy Scholars Program will prepare you for the rapidly transforming world where UN SDGs are not good to have but a must-have for any society.
A specialized policy-focussed program, GGI Policy Scholars Program is designed to nurture the next policy future leaders who will lead this planet in the space of social impact and development space. It will serve as a launchpad to build an exceptionally impactful social impact career along with an exceptional network of like-minded peers.
as ggi policy scholar, you will immerse yourself in a truly impactful experience
Through teaching, public sector knowledge, change theories, and engagement with government practitioners, GGI Policy Scholar program improves public policy and public leadership so that people can live in societies that are safer, freer, juster, and more sustainably prosperous. Our practitioner's focus on economic, technology, extremism, sustainability, and your public leadership practice.
Leaders looking to pivot into the world of public policy, social impact, international affairs and impact investing should be able to successfully navigate different cultures, economies, governments, and jobs. To help GGI Policy Scholars develop these crucial abilities, GGI has carefully curated a portfolio of immersive, experiential programs that take place across the social impact and public policy domain. This is achieved in 3 stages :
STAGE 1 - Adept with Policy Toolkit
Today research and data-oriented policy making is a critical component of sound decision-making in the world of Policy consulting, and social impact- and learning to navigate amidst the breadth of knowledge is what creates a great analytical policy thinker and a leader. GGI prepares Policy Scholars to be future leaders by honing skills that allow them to connect the dots across many areas including macroeconomics, emerging technologies such as AI, public market failures, liberal arts, financial inclusion, sustainability, responsible investing, ethics, energy, climate impact, and core policy perspectives - Via GGI's trademarked Masterclasses.
In this stage, GGI's Policy scholars will attend the 50 hours of Masterclasses in order for the scholars to interact with key government leaders and practitioners, policy scholars will also be provided unlimited exclusive access to renowned Guest Speakers Masterclasses.
Many of the Masterclasses are anchored by incumbent policy advisors, government and society leaders, and directors of policy divisions of firms, social media companies, and International Organizations.
The MBA for Impact Masterclass will teach the core MBA curriculum in 10 hours, allowing young professionals to apply an advanced toolkit of operations, statistics, and marketing to contemporary policy challenges. and these principles will be applied across Masterclasses in policy consulting, impact investing, etc. For the deferred MPPs - this stage will ensure that you have touched the basics of the core term curriculum before the start of your MPP Program - completion of this stage will save time to effectively engage in networking events during your MPP. For the working professionals, this will stage allow you to pivot in the world of public policy solve problems with contextual intelligence from across the sectors in your day job.
STAGE 2 - Interview Preparation in Policy & Development Consulting and the Buddy Network
Global Governance Initiative has crafted and designed (now licensed and patented) microlearning AI-based experience Via Schrödinger. It is an interactive real-life case simulator that allows GGI Policy Scholars to practice abstract policy cases ranging from vaccination strategy to resolving agriculture crisis and crack interviews at a time that works best for them.
The Tool has been truly transformative for many GGI Scholars and Fellows who credit their success of getting into a top-notch development consulting firm to this stage. As a GGI Scholar, you are expected to solve cases on this tool at least twice before your interview date.
GGI Policy Scholars will also be made part of a rotating buddy system - where they can practice cases, build a community, bond, and network with other members of the incredibly diverse communities at Global Governance Initiative.
STAGE 3 - SPIRIT OF TRIBE & NETWORKING NIGHTS
It is often said that if you have nothing in your life, but you have at least one person who cares for you unconditionally, it will do wonders for your self-esteem. For GGI Policy scholars that one person is the entire community at Global Governance Initiative.
They attend monthly inner circle meetings, networking events with scholars from the government sector and outside.
An MPP degree is more than learning valuations and Little’s Law. You pay for the entire experience - the guest speakers, office hours with your professors, campus events, and eventually landing the job of your dreams. It is an experience of a lifetime.
Through Community & Networking Nights, GGI brings the entire campus experience online.
Even though the of an Impact Scholar formally ends in 3 months. But Scholars - as GGI Alumni will always have access to the inclusive, supportive, respectful, and collaborative ecosystem of the Global Governance Initiative for the rest of their lives. GGI Policy Scholars also enjoy access to the exclusive partnerships that GGI continuously builds with leading organizations, Business and Policy Schools.
GGI Policy Scholars is Crème de la crème of the Global Governance Initiative network. Through core Masterclasses, flexible curriculum, Networking Nights, AI Tools - Policy Scholars Program provides a wide view into the world of social Impact Consulting, public policy, and Impact Investing.
Policy Scholars are also made part of the GGI's Growing network through its various technology portals that comprise an international and diverse network of GGI Delegates, Impact Scholars, Policy Scholars, Tech MBA Scholars, Fellows, and mentors spread across 4 continents.
CURRICULUM AND COMMITMENT
Program length, flexible upon your needs and availability
50+ Hours of Policy Masterclasses
Over 5 weekends,
based on your availability
Unlimited Guest Masterclasses
During your tenure
60+ Hours of
Policy Interview Practice
Via our inhouse AI Based software
You continue to be a part of the family post your graduation
Post Term 1 to take forward your MPP dreams
10+ Hours of
Post Term 1, you get access to recorded Masterclasses of top policy speakers at GGI
WORLD'S BEST LEADERS HAVE TAUGHT MASTERCLASSES AT GGI
From Rajat Gupta (First non-American Indian, Global CEO, Mckinsey & Co.), Martin Reeves (Global Chairman, BCG Henderson Institute), Arun Maira (Former BCG India Chairman & Member, Planning Commission), Barnik Chitran (India CEO, Arthur D. Little) to Arindam Bhattacharya (Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG), Bhaskar Chakravorti (Dean, IBGC Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy), Puneet Chandowk (President, South Asia, Amazon AWS), Charles Conn ( Advisor, Rhodes Scholar & Patagonia)- these are few of the top 80+ industry leaders who have taken interactive Harvard case style Masterclasses at Global Governance Initiative.
Not growing fast enough in your career?
Critical reasoning, social & emotional intelligence are becoming more crucial as intelligent machines take over more physical, repetitive, and basic cognitive tasks. GGI's live Masterclasses build your confidence by exactly fixing the top 3 identified soft skills gaps as reported by World Economic Forum - 1. Problem Solving, Critical Reasoning, innovation, creativity 2. Ability to deal with complexity
HARVARD CASE METHOD
Driven by experiential learnin through real case based teaching and heavily interactive & live feedback based problem solving
Global leaders from New York, Paris, San Fransico, London to New Delhi, Tel Aviv, Jakarta, Chicago etc. impart learnings on industry and career building
SPIRIT OF THE TRIBE
All our Masterclasses are designed to ensure peer to peer-based learning; our people grow by growing others.
LEADING WITH INTERITY
All GGI Masterclasses are curated with a sharp focus on responsible capitalism and ethics by involving leaders, not managers.
MEET GGI POLICY SCHOLARS 2021
GGI Policy Scholars community comprises an extremely diverse cohort - from BTech at IIT's and YIF at Ashoka to Masters at TISS and the London School of Economics and Political Science. A few of the policy scholars are working professionals in organizations such as Pratham, Teach for India, NITI Aayog, Hindustan Times and other leading education NGOs.