Corporate Gurukul

Applied learning experiential programs for students

Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.

John Holt
Our Values

COMMITMENT

We honor commitment to all our internal and external stakeholders

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EXCELLENCE

We strive at every step to be the best we can be at our work

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TRUST

We build trust-based relationships with all our internal and external stakeholders

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INTEGRITY

We practice integrity in all our internal and external transactions.

Move from 'Good to Great'

Let us help you visualise your transformation from ‘good’ to great.’

We are completely dedicated to helping you reach beyond ‘good’. Our ethos is reflected in our design language, where we prominently use an element called ‘The Portal to Greatness.’ The series of blue and yellow rectangles denotes the various paths to greatness and being a lifelong learner. In addition, the vibrant colours signify our passion and enthusiasm. We are committed to helping you graduate from campus to corporate, while having fun!

Focus Areas

The last decade has been remarkable and magical. We shall continue to stay strong to our core value and our key character trait for internal growth as well as what we share with the students and our stakeholders - always pursuing Good to Great.

Our Journey So Far

In this ever-evolving world, Corporate Gurukul’s journey is one of continuous growth and transformation – from its birth in Singapore to now spreading its wings to twenty countries. What started as life skills enhancement and employability training interventions, has graduated into academic internships and immersions for pre-university and university students. Corporate Gurukul now offers several niche applied learning and research programmes designed and run in association with the National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University along with Hewlett Packard and Amazon as industry partners.

Meet the Founder

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Rajesh Panda

Founder and Managing Director, Corporate Gurukul

Rajesh Panda has over 26 years of experience in start-up operations, executive management, enterprise sales and marketing, fund raising and strategic execution that includes several MNCs in India and Singapore and early-stage companies like Corporate Gurukul (CG).

Rajesh is the Founder and Managing Director of Corporate Gurukul, a global ed-tech venture headquartered in Singapore, which focuses on applied experiential learning for high school students and undergraduates. He conceptualized CG to transform learning and make education more relevant to people and society. He drives the company’s vision to holistically develop youth for life and careers by applying gurukul pedagogy. 

An alumnus of REC (now NIT), Rourkela, and SP Jain Mumbai, he worked with corporates like HCL Hewlett Packard, Wipro and Mckinsey. After working with three new-age start-ups in Singapore, he co-founded Corporate Gurukul (CG) with his wife Radhika in 2007.

Rajesh is a National Talent Search (NTSE) scholar, gold medalist and best all-rounder from NIT Rourkela. He is an avid marathoner and among the top 5 NCC cadets of India. He is a National Junior Champion in 800 meters. He has been felicitated by the Prime Minister of India, Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi and President of India, Shri R Venkatraman. He is also the chairperson of the Higher Education Forum (HEF), Singapore Chapter.

Rajesh Panda

Founder and Managing Director, Corporate Gurukul