An Initiative of CII

As Yi steps into its second decade, the Yi Leadership Academy has been formed as an initiative to uphold the founding principles, values and to instill the same in the future leadership through Yi Leaders Fellowship Program. This is a unique program designed keeping in mind the needs of the Yi membership as well as the organization. The core premise of the program is that leading the self and personal mastery is the first step in leading others to make a difference in the community and the nation. The Yi Leaders Fellowship is aimed at helping the Yi leadership gain competency both in personal leadership and leading others.

The program is designed to equip Yi leaders with frameworks and tools to increase their chances of success at higher echelons of the organization, by deepening knowledge, broadening perspectives and enhancing their capacity to understand Yi. Through this fellowship, Yi also seeks to provide a connect with the larger picture of national development.

The fellowship program offers an ideal opportunity to strengthen your understanding of Yi. The small class size will foster between the peers intensive experiences to explore, introspect and reflect on personal qualities and capacities. The modules for the program are:

  • Module 1 : The Change We Want To Be – Yi And Its Journey
  • Module 2 : Aligning To Win – Yi Relationship With CII
  • Module 3 : Yi Brand Management & Understanding Media
  • Module 4 : Institutionalising Youth Participation In Nation Building
  • Module 5 : Understanding Commercial Management & Organization
  • Module 6 : Yi Organization Structure And Culture
  • Module 7 : Yi Learning’s from the Field: Best Practices As Next Practices
  • Module 8 : Yi and Me

The Leadership Academy combines various pedagogical methods including classroom lectures, case studies, role-plays, videos, self-reflections and peer learning and aims to integrate the leading insights with participants’ personal experiences to provide a practical learning about Yi and how to navigate the way while in Yi leadership position. Group discussions and dynamic workshops will provide a rich learning experience that will allow the members to unleash the power of their unique leadership vision.

By the end of the program, the members will:

  • Get acquainted with dynamic history of Yi; the rich legacy of leaders behind its growth
  • Gain in-depth understandings of the unique challenges faced while in Yi leadership position
  • Change the self-limiting belief and behavior patterns for realizing one’s true potential
  • Gain leadership insights, tools and skills to take one to the next level
  • Build an elite network of Yi fellows to work with in the future
  • 26-28 August 2016 - Yi Leaders Fellowships Cohort for the Year 2016-17 : Kochi ()

  • 10-11 June 2016 - Yi Leadership Academy for Executive Members at ISB: Hyderabad ()

  • 06 December 2015 - Yi Leadership Academy for Chapter Executive Committee Members: Bhubaneswar ()

  • 20-22 November 2015 - Yi Leaders Fellowship Program: Chennai ()

  • 23-24 May 2015 - Yi Leadership Academy for Executive Members at ISB:Hyderabad ()

  • 05-06 February 2015 - The 2nd Cohort of the Yi Leadership Academy for 2014-15 (Agenda) ()

  • 01-03 November 2014 - The 1st Cohort of the Yi Leadership Academy for 2014-15 (Agenda) ()

  • 07 August 2014 - The Yi Yuva Leadership Academy (Agenda) ( )

  • 07 August 2014 - Graduation of the 1st batch of the Yi Yuva Leadership Academy ()

  • 01 February 2014 - Graduation of the 1st batch of the Yi Leadership Academy ()

  • 31 Jan – 01 Feb 2014 - The 2nd Cohort of the Yi Leadership Academy (Agenda)

  • 29-30 October 2013 - The 1st Cohort of the Yi Leadership Academy (Agenda)