Future Leader Programme
Deakin University, Australia & KPMG in India

Course Duration
6 Months
Application Closure Date
Closing Soon
Commencement Date
Sept 2023
Session Timings
Sunday, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Programme Overview

To succeed in today’s dynamic business landscape, leaders need to easily shift between multiple roles. Develop leadership versatility and lead effectively across generations, cultures, mindsets and differing sets of motivations. Learn to build a roadmap for the future by shaping and developing leadership skills with the Future Leader Programme. Conducted by a leading professional services firm – KPMG in India, in association with Deakin University, Australia, a top global educational institute, the Future Leader Programme is an experiential learning programme. The programme’s core focus is to up-skill managers to shoulder bigger roles in terms of responsibility, team size or volume of work. This interdisciplinary programme has a blended approach, where the participants will learn and apply a set of leadership skills, conceptually and practically, in the simulated work environment.

Programme Highlights

Certificate of completion from KPMG in India


Professional practice credential by Deakin University, Australia

A 100 hrs. experiential learning programme


Live masterclass sessions – 3 hours/week


Simulations, leader speak and self-paced projects


Gallup Clifton Strengths Assessment

Admission Criteria


  • Professionals with a minimum of 5 years of experience (maximum 15 years) at the managerial level and must be leading a team.

Who should attend?

  • Managers transitioning to leadership roles.
  • Executives looking to leverage the best practices in management and leadership space.
  • Entrepreneurs in leadership roles.


  • The pedagogy consists of business simulations, projects, assignments, Live sessions with industry leaders and experienced facilitators and much more.


  • Pre-assessments, during session assessments and presentations

Syllabus Breakdown

  • Introductions and ice breaker
  • Establish responsibilities and expectations
  • Define learning objectives
  • Programme communication and LMS walkthrough
  • Link to the psychometric assessment
  • Psychometric assessment report.
  • Assessment report debrief.
  • Introduction to executive presence
  • Need and importance of executive presence
  • Pillars of executive presence
  • Tools for developing executive presence
  • Personal Branding - meaning & importance
  • How to build your personal brand
  • Building and leading effective teams
  • Having crucial conversations
  • Stakeholder management
  • Networking and leadership
  • Introduction to strategic thinking and its components
  • Are you a strategic leader?
  • The leader's brain-cultivating a strategic mindset
  • Strategic agility
  • Decision-making in crisis
  • Understanding financial statements
  • Importance of managing the financial health of the business
  • Key financial performance metrics and levers
  • From financial acumen to business acumen
  • Understanding data analytics and leadership
  • Data insights and visualization
  • Business KPIs of managers & leaders
  • Business insight narration-art of storytelling
  • Data v/s intuition and VUCA framework
  • Data-driven business strategies
  • Data analytics framework for managers & leaders
  • Diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Design thinking & innovation
  • Leadership & sustainability
  • An opportunity to address real-world scenarios in a virtual set-up through simulations. This will help the participants apply the skills learnt in class.
  • Deep dive into a real-world problem. Step into a leader’s shoes by helping solve a pressing issue and create an impact.
  • After each individual module, the participants will go through a self-paced activity/assignment to help them understand, retain and utilize the concepts covered in the session.
  • Participants shall share their experiences and feedback for the programme. Closure to the Leadership programme.

6 Months
Business Simulations
Online Live Sessions

About Deakin University, Australia and DeakinCo.

Deakin University, Australia, is ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide (Shanghai Rankings) and is among the top 50 young universities in the world (QS). Deakin is also ranked #6 in the world for sport-related subjects (QS Rankings by Subject 2021) DeakinCo., a division of Deakin University are workplace education and skills recognition specialist. DeakinCo. help individuals and organisations evaluate and recognize current skills and capability, identity and rectify gaps and build new skills, and provide pathways to higher-level qualifications that further strengthen employment skills and career options. Established in 1974, Deakin University successfully combines excellence in teaching, research and effective partnerships with industry and government to deliver high-quality courses and undertake research that makes a difference to the domestic and international communities it serves. Deakin’s South Asia operations commenced in 1994 in New Delhi, India, making it one of the first overseas education providers to set operations in this region. Here, Deakin engages with the government, industry, and academia to share its vibrant culture of education and research.

Top 1% of Universities Worldwide

100% Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)

Victoria’s #1 university
for educational experience

Over 60,000 students
from Australia and
around the World

About KPMG in India

KPMG entities in India are professional services firm(s). These Indian member firms are affiliated with KPMG International Limited. KPMG was established in India in August 1993. Our professionals leverage the global network of firms and are conversant with local laws, regulations, markets and competition. KPMG has offices across India in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Vadodara and Vijayawada. KPMG entities in India offer services to national and international clients in India across sectors. We strive to provide rapid, performance-based, industry-focused and technology-enabled services, which reflect a shared knowledge of global and local industries and our experience of the Indian business environment.


  • KPMG in India wins the Business World HR Excellence Awards 2020 in Learning and Development.
  • People Capital Index Top – 50 : KPMG in India, including KGS (KPMG Global Services), is elated to feature in the Best 50 Companies for 2019!

Note: The KPMG name and logo are trademarks used under license by the independent member firms of the KPMG global organization. The KPMG trademarks are the sole property of KPMG International Cooperative

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Programme Certification

After participants have accomplished the programme requirements, they acquire a ‘Certificate of Completion from KPMG in India’ and a ‘Professional practice credential from Deakin University, Australia.’

Credentials from Deakin University, Australia:
  • Headstart your career with credentials from Deakin University, Australia.
  • The ‘Digital Learning’ credential can be displayed as a badge on professional social networking sites.
  • Microcredentials are a quick and flexible way to advance in emerging industries.
  • They are testimony to demonstrated capability and gain visibility with present and future employers.

Fee Structure

Programme Fee
Total Programme Fee
INR 90,000/- + GST
No cost EMI available.

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Resume Review

Moving forward with carefully curated resume reviews that ensures you are interview-ready for the workplace of tomorrow.

Placement Assistance

Get career assistance as per the profile and preferences. On average, get 5-6 job recommendations to enhance quality employment opportunities.

Career Enhancement Sessions

Bridging connectivity to link the best talent with organizations through eminent sessions from top-class industry speakers.


Note: Deakin University Australia and KPMG in India or Jaro Education do not guarantee or promise you a job or advancement in your existing position. Career Services is simply provided as a service to help you manage your career in a proactive manner. Jaro Education provides the Career Services described here. Deakin University Australia and KPMG in India is not involved in any way with the Career Services described above and offer no commitments.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Will I receive Certification from KPMG in India and Deakin University, Australia?

Yes! After completing this leadership development programme, participants will be awarded Certification of Completion from KPMG in India and Deakin University, Australia.

What is the Duration of the Future Leader Programme?

Future Leader Programme from the Globally Leading Deakin University, Australia & Leading Professional Services Firm KPMG in India is spread over 6 months of duration.

What is the mode of Engagement for the Future Leader Programme?

Here’s the mode of engagement for the Future Leader Programme:

  • Online classes
  • Assignments
  • Online business simulations
Whats’ the Programme fee for Future Leader Programme?

This interdisciplinary programme for future leaders has a total fee of INR 90,000/- + GST.

What is the required eligibility and experience for Future Leader Programme?

Professionals must have a minimum of 5 years of experience (maximum 15 years) of prior work experience to apply for Future Leader Programme.

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