Workshop on CSR – A session with a leading CSR expert from India

How to employ CSR as a strategic tool and view business opportunities through a Social lens to build business sustainability and corporate image.

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Program at a glance

Fees: $500 per participant

Duration: 4 Hours


The masterclass focuses on providing insights on employing CSR as a strategic tool to view business opportunities through a social lens. It provides hands-on learning, case study based discussions and equips you with best/next practices so as to enable you to drive your organization forward.

  • CSR and Corporate Social Innovation – the metamorphosis
  • Elements, opportunities and challenges of CSI
  • Best practices
  • Work on a case study
Who should be attending?
  • CEOs/COOs/CMOs/CSR/Supply Chain Heads & HR Heads of corporations
  • Policy makers, Senior Govt. Officials
  • Founders/Entrepreneurs, Impact/Venture Investors
  • Leaders in the social impact sector, NGO Heads, Heads of foundations
What you will gain?
  • Strategies and ideas for Corporate Social Innovation
  • Peer learning from the Masterclass cohort
  • Specific pointers to guide your team
  • Access to mentors for future handholding
Listen to and discuss
  • World view & perspectives on CSR
  • The CSR metamorphosis: Blackbox to Smartbox
  • Managing dualities: business and society
  • CSR: opportunities and challenges
  • CSRNext – Corporate Social Innovation Architecture
  • Standout examples from across the globe

Certification will be Jointly provided by Drstikona and CL Educate.



Sujatha Kshirsagar is the founder CEO of Drstikona, one of the first AI-ML powered social impact platform. Sujatha, an alumnus of IIM Bangalore, is a banking industry veteran with over 2 decades of experience before turning an entrepreneur. Her work now expands across the Asia, Africa and North Americas. She is among the foremost leaders in the world of CSR and giving. She is a regular invitee among CSR round tables, invited speaker and a masterclass faculty on CSR strategy to corporations as well as the impact world stakeholders.

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Satya Narayanan R

Satya Narayanan R is the founder Chairman of CL Educate. Satya has over the past two and a half decades built, acquired, invested in and mentored many companies/start-ups. Satya is an active coach to start-ups, entrepreneurs, CXOs on a variety of levers including GTM, fund raising, business strategy and growth, technology and innovation. Satya is an actively sought leader and advisor on policy making by governments and corporates as well as institutions.

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Vuyisa Qabaka is a Partner at pan African innovation firm, HYBR group and co-founder at equity crowdfunding platform Uprise Africa. Vu has worked on setting up creative business strategies and innovation funds, consults at executive committee level, with a focus on offbeat social initiatives, ecosystem development and bringing disruptive market positioning.

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About the Organizers

CL Educate Ltd focuses on diverse segments of education and caters to learners from multiple age-groups. Led by a team of highly qualified professionals, including IIT-IIM alumni, with a passion for excellence in education, CL Educate Ltd has shaped the lives and careers of innumerable students over the 25 years of its existence.

At CL Educate, we 'enable individuals to realize their potential and make their career dreams come true'. This is our core ideology, which is firmly grounded in our focus on academic excellence, technological innovation, and domain expertise. In the past two decades, the CL brand has diversified; and has established itself as a recognized name in the education sector across a broad spectrum of segments, including test preparation and vocational training.

As on September 30, 2017, we had 200 test-prep centers spread across 100 cities in India. As part of our global expansion, we also operate test-prep centers in the UAE. CL Educate Ltd is committed to delivering quality education to all our students across each of the segments we are present in. CL has a 25-year history of making career dreams come true. Our focus is on the enabling and building career prospects. Unlike the other available online machine learning courses, our courses are classroom oriented and hands on. We offer placement assistance and internships along with the three-month courses to ensure that students are exposed to industry relevant problems and ready for a career in machine learning or data analytics.

The University of Mauritius was officially established by the University of Mauritius Ordinance in December 1965, incorporating the existing School of Agriculture. The University of Mauritius (UoM) is the national university of Mauritius. It is the oldest and largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered. In 1971, the University of Mauritius Act further defined the objects, powers, functions and structure of the university. On 24 March 1972, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, inaugurated the University of Mauritius. The first chancellor of the university of Mauritius was Her Royal Highness the Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy.

Kestone IMS has over 20 years of experience in delivering Integrated Sales & Marketing services. A bunch of storytellers, technologists, and relentlessly curious minds, we’re committed to the cause of making a positive impact in your business growth. From creating awareness about your products to nurturing prospects and making them your brand advocates, we leverage enterprise grade marketing technology platforms to deliver integrated sales & marketing campaigns.

Headquartered in Delhi you can also find us in Bengaluru, Mumbai & Singapore. Our footprint covers the expanse of over 250+ districts Pan India and 20+ locations overseas.

The Economic Development Board is mandated to provide strong institutional support for strategic economic planning and to ensure greater coherence and effectiveness in economic policy formulation for Mauritius.

The EDB is thus responsible for advising Government on appropriate policies and strategies for socio-economic development, trade development, export and investment promotion, infrastructure development, labour market improvement and business facilitation. Through its Strategic Planning and Economic Development Directorate, the institution carries out economic research at the macro-economic level, ensures coordination across government agencies and maintains constant dialogue with stakeholders on economic matters with a view to:

  • Formulating macro-economic policies in view of achieving the growth objectives of Government for becoming a High-Income economy
  • Identifying opportunities in new economic sectors and engage with international partners to develop strategic alliances to create the appropriate ecosystem for these sectors
  • Advising on the development of major projects which are of significance or strategic importance to the economy

The EDB is moreover entrusted with the responsibility for monitoring and evaluating the outcomes of policies and projects using a range of sources and techniques as well as benchmarking Mauritius against other jurisdictions. The institution is also involved in initiatives aimed at broadening the economic space of Mauritius, providing its views and inputs on matters of regional integration, the Africa strategy and international cooperation.

Program of the Day

Day 1 - Friday, 14 February 2020
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM– CXO Master Class on AI & ML

10:00 AM

Welcome & Introduction

Session 1:
Introduction to ML: Background, Trends, Business Applications
Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
Supervised Regression Problem

Session 2:
Supervised Classification Problem
Unsupervised Algorithms

Session 3:
Natural Language Processing

Includes: Tea Break & Lunch Break

4:00 PM- 9:30 PM- MeltingPot2020 Innovation Summit
04:00 PM

4:00 PM- 9:30 PM- MeltingPot2020 Innovation Summit

05:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Campus 4.0: Opportunities in Higher Education in the Cloud Era

06:30 PM

Cocktail, Dinner & Networking

Performance by Local Musician

*To be confirmed


What is included in the course fee

The fee includes participation of workshop, Lunch and tea on both days, networking dinner on day 1, online courseware access to our learning portal and access required for hands-on experience on your Wi-Fi enabled laptops. The fee also includes an all-access pass to MeltingPot2020 Innovation Summit and to MeltingPot2020 Connect that showcases innovative start-ups.
Participants need to bring a computer and preferably a mouse and a zeal to learn. It will be helpful to you if you can carry a dongle or a stable internet connection in case of connectivity issues.