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 Patna :  Amway India, the country’s leading direct selling FMCG company, has tied-up with IIM Calcutta for a special course focused on entrepreneurship and leadership for its identified high potential direct sellers.

This is the first time that Amway India has tied-up with a premier management institute for a special course for its direct sellers.  The company has shortlisted 100 direct sellers who have demonstrated strong performance and business excellence over the past few years for this program, according to an Amway release.

Amway India strategically invests in skilling and nurturing entrepreneurship amongst its direct sellers. The company offers free training to them by conducting more than 18,000 training sessions during an average 12-month period besides the presence of a comprehensive digital learning portal (E-learning), according to Amway release.

Speaking on the occasion, Anshu Budhraja, General Manager, Amway India, said, “The tie-up with IIM Calcutta is focused on building skills and competencies of high potential direct sellers to help them compete in an evolving entrepreneurship landscape. Micro-Entrepreneurship, generating self-employment through skilling is a key priority for government of India. We too are aligning our training strategy by focusing on enhancing skills and competencies of our direct sellers.”

 Achinta Banerjee, Chief Sales Officer, Amway India, said, “We are delighted to partner with IIM Calcutta in our endeavour to offer the best-in-class training based on entrepreneurship led curriculum. While we have already developed and are executing a comprehensive training program for our direct sellers, we intend to do more such experiential programmes to enable them to actualize their potential.”

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