Trainings and Workshops

Facilitating Knowledge Building

Equipping social entrepreneurship practitioners with knowledge and skills 

Bala Vikasa CSRB designs and conducts training and workshops for Social Entrepreneurs regularly on vision, strategy, investment management, leadership, finance, legal and governance, market assessment, branding, communication and more to bridge the skill and knowledge gap in the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem. Customized training and workshops deploying different modules and models are also designed and conducted based on the stakeholders’ requirements. Bala Vikasa CSRB collaborates with various partners and a team of experts to facilitate and organize the high yielding training programs. 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, with the restrictions on physical mobility and social gatherings, Bala Vikasa CSRB conducted a series of webinars to continue to engage and interact with social entrepreneurship practitioners. This has now become a mainstay of the training and workshops aspect with regular and ongoing webinars on Social Entrepreneurship. 

Through offline and online trainings and workshops on Social Entrepreneurship, Bala Vikasa CSRB  facilitates knowledge sharing, skill development, insightful interactions, multi-stakeholder engagements across geographic and time zones.

Training and Workshops Organized

Ramana Gupta

Ramana Gupta is an extremely accomplished financial professional with more than 30 years of experience in banking, finance, and corporate treasury. He is also co-founder of Wealth First Finserv, an independent investment advisory firm directed by senior-level partners. Ramana Gupta is a person who influences top-ranking finance professionals; whose opinion is highly sought after; and whose judgment is widely respected and trusted.
Ramana Gupta graduated in economics from Osmania University and qualified as a Financial Risk Manager from a banking institution. After graduation, he started his career as a banker with State Bank and worked across the country in various departments gaining insights in all aspects of banking. Known for his quick decision making and expertise in foreign exchange, he developed a passion for financial markets early in his career.

In 1995, he joined a leading corporate house to broaden his horizon. With the dawn of liberalization, the 1990s provided him with a huge scope for structuring innovative practices in risk management and capital expenditure. He went on to create several benchmarks in long term sustainability and low-cost financing.
Apart from this, he has also been proactive in social work as the inherent penchant of giving back to society is part of his personality. As a result, he became part of Bala Vikasa CSRB, where he is unleashing his passion through helping zealous social entrepreneurs. As a mentor, he is putting his best foot to bring up new aspects and angles to solve problems innovatively.

Ramana Gupta

Advisor and Board Member, Bala Vikasa

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