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Gladwell Academy India

Gladwell Academy India is a leading organization in the field of Agile/SAFe transformation, consulting, coaching, and training in India. We are driven by our mission to continuously enable people and organizations to be better than yesterday through knowledge, experience and education. But also holding ourselves accountable to continuously be better than yesterday.



This mission has led our trainers constantly learn and unlearn the new rules of the game. We believe in delivering the most valuable learning experience to our participants through live examples, and through business stories. The trainers at Gladwell Academy are all practitioners in their field of Agile and SAFe transformation.

The range of courses and services offered at Gladwell Academy India, as well as the amplitude of ways to ensure individuals and businesses continue to grow and stay ahead of the competition, has established Gladwell Academy’s authority in Agile Transformations. We are probably best known for our expertise with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), being one of the first to introduce the framework in Europe and India.

No ‘one-size-fits-all’ in Agile Transformation
Understanding that every business and organization is unique in its ways and therefore also unique in the issues to address in an Agile Transformation, is a first step in the process. For Gladwell, it means identifying and understanding the client’s issues and goals first. Be it quality, innovation, time to market, and attrition. This is a crucial step in being able to approach the transformation process strategically and to create a dedicated and company-specific roadmap to work towards to, the so-called ‘transformation roadmap’

We want to make India the 'SAFe Hub' of Asia

Anand Murthy Raj- Asia's First SAFe Fellow

"The toughest challenge in my career as a SAFe transformation consultant is building resilience in people. How do I change the mindset of people? How do I change the belief system of people when it comes to a different way of working? How do you help people in understanding a different way of doing things? It is my goal to change people and organizations for the better and to give them the confidence and power to not go back to their old ways and use SAFe as an approach to achieve personal and business agility."

Why The Need For Agile- A change in personal mindset

Beliefs drive → and Behavior drive → Business. If you intend to change the business, you must change the underlying belief system. SAFe enables you to understand the need to change the mindset and reestablishes this need in the form of Principles and Practices. This is the most effective way to address the change. SAFe certifications take a deep dive in to these aspects giving you a better understanding of how to deal with these changes individually and at an enterprise.

What Motivates Us
As our Associate Director, Anand Murthy Raj, asserts, “We are an organization that can provide Agile Transformation and consulting services to enterprises. Training is most certainly a very important part of Gladwell’s core business, as it represents for many companies a first touchstone with the concepts of SAFe, Agile or Scrum. It is a way to see how these frameworks can be applied to the way we structure ourselves, what our focus points are and where we can add value.

70+ Experienced trainers
We are proud to have a strong team of certified experts in the field of digital transformation.

40+ Incompany clients
Digital transformations we’ve guided by setting up fully customized internal academies.

8.5 Average rating
Our training services are rated with an average of 8.5/10 on training platform Springest.

50.000+ Professionals trained
Participants who have been guided by us in their digital transformation.

67 Cities
We provide transformational courses all over the world.

7+ Years of experience
Gladwell Academy has been persistent in transforming the digital world since 2014, operating in collaboration with its parent company since 2007, before becoming its own entity.

Where we train

With offices in Bangalore, Amsterdam, and Paris we can provide best-in-class, hands-on trainings anywhere at a moment’s notice. Our internationally seasoned trainers are fluent in English and often in one or more other languages as well.

Why choose Gladwell Academy India?

Wherever your transformation, choose Gladwell Academy education.

High-level education programs
All our programs are designed to provide best-in class learning results, supported by high-end learning facilities.

A relationship with our participants

We constantly meet our customers and learn from each other.

Our trainers: the experts in their field
A tight-knit team of inhouse trainers including first SAFe Fellow and SPCT in Asia, and a closely curated network of top trainers available on-call.

We value the synergy of a full-service approach in transformation.

Consulting & training

Gladwell Academy India is your consulting partner. We offer both depth and breadth of expertise when it comes to our proven implementation frameworks.

At multiple clients, we have taken on the task of setting up entire internal training Academies, educating thousands of people in a wide variety of roles and knowledge levels.