The Institute works to spread international pedagogic excellence for the luxury segment by offering specialized luxury education and reskilling programs.
Luxury Connect Business School is a premier institute located in Gurugram which provides education to students in the areas of brand management, retail services and skills, customer relationship and more fulfilling the requirements of this constantly expanding industry. It has taken a step further by collaborating with the Accademia Del Lusso, Milan to give the students a global perspective to the students. Over 2000 executives are trained and are taken on regular industry visits which also give them an insight into global recognition. They are trained by highly qualified industry professionals from the luxury segment and it also ensures 100 % placement support. It has also maintained an excellent employment records. The students of LCBS also regularly involve in a live project which lasts 15 days and are also provided with a six month internship in luxury brands.
It also holds multiple accreditations which include the Retailers Association’s Skill Council of India (RASCI) under aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) a part of the Government of India. The programs at LCBS are all formally endorsed by the Fondazione Altagamma which is an industry body. The institute also holds the position of an Associate Partner of Centre of Education Growth and Research (CGER) which is a think tank devoted to the provision of qualitative, innovative and employability-enhancing education. It helps in the preparation of the next generation as future leaders.
Manifold of Courses
LCBS provides plenty of academic courses to enrich the minds of young students and help them learn the nuances of Luxury Management. The institute offers a Post Graduate Diploma in Luxury Management (PGLDM) which utilizes a mixture of practical as well as theoretical work. It gives the students the opportunity to find real exposure as well as experience fast paced growth in the Luxury management segment. The Executive Diploma in Luxury Management provides individuals with immersive knowledge in the field along with practice which lasts 6 months. The course offers the learners with an understanding of brand value, image as well as the way to climb the ladder of success as a manager.
Luxury Brand Management Online Track is devised for those executives who want to understand the nitty gritty of the luxury industry in a short capsule format. Any professionals who are short of time are now able to take up the class online, which also offers a detailed and in – depth approach into brand management.
Steps taken for Academic Enhancement
The students of the institute can find that the process of learning at LCBS is at par with the top universities for the various innovative steps it takes to make learning a breeze.
- Prepares students with required individuality and for managing an ultra-luxury brand.
- Detailed understanding of positioning of luxury brands.
- Research and industry exposure of this course gives students a 360° vision on the vagaries of this niche industry.
- Business management subjects enable students to gain insights in strategic planning, buying, merchandising, marketing strategies, brand management, human resource and even legalities.
- Programs are created by the industry and designed to ensure top notch professionals find their ideal career stream.
A Personality Par Excellence
Akshay Gupta, the Chief Operating Offer of Luxury Connect and Luxury Connect Business School is known for his innovative experiences. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Luxury Hospitality Management from Switzerland as well as an Executive MBA in Luxury Brand Management. Post completing his education he worked in both Indian and International Luxury Hotel Chains ranging from Hilton, Hyatt, Taj, Oberoi’s and others. His foray into the education industry was initiated when he started working with the renowned Laureate Education Group , marketing hospitality schools such as Les Roches, Glion & Kendall in India. Presently taking up the new challenge in Education Industry, he is in the process of setting up India’s First and only Luxury B-School by the name Luxury Connect Business School (LCBS). His responsibilities as the Chief Operating Officer involve overlooking all the operations of Luxury Connect and Luxury Connect Business School which includes Marketing, Admissions, Counseling, Finance and Operations.
Events for the Learners
The institute also conducts various events to give the students an insight into the industry as a practical exercise. It also arranges corporate trainings for the brands from time to time. LCBS has been collaborated with the Delhi Duty Free Services where their employees also underwent 6 months special executive course in the field of Luxury Retail Management, which was developed jointly by LCBS & DDFS. Students were taught key technical skills with respect to understanding and handling products from various different. That aside, LCBS has conducted an exclusive seminar for the students of Kellogg School of Management, USA. A group of 15 executives travelled to India to perceive the Luxury Market of India and the seminar was titled ‘Entry Strategies to India – The Next Luxury Frontier’. It was conducted in the LCBS campus by Abhay Gupta the CEO after which a discussion session took place for the benefit of the participants.
Recently, the students of LCBS got the amazing opportunity to interact with industry experts from the luxury industry in an Industry Connect session who enlightened them about the “Cross-Sectoral career opportunities”.
Industry Connect is where the learners also get the opportunity to meet, discuss and share their ideas with ace personalities from sectors including fashion, automobile, travel and tourism, health and fitness, journalism, media and publications, and hotels and hospitality. Varied multinational professionals from sectors including fashion and apparels, automobile, travel and tourism, health and fitness, media and hospitality have shown their interest in imparting their wisdom on the individuals at LCBS. The students are also taught to gain competitive advantage within the dynamic global business environment. This way every week, a new specialist from multiple sectors brings forth their expertise and in a unique yet easy to learn format helps students gain quality knowledge.
Creating Career Opportunities and Exposure
LCBS is one of the finest choices for luxury brand management courses and those who are interested in it can pursue education in the institute to secure posts such Luxury Brand Manager, Luxury Goods Product Manager, Fashion Retail Buyer, Fashion and Product PR Specialist and many more depending on the capabilities. The alumni of the institute are recruited into the best companies globally such as Aston Martin, Rolex, Mercedes Benz, Michel Kors, Lamborghini, Louis Vuitton and Kama Ayurveda.
Favorable Collaboration with Academia del Lusso
The institute is known for its various collaborations which connect students to globally renowned companies. Recently, Academia del Lusso sealed a partnership with LCBS and made a 12 weeks program available for the students. This course can be opted in two ways:
- It can be opted as a 3-month optional term in ‘Masters Diploma in Luxury Management’ course delivered by LCBS.
- Anyone can choose it as an independent course and study about ‘Made in Italy’ luxury segment.
The partnership with Accademia Del Lusso enables students to discover the fundamentals of luxury management and leadership in the luxury capital of the world. The course helps students understand the importance of providing a brand experience in the luxury field and how to communicate effectively the brand identity through new media with a deep focus on case studies and innovative communication strategies. The course curriculum includes luxury branding & communication, discourse on ‘made in Italy & luxury goods industry, new product development & merchandising for luxury goods, fashion & design industry. The course also helps students to understand the lifecycle of luxury products & the shares in-depth knowledge of the processes involved in the various stages of the luxury industry.
LCBS also has partnership with renowned Luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Rolex, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Rolex, Ethos, Mercedes Benz, BMW and many more.