Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

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FoundedJan 29th, 2010
Yellagiri hills (Tamil Nadu)


Re-locatedFeb 19th, 2018
Kanakpura, Bangalore(Karnataka)

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Faculty Strength12

Particulars Indus School’s Other Schools Corporate Executives
No of participants 14,300 5085 4335
Clients   16 29

Indus School of Leadership (ISL) is the first outward bound learning center which is licensed to operate Challenge Towers by ACCT, USA. ISL also happens to be the only leadership institute whose curriculum is designed in consultation with Project Adventure, USA a pioneer in outward bound learning. In a short span of 8 years, ISL has been able to train more than 23,000 participants in educational leadership courses.

ISL has been able to maintain a retention rate of 87% of its clientele with their high-end leadership training programmes which are custom made as per the clients’ leadership needs. To provide challenging and life-altering experiences, ISL also has the following peak experiences.

Adventure and action are critical to a leader. Leaders venture into unknown territories in different dimensions – physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual. As such, living up to its belief of ‘Leaders are created under extreme challenge and chaos’, Indus School of Leadership initiated a unique way to leadership training – Leadership through Mountaineering: ‘Peak to Lead’. Through this radical method of training, wherein mountaineering expeditions are conducted for students to world’s challenging peaks, the best among the students emerge and they develop the highest level of self-awareness and self-concept. The students develop essential leadership skills viz. goa-setting & planning, collaboration, risk-taking, endurance, open-mindedness and others, through real-life experiences with real problems and challenges.

The journey so far.

S.No. Date Peak Altitude (Meters) Location Number of students (and parents)
I Sep 2015 Mt. Yunam 6,111 Ladakh, India 14
II Sep 2015 Mt. Kilimanjaro 5,895 Tanzania (Highest peak of Africa) 13
II Aug 2017 Mt Elbrus 5,642 Russia (Highest peak of Europe) 9
IV Aug 2018 Mt. Fuji 3,776 Japan (Highest peak of Japan) 10
V Jan 2019 Mt. Kilimanjaro 5,895 Tanzania (Highest peak of Africa) 11
VI Sep 2019 Mt. Kinabalu 4,095 Malaysia (Highest peak of Malaysia) 19
VII Aug 2019 Mt. Yunam 6,111 Ladakh, India 6
VIII Sep 2019 Everest Base Camp 5,400 Nepal 8

With the success of previous leadership journeys, now ISL is set for the next extreme adventure – Summit the Mount Everest. Along with leadership through mountaineering, ISL has also incorporated other adventure-based learning activities such as SCUBA (Maldives), Skiing (Switzerland & Kazakhstan) and Climate Studies (Antarctica), to cater to wider leadership developmental requirements.

The journey so far

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving – 38


Skiing – 97

ISL endeavors to provide 100% practical leadership development programmes to heighten self-awareness and decision-making capabilities.