Lack of access to affordable education and rapid advancement in technology have created an under-skilled global workforce, high long-term unemployment, violence and increase in crime.

Competitiveness Mindset Institute

About CMI

Competitiveness Mindset Institute (CMI) is a US 501c(3) non-profit organization founded in 2017 in Princeton, NJ, USA. It is committed to providing world-class training aimed at making Indian professionals a globally competitive and ethical workforce.

CMI produces original, research-backed training content in the areas of competitiveness and leadership. CMI provides this training through its FLY Training programs, using the latest active learning methodologies.

Problem Statement


While India has made substantial strides in economic growth, it lags behind in global competitiveness as compared with other BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) economies. The other shortcomings include inadequate non-cognitive, people, and leadership skills among India’s youth and working professionals. There is a gap in training programs in India for these essential skills.

Solution & Uniqueness


CMI’s “Finding the Leader in You (FLY)” programs.

♦ Aimed at developing critical non-cognitive skills in Indian students and professionals.

♦ Significant improvement in participants’ skills, with 98% approval rating.

♦ Over 5,200 individuals trained, showing a 26% improvement in non-cognitive skills.

Scale of Opportunity

Full-scale implementation underway.

♦ Expansion plans to increase operational capacity and outreach.

WGF leaders providing oversight:

Ratan Agarwal

Call To Action

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▸SHARE your knowledge or expertise on any of the following: Education, Livelihood, Life skills, Soft Skills.

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