Prittle Prattle News in conversation with Mr. Hormazd Mistry, CEO of ROI Institute India
Q. How do you feel about receiving this prestigious recognition for your exceptional contributions to the field of education? How does this award motivate you to continue your work in transforming and empowering learners for the future?
Ans. Receiving the Outstanding Leadership Award at the Education 2.0 Conference in Dubai is truly an honour. This prestigious recognition not only validates the hard work and dedication I have put into transforming education, but it also serves as a source of motivation to continue my journey of empowering learners for the future. The award inspires me to push boundaries, explore new possibilities, and make an even greater impact in the field of education.
Q. As the CEO of ROI Institute India, you have implemented innovative learning and teaching strategies that have greatly impacted society. Can you share some examples of these strategies and how they have influenced the education landscape? How do you believe collaboration, innovation, and a learner-centric approach are key to shaping the next generation?
Ans: As the CEO of ROI Institute India, we have implemented innovative learning and teaching strategies that have revolutionized the learning landscape. One such strategy is the deployment of personalized learning platforms, which provide tailored educational experiences to professionals based on their individual needs and learning styles. This learner-centric approach has significantly enhanced engagement and achievement levels among students. By bridging the gap in real-world requirements, we have enabled professionals to gain practical skills and knowledge relevant to today’s dynamic job market. These initiatives have not only transformed the way learning is delivered but also helped professionals become more prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the future.
Q. The Education 2.0 Conference aims to reimagine the education space and seeks innovative solutions on a global level. How do you believe conferences like Education 2.0 contribute to the advancement of education? What role do educationists, EdTech innovators, policymakers, and researchers play in shaping the future of education?
Ans: Conferences like Education 2.0 play a crucial role in educational advancement by bringing together educationists, EdTech innovators, policymakers, and researchers on a global platform. They provide a platform for diverse stakeholders to exchange ideas, share best practices, and explore innovative solutions that can reshape the education space. Education 2.0 fosters collaboration among participants, enabling them to learn from each other’s experiences and leverage collective wisdom. It facilitates discussions on emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities in education, encouraging the exploration of new pedagogical approaches and cutting-edge technological implementation. Educationists, EdTech innovators, policymakers, and researchers play a vital role in shaping the future of education by driving innovation, advocating for positive policy changes, and conducting research that informs evidence-based practices. Their collective efforts contribute to a progressive and inclusive education system that prepares learners for the demands of the future.
Q. ROI Institute, Inc. is known for its expertise in measurement and evaluation. How has your organization, with its 50 years of experience, assessed and evaluated various programs and initiatives to drive success? Can you share some success stories or examples of how ROI Institute has helped Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and other organizations achieve their goals?
Ans: ROI Institute, Inc., with its 30+ years of experience, has been at the forefront of measuring and evaluating the impact of programs and initiatives across various sectors. Our rigorous evaluation methodologies have helped Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and organizations of all sizes achieve their goals effectively. One success story involves a Fortune 500 company that engaged the ROI Institute to assess the effectiveness of its leadership development program. Through a comprehensive evaluation process, we measured the program’s impact on key performance indicators, such as employee engagement, productivity, and bottom-line results. The findings revealed a significant positive correlation between the program and these metrics, demonstrating an ROI of over 100%. In another instance, a government agency partnered with ROI Institute to evaluate the impact of introducing a Master’s Degree Program to tackle high turnover. Our evaluation framework helped quantify the campaign’s reach, effectiveness in changing behaviours, overall impact and the resulting ROI of 153%. The insights gained from our evaluation enabled the agency to refine its strategies and allocate resources more efficiently, resulting in improved retention. These examples highlight how ROI Institute’s expertise in measurement and evaluation has helped organizations across sectors drive success by ensuring their programs and initiatives deliver tangible results and generate a positive return on investment.