The “interactive approach” and “good faculty” involved in the ‘Improving Interpersonal Skills at Workplace’ MDP held on January 17th and 18thunder the direction of Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya and Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal impressed many including Kushagra Raghuvanshi of Gujarat State Petronet Ltd.
The month kicked off with a two-day MDP session on ‘Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness through Self-Awareness’, conducted under the direction of Prof. Neetu Jain. Participants praised the holistic, practical approach to the topic, saying that it was very well organised and effective - noting in particular the yoga session by Rajesh Jain and the relaxation programme by Prof. Neetu Jain.
Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal directed the next MDP on ‘Effective Communication and Presentation Skills’. “This programme has given me a lot of insight into myself and will certainly help me in further enhancing my communication skills,” said one of the participants. Others also had high praise for the session, terming the faculty involved as “excellent” and commending the practical application sessions that were held. They expressed their desire to attend future MDPs that apply to their company.
‘Effective Supply Chain Management’ was covered in the third MDP, directed by Prof. Upendra Kachru, Prof. Mohita G. Sharma and Prof. Neeta Gupta. This three-day session, drew a variety of people from different sectors and the participants had accolades for the experienced faculty involved and the practical examples presented. They appreciated the the programme for making them realize the way in which supply chain management can turn a business “from a good company to an excellent or great company.” As one participant said, “Supply chain management is a vast area, but the best thing about this programme is that it covered the most important things in a three-day session.” The case studies presented were cited in particular for providing possible solutions to real problems with live examples.
Wrapping up the month was a two-day MDP on ‘Enhancing Leadership Dimensions’ under the direction of Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal. The sessions and topics covered were praised by the 17 participants for providing “meaningful training on leadership dimensions,” for teaching how to communicate like a leader and providing insight on leadership styles. As one of the attendees said, “The presentation and power of speech of Dr. Anita Lal influenced me a lot. The concepts delivered by her were clear and memorable.”
A wide range of companies have been attracted to FORE’s Management Development Programmes, including: Abbott Truecare Pharma Pvt. Ltd., Adani Power Limited, Bank of Baroda, Brahmos Aerospace, Cochin Shipyard Limited, De La Rue Cash Processing Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., Delhi Transco Limited, Development Credit Bank Limited, Donaldson India Filter Systems Pvt. Ltd., GHCL Limited, Gujarat State Petronet Limited, Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, LIC of India, Lumenis India Pvt. Ltd., Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd., MAX Life Insurance Co. Ltd., National Fertilizers Limited, Oil India Limited, Petroleum Conservation Research Association, Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd., South Eastern Coalfields Ltd., Tata Chemicals Limited, The Boston Consulting Group, UCO Bank, Uttaranchal Gramin Bank and VRS Foods Limited
On the MDP agenda for November are programmes dealing with Selection and Interviewing Skills, Effective Customer and Client Management Techniques, Enhancing Assertiveness and Positive Attitude, E-Governance, Concepts and Challenges, and Strategic Human Resource Management.