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Effective Communication and Presentation Skills

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Duration: 2 days
Dates: September 12-13, 2019
Programme Director: Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal
Fees: Rs. 16,000 (Non-Residential), Rs. 28,000 (Residential) Plus GST @18%

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INTRODUCTION

What does it take to succeed in one’s career? Talent, good ideas, a good education, technical expertise, skills, hard work, motivation, initiative - all these are important. In addition to this, ‘good communication skills’ happens to be the most important of all, because every job requires to get things done through other people- co-workers, customers, managers, people in other departments in the company. One’s career success depends to a large degree on how effectively one communicates across the different channels. Another need in today’s times is the art of effective presentations, as these have become a necessary part of a Manager’s job requirement irrespective of the function that a manager handles.

Numerous studies have also revealed how communication in the business organizations has become all the more important for today’s managers given the complexity of business operations, across increasing locations, time spans and people. The ever increasing pressure on time and attention span has brought forth the importance of effective communication to lead and excel.

Keeping the above factors in mind, this MDP has been designed to enhance and hone the communication and presentation skills of managers working up in their career for leadership roles.

OBJECTIVES

  • To create powerful first impressions
  • To communicate in a clear, objective & systematic manner
  • To deliver different types of presentations confidently
  • To hone listening skills
  • To improve interpersonal communication skills
  • To appreciate the nuances of cross cultural values and communication
CONTENTS
  • Significance of Oral & Non-Verbal Communication
  • Techniques to hone Listening Skills
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Informative and Persuasive Presentations
  • Enhancement of body language and voice modulation
  • Art of receiving and giving feedback
  • Interpersonal communication at work place
  • Business Etiquette with a cross cultural perspective

METHODOLOGY

The programme is designed in a systematic manner to proceed from basic to advanced strategies and skills required by managers. The programme provides insights through real-life experiences, case studies, interactive discussions, inspiring films, and simulation activities. Individualized coaching and feedback is offered through worksheets, checklists, and exercises through role plays and theatre. Presentation skills session will be backed by video recording, playback and feedback.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The program will be useful for all those who want to improve their ability to influence, motivate, inspire and communicate effectively with others. It will be of particular benefit to: New Managers, Sales and Marketing Managers, Project Leaders, Team leaders, Senior Managers, Consultants from Public Sector, Private Sector, Multinational Organizations, Government Departments and other sectors like Tourism, Hotel and Hospitals etc.

PROGRAMME DIRECTOR :

Dr. Anita Tripathy Lal is a Professor at FORE School of Management, New Delhi. Her expertise lies in the areas of Business Communication, Leadership & Entrepreneurship. She is a PhD from IIT Kanpur and has about 23 years of work experience in the areas of teaching, training, research and consultancy. She also has the experience of teaching for three years as visiting faculty at IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur. Besides this she has also taught at IIFT- Delhi, IIM- Ranchi and IIM-Rohtak. She has been a part-time consultant for two years to NTPC’s World Bank funded projects on Environmental Impact Assessment.

Connecting with the corporate is her forte. She has also conducted number of Management Development Programs and workshops in the areas of her expertise Business Communication, Entrepreneurship and Leadership for corporate professionals from Private & Public sectors, MNCs & NGOs along with numerous officials from State Trading Corporation, Indian Statistical Service, Indian Forest Service and Indian Administrative Service. Her MDP's and workshops are in the areas of ‘Overcoming stage fear for Public Speaking; Effective Communication Through Theatre Techniques; Interpersonal Relationship, Communication & Presentation skills, Assertiveness, Positive Attitude, Level 5 Leadership, Entrepreneurial Mindset and Competencies, Opportunity Evaluation and Business Model & Plan'. She has keen interest in personality development and research related activities. She has national and international research papers to her credit.

In 2011-12, she has received certification on ‘Mentor Development Program for Entrepreneurs’ jointly from London Business School and National Entrepreneurship Network. Being a certified mentor she has been successfully mentoring entrepreneurs. Her passion though, remains ‘Student Start-ups’. She has been felicitated by TiE New Delhi for her contribution as a Mentor to the TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE 2014-15). She has also been on the ‘Mentoring Board’ of IIT Kanpur Entrepreneurship Cell and Amity University. Prof. Lal is able to create an ideal blend of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Communication in her training programs, few of the most potential skills critical to creating success stories for Organizations in today's uncertain times.

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