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Enhancing Assertiveness and Positive Attitude

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


Are you invisible? Do they listen to you? Do some of your best ideas hit the trash can because nobody cares to even hear them?

As a manager, there is a good chance you may have faced situations like the ones above. If you are a leader, it does not augur well for your organization if some of the best ideas or people are not heard! During these uncertain times, it’s crucial that the precious commodities- ‘Good Ideas and Good People’ are heard or noticed and used!

This behavioral intervention will ensure that you are seen and heard. You will learn the ideal balance position between passivity and aggression. It will also help you to develop a positive attitude, as this can help you win in all areas of your life. You will see remarkable improvement in your relationships-personal and professional.

As a leader, one should encourage a positive attitude and assertiveness within the organization.


  • To learn the importance of attitude renewal.
  • To develop assertive behavior for better personal and professional life.
  • To help others around to grow by giving direct honest feedback.
  • To build positive relationships at workplace
  • To develop a positive self- image.
  • Understanding and assessing the different behavioral patterns.
  • Responsibilities and risks in each type of behavior .
  • Managing difficult people and situations.
  • Techniques of practicing assertiveness at workplace.
  • Power of positive beliefs and attitude.
  • Art of relaxation for reducing anxiety when changing your behavioral patterns.
  • Discussing and applying the techniques of attitude renewal.
  • Developing an effective personal and professional action plan to enhance assertiveness and positive attitude.


The training will be delivered through the use of interactive methods and be purely activity based. 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-theatre, yoga & meditation.


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


Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal: Ph.D. (IIT-Kanpur), Certified Mentor (London Business School), Experience: 22 years.

Dr. Lal is a Professor at FORE School of Management. Her expertise lies in the areas of Business Communication, Leadership & Entrepreneurship. She has about 22 years of work experience in the areas of teaching, training and research. Her experience of teaching also includes three years as a visiting faculty at IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur. She has keen interest in personality development and research related activities. She has national and international research papers in the areas of Business Communication and Entrepreneurship. She has been a part-time consultant for three years to NTPC’s World Bank funded projects on Environmental Impact Assessment. Connecting with Industry and conducting Management Development Programs (MDP) is her forte. Has conducted number of open & customized MDP’s and workshops in the areas of ‘interpersonal relationship, communication & presentation skills, assertiveness, positive attitude, leadership, entrepreneurial competencies, opportunity evaluation and business model & plan’ for IAS, IFS & ISS officers, corporate in various MNCs, Public and Private sectors. She 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.

A Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur and also the recipient of the prestigious Certification with Honours on ‘Mentor Development Program for Entrepreneurs’ jointly conducted by London Business School and National Entrepreneurship Network (2011). 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 been on the ‘Mentoring Board’ of IIT Kanpur Entrepreneurship Cell and Amity University. At FORE she is also the Prof. In-Charge of the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development.

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FORE School of Management has been designing, developing and conducting innovative Executive Education (EE)/ Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for working executives in India for over three decades.