Prof. Anita Tripathy Lal is a Professor at FORE School of Management, New Delhi. Her expertise lies in the areas of Business Communication, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Personality Development and Universal Human Values. She is a PhD from IIT Kanpur and has over 27 years of work experience in the areas of teaching, training, research and consultancy. She also has the experience of teaching as visiting faculty at IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIFT Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak and IIM Udaipur. 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 and Entrepreneurship 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 MDPs and workshops are in the areas of ‘Overcoming stage fear for Public Speaking; Effective Communication Through Theatre Techniques; Interpersonal Relationship, Communication & Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Assertiveness, Positive Attitude, Level Five Leadership, Intrapreneurial Mindset for Leadership Roles, Entrepreneurial Mindset and Competencies, Opportunity Evaluation and Business Model & Plan'. She has keen interest in personality development and research related activities.
In 2011-12, she received the prestigious “Certification with Honors” on “Mentor Development Program for Entrepreneurs” from London Business School organized by National Entrepreneurship Network. Being a certified Mentor she has been successfully mentoring entrepreneurs. She has mentored over two hundred Entrepreneurs. Her passion though, remains “Student Start-ups”. Prof. Lal is a “Start-up Advisor” to NEN Wadhwani Programs and has been on the ‘Mentoring Board’ of IIT Kanpur Entrepreneurship Cell, Amity University, been felicitated for Mentoring the TiE Young Entrepreneurs (2014-15). In April, 2022 she has been felicitated with the “Woman of Wonder Award” for mentoring Women Entrepreneurs of WEE Foundation@ FIIT, IIT Delhi since its inception in 2016.
Besides teaching the MBA students at FORE, she has taken up various key Administrative responsibilities such as - Program Director ABN Amro Executive Education, Chair Library, Chair Placements, Area Chair Communications and since 2010, she has been heading the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at FORE. Prof. Lal is able to create an ideal blend of Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Communication in her training programs, a few of the most potential skills critical to eating success stories for Organizations in today's uncertain times.
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.