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Enhancing Assertiveness and Positive Attitude

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Duration: 2 days
Timings: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
Dates: December 8-9, 2023
Programme Director: Prof. Anita T Lal
Mode: Offline
Fees: Offline: Rs.16000 + GST@18%
Residential: Rs.26000 + GST@18%

Programme Introduction:

"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 behavioural 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.

Programme Objective:

  • To learn the importance of attitude renewal
  • To develop assertive behaviour 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.

Programme Content:

  • Understanding and assessing the different behavioural patterns
  • Responsibilities and risks in each type of behaviour
  • 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 behavioural patterns
  • Discussing and applying the techniques of attitude renewal
  • Developing an effective personal and professional action plan to enhance assertiveness and positive attitude.

Programme Methodology:

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.

Target Participants:

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.

Programme Director:

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.

Corporate Group Discount:

One complimentary nomination for every group of three nominations from the same organization, i.e., 3+1 participants for the fee of 3 participants.

For registration/enquiries , please mail to or call at+91 9810875278/+91-11-41242477

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