Programme genesis

As per a research about working women in India:

  • India ranked 120th among 130 countries in terms of participation of women in workforce.
  • The share of women in service sector is less than 20%.
  • The presence of women in board levels is still seen as a mere regulatory requirement.
  • A McKinsey Global study in 2015 found that India could increase its GDP from 16-60% by 2025 if women are enabled to participate in the economy at par with men.

Programme goals

  • Rooted in behavioural mentoring and personal development, the programme is designed to be a catalyst for each participant as she taps into her inner strength and builds on it to influence positive change in self and others.
  • Understanding of self and learning strategies to achieve their personal & leadership purpose.
  • An experiential approach to resolving an immediate and significant interpersonal challenge.
  • A personal development plan with specific strategies to strengthen leadership capabilities.


Reflective exercises, psychometric assessments, role plays, videos case study and group discussions. ‘Interpersonal Challenge’ is an experiential approach to address an immediate, significant and complex interpersonal situation and strive for a breakthrough while receiving peer coaching support. The participants will be working in groups for the interpersonal challenge supported by group coaching.

Programme content

  • Understanding self to build a personal vision
  • Enhancing emotional intelligence to build effective relationships
  • Navigating self in an ambiguous, uncertain, complex world
  • Influencing change through the realisation of my ‘Personal Power’
  • Applying my ‘Best Self’

Programme Directors

Dr. Vidyut Lata Dhir

Vidyut Lata Dhir

Professor & Department Chair, Organisation & Leadership Studies (OLS)
Vidyut Lata Dhir is Professor & Department Chair, Organisational Behaviour & Leadership at SPJIMR. She holds a Ph.D. from SNDT University, with her research focus on Organisational Commitment and Citizenship Behaviour. She holds an M.Phil. from Mumbai University and a master’s in psychology from Panjab University. With over 3 decades of experience, she has taught at top B Schools in India and Germany. Her 20+ years of corporate training and consulting include designing and delivery ...

Sumita Datta

Adjunct Faculty, Organisation & Leadership Studies
Sumita Datta holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, with her doctoral research conceptualised on Talent Development Climate. She has completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from XLRI, Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, India. She is an adjunct faculty in the area of People & Performance at SPJIMR. In her career spanning 30 years, she has led critical responsibilities in HR, Learning & Leadership Development, ...

Who should attend?

  • Women employees in middle and senior management roles.


Rs. 24,900 + GST

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