Programme Overview

The turbulent world of today calls for leadership and effective management from people across levels in organisations. It is critical for organisations to build a reservoir of talent that will continue to steer the organisation and ensure continuing organisational success and effectiveness. This workshop is designed to orient potential or emerging leaders to take on or more effectively execute leadership and managerial responsibilities. It will provide participants gain a head-start or a boost to take on leadership roles at middle and senior levels in their organisations.


The programme is designed to enable participants to:

  • Develop a sharper understanding of their role as current or emerging leaders
  • Recognize the critical challenges before organisations and required leadership responses
  • Become better aware of their own leadership behaviour, styles and effectiveness
  • Acquire a wider choice of behavioural options as leaders and managers
  • Achieve greater clarity about the areas of their development to enhance leadership competence

Target Audience

Managers at middle and upper-middle levels who hold, or are expected to hold, leadership positions in the organisation.

Programme Content

  • Getting to grips with today’s business challenges
  • Re-examining the role of leadership
  • Leadership behaviour, styles and effectiveness
  • Leadership vision
  • Emotional competence
  • Getting the best performance from people
  • Building high-performance teams
  • Driving change in the organisation
  • Developing and sustaining a dynamic organisational culture


The programme uses a variety of pedagogical tools that include:

  • Case analysis
  • Roleplays
  • Simulation exercises
  • Group discussions
  • Lecture-discussions


Learning Outcome

By the end of the programme, participants are expected to:

  • Think and feel better equipped to take on higher-level leadership roles
  • Be better able to motivate, develop and empower their teams more effectively
  • Develop a strategic bent of mind that will enable them to drive business objectives
  • Take on greater ownership of the company’s vision and goals
  • Have the capacity to build and manage teams towards greater synergy and performance
  • Know how to shape organisational culture to cope with contemporary environmental challenges
  • Have a plan for their future personal and professional development

Programme Directors

Keith C. D'souza

Honorary Visiting Faculty, Organisation & Leadership Studies

Keith D’souza has been associated with SPJIMR since 2007 as a professor of Organisational Behavior and HRM as well as People and Performance Area. He has thirty-eight years of experience in academic teaching and administration, research and consulting in management and human resource development. He has held several management positions in the corporate sector, including Director, Human Touch HR and OD Services.

Mihir Ajgaonkar

Associate Professor, Organisation & Leadership Studies

Mihir Ajgaonkar has obtained a Ph.D. from the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, with a focus on Organizational Citizenship Behavior. He has completed Certification in Intervention for Strategic HRM & Change, from Ross Business School, University of Michigan.

He holds a professional experience of 36 years, with 28 years in the industry and 8 years in academics.  During his career in the industry, he led senior HR roles in eminent organizations within the hospitality, IT and Consulting, Construction Equipment, Financial Services, Heavy Engineering, Defense, and Power sectors.


INR 34,900 + GST

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