Report by India Education bureau, Kozhikode: The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) conducted a day-long workshop on ‘Leadership Clinic’ at Taj Vivanta, Panaji, Goa on 6 December, 2013.
The CEO (Chief Executive officer) of state Shri Manohar Parrikar, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, while inaugurating the Leadership Clinic at Goa, underlined the relevance of it for the state of Goa, country and world at large.
Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIMK designed and steered the workshop addressing managers from corporate world who are recognized as high-potential by their organizations and have significant strategic responsibility and a global orientation. The workshop was attended by around 50 managers and professionals coming from prestigious corporate houses and organizations.
The objective of the workshop has been to enlighten the potential leaders with the leadership lessons which could empower them to be a corporate leader going forward. The design of the workshop is such that it inspires the participants and learns how to inspire others so that they achieve more than they ever thought they could.
Prof. Debashis Chatterjee endowed the participants with a powerful and proven set of tools and instructed in their use. He says that if an individual practices using these tools then he becomes proficient enough and shall find that the transformation has already occurred. Further adding, “We have for long imported knowledge from the West, it is time to bring Indian thought to the center stage of global management practice.”
Professor Chatterjee brings to his class a large repertoire of teaching methods that include story based moral building and innovative experimental sessions that are unique and universally applicable. While addressing the participants, Prof. Chatterjee, Director, IIMK said, “Leadership is designed with the objective of providing insights into managerial concepts and techniques relevant for formulating and implementing strategies in various functional areas”.
“Leadership is embedded in each one’s DNA, it is the method of going beyond one’s conventional thinking to open the mind for generating breakthrough ideas and identify actionable strategies to significantly improve one’s leadership DNA” – said Prof. Chatterjee, Director, IIMK