Word power is the source of thinking, communication, and virtually everything in our daily lives. As the most widely spoken language in the world, it builds reputations, and is a means of influence in your society. Come and learn to express yourself through Creative Writing. The Research Paper and Thesis is for teachers, while Business Communications is for every employee keen to rise up the hierarchy. You could learn to be a critic through Book Review.
Creative Writing is easy. All you need is a strong foundation in English grammar, a good vocabulary, and a vivid imagination. A desire to tell a story and a keen interest in human nature will be your assets. Here, you will learn styles and structures to write essays, short stories, news reports, blogs, and travelogues.
Research Paper and Thesis
The Research Paper and the Thesis are evidence of the teacher’s capabilities to acquire knowledge in a dedicated manner and of her commitment to her profession. Both need rigorous planning and effort. Good research builds recognition and your personal brand. Let us help you learn to produce top quality research with ease, at minimum effort and within deadlines.
There’s much more to Business Communications than letters, emails, and body language. Vocabulary, form, and function of the message are as important as age, gender, and maturity of the recipient. While not all messages need to be visibly communicated, every message must do something useful.
Book Review and Analysis
The Book Review is a learning experience that expands your mind. While analysing the contents of the book, you get a rare opportunity to delve deep into the author’s mind and soul. Our review techniques are also largely applicable to any written material, audio (songs) and video events like films. This program is ideal for bookworms, theatre goers, and film aficionados.
These progras focus on better processes through elimination of wastes and costs, and enhancement of value. Our Lean Production program covers the reduction of wasteful efforts in manufacturing processes. Our Teamwork program helps you organise your workforce for better efficiency. In Strategic Leadership, learn how to lead aggressively and make change happen faster. In Project Management, your managers learn how to plan and complete projects in time, avoiding cost and time overruns.
Learn how to produce value in any manufacturing process by reducing and eliminating waste, and improving work flow. The Lean Production concept borrows heavily from Toyota’s Production System, and uses tools such as kanban, kaizen, and JIT (Just-in-Time). This program is ideal for middle managers from SMEs, especially those involved in rapid growth, restructuring, right-sizing, acquisition, and other business transformation exercises.
Teamwork is the most crucial element of organisations because it is the team that affects their success. How a group shares a common vision despite the diversity of its members is a persistent challenge. In this program, learners seek to understand team design, shape goals, communicate and innovate, share resources, and regulate its actions to become more efficient and deliver value, continuously, for its stakeholders.
The Strategic Leadership of a firm is exercised by its owners and top managers, who determine the direction, pace of growth, and choice of long term actions (such as projects and investments). The program emphasis is to understand issues such as developing the firm’s competitive advantage, using innovation and talent, efficient deployment of its resources, and the identification and measurement of key performance indicators.
A project is the sum of actions of many individuals and teams to produce a fixed asset or complete a defined task over a planned period of time. It is an instrument and method to attain a strategic objective. Therefore, Project Management is a significant process for every manager. The program covers methods and tools to design and plan a project, and later, studies practices to focus on monitoring progress and eliminating delays.
Technical & Functional
Technical and strategic skills enhances managers’ capabilities and contributions to the organisation. If you wish to understand financial reports quickly, you need our Business Finance program. The Forecasting program is for business professionals such as those in sales and marketing. Let our Budgeting program help you to plan for the immediate future. The Scenario Planning program will help you see farther – ideal for every long term strategist and senior manager.
The objective of business is to earn more cash than its expenses and investments. The conventional analysis of finance is retrospective, and covers only the balance sheet, income statement, and financial ratios. However, the thrust of the Business Finance program is to understand cash as the core business resource. This perspective is imperative for profit center heads and other business managers to enable them to discharge their responsibilities.
A view of the future is the source of all decisions, especially those leading to investments. Forecasting is a rare skill that separates smart strategists from functional managers. Our program includes inputs from economics, technology, and other environmental indicators. It is a vital element of visionary leadership, and has implications for organisational Vision and Mission, budgeting and long term planning.
Scenario Planning is a sophisticated extension of ‘what if’ views of the future. Its most popular use is in development of flexible plans. A skilled planner could also use it as a risk management tool. Or he could build a disaster assessment and response system. This program builds awareness for potential threats, and is therefore, best received by strategic managers.
A Budget is a statement of expected cash flows, and is a major element of any planning exercise. It could be used for a product or product category, a niche market or market territory, project or program, or a period like day or year. The Budgeting process is an imperative for cost and profit centers, government departments, and private enterprises. This is a vital competency for managers in business leadership roles.
Organisations succeed due to their manager, who ensures that people and resources work in tandem to produce value. The Supervisory Skills program helps him understand how to oversee people and their roles. The Emotional Intelligence program helps him to influence himself and others to produce better results. He learns to resolve disagreements with others in the Conflict Management program, and to find mutually acceptable solutions through Negotiation.
A young executive becomes a supervisor when other colleagues report to him for planning, monitoring and guidance in their work. The Supervisory Skills program prepares them to think and act in terms of people, performance, and plans. Participants get to know how to motivate their direct reports, and to plan for timely results. With a team focus, they get to oversee work, resolve interpersonal friction, and to get work done without delays.
Awareness and use of emotions has been found to be the key to superior results affected by human interactions. The Emotional Intelligence program benefits every individual working with other individuals. The participant could then amicably resolve differences, reach agreement faster, and influence others amiably for mutual advantage. The program is especially useful for team and organisational leaders and entrepreneurs.
A disagreement within a workforce is most welcome because it shows the presence of diverse opinions. However, when not treated in time, it degenerates into a conflict that slow down everyone in their work. Conflicts cause mistrust and hatred with latent potential to hurt. In Conflict Resolution, we explore options that manage such poisonous situations and convert the emotional energy into positive results for all stakeholders. This program is a necessity for young team leaders.
Major decisions between any two or more individuals or entities are taken after negotiations. The negotiation process reduces fears, improves trust, and seeks win-win outcomes. Our Negotiation program seeks to empower participants with the capabilities needed in such interactions. Skills include listening, building rapport, and persuasion. Senior executives and mid-senior managers would benefit from the program.