Leadership Development


    Leadership is about influencing others to achieve goals. Leadership literature is replete with theoretical models and anecdotes but, we have realized the hard truth of going through the voyage called leadership that it is better experienced, learned and evolved rather than anything else. Leadership continues to draw attention and it surprises the practitioners with its ever evolving ways. This programme is intended to take you through various shades of leadership journey enabling you to identify your path of success, know your virtues & drive and deal with dilemmas, conflict.


    • Understanding leadership style and expanding leadership potential
    • Becoming a team leader and getting best out of your team
    • Developing the ability to be MENTOR and COACH to develop your subordinates.
    • Developing ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE for superior performance

    • Understand your LEADERSHIP STYLE
    • Learn to develop your LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL
    • Leadership and Motivation for superior performance
    • Emphasize performance by creating a climate of Trust and Comfort
    • Developing second line leadership through coaching and mentoring

    Among various pedagogical options the programme intends to use experiential learning mainly emphasizing learning by doing. Other approaches will be;

    • Management Games
    • Experience Sharing
    • Discussion
    • Role Playing

    Programme is designed for every manager, who aspires to develop himself/herself as an effective leader in all spheres of work and life.


    Dr. Pushpendra Priyadarshi has received his Ph. D. degree from University of Delhi and is currently an Associate Professor in the human resource management area at IIM Lucknow. In a career spanning over 14 years he has been associated with University of Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, MDI Gurgaon, besides IIM Lucknow. During these years he has been extensively involved in Teaching, executive education, research and consulting. His teaching interest lies in Coaching and Mentoring for Effective Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Structure and Design and Human Resource Management

    As a trainer, he has trained executives from private and public sector of repute covering domestic and overseas programmes. Amongst others, MetLife, Kotak Bank, IDBI Bank, Reserve Bank of India, NTPC, PGCIL, Indian Audit and Accounts Services, Indian Railway Traffic Services, Indian Forest Services, ISS, IES etc. are some of the prominent organizations he has coordinated and trained. He has also been involved in consulting to Govt. of India, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and Govt. of Uttarakhand. Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring, Working in Teams and Engaging and Motivating employees are broad areas of research and training. He can be reached at pushpendra@iiml.ac.in.

    Prof. Himanshu Rai is a faculty of Human Resource Management area at IIM Lucknow. He was the Dean, MISB Bocconi (India Campus of Bocconi, Milan), and Professor, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy. He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). His core area is Human Resource Management, wherein he focuses on Negotiation; Mediation; Arbitration; Strategic HRM; and Leadership. He frequently conducts training programmes and workshops for executives as well as bureaucrats around the world. He has earlier taught in the HR area at XLRI Jamshedpur.

    His profile includes a stint of over 8 years at Tata Steel, India, where he played a pivotal role in developing Quality Systems for his Departments and the Communication Policy for the Company. He provides strategic consultancy to the Government of India, and in particular, has audited programs sponsored by the Planning Commission of India. He also provides strategic consultancy to the state governments in areas of restructuring, strategic HR management, and employee development. An expert in interpersonal negotiation, he provides consultancy in negotiation to individuals and organizations.

    He has published more than 25 Papers and Chapters in peer reviewed journals and books, and his current areas of research include Negotiation, Cross Cultural Issues, Management and Religion, Spirituality, Gender, Influence Tactics, 360-degree, Recruitment Advertising and Proxemics. A connoisseur of Sanskrit literature, he has also written about and given discourses on Indian and Western philosophy, which he avidly studies. His research always has a strong underpinning of philosophy and its elements. His research exploring the measurement of spirituality through an analysis of Vedic literature won him the best in-session presentation award at a conference in Costa Rica. He is a recipient of the coveted N.T.S.E. Scholarship and Infosys Fellowship. He was also awarded the best professor in HRM by a leading publishing house last year. He can be reached athimanshu@iiml.ac.in.


    Residential: The programme fee for the residential participant is @ Rs 45,000/- plus GST @ 18% or any other tax as per the Govt. of India guidelines. The fee includes the cost of boarding and lodging, tuition, course material, use of the Institute Library, Computer Center, and other infrastructural facilities, etc.

    Non-residential:The programme fee for the non-residential participant is @ Rs 41,500/- plus GST @ 18% or any other tax as per the Govt. of India guidelines. The fee includes the cost of food during the programme, tuition, course material, use of the Institute Library, Computer Center, etc.

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Nominations received along with the programme fee up to 30 days before the programme date will be entitled to an early bird discount of 10%.

    GROUP DISCOUNT A group discount of 10% on programme fee is admissible provided an organization nominates, and attends a minimum 5 or more of its executives for the programme. Organizations sponsoring minimum 5 or more executives for the programme may avail both the discounts subject to a maximum discount of 20% provided the nominations along with the fee is received at our end 30 days before the programme date.

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Venue: IIM Lucknow Campus Residential Fee (excluding GST): Rs. 45,000/-
Last date to apply: Oct 23, 2017 Residential Early Bird Fee (excluding GST):Rs. 40,500/-
Start Date: Nov 06, 2017 Non-Residential Fee (excluding GST): Rs. 41,500/-
End Date: Nov 08, 2017 Non-residential Early Bird Fee (excluding GST): Rs 37,350/-

Last Date for Early Bird Discount (10%): Oct 05, 2017

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