The 3rd batch for ‘Leadership 4.0: Management & Governance in the emerging world of disruption’, a five-day training programme conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) under The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme funded by the Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India) successfully completed the program. It comprised of 29 delegate participants from diverse backgrounds from 18 partner countries – Bulgaria, Bhutan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Iraq, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Mauritius, Malawi, Nepal, Oman, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan, Tajikistan and Tanzania. IIMK Kozhikode first hosted ITEC participants in 2019.
The 5-day programme was an exploration for the following four themes that constitute the four disciplines of Leadership 4.0: Authenticity (Closing the gap between you and your own reality), Connectivity (Creating resonance), Productivity (The art of undoing), Possibility (Changing mental models). Classroom sessions consisting of immersion networking events were conducted by IIMK expert faculty members and covered themes ranging from: Foundational Leadership, Indian economy, Mindful leadership, Creativity for social Innovation, Negotiation Skills; to Finance and Non finance Managers, Communication in disruptive world and Operational Excellence and competitive advantage.
A full day study tour with field visits to the neighbouring Wayanad district was also organised for the foreign delegates to help them gain insights in to hugely successful community driven initiatives like the women’s self-help group – ‘Kudumbashree’ and the ‘Nenmeni Sudha Jala Vitharana Society’ project..
Speaking on the conclusion of the programme Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director IIM Kozhikode, thanked the Ministry of External Affairs for their support in conducting the Institute’s third such in-campus ITEC programme and also the participants for their active contribution.