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MDP on Individual Transformation and Team Effectiveness

MDP on Individual Transformation and Team Effectiveness

Jaipuria School of Business (12)JSB held a 2-day MDP on Individual Transformation and Team Effectiveness with Cadila Pharmaceuticals on 20th & 21st November 2020. This two-day intensive Programme was aimed to enhance Interpersonal Effectiveness and Team Building capabilities through a variety of ways:  case discussion, role plays, video discussions, and lectures.

Day 1: The day started with the welcome address by Dr. Jitendra Mishra Director JSB followed by remarks from Mr. Johnson Mathew CHRO Cadila Pharmaceuticals & Mr. Nathanial Manager Learning & Development, Cadila Pharmaceuticals. The entire program was scheduled in different sessions. First Session was on ‘Happiness & Well Being’. This session was conducted by Shri Vinod Malhotra Ji, (Advisor Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions) and Mr. Harish Sanduja, (Director Schools Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions). As the name of the session, the participants were engaged in various practices to increase happiness and build more productive habits. Shri Vinod Malhotra Ji revealed misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that leads us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. He also shared some Management learning’s from Bhagwat Gita. The session was interactive and more than forty officials from Cadila attended the session.

The second session of Day 1 was Personal Branding where Dr. Nitin Kr. Saxena(Associate Professor Marketing ) made the participants understand what a personal brand is and why it is important.  He emphasized establishing an individual’s brand which reflects who you are, what you believe in, and what you stand for. The focus was to define; personal impact and what you want to be known for inside and outside your organization. Participants were guided through the stages of developing their own personal branding statement.

Day 2: Session1: Role of Individual in Team Cohesiveness: This session was conducted by Ms.KP Kanchana and Dr.Vartika Chaturvedi. This session helped participants to develop shared vision/understanding for a high-performing team, determining the critical elements and individual contributions that comprise this vision, and guiding plans or agreements to realize this vision in the organization. It also promoted practice on key skills needed to address the inevitable challenges that arise in teams, notably, appreciating individual differences, communicating collaboratively and managing conflict.

Day 2 Session 2: Conflict Resolution: Ms.Anjali Khanna (VP HR  Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions) the session explored different types of workplace conflict, the phases of conflict and possible dynamics of conflict. This exploration was done with reference to communication skills and workplace behaviors sorted by a quiz submitted by participants. Participants learned how to conduct positive and constructive interactions with their colleagues and customers and how to de-escalate a conflict situation by choosing from a variety of resolution options.

The sessions were customized to align with the expectation of the participants through an interactive session with the participants. Throughout the program, the participants were catered to different flavors of management sciences. The collaboration between Academia and Corporate has dawned a new journey of learning and development.