Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management (SAFIM) conducted a 10-week (July to October 2017) certification programme, titled ‘Future Leader Programme—Igniting Lights for Tomorrow’, for 1st trimester Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) students of Rajalakshmi School of Business (RSB), Chennai. This program deals with the qualities that enable individuals to envisage a dynamic vision for the future, to harness the potential within them to deliver the vision into a successful reality and to contribute in the larger social orb that extends beyond the boundaries of their work and personal life. The program is facilitated in an experiential format to help assimilate and actualize the learning more effectively.
Sessions of the programme held at RSB Campus, Chennai. The programme was higly appreciated and the students actively participated in all the sessions.
Along with lectures, the teaching and learning process included learning through case studies, interactive technology linked exercises, learning through music, movies, games, theatres, videos, and student led activities. The entire program was experiential in nature.
The program also enabled students open up, imbuing them with self-confidence & enthusiasm. A lot of reflective sessions help them to understand about their self leading to discovery of inner potential. Beside class activities each student was given assignment at the individual level and was analysed and evaluated by the facilitators of SAFIM to help them to develop those qualities.
The topics covered in the programme included:
Live projects also assigned to the students that they can learn development, planning, and implementation of a project and get the first-hand experience. All students were divided into four groups and each group one project was given and each project was linked with a social impact creation. They have completed the project with efficiency and presented in front of the facilitators of SAFIM and RSB Director.
I find something positivity within myself after every session, I imagine of a situation where I lacked the skills taught in the class. —Brijesh Kamath, RSB, Chennai
Really I had a great experience from your program. It help me to think out of the box and it help to bring many innovative ideas. ‘Gratitude’—it not only impacted me, it has an impact on every one in class, I can see that lively in my class. —M. Sireesha, RSB, Chennai
It’s a good workshop for us and mainly for me. Before I used to think I am perfect but after realizing myself I am not perfect, I am trying to be perfect. – B. Bharghavi, RSB, Chennai
It motivates as to become a better person. Diary was a new experience; I will cultivate to write diary sincerely as it reflects my views on the days.– Manikandan R., RSB, Chennai.