About the programme 

Strong, effective and confident Communication is the need of the hour for Professionals/Associates who have 5 to 10 years of work experience to overcome the unique workplace challenges they face today. The smooth flow of dialogue, precise messaging, and empathy form the pipeline to excellence. 

Our Effective Professionals Programme for Experienced Professionals and Associates will empower you to overcome the fear of speaking in front of people, present yourself confidently, convince your boss, higher management, and potential employers of your capabilities, make powerful pitches, resolve conflicts with teammates and influence change. 

The course will enable you to chart your leadership journey allowing you to make smart business decisions, inspire teams, understand social dynamics at play, and manage divergent views.  
 

Level 1

Week 1 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 1- How the Six Cs work together Module 2- Understanding confidence & self-esteem

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 2 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 3- Curiosity, Critical Thinking and Researching Skills Module 4- Elements of Creativity and Innovation

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 3 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 5- AOM, OBC, AEIOUxE frameworks of speechwriting Module 6- Creating Skilful Presentations

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 4 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 7- Overcoming Glossophobia Module 8- Rockstar Performance

Concepts and tools
Week 5 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 9 - Art of Collaboration and Networking Module 10 - Listening to Others

Concepts and tools
Week 6 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 11 - Cracking a job Interview Module 12 - Closing of Program

Concepts and tools

Level 2

Week 1 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 1- How the Six Cs work together Module 2- Understanding confidence and self-esteem

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 2 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 3- Curiosity, Critical Thinking and Researching Skills Module 4- Elements of Creativity and Innovation

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 3 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 5- AOM, OBC, AEIOUxE frameworks of speechwriting Module 6- Creating Skilful Presentations

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 4 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 7- Overcoming Glossophobia Module 8- Rockstar Performance

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 5 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 9 - Art of Collaboration and Networking Module 10 - Listening to Others

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment
Week 6 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Module 11 - Self-Evaluation for Appraisals Module 12 - Closing level 1 of Program

Concepts and tools
  • Ice breaking
  • Introducing yourself
  • Understanding self esteem
  • Newspaper assignment

Level 3

Week 1 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Design thinking and innovative problem solving

Concepts and tools
Week 2 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Charismatic oratory - influencing large audiences

Concepts and tools
Week 3 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Core elements of negotiation

Concepts and tools
Week 4 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Effective Delegation

Concepts and tools
Week 5 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Collaborating with stakeholders from across the globe

Concepts and tools
Week 6 Modules
Introduction
Objectives

Building professional resilience

Concepts and tools

Certification

Certificate is provided for each level

Guides for this programme:
Col M K Mandanna (Retd)
Lead Guide

Col M K Mandanna (Retd.), SM, is an Army veteran with 33 years of service. He is an alumnus of the National Defense Academy and Indian Military Academy. He got commissioned into the famous Rajputana Rifles Regiment, served in Sri Lanka as part of IPKF and commanded his unit at the Line of Control with Pakistan during the early days of the Kashmir issue. As a Guide, Col Mandanna uses his experience in the army and the corporate sector to mentor executives in communication and leadership skills.

Sandya Karnad Deviah
Guide and Intern Coordinator

Sandya Karnad Deviah has three-plus decades of experience in the field of Communication. She started her career as a journalist with The Indian Express and later worked in Technical Communication with top IT companies in the banking and IT sectors. After 18+ years at Cisco as Senior Manager leading global teams, her journey brought her to SoME, where she trains executives in leadership and communication skills.

Venu Ayyar
Guide

Venu has been in the packaging industry for more than 35 years and is also a Visiting Faculty at the Indian Institute of Packaging, Chennai and SIES School of Packaging. He did my Post Graduate Diploma in Printing from JJ School of Arts. In my spare time, he loves reading Akbar and Birbal stories to his naughty but adorable one-year-old grandson.

Shivani Shinkre
Guide

Shivani was born in Mumbai and lives in Goa - yes, it is as lovely as everyone thinks it is! She has 16+ years of experience in the corporate sector and began as a Personal Banker in HDFC Bank and further excelled in various profiles and became an Intuitive and proactive Trainer-L&D Manager in SBI Life Insurance for the entire Goa. She absolutely loves hanging out with her 16-year-old daughter in her spare time.

Where and when will these sessions take place?

These sessions will all be conducted online using video conferencing. Learners are suggested to watch certain video content and answer quizzes and submit their project work on an online learning management system (LMS)

How many learners are in a batch session?

We have two modes for engagement: Batch and Personalized.

 

Our Batch sessions have a maximum of 10 learners. Individual attention is given in feedbacks and in mentoring sessions with the learner and their parents periodically.

Our Personalised session are one on one sessions with the instructor, you will get real time feedback and in class speaking time to address their specific focus areas and define the scope for their learning from a SIX C perspective.

What is the eligibility for this programme?

You need to be a professional or soon to be professional to be able to utilize the learnings from this programme. Our programmes are ideal for a young professional between the age of 21 and 35 who having mastered the technical areas now feels the need to improve presenting their ideas to others. You will need a phone or computer with an active and stable internet connection to be able to join the video sessions.

How long is the programme? Can I join in for one level?

This programme is a 3 level 18 sessions long with 6 sessions in each level + a public presentation at the end of each level. You can join for one level but we suggest that you go through the entire programme to experience the power of our curriculum.

Who will be leading the sessions?

This programme is delivered by SoME certified instructors who have been selected based on their expertise in various formal functions at an industry level and their ability to apply the SIX Cs in their own life. You can check their profiles in the “about guides” section of this programme.

Can I book a demo class ?

Yes, you can book a demo with us. Kindly click the book demo button and register for a demo session.

Avni Shah

What I liked about the Programme was the individual attention and guidance that is useful in a practical sense. The mentors at SoME are friendly and firm, and I’ve gained a lot in these six weeks.  

R Strivathsav Ashwin

The course (EPP) helped to structure my thoughts and deliver them in a very engaging way. The assignments were good, and the feedback provided was very insightful. The assignments were good, and the feedback provided was very insightful.

Reuban Daniel

Thank you School of Meaningful Experiences for the valuable training on pitching, nurturing donor and volunteer relationships, as part of the NSRCEL pre-incubation programme. A very special thanks to Rakesh Godhwani, Sandya Karnad Deviah, and Sudha Rajesh from the School Of Meaningful Experiences, and NSRCEL for this amazing learning opportunity.

Jeetendra Lalwani: Team Dial4242

SoME is a new age school where anybody can rediscover the joy of learning and communicating effectively.
We were guided on effective ways of practical communication, negotiation skills and all the skills needed to reach out to investors, clients and business partners through effective communication.
It was a great experience associating with team SoME. A relationship which will stay forever. Thank you team SoME

Vishal kumar Kedia

I learned a lot from the course. Before this course I had a fear of speaking in front of others because of a lack of self confidence. After attending this course I have almost overcome this problem. The guides was very helpful and supportive.

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Programme highlights
  • 5+ years of work experience 
  • Three-level 18-week programme
  • Online live interactive sessions
  • Access to our Learning Management System (LMS)
  • SoME's unique Communication and Confidence frameworks
  • Industry-specific case studies and personalised sessions with our Communication experts  
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