Two day Leadership Training Program was being facilitated by M.R. Pai Foundation through skilled trainers from the Forum of Free Enterprise on 29th & 30th August 2015.More than 100 Students from various colleges of Chandigarh participated. Two renowned resource persons – Vivek Patki and Ajit Kamath, were invited who addressed the students on Effective Communication, Time Management, Goal setting and Self-Esteem in different sessions.It was more of an interactive session than lecturing that was concentrated upon by these resource persons where students were encouraged to find solutions of various day to day situations faced by them by involving them in many practical exercises and games such as goal-setting session, making a Pipe Tower, inspiring them by a song clipping that they heard . With these exercises they were practically taught on how to work in a team and how to broaden their horizons and help them to remove their inhibitions. Students from various colleges in chorus held the view that they enjoyed the sessions thoroughly and gained insights on how to become a successful leader and these sessions provided them with insight that leadership is not about following the footfalls of other people but to set their own direction and initiative.
The special guest of the day was Gita R. Pai, wife of renowned activist and journalist M.R. Pai. The workshop concluded with the valedictory function on 30th August 2015. Students from various colleges were given certificates.