Scheduled Dates
IIT Kharagpur
13th - 24th May 2019
IFM Cambridge University
3rd - 7th June 2019
Foreign Collaborating Institution
IFM Cambridge University
The University has QS World University Ranking 2 (Year 2018).

About the

This programme is for the senior faculties, such as Deans and Head of Departments, who aspire to become leader in higher educational institutions or colleges. The programme would provide senior faculty with an opportunity to develop the required leadership and managerial skills including skills of problem-solving, stress management, team building work, conflict management, enhance communication skills, understanding and coping with the complexity and challenges of governance in HEIs, financial & general administration.



Personal leadership development plan

  • Reflective practice
  • Importance of Being Mission Driven
  • Peer coaching and emotional intelligence
  • Implementation, regular assessment and evaluation
  • Efficacy of leadership style in Collaborative work communities
  • Role of self-concept based motivational theory

Conceptual understanding

  • Academic leadership theories
  • Pedagogical concepts and curriculum design

Skill development

  • Conflict resolution
  • Communications Strategies
  • Quality improvement
  • Working with staff, students and external stakeholders.

Assessment and evaluation

The assessment will be based on several leadership attributes like problem solving abilities, handling stress; managing conflicts, decision making etc. and this assessment will be formulated in consultation with the experts.

Likely resources

  • Academic Leaders from academic institutions, R&D Labs (Directors, Vice-chancellors, etc.).
  • Leadership specialist faculties from Business Schools.
  • Corporate and Thought Leaders.
  • Administrative leaders from the government.
  • Founders of Academic Institutions /R&D Labs etc.
  • Leading Alumni and entrepreneurs.
  • Strategic leaders from defense sectors.


  • Interactive lectures
  • Case Study based round-table Discussion
  • Group activity – Collaborative learning
  • Individual strength based project
  • Field visit to various live projects – Industry, Academic, Research Park
  • New Institution Development Project – Case Study