Developing Essential Competencies for Future Proofing the Career

Start Time

15 March 2021

End Time

18 March 2021


 Witnessing a couple of decades defined by disruption, automation, and job displacement, its time for us to believe that one’s job could be at risk. By 2035, it is estimated that 40% of today’s professions will have disappeared, replaced by new and exciting jobs to fit around our fast-developing technology. The world is changing and so is the future of work. The good news is, tough robots can do a great many things, and there are some competencies that simply can’t be replicated by robots and artificial intelligence. Hence those who wish to thrive amidst the unprecedented technological advancement need to future proof their careers by proactively developing and leveraging their unique human capabilities especially using the Soft Skills. In a relatively unknown future, investing good amount of time in developing soft skills and understanding where one’s strengths lie is the best possible way to secure one’s future career as these skills can be transferred into new jobs effortlessly.


To orient the junior and mid-level executives towards developing necessary competencies that can help them in future proofing their career in times of disruption and uncertainty and preparing for the future of work.


  • Finding one’s Strengths
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Flexing the Cognitive Muscle
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data based Decision Making
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Adaptability and Resilience


 The program is designed to orient the participant executives towards developing necessary competencies to future proof their career through a blend of theoretical inputs, group discussions, virtual training games, activities and the use of psychometric instruments.  It will be delivered by a team of expert faculty having profound knowledge and experience in career coaching and life skill development areas.


 Middle and Junior level Managers of PSUs, Private Sector Enterprises in Manufacturing and Service Sectors, Executives and Team Leaders from IT and ITEs.


Monday, March 15 to Thursday, March 18, 2021. The programme starts at 0930 hours and shall conclude at 1530 hours on these days.


 The Programme fee is Rs.16,000/- + GST. The fee includes tuition fees and courseware.  The payment of fee may be made either by electronic mode or by Cheque/DD drawn in favour of “Centre for Organization Development” payable at Hyderabad, along with the nomination form be sent to the Head, Programmes Office, Centre for Organization Development, Madhapur, P.O. Cyberabad, Hyderabad 500 081.


 The Centre issues a Certificate of Participation on conclusion of the Program.


 Participants of the program will become members of COD Alumni Association.


 Prof. A. Lalitha, Assistant Professor in OB, OD& HR, Centre for Organization Development, is an M.Phil. NET/JRF in Social Sciences. She is DiSC certified. She has vast experience and is adept in designing and delivering training programs in OD and OB. Since 2010, She has conducted several open and in-house Leadership Development programs and long duration workshops where emphasis was on Strategic and Collaborative Leadership, Mentoring Relationships, Stakeholder Orientation and Building and Leading Teams for client organizations like Department of Science and Technology, DRDO, NMDC, MRPL, BOB, IOB, OBC, LIC, HPCL, Ministry of Finance, Government of Afghanistan. She is highly adept in conducting sessions on Time Management, Mentoring and Coaching Competencies, Team Development, Team Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Interpersonal Skills, Awareness of Self, Understanding Self, Building Positive Organizational Culture, Leadership Vision, Situational Leadership, Personal Effectiveness, Trusted Leadership, Trust in Organizations, Organizational Climate Value-based Leadership, Women at Work, Team Building and Conflict Resolution. She has got expertise in conducting Activity-based Experiential Learning sessions for all levels of Management.

She has conducted Organizational Climate Surveys, Learning Need Surveys in different public sector organizations like NMDC. She has successfully led the project team, evaluating the training programs conducted by AMR-APARD. As a team member, she has worked on the assignments of preparing HR Manuals for APMDC Ltd., NMDC Ltd., ePragati and NMDC-CMDC.

She has published several research papers/articles to her credit in various Journals and Books. Her areas of interest include, Organizational Development & Behaviour, Public Policy, and Women in Management, Training Evaluation and ROI in Training.