Lalitha Akundi

Lalitha Akundi

Coach & Consultant

For over 20 years, Lalitha has partnered with companies, institutions and government departments to design, develop and deliver insightful, engaging and interactive Leadership Development programs, extended-duration workshops, and executive education courses covering a wide range of HR practice areas, including leadership strategy, collaboration, mentoring relationships, stakeholder management, and team-building. She has worked with the Department of Science and Technology, DRDO, NMDC, MRPL, Bank of Baroda, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, LIC, HPCL, and the Ministry of Finance, Government of Afghanistan, among many others. She has created operational frameworks, defined HR processes and administered organizational climate and employee engagement surveys for many public sector companies, led training needs analyses and impact evaluations at AMR-APARD, and authored HR manuals for APMDC, NMDC, e-Pragati, AP Transco, APTDC and NMDC-CMDC. Lalitha is the author of a number of well-regarded academic papers and articles.

Lalitha holds an M.Phil. in Social Sciences. She is accredited to implement the DiSC Psychometric tool and is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner. Besides, she holds a Diploma in Experiential Education and a Certified POSH Enabler and Trainer.

Workshops & Seminars

  • Awareness & Understanding of Self
  • Building a Positive Organizational Culture
  • Building Trust in Leadership & Organizations
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership Visioning
  • Personal Effectiveness Strategies
  • Situational & Value-Based Leadership
  • Strategies for Women at Work
  • Team Building and Development


  • Activity-based and experiential learning
  • HR strategy and policy
  • Public policy
  • Organization climate and employee engagement surveys
  • Organization development and behaviour
  • Training impact evaluation and ROI
  • Training program design and delivery
  • Women in leadership