Learning Chanakya's teachings through fund and entertainment. A proprietary training program by Seventeen Events.

Objectives

Learning and experiencing the teachings of Chanakya using fun activities and films.
Inducing the Chanakya thought process in the mind of the corporate world.
Using ancient Indian wisdom to benefit modern day businesses.

THE PROGRAM

The Discover the Chanakya in You program has been designed carefully by bringing together theory and activity-based learning for an experiential learning process.

Theory

Trainer Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai speaks on the principles of leadership and management given in the Arthashastra.

Practice

Trainer D Sivanandhan brings out his real life experience as a top cop. His leadership strategies applied in practical real life challenges of security have become a case study of role model leadership.

Activity-based learning

Trainer Sourav Mukherjee mixes Chanakya's 7 pillars of a kingdom and his leadership ideas with group activities and team dynamics.

CHANAKYA’S TEACHINGS APPLIED TO THE CORPORATE WORLD

CHANAKYA’S TEACHINGS APPLIED TO THE CORPORATE WORLD

  • Chanakya lived in the 4th Century B.C. He was a king maker and known as a master strategist. His ideas of good governance and leadership are documented in his magna opus - The Kautilya's Arthashastra.
  • Chanakya spoke on various topics like selection of leaders, economics, warfare, foreign policy, military strategy, law and order. diplomacy, negotiations among others. These ideas are relevant even in the modern world and we can draw principles applicable for corporations.

THE TRAINERS

Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai THEORY
  • Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai from the University of Mumbai, Department of Philosophy is the founder-director of Chanakya Institute of Public leadership (CIPL).
  • He has done an extensive research on “Kautilya’s Arthashastra”, the well known book on management written in 4th BC from Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF).
  • He later proceeded to do his MA in Sanskrit and a PhD.
  • He is the director at SPM Foundation and founder Director of Atma Darshan a spiritual tourism company. With nearly 20 years of combined working and business experience he is a well known management speaker, trainer, author and consultant.
  • He has represented India in various national and international conferences including the Academy of Management (AOM) in San Antonio, Texas, USA.. His first book Corporate Chanakya has been on the best-seller list since its launch in 2010 and used as a text book in various Business schools in India and abroad.
D Sivanandhan
PRACTICE
  • He began his career as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Madras University. Joined IPS in 1976 and retired as the DGP of Maharashtra.
  • During his tenure he has worked in the Intelligence Bureau, CBI, Anti naxal in Nagpur, he has been the Commissioner of Police for Nagpur, Thane and Mumbai for a duration of 6 years.
  • He headed the Mumbai Crime branch for 6 years and during this stint he completely uprooted the organized crime menace from the city of Mumbai.
  • He is a visiting faculty with National Police Academy Hyderabad and several other colleges across India.
  • Worked in the Naresh Chandra Special Task force revamping India’s Internal and External Security.
  • Today he is a consultant and a director at many corporates and govt. bodies such as RBI. He also runs his own consultancy firm called Securus First Pvt. Ltd.
Sourav Mukherjee
ACTIVITY-BASED LEARNING
  • Sourav Mukherjee is the Founder and Director of Seventeen Events Pvt. Ltd.
  • Has studied Business Management and Event Management.
  • Has been in the line of experiential training for the past 6 years and has conducted several training programs for many MNCs.
  • Has developed some of the most innovative and participative training programs available in the country today.
  • Has been a compere for many corporate functions for more than 8 years. Is a consultant with several leading event management companies.

ACTIVITY :

Basis

  • SWAMI : The King (The Leader)
  • AMATYA: The Minister (The Managers)
  • JANAPADA: The Country (The market / Clients / Customers)
  • DURG: The Fortified City (The Infrastructure)
  • KOSHA: The Treasury (Finance)
  • DANDA: Army (Team)
  • MITRA: The Ally (Mentor / Friend / Consultant)
Chanakya wrote the construct to run a sound and successful kingdom in his Arthashastra,2400 years ago and called it the Saptanga, which means the 7 parts (pillars) of a kingdom.

ACTIVITY:

Format

Step I
Teams formed and named after ancient
Kingdoms.
Step II
Team Members given an occupation
like king, ministers etc.
Step III
Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillay, the author of Corporate Chanakya does an introduction to the world of Chanakya.
Step IV
Activities are conducted as per
the pillars selected.
Step V
Film based on the pillar shown
(Interview with famous personality of the field) eg. Narayan Murthy for leadership.
Step VI
De –brief on the activity is done.

The Films: with

To enhance the learning at every stage a film is shown, this film has been produced by Shemaroo Entertainment. The film has interviews on a subject by the best in the Industry. The films provide us with their insights as they have evolved to the present state in their respective fields.

King

Mr. Narayan Murthi

Chairman Emeritus

Infosys Ltd.

Minister

Dr. Santrupt Mishra

Director, Group HR

Aditya Birla Group

Market

Ms. Vinita Bali

Managing Director

Britannia Industries Ltd.

Infrastructure

Mr. Subroto Bagchi

Chairman

Mindtree Ltd.

Finance

Mr. Raamdeo Agarwal

Jt. MD

Motilal Oswal Fin Ser Ltd.

Team

Mr. D Shivanandhan

Director Gen. of Police

Maharashtra

Mentor

Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai

Director

Chanakya Institute of Leadership

King

Mr. Narayan Murthi

Chairman Emeritus

Infosys Ltd.

Minister

Dr. Santrupt Mishra

Director, Group HR

Aditya Birla Group

Market

Ms. Vinita Bali

Managing Director

Britannia Industries Ltd.

Infrastructure

Mr. Subroto Bagchi

Chairman

Mindtree Ltd.

Finance

Mr. Raamdeo Agarwal

Jt. MD

Motilal Oswal Fin Ser Ltd.

Team

Mr. D Shivanandhan

Director Gen. of Police

Maharashtra

Mentor

Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai

Director

Chanakya Institute of Leadership

MODULES

Full day

Basic Module

  • Overview of the 7 pillars
  • Games and Films
  • Trainers: Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai and Sourav Mukherjee

Expert Module

  • Overview of 7 pillars
  • Detailed understanding of Team and Leadership pillars of the Saptanga Model
  • Games and Films
  • Real life stories from D. Sivanandhan
  • Trainers: D. Sivanandhan, Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai and Sourav Mukherjee

Specialized Module

  • Detailed understanding of either Marketing / Infrastructure / Finance pillar of the Saptanga Model with an expert trainer in the field
  • Games and Films
  • Real life stories from D. Sivanandhan
  • Trainers: Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai, specialised trainer in the relevant field, Sourav Mukherjee

Half day

Introductory Module

  • Overview of 7 pillars
  • Games and Films
  • Trainers: Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai and Sourav Mukherjee

Expert Module

  • Overview of 7 pillars
  • Games and Films
  • Real life stories from D. Sivanandhan
  • Trainers D Sivanandhan, Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai and Sourav Mukherjee

Games Module

  • Team building with Games and Debriefs
  • Trainers: Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai or D. Sivanandhan and Sourav Mukherjee

Leadership Module

  • Detailed understanding of the Leadership pillar delivered by D. Sivanandhan
  • Games and Debriefs
  • Trainers: D. Sivanandhan and Sourav Mukherjee

REQUIREMENTS

Indoor venue preferably with an outdoor venue attached.

Large enough space for activity and classroom sessions.

Basic sound and projection systems.

If activity is outside of Mumbai (Business travel and Stay for the trainers)