FLY (Finding the Leader in You) Program organized by RK University with Competitiveness Mindset Institute (CMI), USA in cooperation with IIT Gandhinagar

Posted on July 25th, 2019 @ 01:52pm

From 18th to 20th July, 2019 RK University had hosted 3 days FLY (Finding the Leader in You) Scholar Program with Competitiveness Mindset Institute (CMI), USA in cooperation with IIT Gandhinagar at our University Campus for the students of 2nd and 3rd year of B.Tech Engineering and MBA.

Dr. Viraj Vora and Ms. Seema Saxena master trainers from CMI conducted this entire 3 days program in which 70+ students have actively participated and gain valuable knowledge and meaningful learning on big five non-cognitive skills which will be helpful to them in future when they enter the job market. These skills will also help them in improving their performance in-classroom as well as at workplace and build a foundation for Leadership skills among themselves.

A program was designed by experts from the USA using the cutting edge active learning methodologies built on the growth mindset models. A unique immersive course for developing the following five pillars of competitiveness mindset rated highest in a major nationwide; Conscientiousness, Perseverance, Taking Initiative, Innovativeness and Problem Solving skills.

Competitiveness Mindset Institute (CMI), USA, a non-profit institute engaged in research and education in non-cognitive skills, has developed in cooperation with CMI-IITGN, educational programs for youth at different levels/grades in education and for working professionals, to learn to recognize, develop, practice and inculcate the Big Five non-cognitive (soft) skills identified by CMI.

CMI Vision is to see every graduating student and every professional in India be as effective in the productive exercise of their skills, perform as competitively in the global marketplace as the best in the world, and exercise ethical leadership in all they do.

RK University also signed MOU with CMI – IITGN for conducting such kind of innovative programs in future for the development of students as well as for the professionals in the region. The whole program was coordinated by Dr. Vishal Doshi (Head TPO), Prof. Nirav Mandavia (Assistant Professor – SOM) and Training & Placement Cell of RK University.