In the context of Global, Multicultural & Virtual work environments domain knowledge alone is not a sufficient guarantee for professional success. Since long we have been talking about organizational leadership or corporate leadership. In fact leadership is an adjective mostly attached to the growth of industry. Rarely do we realize the importance of leadership in educational institutions. This course is designed to help the teaching/Academic professionals to understand how educational leadership can transform and enhance the effectiveness of educational institutions. This course intends to focus on academic community and to encourage individual members to develop various skills, competencies, abilities to enhance their leadership skills. It will also help them to develop awareness into their self-motivation, reflective practices, critical thinking and positive plans of actions for enhancing their leadership impact and institutional effectiveness. This course is aimed to mobilize human resources of education sector, educational administration and prospective teachers.
Prof. Atasi Mohanty has done her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India. She has also earned her M.Phil. degrees both in Education and Psychology. Prior to joining Centre for Educational Technology, IIT Kharagpur, she was teaching in Visva-Bharati university, Santiniketan. Her area/s of teaching and research interest/s are Educational Psychology, Teacher Education, Mental Health & Human Resource Development. She has also organized Workshops/Seminar/Short Term Courses on Professional Development and Educational Leadership.