The Business Communications & Strategic Thinking/Planning Workshop is designed to equip participants with essential skills and strategies for effective communication in the business world, while also fostering a deeper understanding of strategic thinking and planning. In today’s competitive landscape, the ability to communicate clearly, persuasively and strategically is paramount for personal and organisational success.
Session Date: 21st October, 2023
Timings : 10:00 a.m. – 01:00 p.m
Mode of the workshop: Online
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and backed by private equity firm Advent International, Encora is the preferred innovation partner to some of the world’s leading technology companies. It provides next-gen services such as Predictive Analysis, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Cloud, and Test Automation. Encora has deep cluster vertical capabilities in HealthTech, FinTech, HiTech, IAM & Cybersecurity, Digital Commerce, EdTech, Supply Chain & Logistics, Telecom and other specialised industries. Encora is an established leader in outsourced product development services that specializes in innovation acceleration for leading-edge technology companies. With over 7,500 associates in 40+ offices and innovation labs across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, India, and Asia Pacific, Encora’s global talent pool, micro-industry vertical expertise and proprietary agile engineering capabilities enable clients to improve their speed to impact. For more information, please visit www.encora.com.
About the Instructor
Mr Prakash Soni
Mr Prakash Soni has over 20 years of experience in building enterprise-class applications, product development and delivery across a range of IT Products on Desktop, Web and Mobile platforms. He has approx 2+ years of experience in managing Data Engineering, Data Mining, Data Analytics and Data Science projects in the Retail Industry (i.e. Retail Price Intelligence Platform for E-Commerce domain).
Prakash’s deep expertise includes Enterprise Program and Product management, from ideation through the full software development lifecycle to customer onboarding. He has been instrumental in driving a number of strategic initiatives and partnerships across business units, clients and geographies. He is passionate about managing large engagements and has led cross functional, distributed teams spanning the USA, Middle East, Far East and India as both Program Manager and DC head to deliver solutions in projects for millions of users across Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Retail, Auto Lease & Loans and Travel & Hospitality industry in the area of Digital Transformation, Systems Modernisation, Product Development, IoT, AI/ML, and Data Science, among others.
In role at Encora, Prakash manages globally-distributed engineering teams to develop NextGen products across the Lease & Loan industry. He has a passion for problem solving and relationship development, enabling him to manoeuvre across the organisation in a smooth manner while driving results.He closely follows the emerging technology trends in cloud & edge computing, data platforms and effective enterprise adoption of AI & ML.
Prakash holds a Bachelor Degree of Computer Science and a Post Graduate Degree of MCA (Master of Computer Applications) from Mohanlal Sukhadia University (MLSU), Udaipur. He is also passionate about travelling, music & photography.
Enhanced Communication Skills:
Participants will learn the art of crafting clear and compelling messages, both in written and verbal communication. This includes effective business writing, persuasive presentations, and active listening techniques.
Strategic Thinking and Planning:
The workshop will delve into the principles of strategic thinking, helping attendees develop a strategic mindset. They will gain insights into long-term planning, goal setting, and aligning their actions with organizational objectives.
Building on effective communication, the workshop will explore conflict resolution strategies. Participants will acquire the skills to navigate and resolve conflicts in a professional and constructive manner.
Strategic thinking goes hand in hand with critical decision-making. Attendees will learn how to analyze complex situations, make informed decisions, and anticipate potential consequences.
The workshop will highlight the importance of strategic leadership in modern businesses. Participants will discover how strategic thinking and effective communication can elevate their leadership abilities.
Effective communication and strategic planning are key to successful team collaboration. The workshop will provide techniques to foster a collaborative environment and align team efforts with organizational goals.
By honing their communication and strategic thinking skills, attendees will leave the workshop with increased confidence in their ability to handle diverse business scenarios.
Throughout the workshop, real-world case studies and practical exercises will be used to illustrate concepts, allowing participants to apply what they’ve learned immediately.
In sum, the Business Communications & Strategic Thinking/Planning Workshop offers a holistic approach to improving professional skills. Participants can expect to leave with a toolkit of strategies and techniques that will not only enhance their business communication but also elevate their strategic thinking and planning capabilities in the ever-evolving business landscape.