Mr Sudhir Kulkarni is one of e-GENIE Directors involved in our various training and development activities. Mr Kulkarni brings with him about 38 years of corporate experience, having held senior positions for over 30 years with corporations such as Mafatlal Industries, Raymond Limited and Aditya Birla Group across various locations within India as well as abroad – he was the President Director of Indo Bharat Rayon, an Aditya Birla Group Company in Indonesia before he retired in 2012. During this period he also had the responsibility for setting up a plant in Turkey, for which he spent considerable time there.During his tenure with the Aditya Birla Group, he has been exposed to various aspects of individual development, including behavioural coaching. He has been trained as a Behavioural Coach by TWP of Singapore while working with the Aditya Birla Group, and has coached a number of senior managerial personnel of the Group being groomed for higher responsibility.
His forte is in coaching and training of counsellors and trainers, in conducting training sessions for teachers and parents of schools using modern teaching concepts, a passion he has developed since his corporate days, being involved in the operation of schools under his charge as the Unit/ Location Head in various organizations that worked in.
He is also a corporate trainer, and has been conducting workshops on subjects such as Personal Effectiveness, People Development, Team Building, conflict resolution, relationships etc. He also conducts workshops in any people related areas that may be of interest to individual companies, and has been conducting focused workshops for target audiences as well. His style is mainly participative, so that the participants get experiential exposure to the various aspects being dealt with.
His signature training programme is a workshop on Personal Effectiveness titled ‘Transform Your Life’, which deals with various aspects of behaviours as well as relationships, and helps participants to review their personal beliefs and attitudes. The participants build an individual goal sheet for the behavioural changes they will work towards, so as to overcome the barriers to effectiveness. At the choice of organizations, he also conducts refresher workshops so as to measure the progress of individual participants and ensure that they work towards their target goals.
He also conducts workshops on ‘Transforming Relationships’, a workshop aimed at allowing participants to take a fresh look at all their relationship issues, with particular emphasis on the relationship between spouses. This workshop is conducted for couples, and is a three day residential workshop.
Mr Kulkarni is a graduate in engineering, and has undergone a six month Management Development Programme conducted by IIM, Ahmedabad.
He is currently working on assignments of coaching entrepreneurs to enable them improve their management skills, helping organizations to revisit their Vision and Mission statements, redraft their strategy and to develop organization structures including KRAs, helping in transition management etc.