Personality Development Course in Mumbai
Goregaon (East), Mumbai – 400065

A complete Soft Skills and Emotional Intelligence Development programme for Professionals, Graduating Students, Management Trainees, GET Trainees,  and all those who want to develop interpersonal competencies, people management skills and are looking for self development and confidence building.

 Personality Development Certificate Course by Cogito Training and Counseling Centre

We are happy to announce our Personality Development course. This is a practical workshop focused on overall development of the participants in areas of their communication skills, language,  etiquette, mannerisms, behaviour, confidence, self esteem, interpersonal relationship skills, team working and other social skills. It also addresses deeper psychological concepts like attitude, values and belief systems of participants and seeks to correct or modify wherever it is necessary. This is done by using psychological concepts and therapies like REBT and CBT. Eg. Participants are encouraged and trained in differentiating rational and irrational thoughts and beliefs held for long.


Course Structure: This course is has two formats

  1. One on one coaching and mentoring with individual attention, counselling and guidance
  2. Group Batches where the same course is run for groups with group activities and exercises.
  3. Participants can choose either of the two modes.

Course Duration: 2 Months Programme: Weekend Sunday/Saturdays Batch. Timing – 12.30pm. to 2.00 p.m. (Extra lectures/Guest sessions on public holidays)

Course Venue: 529, A-Wing, Mainframe Building, Near Orchid Mall, Royal Palms Estate, Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon(East), Mumbai-400065.

Introduction to the course in Personality Development

What is Personality Development?

Personality development refers to the process of enhancing and refining one’s characteristics, behaviors, attitudes, and overall demeanor to become a more well-rounded and effective individual. It encompasses various aspects of an individual’s psychological, emotional, social, and physical well-being.

Key elements and strategies for personality development:

  • Self-awareness: Understanding one’s strengths, weaknesses, values, beliefs, and emotions is crucial for personal growth. Techniques such as journaling, self-reflection, and seeking feedback from others can help in developing self-awareness.
  • Continuous learning: Engage in lifelong learning to acquire new skills, knowledge, and perspectives. This could include formal education, reading books, attending workshops, or learning from experiences.
  • Setting goals: Establish clear and achievable goals that align with your values and aspirations. Break down larger goals into smaller, manageable tasks and track your progress regularly.
  • Communication skills: Effective communication is essential for building relationships, resolving conflicts, and expressing oneself. Practice active listening, assertiveness, and clarity in your verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Emotional intelligence: Cultivate emotional intelligence by recognizing and managing your own emotions, as well as understanding and empathizing with others. Develop skills such as self-regulation, empathy, and social awareness.
  • Adaptability: Learn to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace uncertainty. Develop resilience and flexibility to cope with challenges and setbacks.
  • Positive mindset: Cultivate a positive attitude and outlook on life. Focus on your strengths, practice gratitude, and adopt a growth mindset that views failures as opportunities for learning and growth.
  • Assertiveness: Assertiveness involves expressing your thoughts, feelings, and needs in a respectful and confident manner, while also respecting the rights and boundaries of others. It is a key aspect of effective communication and building healthy relationships.
  • Interpersonal skills: Develop strong interpersonal skills such as empathy, teamwork, conflict resolution, and networking. Building meaningful connections with others can enhance personal and professional success.
  • Self-care: Prioritize self-care activities that promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This could include exercise, meditation, hobbies, spending time with loved ones, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Overall, personality development is a lifelong journey that requires self-reflection, continuous learning, and intentional effort to become the best version of oneself. By focusing on personal growth and development, individuals can enhance their quality of life, achieve their goals, and contribute positively to society.

Objectives of Our Personality Development Course

 Developing participants by addressing their self development issues and helping them overcome the challenges faced by them.

  1. To train participants on essential soft skills required to perform their jobs.
  2. To prepare them to be good team players and help them develop good interpersonal skills
  3. Work on their communication skills and teach them the tools needed to communicate well to be able to deal with both internal and external customers.
  4. To motivate them by giving them behavioral inputs for self development & learning.

For Whom: Open to all

 Contents & Syllabus of our Personality Development Course

  1. Personal Attitude- Understanding Attitude, Developing Positive Attitude, Positive & Right Thinking, Being Proactive, Discipline, Punctuality, Responsibility & Accountability
  2. Confidence and Assertiveness: Understanding Behaviour (Aggressive/Offensive, Passive, Submissive) Being Assertive, Learning to say “No”. Maintaining dignity and self respect. Building confidence.
  3. Personal Development- Learnability, Work Life Balance, Effectively Dealing with Personal Issues. Values and Beliefs, Integrity,  Importance of Ethics in Work and Life.
  4. Grooming & Etiquette – Health & Hygiene, Habits & Mannerisms, Table Manners, Dressing Sense, Greetings, Talking and Initiating Conversations, Body Language,  Introductions, Exchanging Cards, Handshake,  Behavior with Seniors, Colleagues & Customers/ Visitors, General Conduct, Cultural and Gender sensitivity at work.
  5. Communication Skills: Improving Language, Listening Skills, Effectively Communicating with respect and polite demeanor, Handling Differences in Opinion, Critique and Feedback.
  6. Team Working – Importance of Team Work, Building Team, Generating

Synergy, Motivating Teams, Leading a Team, Team Management and Team Working skills

  1. Relationships Skills: Interpersonal Relationship Development, Developing Relationship Skills, Dealing with difficult people, Conflict Management, Handling Difficult Situations,.
  2. Leadership Development: Leadership Concepts & Issues, Types of Leadership & Its Effectiveness, Managerial Grid Leadership, Situational Leadership, Developing Leadership Skills.
  3. Stress Management: Understanding Stress, Reasons for Stress, Issues Vs Problems, Managing Stress, Power of Now, Anger Management, Health and stress, Johari Window.
  4. Time Management: Self Management & Planning, Goal Setting & Time Management, Urgent Importance Matrix, Time wasters, Problems in time management
  1. Public Speaking and Presentation Skills: Platform Skills, Rules of Presentation, Communicating with Confidence, Overcoming Stage Fear, Planning & Organizing the Presentation, Use of Powerpoint, Audio Visuals, Use of Icebreakers, Body Language & Voice Modulation.
  2. Facing Interviews and Group Discussions: Facing Interviews, Handling Questions, Being Confident, Negotiating Salary, Body Language, Grooming & Dressing. Preparing for GDs.
  3. Preparing The Right Resume: Writing a Winning Resume, Resume Essentials, Major Information to be Shared in Proper Order, Do’s & Don’ts, The Structure of Resume, Highlighting your Strengths,
  4. Health & Hygiene: Importance of Healthy Living, Diet, Sleep Patterns & Health, Exercise & Fitness, Hygiene etc.
  1. Ethics, Values Education, Discipline & Habits, Social media addiction (the power and perils of FB, twitter, mobile phones, etc.)
  2. Career Interest Testing, Career Planning, Career Counseling & Vocational Guidance.

Activities and assessment tests included in this course: Attitude Test, Career Aptitude Test,  EQ Test, JOHARI Exercise, Ice Breaking Exercises, Team Building Activities etc.

Duration: Two Months (Weekend Batches, Saturdays and Sundays)

Language: English / Hindi

Batch Size: 25-30 Participants

 Lead Faculty & Course Head:

 Praveen Singh

MBA (HRM), DPM&IR, B.A.(Psychology),TOTA, AGI(USA)

  • Visting Faculty of Management with Mumbai University
  • Approved Grid Instructor, Certified by Grid International Inc. USA
  • DG Shipping Certified Instructor, TOTA Course Approved by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Surface Transport, Govt of India.
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Training & Development, New Delhi
  • Director & Lead Faculty, Cogito Training & Counseling Centre, Mumbai.


ISTD Shushikshan Award Winner 2023, Trainer’s Contest Organized by ISTD Kolkata Chapter during their Eastern Regional Conference 2023

Winner of  Indian Achiever’s Award 2020-21, for Training & Counseling in Recognition of Outstanding Professional Achievement and Contribution in Nation Building. This award was given by Indian Achiever’s Forum, New Delhi.

Recognized by Shri Vishwakarma Skill University(Govt of Haryana) for his participation in Innovative Teaching Pedagogy in Higher Education in Corporate Trainer Category, Oct 2020.

ASTD Excellence in Practice Award.  SPARSH – A Touch of Warmth and Care  received an ASTD Excellence in Practice Award out of 178 entries in 2011. Was member of the award winning SPARSH Team involved in training project SPARSH as faculty at Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.

Was nominated by ISTD (Indian Society for Training & Development), New Delhi, for the Prestigious “Vivekananda National Award” for Excellence in HRD & Training in the year 2008. Was among Top Six Finalist at National Level in all India competition.
Recognized by REMI(Reliance Energy Management Institute) for featuring constantly  among the top rated external faculties.(2006-2012). Average rating @ 4.4/5

Faculty Brief Profile:

Praveen Singh is the Director, Lead Faculty and Executive Coach with Cogito Training and Counseling Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai. Cogito Training and Counseling Centre offers services like Corporate Soft Skills Training Solutions, Executive Coaching, Life Coaching and Mentoring, Faculty Developed Training, Campus to Corporate Training, Psychology and Counseling Workshops, Career Planning, Resume and Profile Editing,   Aptitude Testing, Psychometric Assessments and Counseling.

Praveen Singh has been actively involved in Training & Executive Coaching since eighteen years in IT, Manufacturing, Power, Energy, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure Sector Companies. He has been working for more than forty companies spread all across India. He is an experienced trainer in Soft-Skills, Attitudinal, Behavioral Training, HRD & Psychology topics. He earlier worked with an UK based Web Enabled Co. as Human Resource Manager and with a leading Management Consulting company. Currently he is Empanelled Corporate Trainer with companies like Tata Power, Reliance ADAG, Mahindra & Mahindra, Adani Group, BRO(Ministry of Defence), RBI, RCF, Essel Group, DTPS, CESC Kolkata,, AIPM, NEC Nashik, Great lakes IEMR, TIME, Sterling, Embassy Properties, Bangalore, Etc. He is also an IMO & DG Shipping Certified Maritime Trainer & Consultant to MMTI, SCMS & GURSHIP.

He also teaches MBA & PG Students of Management as Visiting Faculty and is associated with several Business Schools in Mumbai. He has been conducting programmes in many cities in India including, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune, Nashik, Mundra(Bhuj), Sagar(MP), Jodhpur, Patna, Goa, Orrisa, Kodaikanal & Cochin. Having traveled to many countries in Europe, including The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium & France, is exposed to different work cultures.

At his Centre and Institute, with his team of professional psychologists, he runs a very popular course named, “Certificate Course in Psychology & Counseling”, every two months.

Contact Details: 

Cogito Training & Counseling Centre

529, A Wing, Mainframe Building, Near Orchid Mall,

Royal Palms, Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon (East), Mumbai – 400065

Tel: 9869018775,

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Cogito Training & Counseling Centre: Our Training Credentials

We are Mumbai based Corporate Training Solutions Services Firm, Providing Training Solutions in the Behavioral, Attitudinal, Psychology, HRD or Soft Skills arena.  We are also into Psychometric Assessment & Counseling. We started operations in year 2004 and since then we are providing training and consultancy services to our expanding clientele. It was nurtured, developed and promoted as an entrepreneurial venture by Prof. Praveen Singh and his team of  Corporate Training & HR Consultants, Trainers & Psychologist that achieved credit of exceeding 60,000 satisfied training participants falling under the category of senior executives of corporates, middle and lower management officers, supervisory level and technical staff. Our team trained employees of Government, Public Sector Undertakings, Private and Multinational Companies. Our clientele covers sectors like oil and gas, petroleum, power, information technology, finance, automobile, hospitality, services, water transport, marine hospitality (cruise liners), academia (Schools & Colleges) and social & non-profit organizations etc.

Our faculty team consists of Management Consultants, Training Consultants, HR Professionals and Psychologists providing diverse educational, training, teaching, coaching, mentoring, assessment and counseling services to corporate houses across industries, educational institutions and individuals.

Why Developing One’s Personality is Important?

 Following are the reasons:

 Improved Relationships: A well-developed personality enables individuals to communicate effectively, empathize with others, and build strong relationships. Good interpersonal skills facilitate better interactions with friends, family, colleagues, and romantic partners, leading to more fulfilling connections.

Career Success: Employers value individuals with strong personalities who demonstrate qualities such as leadership, teamwork, communication skills, and adaptability. Developing these traits can enhance career prospects, increase job satisfaction, and open up opportunities for advancement.

Self-Confidence: Personality development fosters self-confidence and self-esteem. When individuals understand their strengths and weaknesses and work on improving themselves, they feel more confident in their abilities and are better equipped to handle challenges and setbacks.

Effective Communication: Effective communication is essential in all aspects of life, from personal relationships to professional interactions. Developing communication skills such as active listening, clarity, and assertiveness can lead to better understanding, collaboration, and conflict resolution.

Emotional Intelligence: Personality development includes developing emotional intelligence, which involves understanding and managing one’s emotions as well as recognizing and empathizing with the emotions of others. Emotional intelligence is linked to success in various areas of life, including relationships, leadership, and overall well-being.

Adaptability and Resilience: A well-rounded personality enables individuals to adapt to changing circumstances, cope with stress, and bounce back from setbacks. Developing resilience and flexibility allows individuals to navigate life’s ups and downs with greater ease and grace.

Personal Fulfillment: Ultimately, personality development contributes to personal fulfillment and a sense of purpose. When individuals invest in their personal growth and strive to become the best versions of themselves, they experience greater satisfaction and fulfillment in life.

Positive Impact on Society: Individuals with developed personalities are better equipped to contribute positively to society. They are more likely to engage in pro-social behaviors, such as volunteering, helping others, and advocating for positive change, leading to a more compassionate and harmonious community.

In summary, developing one’s personality is important for building meaningful relationships, achieving success in various aspects of life, enhancing self-confidence and resilience, and ultimately experiencing personal fulfillment and making a positive impact on the world.

 What are the traits of confident people that we need to develop in ourselves?

 Confident people often exhibit a combination of traits that contribute to their self-assuredness and ability to navigate various situations effectively. Some key traits of confident individuals include:

  1. Self-Awareness: Confident people have a clear understanding of their strengths, weaknesses, values, and beliefs. They are aware of their abilities and limitations, which enables them to set realistic goals and make informed decisions.
  2. Positive Mindset: Confident individuals tend to have a positive outlook on life. They focus on solutions rather than dwelling on problems, and they see setbacks as opportunities for growth rather than failures.
  3. Assertiveness: Confident people are able to express their thoughts, feelings, and needs in a respectful and direct manner. They are not afraid to speak up for themselves or advocate for what they believe in, while also respecting the rights and boundaries of others.
  4. Adaptability: Confident individuals are flexible and adaptable in the face of change. They are open to new experiences and willing to step out of their comfort zones to embrace challenges and opportunities for growth.
  5. Effective Communication: Confident people excel in communication. They are able to articulate their ideas clearly and confidently, listen actively to others, and engage in constructive dialogue. They are also adept at non-verbal communication, such as maintaining eye contact and using confident body language.
  6. Resilience: Confident individuals are resilient in the face of adversity. They are able to bounce back from setbacks and failures, learning from their experiences and using them as stepping stones to future success.
  7. Self-Confidence: Confidence in oneself is a hallmark trait of confident individuals. They believe in their abilities and trust themselves to handle whatever challenges come their way. This self-assurance allows them to take risks and pursue their goals with determination.
  8. Empathy: Confident people are often empathetic towards others. They are able to understand and relate to the emotions and perspectives of those around them, which strengthens their interpersonal relationships and enables effective collaboration.
  9. Openness to Feedback: Confident individuals are receptive to feedback and constructive criticism. They see it as an opportunity for growth and self-improvement rather than as a threat to their ego.
  10. Proactive Approach: Confident people take initiative and are proactive in pursuing their goals. They are not afraid to take calculated risks or make decisions, and they are willing to take responsibility for their actions.

Overall, confident individuals possess a combination of self-awareness, positivity, assertiveness, adaptability, resilience, effective communication skills, and empathy, which enable them to navigate life’s challenges with grace and achieve success in their endeavors.

 Role of a Coach in Developing Personality of the clients: Top of Form

Coaching plays a significant role in developing personality by providing individuals with guidance, support, and tools to enhance their self-awareness, personal effectiveness, and overall well-being. Here are some key aspects of a coach’s role in personality development:

Facilitating Self-Discovery: Coaches help individuals explore their strengths, values, beliefs, and aspirations through various assessment tools, reflective exercises, and open-ended questioning. By gaining deeper insights into themselves, individuals can identify areas for growth and development.

Setting Goals and Action Plans: Coaches assist individuals in setting clear, achievable goals that align with their values and aspirations. They help break down larger goals into smaller, manageable steps and develop action plans to move forward effectively.

Providing Feedback and Accountability: Coaches offer honest and constructive feedback to help individuals recognize their blind spots, areas for improvement, and progress towards their goals. They hold individuals accountable for taking ownership of their actions and making consistent efforts towards personal growth.

Building Confidence and Self-Efficacy: Coaches support individuals in building self-confidence and self-efficacy by recognizing and celebrating their achievements, challenging limiting beliefs, and encouraging them to step out of their comfort zones. Through encouragement and empowerment, coaches help individuals develop a positive mindset and belief in their abilities.

Enhancing Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Coaches work with individuals to improve their communication skills, including active listening, assertiveness, empathy, and conflict resolution. They provide strategies and techniques for effective communication in various personal and professional settings.

Promoting Emotional Intelligence: Coaches help individuals develop emotional intelligence by increasing their awareness and understanding of emotions, managing stress and anxiety, and cultivating empathy and resilience. They provide tools and techniques for regulating emotions and building healthier relationships.

Supporting Personal Growth and Development: Coaches serve as a supportive ally and sounding board for individuals as they navigate personal challenges, transitions, and life changes. They offer encouragement, perspective, and resources to help individuals overcome obstacles and achieve their full potential.

Encouraging Reflection and Self-Care: Coaches encourage individuals to engage in regular self-reflection and self-care practices to maintain balance, well-being, and personal growth. They promote mindfulness, stress management techniques, and self-care activities to enhance overall resilience and vitality.

Overall, the role of a coach in personality development is to empower individuals to unlock their full potential, overcome obstacles, and thrive in all aspects of their lives. Through guidance, support, and accountability, coaches help individuals cultivate a strong sense of self, develop essential skills and qualities, and achieve their goals with confidence and resilience.