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Students of Goa Institute of Management gear up to trek to Chandrakhani Pass

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By Latika Payak

2023-08-11

After last year's successful Collaborative Leadership Program at Hampta Pass, Goa Institute of Management (GIM) students are back for their second program. This time, we are conducting the program on the Chandrakhani Pass trek.

“The program is designed to help participants practice collaborative leadership — they learn to share control and avoid power struggle, to create an environment that enables others to lead in their area of responsibility, to build connections with other teams and stakeholders and to leverage the diversity in a team and tap its collective intelligence,” says Lakshmi Selvakumaran, Head of Learning and Development at Indiahikes.

Several organizations and management schools try to address this gap with theoretical frameworks, but it is not easy to put them into practice. This is where the Collaborative Leadership Program in the mountains comes in.

“In a short trek, students pick up key aspects of teamwork and collaboration. Last year, we saw this unfold on the 4-day Hampta Pass trek in a way that surprised even the facilitators," Lakshmi shares. She herself is headed to facilitate this year's program and is on her way to Manali. We will keep you posted about how the program unfolds.

Read about GIM's Hampta Pass experience from 2022

Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

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Latika is a Senior Content Writer and one of the rare team members who has seen Indiahikes from its initial days. She was among the first few to begin creating content at Indiahikes, documenting treks around Maharasthra, interviewing trekkers and writing their stories.

Latika started trekking after joining Indiahikes and has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.

With a strong background in print media and have worked with several publications. Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite.

She is presently working on bringing out news from the remote trekking regions of our country.

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