Leadership Essentials Program

Are you committed to making a bigger impact through your leadership at work and other areas of your life?

Would you like to use Art of War principles for growing in your career or to grow your business?

Are you interested to learn directly from Industry Leaders and be mentored personally by certified coaches?

Would you like to do all this from the comfort of your homes?

Attend this top-class certificate leadership program, without going abroad and spending a fortune!

Program Structure and Content

2 days of intense live online sessions spread over 6 weeks

Full day Live sessions: 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Short, app based, daily leadership ritual building sessions

Experiential, Immersive Sessions

Strength based assessments, personalized reports and assignments

Real-time BHAG projects (3 month duration with a weekly commitment of 3-5 hours)

Lead with a sense of purpose and joy

> Stand up for self, negotiate and communicate powerfully

> Manage politics and bias confidently.

> Lead with a sense of purpose, values, using powerful communication and with balance.

> Visualize and plan for the long term

> Develop a sense of internal confidence

Strength based excellence

> Understanding your strengthening and differentiating yourself

> Accelerated learning towards excellence

> Developing the habits of accomplishment

> Playing your 'A-Game'

Implement Art of War strategies

> Art of War in the business context

> Understanding the 'ENEMY'

> Attack and defense tactics in the business world

> Most impactful global management principles, and competences.

> Differentiation

Program Delivery Method

Program delivered with a 360° focus

Program Leaders


Founder/CEO, Iron Lady, Co-Founder/Trustee, Head Held High

Rajesh is a serial social entrepreneur (Iron Lady is his initiative). He is also the Co-founder and Trustee of Head Held High Foundation. Rajesh’s work has impacted lakhs of people over the last 14 years. He’s been awarded as the Real Heroes of India by CNN network. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan has showcased his work on StarPlus.


Co-founder/Chairman, Iron Lady, Ex-CEO, Aviva Singapore

Simon is a highly accomplished global CEO / CXOs – being the CEO of companies like Aviva, Singapore. He’s held CXO positions at Barclays, Prudential and Hong Leong Bank.
Simon has mentored / managed / supported thousands of senior leaders over his illustrious career spanning over 3 decades.


Co-founder/Director, Iron Lady, Ex-CEO, Bajaj Auto, Escorts Agri

Sridhar is considered one of the foremost turn-around specialists in India, having turned around many billion-dollar companies like Bajaj Auto and Escorts, being their CEO / president.
Sridhar comes with 25+ years of corporate experience. Sridhar coaches many CEOs / entrepreneurs of large companies today.
He is a specialist in the Bing-Fa and Art of War corporate breakthrough performance methodologies.



Rekha is the Head Of Operations, India and Co-Founder of HNI Immigration and Properties.
She is also a Board member at Iron Lady, India. An Ex-SVP at HSBC, she has over 17 years of experience large operations' teams across multiple countries.

Your program leaders in action!

Accolades by Mr. Amitabh Bachchan for Rajesh

Sridhar Sambandam (during tenure as CEO of Escorts)

Impact and Testimonials

  • Nikhat Umm Khadeejah
    COO, Idafa Investments

    “I was surprised that even the online medium could be so effective and impactful. I am already Being Shameless and achieving many breakthroughs.”

  • Shalet Roy
    Account Management Specialist

    “The online sessions were intensive and very effective. It was specially useful for women like me who are on a break in our careers and are considering our next steps. I am practicing living by my guiding stars - Living in the NOW!”

  • Bharti Mohan
    Mrs. United Nations Ambassador 2019

    “The Iron Program was very effective and I used the principles learnt, to win my UN Ambassador Crown. The program and its purpose is very dear to my heart and so I returned as a Program Coach to support many more women achieve their dreams.”

  • Pushpalatha M S Hari
    Director, Garbhagudi IVF Center

    “The Iron Program happened at the perfect time for me and my co-founder Dr. Asha Vijay. We have been able to scale our operations and soon will be going pan India. All thanks to Rajesh and his team at the Iron Lady. I would also like to commend the Iron Lady community which is now like family.”

Register for the Program


*We are a purpose-driven organization. We intend to support as many people as possible to participate.
The community of Iron Lady Alumni have contributed to create an Iron Lady Scholarship Fund to offer scholarships to deserving participants.