Online Short-Term Course on ‘Cognitive Science and Leadership’


Course Description

Psychology relates to many aspects of humans including personality, stress levels, resilience, learning and memory, and social behaviour. The role of the leader is to exert influence at public, private, and personal levels. An effective leader can bring change on a public, private, and individual levels and lead mindful change. It is in this realm of using brain science to make better leaders, the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is offering a short-term online course on “Cognitive Science and Leadership”.

This course is tailormade for you to provide practical tools and cutting-edge behavioural discoveries to influence and lead others.  It will offer insights into understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive the behaviours, motivation, and performance of others in order to maximize your potential to lead. 

Course Highlights

  • Comprehensive introduction to state-of-the-art theories and methods in Cognitive
  • Science and Cognitive Neuroscience as applied to Leadership research
  • Interface with Behavioural and Management Science 
  • Latest experimental approaches including online platforms
  • Cultural and individual difference issues in leadership
  • Applications of AI in decision-making and leadership 
  • Latest reading material including possibility of onsite lab visits at CNCS, University of Hyderabad
  • Watch live, ask questions, and engage fellow participants to expand your network.

Course Takeaways

  • Behaviour interpretation and Strategic negotiations
  • Emotional Mapping and Effective Communication
  • Leadership Psychology
  • Comprehensive understanding of concepts in cognitive science and application to leadership
  • Technical and experimental knowledge to study leadership
  • Multidisciplinary approach
  • Empowers to undertake individual research on the topic and related ones
  • Up to date exposure to key findings 
  • Discussions of case studies 
  • Information on further education possibilities in this area in India and Canada or other countries

Course Director

A Shastri Fellow, Prof. Ramesh K. Mishra is a cognitive scientist, currently teaching at the University of Hyderabad. He has published widely in this area, including several books. He is a fellow of the Psychonomic Society, USA. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cultural Cognitive Science, Springer. He is also on the editorial board of important journals such as Frontiers in Cognition, Scientific Reports, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. He has travelled widely and has given many lectures in important universities in India and abroad  Read more...

Who Can Attend 

  • Students                                                                                                                                   
  • Working professionals
  • Faculty members

(open only for Indian and Canadian institutions and entities)

Date of Commencement: August 5, 2022         Time7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (every Friday & Saturday)

Course Fee  

Bank account details for making payment


Name of the Account holder: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Address of the Accountholder: 5, Bhai Vir Singh Marg New Delhi 110001
Name of the Bank: Indian Overseas Bank
Address of the Bank Branch: 70, Golf Links, New Delhi 110003
Type of Account: Savings
Account No. 026501000009532
IFSC code: IOBA0000265
GST: Not Applicable


Beneficiary Name: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Beneficiary Address: 1418 Education Tower, 2500 University Dr. NW Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Bank Name: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
Bank Address: CIBC Place - Bankers Hall - Box 2585, 309 - 8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB T2P 2P2
Institution No: 010
Account No.: 46-01416
Bank Transit: 00009
Swift Code: CIBCCATT

Registration link: 


  • Periodic evaluations have been built in throughout the duration of the course in the form of multiple-choice questions. Each evaluation will consist of 50 questions
  • Those who successfully clear the course evaluation will be awarded a Certificate of Completion

Cancellation Policy

The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute reserves the right to cancel the course with prior notice if the minimum number of registrants required is not met. In case of cancellation, a full refund of the fees will be paid to the registrant.


Contact details

Ms. Reshma Rana Verma

Ms. Meenakshi Malhotra