SEICCO INSTITUTE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION was established in 1999 by Founder President NARENDRA DRAVID, who is a Mechanical Engineer from College of Engineering, Pune, India and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy. He is a Master Practitioner NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) from UK and USA. He is also a Hypnotist, Psychotherapist and a Handwriting Analyst.
The idea of starting the Institute of Specialized Education was first conceived in 1996 when Prof. Narendra Dravid was the President of the Institute of Human Potential & Development, Pune Chapter. Many people were approaching him to guide and counsel the students for their Personality Development and Hobby Training. Prof. Dravid visited a number of Colleges and Schools in Maharashtra and observed that Communication skills, spoken & written English, shyness and lack of confidence were the major areas in which the students from Marathi & Hindi medium were weak. They needed training to inculcate a disciplined lifestyle with the knowledge of etiquettes, manners and to have the right attitude. Therefore, in 1998; Prof. Narendra Dravid determined to start a fulltime Institute for such kind of Training Programmes. He bought a place at Goodwill House, Karve Road, Erandawane, PUNE (M.S.) admeasuring 1350 Sq .ft.
The Institute was inaugurated in May 2000 by felicitating eminent personalities of Pune from diverse fields at the hands of Mr. P .D. Parkhi, then Chairman of Cosmos Bank Ltd. The personalities included: Dr. P. C. Shejwalkar – Expert in Management Education.
Today, SEICCO is PUNE’s No.1 Training Institute under the guidance of Prof. Narendra Dravid, International Human Trainer and Motivator & Success Coach, who conducts this specialized programme not only to enhance your personality but also to bring out the best in you.
Dr. P. G. Vaidya – Educationalist, Dr H.V.Sardesai – Leading Physician, Dr. Rohini Bhate – Dance, Mr. Ravi Paranjape – an Artist & Painter, Mr. Haribhau Sane -Leader in Sports, Mr. Ustad Usman Khan – well known Sitarist, Dr. Nitin Unkule – Yoga Teacher and Dr. Jagadish Hiremath – Cardiologist. All the personalities blessed the Institute and Prof. Narendra Dravid for his endeavour and extended assistance.
Since 1999, Prof. Narendra Dravid has conducted many Seminars, Workshops and delivered speeches at various cities like Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Baramati, Pandharpur, Solapur, Kolhapur, Latur, Panvel, Adoni, Gulberga, Raichur, Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune. Training programs were also organized for Insurance companies, Insurance Surveyors & Assessors, Banks, Corporate Companies like Telco, Wipro etc.
Today, SEICCO is an Authorized Training Centre for English Speaking, Personality Development, Manners & Etiquettes, Communication skills, Conversation & Presentation Skills & many more. These are the specialized training Programmes which are conducted not only for students from colleges and schools but also staff, teachers and faculties from various fields of education and industry. These Programmes include training College students for INTERVIEWS AND GROUP DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES, Presentation skills to Teachers, Spoken and written English Training is also provided to foreign students from Middle East, African countries.
Besides these we have the Foreign Language Division where courses for CHINESE, JAPANESE, GERMAN languages are conducted. The Courses for Spanish and French Languages are planned to be conducted shortly. Along with the Foreign Language Courses we also impart training for competitive Exams like IELTS of British Council, TOEFL for USA GRE, GMAT and SAT for Overseas Education. Counselling and Guidance for Overseas Education in UK, USA, Australia, Canada is provided.
Corporate Trainings are organized for following:
- Effective Communication Skills
- Public Speaking Skills
- Inter-personal Relationship
- Team Building
- Leadership Qualities
- Time Management
- Stress Management Workshop
- Changing Mind set
- Changing Attitudes and Behaviors
- Motivation & Confidence Building
- Neuro Linguistic Programming for Managers and CEOs.
SEICCO also provides Counselling & Psychotherapy Service for students from 7th to 12th standards and graduates/undergraduates for any psychological problems like absenteeism, scoring less marks, study problems, memory loss, examination or Interview fears, Lack of Confidence, Shyness & Inferiority complexes, Abnormal Behavior, Lack of Concentration etc. Many students from various colleges and schools have availed the benefit of this service. IQ, EQ and Aptitude Tests are also conducted alongwith proper guidance to select the best career is specified.