Your Instructor

Prof Rakesh Godwani

Rakesh Godhwani calls himself a nobody. After spending amazing formative years in great organizations in the High-Tech space like Wipro, Intel and Qualcomm, doing different roles in sales, product marketing and business development, Rakesh realized that his passion is to make other's reach their maximum potential and help fulfill their dreams. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than shaping the young minds and learning from them. Teaching has been his passion over the last 12 years.

Rakesh’s goal is to create a fun filled learning environment and create effective communicators, and sales/marketing professionals. Rakesh is an alumnus of KREC (now NITK) Surathkal, Class of 1997 and of IIM Bangalore PGSEM Class of 2004. He enjoys reading and indulges in food with the company of his family and friends. Rakesh currently heads IIM Bangalore Alumni Association, coaches entrepreneurs in the hi-tech space, is an adjunct professor at IIM Bangalore, IIM Trichy, IIIT Bangalore and SDMIMD Mysore, does yoga, cycles his way to work, earns a fraction of what he used to but lives a million times better.

Course curriculum

  • 1


  • 2

    The Challenge

    • Challenges of Presentation
    • Learning is Possible
  • 3

    Your Audience

    • Understanding Your Audience's Mind
  • 4

    S Of SMP: The Story

    • SMP Framework - An Introduction
    • Why Story?
    • How to Build a Story?
    • The Brain And Stories
    • OSCRE Framework
  • 5

    M of SMP: Message

    • 3 Conditions & 4 Questions
  • 6

    P of SMP: Performance

    • P of SMP: Performance


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

  • What if I am unhappy with the course?

    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.