The IMF Foundation Course


The IMF Foundation Course is the first part of the Mindset Transformation Series, beginning the journey to self-mastery. It is designed for individuals eager to develop greater wellbeing, enhance their personal and professional growth, and cultivate a resilient mindset, complementing existing professional development and technical training programs.

This course offers a comprehensive exploration of mindset transformation and its significance, starting with a holistic focus on the individual. It enhances self-awareness and equips participants with the skills necessary to effectively navigate challenges and obstacles, and develop a positive mindset. Participants learn self-care and stress management techniques, build emotional responsiveness versus reactivity, cultivate a growth mindset, and develop the qualities needed to excel in adverse conditions. This course lays the foundation for individuals to thrive and become catalysts for change.

IMF Foundation Course Outcomes: Participants will develop greater stress management skills, become more emotionally responsive, develop a growth mindset, and sharpen their problem-solving abilities. As a result, they will see improvements in decision-making, empowering them to navigate challenges with confidence and adaptability, and experience increased focus and productivity.

Benefit for Organisations: Enhanced self-empowerment and resilience fosters greater positivity, problem-solving capabilities and improved team dynamics, leading to greater focus, productivity, and employee engagement.

The overarching objective of the three-part series is threefold: IMF aims to empower individuals for personal growth and transformation, guiding them from self-empowerment to social wellbeing. It then cultivates a culture of collective empowerment and collaboration, aiming for broader organisational and societal impact. Ultimately, the series endeavours to catalyse systemic change through these concerted efforts, fostering a mindset of resilience, adaptability, innovation, and inclusivity.

i. Introduction

ii. Brief Overview of the IMF Foundational Course

iii. Setting Expectations

1.1 Self Awareness Activity

1.2 What is Mindset?

1.3 Our Inner and Outer Realities 

1.4 Importance of Self-Awareness

1.5 Integration and Application

1.6  Mindset Insights

2.1 Mindfulness & Its Principles

2.2 The Power of Presence

2.3 Repetition Versus Recollection

2.4 Techniques for Cultivating Presence

2.5 Benefits of Mindfulness & Presence in Daily Life

2.6 Integration and Application

2.7 Mindset Insights

3.1 Understanding the Foundations of Emotional Intelligence

3.2 Embracing Emotional Responsiveness Vs. Reactivity 

3.3 Reframing & Benefits

3.4 Reframing Techniques 

3.5 Integration and Application  – PPT

3.6 Mindset Insights

4.1 Recognising and Labelling Emotions

4.2 Emotional Regulation Techniques

4.3 Metacognition

4.4 Benefits of Mental & Emotional Regulation

4.5 Integration, Application & Insights


5.1 Making Decisions Despite Ambiguity

5.2 Assess the Situation

5.3 Choose the Best Option

5.4 Execute with Confidence

5.5 Essential Daily Practices

5.6 Mindset Insights

6.1 Self Coaching 

6.2 Goals Versus Milestones

6.3 Embracing Success & Failure

6.4 Developing an Action Plan

6.5 Reflecting and Adjusting

7.1 Celebrating Achievements 

7.2 Reflecting on Challenges 

7.3 Integrating Learnings 

7.4 Setting Future Intentions

Market Insight

In today’s dynamic landscape, mastering mindset is paramount for organisational success. The pace of change demands leaders and individuals who can not only adapt but thrive amidst uncertainty. Traditional leadership training often falls short in equipping individuals with the necessary skills to navigate this rapidly evolving environment. Recognising this gap, the IMF Mindset Transformation Series emerges as a beacon, offering a structured and evidence-based program tailored to meet the demands of the modern era.

Value Proposition

Employees are invaluable assets capable of driving organisational growth, innovation, and creating systemic change. By investing in their development, organisations unlock measurable financial benefits, reduce inefficiencies, and foster environments primed for exponential growth. The IMF Mindset Transformation Series empowers individuals and leaders to embrace change, catalyse personal and collective growth, and effect systemic change, propelling organisations towards sustained success in an ever-evolving world.

Key Features

The IMF Mindset Transformation Series are a structured, science-backed program designed to empower individuals and leaders at every level of your organisation. Beginning with personal growth and transformation, participants are guided towards embracing a collective mindset, transitioning from individual success to shared empowerment. Through a holistic journey, the program cultivates shared capabilities, enabling organisations to tackle complex challenges with agility and resilience, ultimately fostering a culture of innovation and growth.

Other Details

  • Participants will need to sit an exam for certification; however, certification is optional.
  • Duration: The examination will be held for a total duration of 90 minutes.
  • Format: The examination consists of 50 multiple-choice questions.
  • The questions will require students to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the key concepts covered in the modules. 
  • Passing Criteria: To pass the examination, students must achieve a minimum overall score of 70%, and attend 6 group coaching sessions.
  • Participants are encouraged to engage in a daily 5-minute practice related to the topics covered in each module.
  • These practices will include daily mindfulness exercises, reflection activities, goal-setting exercises, or self-coaching techniques.
  • The purpose of these daily practices is to reinforce learning, enhance self-awareness, develop mental clarity and centeredness, and practical skills that can be applied in daily life.
  • Participants are strongly encouraged to incorporate them into their routine and daily lives to maximise the benefits of the course.
  • Participants will be invited for a total of six group live coaching sessions that will take place monthly.
  • The goal of these sessions is to deepen the application of the concepts covered in each module.
  • Participants are also encourages to engage with the community platform to deepen the daily application of the work.