Deepali has a work experience of over 17 years across various industries which include Fashion Exports, Fashion Retail, Mental Health & Training and Development. She has trained more than 800 associates at Entry/ Middle/ Senior management levels.
From the year 1998, Deepali started her career with Silk Appeal as a Merchandiser(2 years) and later moved to various other export houses, Sanghvi Exports(1 year), Eastern Overseas (3 years) and rejoined Silk Appeal (3 years).Her Fashion Export experience allowed her to travel globally and interact and work with buyers and designers at international level.
In 2007 she migrated to UAE and joined Lifestyle, Landmark Retail, Dubai as Fashion Accessories Buyer.
During her tenure in exports, she was majorly involved in Designing, Procurement of fabrics, Participating trade fairs at both national and international level, Team handling, Merchandising, Key Customer Accounts and while working for Retail, she was involved in Analysis of sales, preparing season wise Buying Plan, Buying and Purchasing of Fashion Accessories, Market Research, Merchandising for stores, Territory visits to all Gulf Lifestyle stores, Training floor staff on product knowledge. She has travelled to Hong Kong, UK, France, China, Bahrain, Kuwait, Doha, Oman, Jordan, and other places for buying and market study.
She has marked the highest sales of Fashion Accessories during Ramadan festive season in year 2009 for Lifestyle.
Being satisfied with her achievement in Fashion Exports and Retail Industry, Deepali’s search for human behaviour and development led her to pursue her studies in Psychology and Human behaviour.
Deepali has successfully undergone the her Masters in Psychology and has specialized in Counseling from IGNOU, New Delhi and is also certified on Mind Mapping, Albert Ellis model of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Robert Carkhuff model of Personal Counseling, Carl Jung model of Metaphor Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Applied Psychology, Integrated Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Yoga.
She is an Arts graduate from Mithibai College, Mumbai University, with a Diploma in Fashion Technology from IITC, Mumbai and a Diploma in Business Management from Wellingkar’ s Institute of Business Management.
Integrating her knowledge of Psychology and Human behaviour with her wide experience of MNC and Exports, she comes across as a fine trainer. Deepali has been primarily responsible for providing customized end-to-end soft skills training and development solutions through interactive and experiential learning workshops. She has a deep sense of research orientation which helps in developing content and need / gap analysis. Created design documents, developed content and delivered the modules. She was involved in creating audio – visual training tools for clients.
Deepali’s Core competent training modules include Managing Emotions, Mind Mapping, Performance Coaching, Assertive Communication, Team Building, Professional Skills, Time and Stress Management, Conflict Management, Relationship Management, Emotional Intelligence, Fish, Creative Thinking, Retail & Sales training and On job Training, Assessment Centre.
Deepali’s Professional Strengths are strong business acumen, understanding the needs of the client and deliver accordingly. She has the ability to handle huge teams, multi task and adhere to stringent deadlines for the deliverables.
Some of the clients she has trained for include Pantaloons- Aditya Birla Group, Tata Power, IPCA Pharma, Coke, SHRM, Atlas Copco, Sosyo-Hajoori & Sons, Baramati Agro Tourism, and Wellness Forever.
Languages Known: Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, and English.