CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Brief Description of the Course

The influence of human personality upon the functional efficiency of an organization and its personnel has been widely recognized. The personality can also be modified to a certain extent. Accordingly, recent years have seen a variety of efforts by professionals in various fields to design courses that will help develop certain positive trends in personality. The objective of such courses is to remove or screen out those barriers or obstructions that stand in the way of the expression of individual personality, through a process of training.

Organizations, large and small, commercial and not-for-profit, religious and educational – are all structured to facilitate the achievement of objectives. The communication process in an organization connects superiors, subordinates, members of the peer group and the external environment. The top man’s job is almost solely communication as he has the main task of linking and relating the organization with the environment.

In the absence of communication, human beings will have to exist as individuals never benefiting from the sharing of emotions, experiences, knowledge etc. Without communication, which has undisputed primary in the affairs of human race, man will not be able to unit to overcome limitations and ensure achievements.

Communication involves the transfer or rather exchange of ideas, information, understanding, feelings, emotions etc. between individuals. It can be defined as “who says what and why to whom through which channel with what effect”. Though this is a reasonably comprehensive definition of communication, it is a process oriented one. It should be stated in this context that the concept of communication is common understanding between the involved parties – whom we shall refer to as the Sender and Receiver – about what is being communicated which we shall term as Message. “Message” may denote anything ranging from ideas to data to statistics to emotions and feelings.

Objectives

  • To promote the strategies for personality development
  • To discover the multifaceted influence of the personality of the employees upon organizational effectiveness
  • To bring about personality development with regard to the different behavioural dimensions
  • To develop effective communication skills

Eligibility – A Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline

Duration – Six Months (20 credits)

Total Seats – 20

Course Fee – Rs.3,000/-

Evaluation

Evaluation will be done on the basis of attendance (40%), assingnmets (40%) and a single comprehensive examination at the end of the course (20%).

Job Prospects

There are immense career opportunities in academic, development and management programmes and projects.

Course contents

  • Personality Development
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Communication in organizations
  • Stress Management
  • Group Dynamics and Team Building
  • Conflict Management
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Time Management
  • Project Work / Practical / Assignments