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Prof. Binod Mishra
IIT Roorkee

 

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Soft Skills, a buzz word today has attracted the attention of students, professionals and entrepreneurs all over the world. Employability, being the major concern today, every individual aims at getting coveted jobs. Employability today is commensurate with proving multiple skills in varied situations in a fast changing world. Hence, everyone aspiring for jobs today have to prove their mettle in various situations where they require to be armed with different skills which collectively come under Soft Skills. One may be armed with good competence of oneā€TMs subject but one cannot compete with his peer groups unless one has the potential of performance. Performance can be ensured with the demonstration of certain abilities that can help a professional communicate, corroborate, convince, evaluate and look into the continuing as well as the upcoming trends of the corporate world from time to time. The course aims at creating awareness among the stock holders of the corporate world in which the role of individuals as team players and also as responsible leaders materializes to a great extent.
 


Modules

Topics

1

Introduction to Soft Skills

2

Telephonic Communication Skills

3

Dynamics of Effective Communication

4

Communicating without words/Non-verbal Communication

5

Gestures and Postures

6

Intrapersonal Communication

7

Advanced Writing Skills

8

Report Writing

9

Group Communication & Leadership Skills

10

Advanced Speaking Skills: Oral Presentations, Speeches & Debates

11

Use of Visual Aids

12

Types of Interviews

B.E/B.Tech,M.E/M.Teach,B.Sc,M.Sc,PhD,

1. Butterfield, Jeff. Soft Skills for Everyone. New Delhi: Cengage Learning. 2010.
2. Holtz, Shel. Corporate Conversations. New Delhi: PHI. 2007.
3. Sharma, Sangeeta & Binod Mishra. Communication Skills for Engineers and Scientists. New Delhi: PHI Learning. 2009, 6th Reprint 2015.
4. Penrose, John M. et al. Business Communication for Managers. New Delhi: Thomson South Western. 2007.
5. Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking. McGraw-Hill Book Co. International Edition, 11th Ed. 2014.

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