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Dr. T. Ravichandran
IIT Kanpur

 

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The course aims to cause an enhanced awareness about the significance of soft skills in professional and inter-personal communications and facilitate an all-round development of personality. Hard or technical skills help securing a basic position in one's life and career. But only soft skills can ensure a person retain it, climb further, reach a pinnacle, achieve excellence, and derive fulfilment and supreme joy. Soft skills comprise pleasant and appealing personality traits as self-confidence, positive attitude, emotional intelligence, social grace, flexibility, friendliness and effective communication skills. The focus of this course is on interpersonal and management skills.
 

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Topics

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Highlights of Developing Soft Skills and Personality Course-1-24
Highlights of Developing Soft Skills and Personality Course-25-48
Definitions and Types of Mindset
Learning Mindsets    
Secrets of Developing Growth Mindsets

2.

Importance of Time and Understanding Perceptions of Time     
Using Time Efficiently    
Understanding Procrastination    
Overcoming Procrastination    
Don’t Say “Yes” to Make Others Happy!

3.

Types of People     
How to Say “No”
Controlling Anger    
Gaining Power from Positive Thinking-1    
Gaining Power from Positive Thinking-2

4.

What Makes Others Dislike You?   
What Makes Others Like You?-1
What Makes Others Like You?-2   
Being Attractive-1   
Being Attractive-2

5.

Common Errors-1    
Common Errors-2    
Common Errors-3    
Common Errors-4    
Common Errors-5

6.

Humour in Communication    
Humour in the Workplace    
Function of Humour in the Workplace    
Money and Personality    
Managing Money

7.

Health and Personality    
Managing Health-1: Importance of Exercise    
Managing Health-2: Diet and Sleep    
Love and Personality     
Managing Love

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Ethics and Etiquette    
Business Etiquette    
Managing Mind and Memory    
Improving Memory
Care for Environment    
Highlights of the Course

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