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Soft Skill Training

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The training team of the H&SS Department is inspired by the vision of the KIET Group of Institutions “TO CREATE COMPETENT PROFESSIONALS FOR INDUSTRY AND SOCIETY”. The training endeavours and initiatives are focused towards the holistic development of the incumbents in order to be proficient, productive and competitive according to the societal and industrial needs. The complete development with an impetus on communication, interpersonal and presentation skills encompasses the wholesome needs of the students.

SCOPE

The scope of the training team in tandem with the departmental scope envisages the students, staff and faculty of the KIET Group of Institutions. Imparting soft skills training to every one of them is the foremost focus. The training team caters to the needs of the students of all branches of engineering viz. CSI, CO, CSE, ECE, EI, EN, ME & IT. The team fulfils the Soft Skills requirements of the students of MCA, MBA, B.Pharma and M.Pharma as well.

PLAN OF ACTION

A complete soft skills policy is framed with respect to the requirements of the students consequential to the following :

  • The structured soft skills module/curriculum to be followed during the sessions.
  • 40-120hrs planned sessions for effective delivery.
  • “Pinnacle “- the semester-wise student handbook for soft skills.
Major focus areas for imparting training are as follows :
  • Communication Skills & Positive Mental Attitude
  • Body Language, Behaviour & Gestures
  • Appearance, Etiquette & Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal and Team working Skills
  • Career Counseling

“We encourage collaboration, sharing and transparency. We value teamwork over individualism. We believe in self-realization through actualizing our common cause. We avoid extremes, we treasure deep thinking, we reflect to improve self-awareness. We work on the holistic development of the students through channelizing their attitude, knowledge and skills”.

METHODOLOGY

Continuous Skill enhancement program (CSEP) inclusive of its innovative style of training according to the different segments of the students includes the following methods, which enables the students to become SMART EMPOWERED PROFESSIONALS (SEPs).

  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Videos
  • Open Discussions
  • Team Activities (Spoken and Written)
  • Case Studies
  • Critical Thinking Exercises and Games
  • Simulations and Creativity Enhancement Exercises
  • Activities and Games
  • Written Activity Sessions
  • Reverse teaching for better understanding
  • Psychometric test for personality analysis
  • Verbal ability tests semester-wise
  • Mock GDs and Mock Personal Interviews
  • PINNACLE: Students Handbook: Semester wise