Group Discussions is a course that focuses on developing skills and techniques for effective communication and collaboration within a group setting. In this course, students will learn ways to express their ideas and opinions in a clear and concise manner while also actively listening to and considering the perspectives of others. The course will cover various topics related to group discussions, including strategies for effective communication, active listening, critical thinking, conflict resolution and decision making. Students will also learn how to identify and manage group dynamics such as group think and social loafing to ensure that everyone in the group is contributing and working towards common goals. Throughout the course, students will participate in a variety of group discussions and activities to apply the concepts and techniques learned. These discussions may focus on a variety of topics such as current events, social issues or academic subjects. By the end of the course, students will have developed the skills and confidence necessary to participate in group discussions effectively and collaboratively both in academic and professional settings.
The main aim of this course is to: • Improve communication skills to perform well in any group discussions. By learning this course one can learn how to express ideas clearly and effectively. • Participants to analyze and evaluate information by considering different perspectives and come to well-reasoned conclusions. • Enhance teamwork and collaboration by teaching with the lessons on how to work effectively with others, share ideas and build consensus. • Provide the knowledge needed to become more sensitive to different points of view and culturally competent. • Builds confidence to overcome shyness or reluctance to speak in public as well as develop the ability to handle constructive feedback. • Enhance problem-solving skills to brainstorm solutions to complex problems and to identify and address obstacles to effective decision-making. • Improve leadership skills to lead and facilitate group discussions and to guide group members towards productive outcomes. Who Should Take This Course?
• This course can help students develop the skills they need to work well in teams and collaborate with others, both in academic settings and in future careers. • This course can benefit professionals who work in collaborative environments such as project managers, team leaders and business executives. • This course can help job seekers prepare for interviews and develop the communication skills they need to succeed in the workplace. • Anyone who wants to improve their ability to communicate effectively with others in both personal or professional settings.
Course Study Materials
Module 1 : GROUP DISCUSSION - AN OVERVIEW
1.1 What is Group Discussion
1.2 Types of Group Discussion
1.3 Personality Traits for a Group Discussion
1.4 Preparation for Group Discussion
1.5 Do’s and Dont’s of Group Discussion
GROUP DISCUSSION - AN OVERVIEW5 Questions
Module 2 : TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP DISCUSSION
2.1 Mock Group DiscussionsDuration:
2.2 Continuation of Skills of group discussionDuration:
2.3 Equal Opportunities in group discussionDuration:
2.4 Awareness in group discussionDuration:
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP DISCUSSION5 Questions
Module 3 : PROFESSIONAL STRATEGIES FOR STARTING, NAVIGATING AND ENDING GROUP DISCUSSION
3.1 Professional Ways to Answer in Group DiscussionDuration:
3.2 Best ways to Start the Group DiscussionDuration:
3.3 Risk Involved in Group DiscussionDuration:
3.4 Tips to End the Group DiscussionDuration:
PROFESSIONAL STRATEGIES FOR STARTING, NAVIGATING AND ENDING GROUP DISCUSSION5 Questions
Final Assessment5 Questions
The certificate issued for the Course will have
Date of Course Completion
Name(s) and Logo(s) of the Certifying Bodies
Only the e-certificate will be made available. No Hard copies. The certificates issued by The Academic Council of uLektz. can be e-verifiable at www.ulektzskills.com/verify.
Students will be assessed both at the end of each module and at the end of the Course.
Students scoring a minimum of 50% in the assessments are considered for Certifications