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Diploma in Soft Skill Development

This Free Course helps employees understand that soft skills will improve their performance. Soft skills can be learned.

Personal Development
Free Course
This free online Soft Skill Development course starts by explaining how to apply our hard skills in a social environment. It focuses on developing a wide variety of soft skills starting from communication, to working in different environments. Learn how to understand a communicative environment, the roles of communicants, the cultural norms, values and traditions affecting the nature and efficacy of speech interaction.
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course Soft Skills Development tells us how to apply our hard skills in a social environment. This course starts with how to understand a communicative environment, the roles of communicants, the cultural norms, values and traditions affecting the nature and efficacy of speech interaction. Next we will discuss what to listen to and why. Listening has a very strong dimension of interpersonal communication of emotions.

We will also discuss when to speak and how. We will be looking at voice skills, the movement from listening to speaking, strategic speaking, speaking in groups. Learn also how to start and sustain a conversation, how to communicate more effectively, either with customers or colleagues, improve your presentation skills and business writing skills. We will move on to communication styles which are the broad ways in which people tend to communicate with others. Learn also how to speak in groups and be confident.

Finally, soft skills development focuses on the relevance of visual
culture and changing role of visuals in our culture, visual perception, its key components, form perception, depth perception, colour perception and auditory perception. Next we will look at the body and the way it communicates, different aspects of body language and facial expressions and the concept of deceit. Topics like how to improve your emotional intelligence, intrapersonal communication, creativity at workplace, the art of persuasion and how to apply softskills to workplace will be explained in each video.

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Modules

Communication Skills 1: The Basics

Communication Skills 2 : Presentation and Interaction

Communication Skills 3: Visual, Nonverbal and Aural Communication

Interpersonal Communication 1: Individuals, Groups and Cultures

Diploma in Soft Skill Development - First Assessment

Interpersonal Communication 2: Emotional and Social Skills

Developing Key Traits 1: Creativity, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Developing Key Traits 2: Motivation, Persuasion, Negotiation and Leadership

Essential and Vocational Skills: Survival Strategies

Diploma in Soft Skill Development - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Discuss the overt implicit and explicit communication.
  • Identify how the communication process takes place, the various barriers and filters of communication model.
  • Identify how the image component and the text component get integrated.
  • Discuss the relevance of visual culture, changing role of visuals in our culture.
  • Explain visual perception and the application of visual culture.
  • Discuss how to build relationships through communication.
  • Outline the various ways of improving your emotional intelligence.
  • Identify the importance of emotional management.
  • Identify certain tools to encourage creative thinking for a variety of purposes.
  • Explain what creativity is and the attributes of a creative person.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

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