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School Of Work-Life Skills

Learning & Development Function

Learning and Development function is one of the key aspects of any university or college. In most of the educational entities, L & D might as well enjoy the highest priority for Knowledge Transfer (KT) and producing quality Human Resource which is industry ready and equipped. And there is no denying the fact that it is one of the areas which regards Human resources of paramount importance and the end objective of the function is to create and develop a learning platform and an open environment where young minds can be inspired to achieve an immense height of perfection.
Here in RBU ‘School Of work-life skills’ aims at holistic development and overall readiness of the students for future professional and personal aspects.

For Students

Objectives:

  • To develop a platform with an intelligent combination of training, technology and interactive learning.
  • Converting fresh graduates into priced assets who are ready to face any challenge head-on.
  • Crafting candidates to be winners and train them to handle their failures as well.

Basic Andragogy:

  • SWOT Analysis
  • Psychometric Testing
  • Self-Assessment Checklist
  • Peer Feedback
  • Self-reflection
  • Group Work
  • Campus to Corporate Bridging

Before devising any ‘Training Module’ or ‘Workshop’ the most important aspect to be kept in mind is ‘Recruiter’s Perspective’

Following are key points:

  • Communication Skills
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Integrity/honesty
  • Willingness to learn
  • Initiative
  • Capacity to work as a team player
  • High self-esteem
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility/adaptability
  • Professional appearance (grooming, Power dressing)
  • Ability to multitask
  • Company knowledge
  • Leadership potential
  • Managing Stress

For Faculties And Other Staff

Induction and Orientation:

A one-time event formally welcoming and introducing new hires to our esteemed University within their first week. This training tends to be relevant to all university-wide roles and departments.
Orientation training is usually prepared by ‘School Of work-life skills’ on big-picture topics such as:

  • Mission, vision, and values
  • Organization culture
  • Organizational structure and leadership team intro
  • Mandatory new-hire paperwork
  • Overview of benefit plans
  • Administrative procedures (computer logins, extension, email setups, etc.)
  • Key policies

Soft skills development training

Employees act is just as important and what they know – that’s why soft skills are so essential for growth. Soft skills are personal attributes that enable employees to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people in the workplace, including co-workers, management, and customers. Studied have shown that a gap in basic soft skills among employees affects the success and increases turnover rates. Soft Skills Development Training are useful for new and existing employees of all levels and are an extremely effective way to build an efficient, respectful and collaborative culture – ultimately affecting the bottom line.

Some topics to consider covering in your soft skills training include:

  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Leadership skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Time management
  • Ethics
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability

Faculty Development Program

Faculty vitality is the main ingredient to enhance professional education and competence. Enriching the faculty vitality in key domains of teaching, assessing, research, professionalism, and administration is perceived to improve educational environment significantly and enhances the academic performance of learners. Faculty Development Program (FDP) has been considered as a stand-alone educational pedagogy in fostering knowledge and professional skills of faculty.


Student Assessment Process

The ‘Student Assessment Process’ is a crucial tool which helps in keeping ‘One to One’ mapping or ‘Individual Monitoring’ on candidates.
The Student Assessment Process begins with ‘Student Profiling’:

STUDENT PROFILING PROCESS EXPLAINED

Objective :

  • This activity helps to gauge student employability and readiness for the recruitment process.
  • The complete process begins with interaction with students regarding the process and about its relevance and objectives.
  • The process is based on the following benchmarks:

Assessment Benchmarks :

  • Soft Skills – Grooming, Communication skills, Resume, Presentation skills, Body Language
  • Analytical Assessment-LR & DI, Quant and Verbal
  • Technical –Subject specific assessment

Summary :

  • The students will be assessed on three basic parameters which are Soft Skills, Analytical or Aptitude and Technical Knowledge (Subject info.)
  • The process begins with a written test on aptitude followed by panel interview to assess students on given benchmarks.
  • The consolidated scores are analyzed and the batch will be formed accordingly.

Note: The Technical Knowledge will be assessed by an In-house faculty/HOD as per availability on the assessment day.

Assessment Function

  • Individual data is maintained in excel format and time to time shared with management for ‘Individual Monitoring’.
  • Any absconds or absentees are strongly treated and relevant actions are taken.
  • ‘Gap Analysis’ is done by analyzing Pre and Post Assessment Data.
  • A close co-ordination with all Heads and Faculties completes the process.
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