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  • Soft Skills for Technocrats

Soft Skills for Technocrats

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About The Author's Dr. Vipin Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, KIE'T Group of Institutions, Delhi- NCR. He has a wide experience of more than 16 years in academics and research. He was conferred a Doctorate Degree in English in 2007. He has a keen interest in research in English Literature, language and communication. He has been teaching English Literature, Communication Skills, Corporate Communication etc. to UG and PG students of different branches. He has also been awarded as CER Certified Academic Leader from the Centre for Education and Growth and Research. He is also a certified Human Values and Professional Ethics Trainer from IIT Kanpur. He is a renowned author of the book "Technical Communication Skills", OPH, New Delhi and "Soft Skills for Engineers and Professionals", Blue-Rose Publishers, New Delhi. He has created a self-paced MOOC titled "English Grammar for Employability" on Swayam: NPTEL/AICTE Online Platform, Ministry of Education, Government of India.
What's special / Useful in this book This book is designed with a clear objective to identify the need of the present generation and empower budding technocrats and professionals with the right set of communication, workplace and presentation skills, nuances and modes of speech delivery etc. to make them employable. Author is of the view that there is a distinct mismatch between the economy and skills of the graduates, calling for the immediate partnership of academia and industry to fill this vacuum of soft skills in young graduates leading to poor employability. As a result, students have good theoretical knowledge, but they lack soft skills. These skills can be mastered, and they can bring a charismatic appearance to one's personality. The present book is a practical approach to soft skills as each important topic is followed by some practical activities for the students.
ISBN-13 978-93-92549-32-8
ASIN 93-92549-32-8
Pages 195
Preface
Preface Para1 In fact, Soft Skills are indispensable and play vivacious role in the present information revolution age and serve a number of purposes in professional and engineering fields. Today it is a way of facilitating information about technical knowledge spreading all over the globe. No organization can stand without it as each person working there has to communicate important message throughout the day. It is also a way to share their knowledge and establishes mutual understanding amongst them. In Today's world, we have two incredible virtues as a nation. The first one is the youngest population in the world and the second is the vibrant emerging knowledge economy. To build upon this strength, the need of the hour is to have trained professionals in soft skills. Several research unequivocally support that people and their skills are very critical to become successful in professional environment. This book is designed with a clear objective to identify the need of the present generation and empower them with the right set of skills, nuances & modes of Speech Delivery to make them employable. Author is of the view that there is a distinct mismatch between the economy and skills of the graduates, calling for immediate partnership of academia and industry to fill this vacuum of soft skills in young graduates leading to poor employability. As a result, students have good theoretical knowledge, but they lack soft skills. These skills can be mastered, and it can bring a charismatic appearance in one's personality.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents Unit-1 Applied Grammar and Usage Unit-2: Listening and Speaking Skills Unit-3: Reading and Writing Skills: Unit-4: Presentation and Interaction Skills Unit-5: Work-place Skills