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Course Code: BTBBS 10101

Course Objective:
This course aims at imparting an understanding of:
Concept of self
Learning strategies for development of a healthy self esteem
Importance of attitudes and their effect on work behaviour
Understanding EI as an important aspect of self
Concept and importance of healthy adjustment

Course Contents:
Module I: Self As Core Competency
Understanding of Self
Components of Self – Self identity
Self concept
Self confidence
Self image
Module II: Self-Awareness
Exploration for better understanding
Benefits of self disclosure
Mapping the key characteristics of self
Framing a charter for self
Stages – self awareness, self acceptance and self realization
Module III: Self Esteem
Components of self esteem
High and low self esteem
Measuring your self esteem
Module IV: Attitudes
Understanding Attitudes
Formation of Attitudes
Types of Attitudes
Building Positive Attitude
Module V: Emotions
Meaning, Characteristics, Types, Facts on emotions
Handling of some emotional states - Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Fear
Emotional Intelligence – Meaning, Importance and Relevance
Module VI: Adjustment
Signs of a well adjusted person
Symptoms and Causes of maladjustment
Adjustment Mechanisms: Denial, Aggression, Rationalization, Projection, Sublimation, Reaction-
Formation, Regression, and Repression.
Examination Scheme
Component Codes CT1 C1 P1 EE1
Weight age (%) (%) 20 10 10 60

Text & References:

• Towers, Marc, Self Esteem, 1st Edition, American Media, 1997.
• Covey, R. Stephen, Seven habits of Highly Effective People, Simon & Schuster Ltd., 1992
• Khera Shiv, You Can Win, 1st Edition, Macmillan, 1999.
• Gegax Tom, Winning in the Game of Life, 1st Edition, Harmony Books