IIT Madras: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is set to launch a minor stream in Personal and Professional Development. As per the recent updates, the programmes in the new minor stream are aimed to help students in their both professional and personal development. However, the academic body of IIT Madras has recently approved the proposal to start the new minor stream.
As per the recent updates, the new minor stream will be open to all the students of B.Tech and Dual Degrees programmes whereas the courses that are offered in the programme will be available as elective courses to all students of IITM in spite of their programme.
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@iitmadras to launch minor stream in ‘Personal and Professional Development’. The new minor stream will enable students to improve their interpersonal and transferable skills that can help them meet their career aspirations and develop as more holistic individuals. pic.twitter.com/gGoUgbirg0— IIT Madras (@iitmadras) February 8, 2023
As per the reports, the institute already offers various courses for personal and professional growth and leadership development. However, the new minor stream will boost the efforts of the institute to change student talent, culture and leadership development, the reports added.
The new minor stream at @iitmadras will be open to all the students of https://t.co/SMqp0qLBGA and Dual Degree programs, while the courses offered under this program are available as elective courses to all students of IITM, irrespective of the program they are pursuing.— IIT Madras (@iitmadras) February 8, 2023
According to the reports, the Director of IIT Madras, Professor V Kamakoti said that personal development programmes will help in fulfilling the human urge to accomplish one's full potential through self-awareness, self-discovery, self-mastery and self-mastery. He further added that these programmes are expected to make a positive impact on the way of thinking in young minds.
However, these personal and professional development programmes will help in boosting both interpersonal and transferable skills with the objective to fulfill the various kinds of career objectives of our students, the reports further added.
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