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Joseph’s Academy of Soft Skills (JASS)


A patent attribute of the St. Joseph’s College, Trichy is social responsibility and care for the community. Most colleges endeavor to make a positive contribution to the underprivileged communities by supporting a wide range of socio-economic and primarily, educational initiatives. Here is an initiative we’ve called it JASS - Joseph’s Academy of Soft Skills. An initiative which has its origin in the academic year 2008-09 that addresses several human resources issues as plain as Education to Employment and progression.

Objectives of the Academy


To provide a focused training on soft skills for students in colleges for better job prospects.

To reach out other institutions to train faculty and students on soft skills.

To create an interface between industries and educational institutions in order to match the expectations of employers and abilities of the employees.

Evaluation pattern- Fully Internal


CIA – 60

CIA- Online – 40

Pass Mark: 50


Who is it offered to?


First PG Students of Shift I & Shift II (From 2012- ) 4 credits, Part of the Curriculum

III UG Students of Shift I & Shift II (From 2014-15 & 2014-15: Certificate Programme)

III UG Students of Shift I & Shift II (From 2016- ) 2 credits, part of the curriculum


Modules


Basics of communication & Effective communication

Resume writing & Interview Skills

Group Discussion & Team Building

Personal Effectiveness

Numerical Ability & Test of Reasoning

Publications


2012-13. Winners in the Making: An introduction to Soft Skills (I PG Text cum Exercise Book)

2013-14. Reprint

2015-16. Revised Edition

2016-17. Straights from the Traits: Securing Soft Skills (III UG Text cum Exercise Book)

Events