Thursday, 16 June 2011

Syllabus for M.Sc Human Resource Development Psychology, University of Madras - 2011 to 2012

M.Sc. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOLOGY

  I SEMESTER        
SSS C701   Assessment Techniques
SSS C702  Organizational Behaviour
SSS C703  Human Resource and  Personnel Management
SSS C704  Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
SSS E701  Basic Psychology
SSS E702 Organizational Psychology
SSS E703  Test Construction

  II SEMESTER        
SSS C705  Research Methodology
SSS C706  Human Relations in Organisations
SSS C707  School Counselling  
SSS C708  Research Methodology
SSS E704  Bio-Psychology
SSS E705  Psychology of Interpersonal Relationship
SSS E706  Child Psycho Pathology
SSS E707  Psychology of Advertising

  III SEMESTER        
SSS C709  Practical Counselling and Helping Skills
SSS C710  Industrial Relations & Labour Law   
SSS C711  Training and Development in Organisations
SSS C712  Analysis and Interpretation of Data
SSS E708  Psychology of Addiction
SSS S701  Addictive Behaviours 
SSS C713  Human Resource Development 
SSS C714  Project / Dissertation and Viva-voce
SSS E709  Adult Psycho Pathology 


SSS C701   Assessment Techniques
Fundamentals  of Psychological Assessment :- Measurement  and  the  different  scales  of measurement.
What is  a  Psychological  test  and  the  scope  and  principles  of  testing.  Standardization, Reliability  and Validity.
Intelligence and its Assessments :-
Wechsler's Adult performance Intelligence Scale, forms PR Bhatia's Battery of Performance tests of Intelligence,  Raven's Progressive Matrices, Personality  Inventories  :- 16 PF, Type A, Type B, Myers- Brigges  type Indicator,  Aptitude  and  Interest :- Differential Aptitude  Test,  Strong  Campell  Interest  Inventory, Holland's  Self-Directed searchTests used  in organisation  setting  to  ccess Locus of Control :-Work Preference, Motivation, Conflict, Job satisfaction, Role Stress and Organization Climate


SSS C702  Organizational Behaviour

Introducation  to  Organizational  behaviour:-Fundamental  Concepts,  Approaches  to  Organisational
Behaviour,  Learning  about  organisations,  Individual  process  :-  Personality  and  Perception,  Learning  and Reinforcement, Communication and decision making, Group Process:-dynamics within groups, Dynamics between  groups Organisational Process:-Work motivation  , Leadership, Power and Politics, Job and Organisation Design,  Conflict Processes, Organisational Change Process 


SSS C703  Human Resource and  Personnel Management
The Human  resource Management  an  Introduction:- Human  resource, Nature and  scope of HRM, The
human resource in the environment, Human resource activities, Diversity of work and Strategies- Human resource hiring:-Job  analysis,  selection,  recruitment,  orientation,  placement,  socialization-  Training  and  Performance  Evaluation:-Job  training  - on  the  job and off  the  job  training-Training need analysis and evaluation-Performance appraisal, techniques and Management by objectives-Maintenance and development of the Human Resource:-  Work motivation and performance, Employee welfare, Compensation, Welfare schemes, Career enlargement and  enrichment, Leadership and Effective communication-Work for Analysis:-Trade Unions and Management  relationships, Ethical Issues, Employee problems, Industrial Counselling.  


SSS C704  Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
 Basic  Concepts  of  Marketing  :-Tasks  and  Philosophies  of  marketing,  Environment-  Strategic
Management and Marketing Process  - Market segmentation, Target marketing Consumer Marketing and Buying Behaviour:-Industrial  marketing  and buying  behaviour-  Service  marketing-  Agriculture  marketing-Assembling Marketing  Mix:-Product  decision,  Price  decision,  Promotion decision  and  place  decision-Mega  Marketing  Strategies:- Competitive marketing strategies and relationship marketing




 SSS E701  Basic Psychology
Historical introduction to Psychology Methods of studying behaviour branches of Psychology Cognitive
Processes - Affective factors - Personality and Attitude-Scope of Psychology in relation to various disciplines 



SSS E702 Organizational Psychology 
The  paper  is  a  study  of  Organizational  Behaviour  typically  referred  to  understand  the  behaviour  of
people working in organizations. The focus is on applying sciences so we can better understand and predict human behaviour  at  work-Fundamentals  of  organizational  psychology-Working  with people-Models  of  behaviour  in organization-Significance of the study-Role of organizational psychology in helping human resource development- The  individual in  an  organization-Personality  - Perception  - Ability  and Learning- Attitudes  and Motivation  in organization-Group Processes in organization-Psychological Assessment in organization-Interpretation and use 



SSS E703  Test Construction
The  course will  examine methods  for  developing  Psychological  tests.  Topics will include  reliability,
validity,  norming  and  standardization.  Construction of  Personality  Inventories  and  Problems  in  construction.  Writing items for Personality Inventories. Attitude measurement. Rating scales. Guidance for developing tests will  be provided.
 

SSS C705  Research Methodology 

Significance of scientific research orientation concepts and  issues- qualitative and qualitative research -
Methods of social science research - evolution of problem - speculation and theoretical justification - formation of  hypothesis-  types  of  hypothesis  -  criteria  of  good  hypothesis  -  variable  and  research designs  - methods  of  data  collection





 SSS C706  Human Relations in Organisations
To understand  the  meaning  and  mechanism  of  Human  Relations-To highlight the  importance  of
understanding individuals and groups in the Organisation-To know the methods of training individuals on Human Relations-Introduction:-Meaning of Human relations, Purpose of studying Human Relations, Human Relations in  the  past  and  the  present-Human  Relations  and  Behavioural  science:-Understanding  the  individual-Systematic  approaches  to understanding  individuals-  Personality,  Attitudes,  Perception,  Values,  Needs-Personal  Issues:  - Communication  - Barriers  to effective communication, Developing and enhancing communication effectiveness,  Stress and Stress reduction strategies-Understanding the Organisation:-Organisational structure, group behaviour,  Power,  Politics  and  status-The environment  of  Human  Relations  and  specific challenges-Organisational  Communication  : Influencing others, Understanding change, Conflict and creativity, Labouring with Unions, The  minority  employees  (sex,  age,  religion,  caste etc.), Managing  the  knowledgeable  worker,  Human  relations  in  future-Human relations Training:-achieving one's potential, Excelling on the job, Maintaining a Healthy work and  personal life




 SSS C707  School Counselling
Introduction  to guidance  and  Counselling:-History,  Nature,  Scope  and  Need  of  guidance  and
Counselling  in  schools,  individual  differences,  the  role  of  student  advisor  and  teacher  in  school  Counselling-  Important  features:-Counselling:-Nature,  Process  ,  Approaches  to  counselling,  Group  Counselling-Educational  Guidance:-Study  skills  training,  Programmed  learning,  Preparing  and  appearing  for  examinations-Vocational  guidance:-Aptitude  and  Interests,  The  role  of  Psychological  tests  in guidance  and  counseling-Classroom  management:  -  Uses  of  behaviour  modification  techniques  in  the  classroom-Counselling  and  management  of  common  childhood  problems:--  School  refusal,  Scholastic  backwardness,  Conduct  and  emotional  problem,  Counselling adolescents regarding sexuality and substance abuse, Counselling parents and  teachers, Management  regarding these problems-Setting up and running a School Counseling Program

 
SSS C708  Research Methodology

Formulation of Problems-practical exercises in various types of hypotheses formulation - designs-single,
mixed-experimental-survey-quasi experimental -mixed designs - test construction-standardisation - item - analysis  - factor - analysis - reliability -validity types -report writing - a minimum of 10 exercise may be recommended


SSS E704  Bio-Psychology 
Scientific basis of Psychology geogenic factors chemogenic factors histogenic factorsBrain various
Psychological functions- Cognitive and Affective-Biological basis of Personality


SSS E705  Psychology of Interpersonal Relationship 
The Nature of Interpersonal Communication and Behaviour -Identity and Communication Behaviours -
Assessment of Interpersonal Communication Styles and Behaviour - Assessment of Interpersonal Communication  Styles  and Behaviour  -  Effective  and Non-effective  Interactions  - Relationship Development  an  Termination  -  Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Managing Conflict in Interpersonal relationships.

 
SSS E706  Child Psycho Pathology
 
The  course will  focus  on Psychopathology  in  children  and  adolescents. Topics will include  the major
categories  of  childhood disorders such  as  autism,  specific  learning disabilities,  hyper  kinetic  disorders,  conduct  disorders,  emotional  disorders,  elective  mutism,  reactive attachment  disorder,  enuresis,  encopresis,  feeding  disorder, pica, stuttering, tic disorders and mental retardation.




SSS E707  Psychology of Advertising 
 
Introduction  to  advertising-The world of  advertising-The  five  players  of  advertising-The evolution of
advertising-Current  advertising  issues- Developing  an  advertising  programme-Decision making  process-Setting  advertising objectives-Setting  advertising  budgets-developing  advertising  strategy-Evaluating  advertising  campaigns-The Psychological  issues  in advertising-Perception: Creating stopping process-Awareness: Making an  Impression-Understanding: Making it clear-Persuasion: Attitude Change & Trial-Memorability: Locking power. 


 SSS C709  Practical Counselling and Helping Skills
Introduction:-  Definition  and  process  of  counselling,  Types  of  counselling,  Areas  of  counselling,
Characteristics  of  counsellors  -Behavioural Counselling:-  Important  features, Relaxation  techniques,  Systematic  Desessitisation,  operant  Techniques,  Cognitive  Behaviour  Modification-Relationship  and  Interpretation  techniques:- Opening techniques, Reflection of feeling, Acceptance technique, Structuring techniques, Silence as a  technique,  Leading  technique,  Interpretation  technique-Counselling  for  Well-being:-  Cognitive  skills  - improvement,  Assertiveness  training,  Promotion of  health  behaviour,  Indicators  of  well  being,  Behavioural  Medicine  for  the  management  of  personal  problems such  as  addiction,  smoking  etc.,  Financial  management resource mobilization-Marital and Family Counselling:- Premarital and Marital counselling, Counselling children,  Counselling old people  Organizational Counselling:- Counselling after performance appraisal, Feedback, Socialization, Interpersonal  conflict management, Resolving caste conflicts, Peer group counselling suggestion box, Pre retirement counselling


 
SSS C710  Industrial Relations & Labour Law  
 
Industrial  Relations:-  Meaning,  Three  factors  of  Industrial  relations,  Importance  and  objectives  of
Industrial  Relations,  Approaches  to  industrial  Relations,  Conditions  for  congenial  Industrial  Relations-Trade  Unions:- Meaning, Functions of Trade Unions, Objectives of and Important Indian Trade Unions, Why employees  join Trade Unions, Union Tactics, Trade Union movement in India-Industrial Conflicts/ Disputes:- Causes, Types,  Prevention, Settlement-Entrepreneur:- Definition, Characteristics of  successful entrepreneur- The entrepreneurial  growth  in  different  communities,  Case  histories  of  successful  entrepreneur,  Identification of  potential  entrepreneurs-Development  and  Training of  Entrepreneur:-  Cultural  and  Social  environment in promoting  entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial environment
 
SSS C711  Training and Development in Organisations 
 
Training:-  An  introduction  what  is  training,  Principles  of  training,  Applications  of  trainingTypes  of
training:-  Pre-requisites,  need  for  training,  Assessment  of  behaviour  (analysis)  areas  of  training,  Competency  mapping methods,  Individual, Group,  Experimental  vs.  Simulated  Presentation  Skills,  Problems solving  skills,  Learning  skills,  Listening  skills,  Creative  decision making  skills,  Interpersonal  skills,  Emotional  skills-Human  Resource Development Techniques:- Personality Development, Interpersonal skills Training, Social skills Training ,  counselling  skills-Human  Resource  Management  Techniques:-  Behavioural  management  skills,  Performance  counselling, Stress Management  skills, Negotiation  skills, Communication  skills, Leadership Training  role play,  Behavioural  redressal,  Conflict  resolution  skills-Personal  Values  and Work  values:-Socialization,  Performance Ethics and Legal issues

SSS C712  Analysis and Interpretation of Data 
Introduction  to statistics for social sciences - Methods of Sampling  - Descriptive Statistics -  Inferential
statistics - Multivariate Techniques of analysis in social research




SSS E708  Psychology of Addiction 
 
The  course will  cover  the  genetic and  environmental  factors  in  the  development  of  addiction.  Other
topics will include various disorders due to psychoactive substance use and therapeutic intervention programmes.
 


SSS S701  Addictive Behaviours 
 
A  foundation  course  designed  to  introduce  the  wide  range  of  psychoactive  substance  use  and  its
problems. 
 


`SSS C713  Human Resource Development  
 
Concepts  of  HRD:-  Importance  of  human  factor,  Need  for  HRD  especially  in  the  Indian  context,
Outcomes  of  HRD,  Differences  between  Traditional  Personnel Management  Function  and  HRD-Planning  the  HRD System:- HRD Philosophy, HRD subsystems, HRD objectives, HRD policies, HRD action plans-Organizing  the HRD system:- HRD organization, Tasks of HRD department, Attributes of HRD manager, Pre  requisites for  making HRD effective- HRD Processes:- HRD methods or mechanisms, HRD climate and organizational climate,  Universality  of  HRD  Practices-Integrating  Individual  and  Organization:-  Individual  and  Group,  Formal  vs  Informal  organization, Organizational  culture,  Integrating  Individual with Organizational  culture,  Integration of  goals and effectiveness

SSS C714  Project / Dissertation and Viva-voce  

SSS E709  Adult Psycho Pathology 
 
A  theory course designed  to  introduce  the wide  range of psychopatholgy  in adults. Topics will include
concepts  of  normality  and  abnormality,  signs  and  symptoms  of  mental  illness,  anxiety disorder,  somatoform  disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, delusional disorders, personality disorders and psychopathology of old  age.



Study Well. Wish you all the best for your successful course completion and become a great psychologist


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