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Course code
Course title
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STS2002
Introduction to Problem Solving & Etiquette
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Pre-requisite
None
Syllabus version
1
Course Objectives:
∑ To challenge students to explore their problem solving skills
∑ To equip students with effective presentation skills
∑ To develop essential skills to tackle quantitative and verbal ability questions
Expected Course Outcome:
∑ The students will be able to interact confidently and use decision making models
effectively
∑ The students will be able to deliver impactful presentations
∑ The students will be able to be proficient in solving quantitative aptitude and verbal
ability questions effortlessly
Program Outcomes
(PO):
1, 7, 10 & 16
Module:1
Logical Reasoning
12
hours
PO: 7
Logical Reasoning
∑ Sequence and series
∑ Coding and decoding
∑ Directions
∑ Syllogisms
∑ Binary logic
∑ Crypto arithmetic
Visual Reasoning
∑ Abstract Reasoning
∑ Spatial reasoning
∑ Cubes
Data Analysis And Interpretation
∑ DI-Tables/Charts/Text
∑ Data Sufficiency
Module:2
Quantitative Aptitude
18
hours
PO: 1
Profit and Loss
∑ Cost Price & Selling Price
∑ Margins & Markup
Interest Calculations
Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Recurring
Mixtures and solutions
Ratio & Averages
 ∑ Proportions & Variations Time and Work ∑ Pipes & Cisterns, ∑ Man Day concept ∑ Division Wages Time Speed and Distance ∑ Average speed, Relative speed, Boats and streams. Permutation-Combinations ∑ Counting ∑ Grouping ∑ Linear Arrangement ∑ Circular Arrangements Probability ∑ Conditional Probability ∑ Independent and Dependent Events Geometry and mensuration Trigonometry ∑ Heights and distances ∑ Simple trigonometric functions Logarithms ∑ Introduction ∑ Basic rules Functions ∑ Introduction ∑ Basic rules Quadratic Equations ∑ Understanding Quadratic Equations Rules & probabilities of Quadratic Equations Set Theory ∑ Basic concepts of Venn Diagram Module:3 Verbal Ability 10 hours PO: 16 Grammar ∑ Spot the Errors ∑ Sentence Correction ∑ Gap Filling Exercise ∑ Sentence Improvisations ∑ Misc. Grammar Exercise Comprehension and Logic ∑ Reading comprehension ∑ Para Jumbles
 Critical Reasoning ∑ Argument – Identifying the Different Parts (Premise, assumption, inference, conclusion) ∑ Strengthening statement ∑ Weakening statement ∑ Mimic the pattern Module:4 Employment Skills 5 hours PO: 10 Cracking interviews - demonstration through a few mocks Sample mock interviews to demonstrate how to crack the: ∑ HR interview ∑ MR interview ∑ Technical interview Cracking other kinds of interviews ∑ Skype/ Telephonic interviews ∑ Panel interviews ∑ Stress interviews Resume building – workshop A workshop to make students write an accurate resume Resume Template ∑ Structure of a standard resume ∑ Content, color, font Use of power verbs ∑ Introduction to Power verbs and Write up Types of resume ∑ Quiz on types of resume Customizing resume ∑ Frequent mistakes in customizing resume ∑ Layout - Understanding different company's requirement ∑ Digitizing career portfolio Total Lecture hours: 45 hours Mode of Evaluation: FAT, Assignments, Mock interviews, 3 Assessments with Term End FAT (Computer Based Test)
 References 1. FACE(2016) Aptipedia Aptitude Encyclopedia. Delhi. Wiley publications. 2. ETHNUS(2013) Aptimithra. Bangalore. McGraw-Hill Education Pvt. Ltd. 3. RS Agarwal, R.S. (2013) Quantitative Aptitude. Mumbai Publishers S. Chand. 4. Brown, Lola (2007) Resume Writing Made Easy. Canada. Prentice Hall. Program 1. Having an ability to apply mathematics and science in engineering outcomes(PO): applications. 7. Having computational thinking (Ability to translate vast data in to abstract concepts and to understand database reasoning. 10. Having a clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 16. Having a good working knowledge of communicating in English. Approved by Academic Council Date