Group Discussion

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Group Discussion

Overview

 Duration: 2 hours

Group Discussion or GD is a method by which the members of a team exchange ideas and arrive at effective solutions to problems. It provides us with a deeper understanding of a subject apart from improving our critical thinking skills.

On the other hand, GD helps us improve our interpersonal skills, confidence and communication abilities as well as helps us examine a different perspective to the discussion at hand.

This eLearning course on group discussions focuses on the types, characteristics, purpose and advantage of a group discussion and the skills required to participate in a group discussion. This course also highlights the importance of communication skills such as listening and speaking that are critical components of a successful group discussion.

Group discussions help stimulate reflective thinking and help us share ideas freely with the members of a group. Here, in this course, we will learn more about group discussions as outlined below:

  •   An introduction to Group Discussions (GD)
  •   Before the GD
  •   During the GD
  •   After the GD

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  •   Examine the purpose of a group discussion
  •   Describe the types of group discussions
  •   Explain what the panel seeks and observes in a GD
  •   Develop skills for effective participation in a GD
  •   Describe the general topics on which GDs are conducted

This course is meant to benefit:

  •   Students who have completed their education and looking for a prospective corporate career
  •   Supervisors and managers seeking to solve problems through group discussions
  •   Human Resource personnel wanting to use group discussion as a method to filter candidates during recruitment
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