Self-Development Programmes

What are Self-Development Programmes?

Self-Development Programmes aim to encourage students to learn to develop themselves and plan for the future by becoming more self-aware.  Students in IMU are introduced to these Self-Development Programmes through orientation programmes, outreach programmes, ongoing workshops and talks, sand tray, and self-discovery through cards.

The Aims of Self -Development Programmes

The aims of the Self-Development Programmes are to help the students by:

  • Increasing the students’ self-awareness.
  • Helping students to create a plan to acquire the skills they may need for their academic studies or their chosen career path.
  • Empowering students with soft-skills which emphasize on memory, reading, and critical thinking.
  • Help increase positive emotions by learning positive coping strategies through positive psychology.
  • Helping students to learn relaxation techniques.
  • Empowering techniques in decision-making skills, team bonding, and communication skills.
  • Empowering students with the ability to manage feelings and behaviour.

The Outcome of Self-Development Programmes

Through the Self-Development Programmes, students would be exposed to the following outcomes.

  • Reflecting on their own learning styles, ongoing performance and achievements.
  • Learning to capitalise on strengths in planning their all-round personal, educational and career development.
  • Identifying and addressing areas for development & setting goals.
  • Engaging in positive behaviours.
  • Learning to tap into mindfulness skills to manage their emotional care.
  • Conversation skills to enable them to say what they need and to listen to others’ viewpoints.
  • Improving and strengthening their coping skills.

The Aims of Self Development Programme

The Outcome of Self Development Programme

Self-Development Programmes for Students

The Self-Development Programmes are introduced through the “Students Development Programmes” which are introduced to the students via orientation programmes, a collaboration between the faculty and the Self Development Unit (SDU), promotion through social media, and upon requests.

No Topics of Workshops Coverage Areas
Core Workshops
1 Adjustments to Campus Life and Personal Safety Self-awareness
2 My Behavioural Style Knowing yourself
3 Senior Sharing Study Skill Study skills
4 What’s Your Journey Motivation
5 Study Skills Workshop Study skills
Ad-hoc Sessions, Talks and Workshops
6 Sand Tray Self-discovery
7 COPE Cards Self-discovery
8 The Five Love Languages – Managing Relationship Relationship
9 Public Presentation Skill Training Presentation Skills
10 Effective Communication Communication
Custom Made Workshops
11 Choosing your Career Career Planning
Open Day Workshops
12 How to Choose a Career – Based on John Holland RIASEC Theory Career Guidance

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