Managerial Skills for Interpersonal Dynamics

By Prof. Santosh Rangnekar   |   IIT Roorkee
Learners enrolled: 4201
The course discusses how self-management skills can be extremely attractive to employers. Next, it focuses on three types of work relationships every professional faces -- relationships with direct reports, peers, and bosses. Each of these relationships has rewards and challenges. The course discusses the characteristics that predict professional and personal success, as well as why some high potential individuals excel on the job while others derail. It also focuses on the student participation and the assignment work.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : B.Tech/ MBA/ Industry/ Faculty/Ph D

INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Its part of Human Behaviour so applicable to all Industries
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 14 Oct 2022
Enrollment Ends : 08 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 29 Oct 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1 :
Relational Development and Maintenance - I
Relational Development and Maintenance - II
Relational Development and Maintenance - III
Relational Development and Maintenance - IV
Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation – Behavior - I

Week 2 :
Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation – Behavior - II
Forgiveness - I
Forgiveness - II
Happiness at Workplace – I
Happiness at Workplace - II

Week 3 :
Trust - I
Trust - II
Employee Recognition - I
Employee Recognition – II
Psychological Ownership - I

Week 4 :
Psychological Ownership - II
Managerial Effectiveness - I
Managerial Effectiveness - II
Managerial Effectiveness – III
Servant Leadership

Week 5 :
Moods and Emotions I
Moods and Emotions II
Moods and Emotions III
Optimism I
Optimism II

Week 6 :
Career Engagement I
Career Engagement II
Adaptability I
Adaptability II
Spiritual Intelligence I

Week 7 :
Spiritual Intelligence II
Spiritual Intelligence III
Insult and Interpersonal Dynamics
Work motivation I
Work motivation II

Week 8 :
Employee Involvement
Humour at Workplace
Preparedness and performance
Maturity at Workplace

Week 9 :
Ego Defense Mechanism &Group Dynamics
Dyadic Relationship at Workplace
Emotional Negotiation-II
Emotional Negotiation- II
        Anger, Anxiety & Depression-I
Week 10 :
Anger, Anxiety & Depression-II
Thinking Process
Managerial Flexibility
Reinstating Relationships        
Week 11 :
Buddhist approach to MSID -I
Buddhist approach to MSID -II
Panchatantra &Interpersonal Dynamics
Emotion ,Nutrition & Brain
Bhagwat Gita & Interpersonal Dynamics

Week 12 :
Flexibility, Quality of Life & Work family Enrichment
Flexibility & Work Enrichment
Employee Loyalty –I
Employee Loyalty- II
Chanakya & Interpersonal Dynamics

Books and references

1.Pareek, U. (2012).Understanding Organizational Behaviour, 3e. Oxford University Press.
2. Exploring Interpersonal Dynamics
ISBN: 978-0-7623-1153-8 
eISBN: 978-1-84950-306-8 
Edited by: Pamela L. Perrewe, Daniel C. Ganster 
Published: 2004 Study material prepared on the basis of Research Journals.
3.INTERPERSONAL DYNAMICS IN THE SMALL GROUP. By Gerald M. Phillips and Eugene C. Erickson. New York: Random House, 1970. 242 pp
Bruce C. Busching
4.Interpersonal Dynamics: Essays and Readings on Human Interaction. Warren G. Bennis , Edgar H. Schein , David E. Berlew , Fred I. SteelePaul F. Secord
5. Gerben A. van Kleef, Universiteit van AmsterdamPublisher:Cambridge University Press

Instructor bio

Prof. Santosh Rangnekar

IIT Roorkee
1.Managerial Practices,
2.Organizational Behavior,
3.Human Resource management,
4.Technology Management,
5.Management ofInterpersonal Dynamics,
6.Knowledge Management,
Conducted more than 100 Training Programs worth more than 2 cr.
1. UJVNL , Uttarakhand, 50 Lacs Orientation program.
2. BHEL, Haridwar since last Three Years conducted more than 50 Training Programs.
3. National Council Member of ISTD (Indian Society for Training and Development) and Founder secretary of Indore and Dehradun Chapters of ISTD.
4. Conducted more than 100 MDPs ForMiddle and Senior level Executives of Everest Group, Ambuja Cement, Godrej Industries, Power Finance Corporation, Damodar Valley Corporation, Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited, etc.

Ph. D. 
 19 Ph D awarded. 
 10 Pursuing 
Publications:131[Journals: 68 Conferences: 49 Books: 02 Magazine: 01 Publications in Text Books: 03 Edited Books: 02 Book review: 06]

1.PI in project entitled An Empirical Study on Proximant Determinants of Creation of Intellectual Property (IP) in Uttarakhand worth Rs 2.6 lakh 
2. Co PI in number of Projects worth more than Rs. 7 cr.
3. HRD Projects and Training Program worth over Rs. 50 Lacs 
International Visits
1. Organized Three National Conferences in 2012, 2013 and 2014one One International Conference . 
2. Attended conferences at Boston University, Boston, USA; Stevens Institute of Management, NJ, USA; Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea; Keio University, Japan; Charulongkorn University, Thailand; Western Sydney University, Australia; London Management School, London, UK; Yildis University, Istanbul, Turkey; Wien University, Vienna, Austria; 
3.Visited Harvard Business School entrepreneurship Cell: ( for project On Entrepreneurship)

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 29 October 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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