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Stress Management

Sub: Report on Two Days Faculty Development Program on “Stress Management” – reg.

To overcome the stress, The IQAC of Sri Sairam College of Engineering in association with ICT ACADEMY organized2 day Faculty development program on “STRESS MANAGEMENT” on 25th& 26th February 2020. Prof. Sivaprakash. C, SPOC & HOD-ECE welcomed the resource person and all Heads of departments joined hands to welcome the resource person with momentum. The resource person was Mr. Nirmal Kumar from ICT ACADEMY. He briefed about the stress, types of stress and how to rectify all the stress. In this regard various team building activities where conducted for the faculties. The session was attended by 42 staff members of both teaching and non-teaching staff of our college with 6 faculties from other college in Karnataka like KLE society, Vemana College of Engineering, Raja Rajeswari College of Engineering and Gopalan College of Engineering.
Day – 1 (25/02/2020)
Initially he started with an Activity. In this Activity he made 4 teams and gave 15 mins to prepare to know about each other. He asked to give Team Name, Team Logo and team Song. Later he started to give input on sign of stress. In session 1 (10.30 to 11.15) he covered what causes Physical Stress and Mental Stress. He showed some video to identify whether the person is under stress or not. From 11.30 – 1.00 pm he covered Sources of Stress (Social Stress, Physiological Stress, and Environmental Stress), organizational Stress and Types of Stress. He related types of stress with the work related issues. Also he gave an idea to relax when multi task is given at the same time. Also he gave some good examples to know about the level of performance under Eustress, Distress, Hyper Stress and Hypo stress.
Activity – 2
The team members are made to do similar boats. During this activity he observed the teams how much they have stressed to complete the activity. He selected 1 member from each team as jury member for other teams. Then the team members are asked to do one boat in first 60 Sec.Later he gave some 9 more mins to do the exact replica of boat.
After the activity he started with TED talk on augmented reality. He also gave inputs how to make live video and makes the class interesting. He handled PPT with the topics Positive personal Stress, Negative personal stress and individual stress. He told about the chemical reaction that takes place in our body due to stress and what are the side effects of this. He gave some good example videos for Emotional Intelligence.
Day – 2 (26/02/2020)
The session started by 9.30 am with an motivational videos and later he started with PPT giving inputs on Self Confidence, Self-Control and Self Love. Later he asked to write the daily routine and asked the teams to segregate in four quadrants and said about what is important tin life and how to identify which is important. He gave the quadrant inputs to create Stress free life cycle. By 2.00pm Activity session started. In this activity Semiya sticks is given to build largest tower.
The session concluded with Vote of Thanks by Dr. P. Gangavathi, Director IQAC and the session was concluded with a National Anthem.

Sivaprakash. C
SPOC ICT Academy