PCSC-1 Course at ICAP

Presentation and Communication Skills Course-1 (PCSC-1) shall be attended at CAF stage before commencement of training. Provided that this PCSC-1 Course may be completed during or after the period of training before attempting any CFAP or Module E examinations if the trainee:

(a) ***is registered in direct training scheme available to holder of a recognized degree under these regulations; or

(b) has completed AFC and CAF or equivalent examinations and joins training by December 31, 2015.

Note: As a condition for course completion for students who have not passed or obtained exemption from Functional English by May 31, 2015, an assessment of writing skills shall be carried out by the Institute.

S. No.

Particulars

Weightage

1

Intellectual

Demonstrate openness and objectivity in giving and receiving feed

10

2

Interpersonal and Communication

Present information in written and numeric form clearly. Depict awareness of clear communication

30

Demonstrate listening skills and understands given instructions

10

3

Professional skepticism and professional judgment

Probe and question the relevant facts

10

4*

Write Essay on topics generally known to a school leaver

15

5*

Write meaningful and effective Précis

10

6*

Write business letter on a well explained scenario

15

Write short business report on a well explained scenario

Total

100

Methodology For PCSC-1 Course

Method

Numbers

Hours

*Classroom lectures on presentation, group discussion and

5

10

writing skills and practice

Formal presentations before a group:

• Attended

12

6.0

• Presented

6

3.0

• Facilitators feedback on presentations

2

6.0

Group Discussion on pre-seen and well prepared topics

4

8.0

*Essay writing on unseen topics

3

3.0

*Précis writing

4

3.0

*Write business letter on a well explained scenario

6

3.0

*Write short business report on a well explained scenario

3

3.0

*Feedback of trainer on essay, précis, letters and short business reports written by students

5.0

50.0