On Being human ?

Being human ?

This group of 4 courses touches upon some facets of being a human being :


MMP13: Homo Sapiens : a primer on human evolution
MMP14: Ethics and Values
MMP15: Finding meaning and purpose in your life
MMP16: The future of work

To pursue any of the above listed courses, please send a mail to mmpant@gmail.com

Detailed course outline for :

MMP13: Homo Sapiens : a primer on human evolution

Module 1: Fundamental Principles
1.1: The Darwinian evolutionary theory
1.2: Mendelian Genetics
1.3: The Gene and DNA
Module 2: The condensed story of millions of years of evolution

2.1: The study of human evolution is a multi-disciplinary effort

2.2: The evolution from mammals to primates to hominids

2.3: The last 40,000 years to Homo sapiens
Module 3: Homo Sapiens
3.1: Why Homo Sapiens rule the world?
3.2: Finding meaning and purpose ?
3.3: The Marvellous Learning Animal
Module 4: The Anthropocene Age
4.1:The Age when humans have an impact comparable to nature
4.2:Accelerated with the Industrial Age
4.3: The next mass extinctions: the effect of humans
Module 5: What may become of Homo Sapiens?
5.1: Homo Sapiens may not be dominant in the future
5.2:Human Deus ( human God ) with supernatural abilities
5.3: Impact of Technology over humankind

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MMP14: Ethics and Values

Module 1: What is Ethics ?
1.1: The ethical dilemma
1.2:Rate yourself : How ethical are you?
1.3: People’s perception of  Trust in various categories of leaders
Module 2: The Golden rule for ethical behaviour
2.1: What is the golden rule?
2.2: Illustrations of the golden rule
2.3: The consequences of unethical conduct
Module 3: Common ethical violations
3.1: Conflict of interest
3.2: Lack of full disclosure
3.3: Insider Trading
Module 4: Regulatory Frameworks
4.1: The evolution of corporate regulation
4.2: The future of regulation
4.3: When ethical misconduct becomes unlawful
Module 5: Contemporary concerns ?
5.1: Universal human values
5.2: Ethics and Artificial Intelligence
5.3: Ethics and Professional Conduct

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MMP15: Finding Meaning and purpose in your life

Module 1: The meaning of one’s life?
1.1: An unexamined life is not worth living: Socrates
1.2: Nietzsche: He who has a ‘why’ to live can bear almost any ‘how’.
1.3: The Japanese concept of Ikigai

Module 2: How will you measure your life?
2.1: Career
2.2: Relationships
2.3: Integrity
Module 3: Aids to find your purpose in life
3.1: What motivates you ?
3.2: Your intrinsic/inherent nature
3.3: Other questions to ask ?
Module 4: Approaches to finding your purpose:
4.1: The Venn diagram technique
4.2: The exhaustive list technique
4.3: The eulogy technique
Module 5: Aligning your living to your life’s purpose
5.1: The transition/evolution approach
5.2: Adopting an additional way aligned to the life’s purpose
5.3: Taking a leap ( quantum jump)

 

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MMP16: The future of work

Module 1: Technology MegaTrends impacting the future of work
1.1: Internet of Things
1.2: Robotics
1.3:Machine Intelligence
Module 2: 21st Century skills and knowledge required
2.1:Complex Problem Solving
2.2:Lifelong Learning
2.3:Emotional Intelligence
Module 3:The future of human work
3.1: The earlier shifts in human work
3.2: Displacement of roles by hyper automation
3.3: Symbiotic relationships between humans and intelligent machines
Module 4: The nature of the Gig economy
4.1: Getting work done in the Gig economy
4.2:Opportunities for beginners in the Gig economy
4.3: Opportunities for experienced professionals in the Gig economy
Module 5: Universal Basic Income
5.1: The concept
5.2: The present state of its acceptance
5.3: The future of UBI

 

To enrol in this unique and timely Course, please send a mail to mmpant@gmail.com

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