Skill Enhancement – A Conceptual Approach

K. Myilswamy
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce with Computer Applications
VLB Janakiammal College of Arts Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
International Conference on Transcending Boundaries in Corporate World (CRYSTAL – 2017)
PG and Research Department of Commerce with Computer Applications,
Hindusthan College of Arts and Science (A), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Shanlax International Journal of Commerce
Volume 6, Special Issue 1, December 2017, ISSN: 2320-4168, Pages: 39-43


Skill enhancement provides the opportunity and knowledge for a client to develop and strengthen the necessary skills to gain, maintain, and advance in a chosen area. Skill enhancement programs are focused around training that combines the best practices from education, psychology, social work, career counselling, sports, and technology training. Social skills are defined as specific strategies used by an individual to perform social tasks effectively and thus be socially successful and socially competent.
Non-verbal communication can occur through sight, sound, smell, touch or taste. Non-verbal communication can be conscious and purposeful or unconscious. The term ‘problem gambling’ is preferred to ‘compulsive gambling’ among many professionals, as few people described by the term experience true compulsions in the clinical sense of the word. Psychological addiction, as opposed to physiological addiction, is a person’s need to use a drug or engage in behaviour out of desire for the effects it produces, rather than to relieve withdrawal symptoms. Food addiction is characterized by compulsive eating and an obsession with weight and body image. Alcohol and drug addictions are very widespread in our society. Internet addiction disorder, as a diagnosis, is still in its infancy. Internet addiction does not appear in the DSM-IV and no research has yet established that there is a disorder of Internet addiction that is separable from problems such as loneliness, problem gambling, sexual addiction, or addiction to pornography.


Skill enhancement, Addictions