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Parenting Fundamentals

Building Bonds, Creating Memories

What You'll Learn

The Parenting Fundamentals course equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to nurture and guide your children effectively. The course aids you in fostering healthy parent-child relationships, that are critical in the emotional and cognitive development of your child.

Through this course, you are assisted in developing and implementing positive discipline techniques, ensuring a secure and supportive environment for your children to flourish. By understanding the elements of parenting, you are empowered to navigate challenges and instil essential values to create a loving and conducive atmosphere for your children's holistic growth and well-being.

Parenting Fundamentals, the course takes you through the journey of being a parent, bringing you the experience of the finer intricacies of parenthood. This course is for parents who wish to understand the art and importance of parental decision-making. Parenting children in ways that suit each child is demanding and time-consuming.

Thus, the course is presented to you, as a guide towards aiding you in developing the art and skill of child-rearing through virtuous upbringing, assisting you in inculcating the most important qualities, skills, and strategies that you require, to help your children become successful.


Target Audience

UG/PG/PhD students from any discipline or Working Professionals

Course Type

Open Elective


12 weeks



Credit Points


Start Date

07 Jul 2024

End Date

28 Sep 2024

Enrollment Ends

05 Jul 2024

Prerequisite Knowledge


Sections & Parts

Section One: Parenting Fundamentals


  1. Introduction

    • Understand why one must learn child psychology.

  2. Parenting Principles & Parenthood

    • Understand guiding & directing your child’s future.

    • Learn to be the first teacher of your child’s life.

    • Understand the various parenting styles and their dynamic nature.

    • Understand the importance and implications of reward & punishment.

  3. The Characteristics Of The Efficient Parent

    • Understand the art & the science of parenting.

    • Understand the various reciprocating actions in parenting.

    • Understand the implications of blind parenting.

  4. Juggling & Balancing

    • Understand communication and rapport building in parental settings.

    • Understanding & balancing parental and familial expectations.

    • Understand the role parents play in crafting the child’s future.

  5. Children, Empowerment, & Achievement

    • Understand the belief system in the binary parent-child relationship.

    • Understand the role of gadgets in the child’s cognitive development.

    • Learn how to regulate gadget-usage in your child.

    • Understand the theories of motivation and achievement in children.

    • Learn the laws of parenting.

Who Will Benefit?

Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding Child Development

    1. Gain comprehensive knowledge about the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development stages in children from infancy to adolescence.

  2. Effective Communication with Children

    1. Develop essential communication skills to establish healthy and open dialogues with children, fostering trust and mutual understanding.

  3. Positive Discipline Techniques

    1. Learn constructive disciplinary approaches that promote self-esteem, responsibility, and respectful behaviour in children.

  4. Building Strong Parent-Child Relationships

    1. Acquire strategies to cultivate a nurturing and supportive parent-child bond that encourages emotional well-being and overall development.

  5. Promoting Healthy Emotional Intelligence

    1. Learn methods to help children identify, express, and manage their emotions in a healthy and constructive manner.

  6. Creating a Nurturing Environment

    1. Understand how to provide a safe, stimulating, and conducive environment that supports a child's growth and exploration.

  7. Empowering Independence and Responsibility

    1. Learn how to gradually guide and empower children to take on age-appropriate responsibilities and make informed decisions.

  8. Balancing Work, Family, and Self-Care

    1. Explore effective time management and self-care strategies for parents to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

  9. Navigating Parenting Challenges

    1. Acquire problem-solving skills to address common parenting challenges, such as sibling rivalry, academic struggles, and peer relationships.

  10. Strengthening Parental Self-Confidence

    1. Build confidence in your parenting abilities by understanding and applying evidence-based principles and strategies.

Enrollment Options

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