1. Course Introduction - Need, Basic Guidelines, Content and Process for Value Education
o Understanding the need, basic guidelines, content and process for Value Education.
o Self Exploration-what is it?- its content and process; „Natural Acceptance‟ and Experiential Validation- as the mechanism for self-exploration.
o Continuous Happiness and Prosperity- A look at basic Human Aspirations
o Right understanding, Relationship and Physical Facilities- the basic requirements for fulfilment of aspirations of every human being with their correct priority
o Understanding Happiness and Prosperity correctly- A critical appraisal of the current scenario
o Method to fulfil the above human aspirations: understanding and living in harmony at various levels
2. Understanding Harmony in the Human Being - Harmony in Myself!
o Understanding human being as a co-existence of the sentient „I‟ and the material „Body‟
o Understanding the needs of Self („I‟) and „Body‟ - Sukh and Suvidha
o Understanding the Body as an instrument of „I‟ (I being the doer, seer and enjoyer)
o Understanding the characteristics and activities of „I‟ and harmony in „I‟
o Understanding the harmony of I with the Body: Sanyam and Swasthya; correct appraisal of Physical needs, meaning of Prosperity in detail
o Programs to ensure Sanyam and Swasthya
3. Understanding Harmony in the Family and Society- Harmony in HumanHuman Relationship
o Understanding harmony in the Family- the basic unit of human interaction
o Understanding values in the human-human relationship; the meaning of Nyaya and program for its fulfilment to ensure Ubhay-tripti; Trust (Vishwas) and Respect (Samman) as the foundational values of relationship
o Understanding the meaning of Vishwas; Difference between intention and competence
o Understanding the meaning of Samman, Difference between respect and differentiation; the other salient values in relationship
o Understanding the harmony in the society (society being an extension of the family): Samadhan, Samridhi, Abhay, Sah-astitva as comprehensive Human Goals
o Visualizing a universal harmonious order in society- Undivided Society (Akhand Samaj), Universal Order (Sarvabhaum Vyawastha )- from family to world family!
4. Understanding Harmony in Nature and Existence - Whole existence as Co-existence
o Understanding the harmony in Nature
o Interconnectedness and mutual fulfilment among the four orders of nature- recyclability and self-regulation in nature
o Understanding Existence as Co-existence (Sah-astitva) of mutually interacting units in all-pervasive space
o Holistic perception of harmony at all levels of existence
5. Implications of the above Holistic Understanding of Harmony on Professional Ethics
o Natural acceptance of human values
o Definitiveness of Ethical Human Conduct
o The basis for Humanistic Education, Humanistic Constitution and Humanistic Universal Order
o Competence in professional ethics:
o Ability to utilize the professional competence for augmenting universal human order
o Ability to identify the scope and characteristics of people-friendly and eco-friendly production systems
o Ability to identify and develop appropriate technologies and management patterns for the above production systems.
o Case studies of typical holistic technologies, management models and production systems
o Strategy for the transition from the present state to Universal Human Order:
o At the level of the individual: as socially and ecologically responsible engineers, technologists and managers
o At the level of society: as mutually enriching institutions and organizations