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Chair of Psychology of Management, Languages and Information Technology

Laura Petrosyan

Head of the Chair of Psychology of Management, Languages and Information Technology

candidate of psychology,   Associate Professor

 

  Chair on Psychology of Management, Languages and Information Technology

In 2002, the Chair on Applied Psychology and Social Development was established at PAARA, which later was renamed Chair on Psychology, Chair on Psychology of Management.

It is one of the structural education and science departments of PAARA. From 2002 to 2003 the Chair was headed by Doctor of Psychology, Professor Naira Hakobyan, from 2003 to 2006 by Doctor of Psychology, Professor Mels Mkrtumyan, from 2006-2007 by Doctor of Psychology, Professor Samvel Khudoyan, and by Doctor of Psychology, Professor Vladimir Karapetyan.

From 2011 to March 30, 2021, the Chair was headed by PhD in Psychology,  Professor Ruben Aghuzumtsyan.

On March 31, 2021,  Mrs Laura Petrosyan, PhD in Psychology and Associate Professor, was elected Head of the Chair by the decision of the Academic Council of PAARA.  

 Mission of Chair

The Chair pursues the development of a competitive scientific and educational structure compliant with the international and national standards to implement study programs on Psychology and other related interdisciplinary ones highlighting the development issues in Armenia.  

 The Mission of the Chair is to detect the psychological regularities of the work problems in public and private sectors and to propose ways of development.

 

 

 The Aims and Objectives of the “Psychology of Management” Study Program:

 

 

 

  Teaching

The Chair consists of a PhD in Psychology, three associate professors, a professor, two doctor-professors.  

The Chair provides:

 

 

Research Activity

The faculty, Master’s and PhD students of the Chair regularly publish scholarly articles, methodological papers related to the current issues in  Psychology of Management. 

The Chair cooperates with local and international academic structures and universities.

 

 Courses Taught within “Psychology of Management” Study Program

 

  1. Theory of Politics;
  2. Current Issues of Management;
  3. Professional Foreign Language;
  4. Information Technology and Electronic Administration;
  5. Modern Psychology Issues; 
  6. Legal Basics of Work Activity Organization;
  7. Methodological Basics of Psychological Studies;
  8. Applied Social Psychology;
  9. Personality Issues in Contemporary Theories;
    • Culturology;
  10. Psychological Management of Staff;
  11. Psychology of Professional Development;
  12. Creative Management;
  13. Psychology of Political Activity;
  14. Psychology of Management;
  15. Psychology of Conflict Management;
  16. Psychophysiological Basics of Professional Activity;
  17. Mathematical Methods in Psychology;
  18. Methods of Psychological Self-Regulation;
  19. Psychology of Personnel Selection and Recruitment;
  20. Psychology and Ethics of Practical Communication.

 

Elective Courses

 

  1. Psychological Management of Group Activity;
    • Organizational Psychological Counselling;
  2. Psychology of Managerial Decision-Making;
    • Psychological Competence of a Manager/Leader;
    • Psychology of Influence; 
  3. Psychology of Organization PR and Publicity;
    • Psychology of Image;
  1. Social and Psychological Training