In India, education has been divided into two distinct streams, both academic and vocational, for too long. Higher education never integrated the vocational programs and there was an almost puritanical attitude towards higher education on display. Fortunately, that attitude is changing. Many students now look forward to a course that would get them a
PG diploma in environmental sciences
Postgraduate Degree in Environmental Science (PGES) is an Environmental Science course at the diploma level. Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological science into environmental study and environmental problem solving. Environmental science provides the study of environmental systems with an integrated, quantitative and disciplinary approach.
Diploma in handicrafts and modern garments
Paithani weaving is Maharashtra’s traditional hallmark of different localities. Diploma in Paithani Handicraft & Modern Garments is a training program created to systematically preserve and develop this art by Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.
The course is for one year and the various topics covered are: Silk Work and Paithani Weaving Assistance, Paithani Handicraft Theory and Paithani Handicraft and Modern Garment Design. The instruction medium is bilingual with the predominant language being Marathi. The state government supports the craftsmen and has started a small-scale industry to engage all the private craftsmen who found it difficult to continue as their profession
To improve employability skills, Delhi University and Met Life India Insurance have linked up with their graduate programs to offer an Add-on course -Insurance Training and Career Opportunity. The program takes place over nine weeks of study, followed by on-job training for one month. The course ends with a well-performing evaluation and students can hope to be placed in MetLife. The program will provide training and training in sales practices, products, legal and regulatory aspects of insurance.
The course also has aspects such as the transition from Campus to Corporate (Grooming and Communication skills) besides dealing with Life Insurance. After the successful completion of the course, a joint, Delhi University -MetLife certificate will be awarded to the students. Acharya Narendra Dev College is the University’s only college that offers this module.
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PG diploma in archives keeping
Annamalai University, Distance Education Directorate (DDE) offers an employment-oriented course in Keeping Archives. The program’s main objective is to understand archival material description principles and methods in accordance with standards adopted by the archival community in India and abroad.
It also familiarizes itself with different perspectives on the nature and purpose of archival description. It’s a one-year course and candidates need a History or Archaeology postgraduate degree.
After completion, students can find jobs in conservation, reprography and other related fields of archival science as lecturers, archivists, information managers, librarians, public relations officers and records managers.
Certification in Finance and Accounts Offered by NIIT Unique in association with Genpact
This program allows students to understand the terminology, nuances and functioning of the outsourced services of finance & accounts, thus minimizing and limiting the time they take to become productive to understand the specific requirements and tools of the process. The training will follow an instructor-led delivery mode, reinforcing conceptual delivery with application-based demos, ERP simulations, exercises, and sessions of practice. It builds specialization in this domain that will help one adapt more quickly to the needs of the job.
Diploma in education technology
MP Bhoj University is offering this program with the aim of producing teachers who are enabled with technology. The course offers an introduction in educational settings to multimedia integration. It is for teachers / educators who are interested in learning how to integrate multimedia content into their current teaching practices and use information and communication technologies to deliver education. The program includes training for MS-Office, the use of multimedia and graphics tools and a project work that is spread over a minimum period of one year and can be completed in a maximum of 3 years.
Systematic training and education
STEP offers students the opportunity to take part in a three-year program offering practical training at a The Oberoi Group hotel. This training involves a hotel’s four core operating departments: Front Office, Housekeeping, Food and Beverage Service and Kitchen.
The Kitchen Operations Program includes Western and Indian kitchen training as well as specialist operations such as bakery, pastry and cold kitchen. The students are enrolled for a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Studies (BTS) from IGNOU in addition to practical training at a The Oberoi Group hotel.
The program is currently hosted by: The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra; The Oberoi Bangalore, The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla; The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur; The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur; Trident Agra; Trident Cochin; Trident Gurgaon; Trident Udaipur. The preferred opportunity for a career with The Oberoi Group is a benefit of joining the STEP Programme. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a Bachelor of Tourism Studies (BTS) degree from IGNOU and a Proficiency Certificate from the Oberoi Group, together with an opportunity to work as an assistant at their hotels.
PG diploma is instructial design
The program provides basic theoretical and practical skills necessary for courseware design, delivery and evaluation. It aims to acquire professional qualifications in the field of instructional design and to improve related job skills. By reading, viewing e-learning modules and practical applications, students explore the theories of instructional design. The areas include principles of management, educational psychology, effective communication, and a project work as well. The PGDID program duration is one year.
PG diploma in chemo practices
The PGDCI offered by Bhoj University aims to create a workforce in the upcoming field of the agrochemical / pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry with grounding in chemistry and knowledge in computer technology. It covers different aspects of Chemo-Informatics Basics, Chemo-Informatics Database Design and Management, Data Sequencing, etc.
The program delivery consists of print study materials, audio/video support, assignments, contact classes, library consultation, etc. Its duration is 1 year, but it can be completed in a maximum of 3 years by the student once registered.
Retail management program
IIJT started the Retail Management Program to address the growing demand in the emerging retail sector for human resources. In terms of its employment potential, the retail sector is emerging as one of the largest sectors with estimated man power requirements in the coming decade at over a million new positions.
This 12-month course aims to train students on supply chain, retail finance, soft skills, and operational concepts for retail stores. It is intended primarily to train individuals for customer interface positions, and some for logistics and back-end operations. The front office functions that require persuasive skills would require good communication skills
Diploma in food and beverages services management
The Food and Service Management Diploma is a pass-out for Class XII. The course includes training on F&B services, F&B service equipment and methods as well as practical training on personal grooming, equipment knowledge, food service methods and terminology.
Admission to this program is based on merit determined for the three components on the basis of marks secured in Class XII, Group discussion and weighted interview of 70%, 20% and 10% respectively.
Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management
IGNOU developed this program in collaboration with the Ministry of Power, USAID-India and the Power Finance Corporation as part of the Distribution Reform Upgrades and Management (DRUM) project for professionals working in electrical utilities.
The course aims to disseminate information about current developments and reforms in the power distribution sector, raise awareness about the applications of emerging technologies and trends in the sector, and educate staff in the electrical utilities or electricity sector on various aspects of power distribution management. Power distribution and energy management are the focus areas.
Kuoni Academy IATA-UFTAA Foundation/Consultant
Kuoni Academy was founded in 2003 and is Kuoni Travel India Pvt’s education division. Ltd. That’s it. It aims at fulfilling the role of a knowledge institute, developing thousands of young people professionally to face the service industry’s rigors. The IATA foundation course imparts essential knowledge and skills to a professional in the sale of products and services for travel and tourism. The duration of the course is 4–6 months per level and students can find jobs in the tourism & travel sector with leading brands like Cox & Kings, Make My Trip and others.
Radio Jockeying & TV News Reading
In partnership with Delhi University, K. Films & Media Academy, Delhi has launched a part-time Radio Jockeying & TV News Reading certificate course for all students attending various courses with Delhi University. R.K. Academy provides its students with complete practical exposure to the subjects as the trainers are drawn from the industry itself, who are well versed in their respective fields with day-to-day work. In addition to the essential text knowledge, they are able to train the students with on-hand work.
Indian Institute of Real Estate: Principles and Practices of Real Estate
The Real Estate Principles and Practices course offered by the Indian Real Estate Institute (IIRE) may be pursued either online or by correspondence, depending on the convenience of the candidate. This course educates the students in the real estate business about the basic concepts.
It also outlines the basic economic principles that affect the decision-making process for real estate and the development of a management plan. The course is spread across 7 modules for each module that have a recommended duration of days. It is preferable to complete the entire 7 modules in 90 days.