Education in India has undergone a revolutionary change after the introduction of job oriented diplomas in the market. In the earlier times, people were content with higher studies in any one stream, but now the trend has completely changed. Cut throat competition in the market has also enhanced the amount of risks involved and thus people look for specializations. Job oriented courses have captured the imagination of the young generation and are offering handsome remuneration.
Let us have a look at short term courses which have gained popularity over time. Some popular courses in the financial sector constitute Certification in Financial Analyst, Certification in Financial Planning and Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning amongst others. Such courses are designed to manage the resources of an organization, monitor market tendencies and protect its assets in a much better manner.
These short term courses also enhance insights regarding finance and help in framing financial policies. Job oriented programs are offered at various levels. Certificate and diploma programs offered after 10+2, graduation and post-graduation are highly skill based programs which help you make a distinct mark in the job arena. Short term courses can range from weeks to a year. B.Com students can pursue a course, namely Certification in Finance and Accounts offered by NIIT Uniqua in association with Genpact. The curriculum offers adequate information of various business processes, basic voice training, basic finance, etc.
It helps students earn a specialization in the financial domain. The new era has given rise to some specific demands which require evolution of new skills. Its here that these sort of short term studies come in handy. The article does an in depth detailing of various courses which are rewarded in the market nowadays. PG Diploma in Preventive and Promotive Healthcare A one year course which requires a mention here includes PG Diploma in Preventive and Promotive Healthcare. Its provided by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University and graduates of Medicine, Psychology, Bio-Sciences, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition or Physiotherapy are eligible for it.
The modern hectic lifestyle and lack of exercise has given rise to various diseases like obesity, depression, cancer and heart problems amongst others. The above mentioned course takes provides knowledge to manage and cure such diseases and their causes. Doctors and other healthcare professionals benefit a lot through it and can perform lifestyle modification programs in hospitals. As far as the course is concerned, it constitutes Health and Disease Management, Disease Management, Cardiac Care, Cancer Risk Factors Management, Health, Psychology and Stress Management, etc. Life insurances are great savings and the segment also provides excellent employment opportunities. University of Delhi and Met Life India Insurance have come together to provide an Add on course; namely Insurance Training and Career Opportunity. This course is provided along with their various graduate programs. It continues for a duration of 3 months and a month of on-job training is also part of it.
Students who display a grand performance during the program are easily placed in Met Life. Aspects which are covered in this program constitute education and training in insurance sales practices, legal and regulatory features, products, etc. The media industry also offers excellent courses which have gained popularity over time. There are various advertising, radio jockeying and news anchoring courses available in different institutes of the country.
A premier institute, R.K. Films and Media Academy, Delhi offers a 3 month part time certificate course in Radio Jockeying and TV news reading for students who are studying at Delhi University. Apart from that, there is Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi which offers Post Graduate Diplomas in Public Relations and Mass Communication respectively. These courses teach a lot about media, PR industry and advertising amongst others.
Students pursuing these courses can work in media, PR firms. They can work in corporate communications domain along with displaying astounding success in advertising campaigns. The Indian media and entertainment industry is a billion dollar enterprise which is witnessing rapid growth due to presence of 24 hour news & entertainment channels, various newspapers and online media. Art and creativity knows no boundaries and writing as a specialization has always attracted lots of attention. Institutes like Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, the British Council and Sri Aurobindo Institute of Arts and Communication, New Delhi offer creative writing courses which will help you earn excellence in the writing segment.
Film making, video editing, direction and photography are also a craze amongst students and many institutes are offering 1 year diploma and short term courses of 3 or 6 months in these fields as well. These courses help one to evolve as a film maker, fashion/travel photographer, scriptwriter, video editor, etc. Learn a new language In the age of globalization, we have to surpass the boundaries of nationalism and consider ourselves global citizens. Foreign language courses have exceeded the heights of popularity as language specialists can find vast employment opportunities in different domains like embassies, diplomatic services, mass media field, public relations segment, etc. Further, they are also offered roles of interpreters and translators by United Nations, govt. departments, research firms and various MNCs. Some popular languages offering excellent job and business opportunities constitute Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Persian, Arabic, etc.