July 29, 2011
-- Center for Skill Development of Lovely Professional University has launched many Skill Development Programmes for the betterment of University students as well as other aspiring students, not part of the University. In this regard, more than 15 Certificate Programmes are devised in the domains of Languages, Computer, Performing /Fine Arts, Management and Commerce. Ranging from one month to one year duration, these short term programmes aim to develop students as professionally sound, self-dependent and easily employable. For this Specialized training is imparted by the persons having specialized accrual in the specific areas. Moreover, these are being offered at an affordable Fee-Structure at the Campus itself.
Talking to Media, the Chancellor of the University, Mr Ashok Mittal said: "Recently, former President of India and renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has stressed that increasing the employability of students has become crucial. Dr Kalam also wanted, addressing at a world education summit, that Universities and schools in the country should impart the knowledge of special skills and create cadres of well-trained students who will be part of the global human resource." In this context, he informed: "Our University has already been working on these desires of Hon'ble Dr Kalam." He further said: "To cater to the customized requirements of different sections of corporate world and industrial sector, our University has established an autonomous center for skill development under its aegis. It aims to develop skilled manpower through a large number of employment oriented diversified programmes."
He made it clear: "Students can opt for these programmes even along with their regular studies, or can well utilize their vacations to enhance placement avenues. So, these are to reduce the aimless pursuit and pressure of any tertiary education." He also held that it is an initiative to take human potential to greater heights by grooming the raw talent and polishing their work oriented skill to the maximum.
It is worth illustration that following excellent pedagogy and industry centric curriculum, the centre prepares students for various booming sectors of the world. Its programmes in VB.net, Microsoft certified System administrator, CCNA, Hardware & Networking, Computerized Accounting & Library Management, Instrumental and vocal Music etc are all of immense value. In addition, the Programmes of Languages are specially designed to enhance students' communication skills enabling them to get global exposure. As such, they can work in different cultural set ups to meet the challenges of global professional world. These have also been structured to provide right blend of various skills cultivating the right attribute and make them imbibe moral values also.