Online courses have changed the course of education in India. Now anyone can access useful courses while sitting at home, traveling or even while at work!
ADVANTAGES OF ONLINE COURSES
Here are some of the main advantages offered by online courses –
Helps acquire useful skills and knowledge
One can access courses from anywhere with an internet connection
Flexible learning hours
Obtain certificates on course completion
They help get skill based jobs
They help one improve his/her resume
They help one upgrade his/her skills
Availability of ample amount of websites and institutes offering online courses
Due to the increased internet penetration in India, accessing online courses has become very easy. Thanks to the smartphone revolution, we now have wide variety of devices to access these courses from.
What I like the most about online courses is the fact that I can access them from handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets. It is so convenient and productive!
Let us check out the list of best online courses available in India –
BEST ONLINE COURSES IN INDIA
Ethical hacking & Cyber security
Online management programs (MBA, PGDM etc)
Banking programs (PGDM, Diploma etc)
Animation and Multimedia
Officer certification training
Graphic and UI Design
DBMS certification training
Information security certification
Electronic evidence examiner certification
Computer forensics (Diploma)
Languages and Grammar
Import and Export certification
System admin certification
Computer courses (Office certification)
Some of the best online courses available in India have been mentioned in the above list. Some of the courses (listed above) can be pursued after graduation, while some others can be pursued after 10th or 12th!
ONLINE COURSES AND WORKING PROFESSIONALS – A UNIQUE LOVE STORY!
It is not uncommon to see working professionals enroll themselves for skill-enhancing online courses. Looking from their point of view, online courses are a boon!
Working professionals love promotions and pay hikes. Normally, they get promotions after serving a fixed period on the present job post. A faster way to get a promotion is by enhancing his/her skills. This is when online courses come handy!
Working professionals, in most of the cases, are not willing to quit their current job for pursuing a skill-enhancing course. They want to carry on with their job and enhance their skills at the same time!
Online courses helps them upgrade their skills without it negatively affecting their current job! See, it is a win-win situation for employers as well as the employees! The employee is improving his/her skills, which is a good thing for the employer. As a reward, the employer wouldn’t mind giving the employee a promotion and/or pay hike.
Online courses and working professionals, it is a match made in heaven. Thanks to online programs, professionals may access the courses from the comfort of their homes at convenient timings!
Some of the common online programs accessed by working professionals are –
Management programs (MBA and PGDM)
Import and Export certification
Advanced IT certification
AGE IS NOT AN ISSUE: IDEAL FOR STUDENTS, GRADUATES AND WORKING PROFESSIONALS
As I mentioned before, depending upon the type of the course, online courses can be pursued by students who have passed 10th, 12th, graduates, professionals and even retired folks!
Age doesn’t really matter here! All you need to have is an internet connection, a device to access the course content, will to learn and a course subscription.
SKILL DEVELOPMENT MATTERS
This is the age of skill development. Government has introduced the Skill India initiative to develop a skilled workforce in India.
These days, employers not only look for a sound academic background. They also check if the candidate possesses useful skills.