The top companies, who are offering best jobs, always look for candidates having professional skills. They don’t really want to invest very high in on-job-training. This is the reason why now it is becoming important to have those skills in you even before you join your first company.
Based on the suggestions of 100s of companies, we have prepared list of 7 courses, which will teach you the professional skills, what companies are looking in all the engineers.
So here you have the list:
7 Must do courses for all the engineering students, independent of their departments:
1. Good Command on Programming Languages: C, C++ & JAVA
There is not a single sector where programming is not used. Like blood, the programming languages are running in different machine. Robotics, IOT, Automobile, thermal power plant, textile machine controls etc etc, all the industries are looking for people who know the good know how of the core technology + programming skills. Lets see a example:
Bosch was hiring Mechanical engineering students and made programming know how compulsory in job description form. That’s because all the engine management system works on program now. Hardly any mechanical controls used in automobile industry and so it’s compulsory to up skill our self with time and demand.
Eckovation’s initiative in this is very helpful to you. Seeing the need and as per the suggestion of the industrial expert working with us, we started offering a course on programming. It’s called Minor Degree in Programming. The objective of the course is to teach you and give you industrial exposure of programming languages C, C++ and JAVA.
To enroll in the program and to explore more: Click Here
2. StartUp Course
Nowadays, it has become very easy to start your own venture. The main challenge today is to come up with good ideas and execution part is no longer as difficult as it used to be, especially talking about online/digital ventures.
The cost of starting a new website is minimal, social media presence is free, PR from newspapers can be grabbed easily if the idea is nice etc. So, basically any one can think of starting a new venture. Oyo Rooms was started by Ritesh Aggarwal even before completing his under graduation from Delhi University and he did not even have a technical background.
However, still only 1% of startup become successful. This is because most of the startups are started without any previous learning and without funding, it becomes difficult to sustain it for long.
If you complete a formal course on Startup, you’ll start with a lot of learning already and the chances of success of your startup will increase manifold.
Even companies during their hiring process are increasingly looking for people with entrepreneurial spirit as the market conditions change as a much faster rate today.
So, given the current market scenario, a course on startup is essential for both budding entrepreneurs as well as those who want to crack a good and challenging job.
To view details and enroll in our startup course: Click Here
3. Web Development
Web Development has become a must have skill for all today, whether a person is from technical or non-technical background. The fact that it has become very easy to start your own website today has also led to the increasing popularity of this skill.
If you know web development, you won’t feel handicapped when you come up with an exciting idea and want to start a business around it.
You can create a website within a few hours and learn the skill within a few weeks.
To view details and enroll in our web development course: Click Here
4. Android Development
All the big digital companies/startups today for which we act as daily customers are basically mobile apps – Uber, Zomato, WhatsApp, Instagram, MakeMyTrip etc.
With mobile app as their core product, these companies are constantly looking for good android developers, sometimes even without any upper salary limit.
So, if you can gain competency in android development, you’ll always be constantly in high demand in the industry.
To view details and enroll in our android development course: Click Here
5. Big Data
When we talk about big data, we usually talk about 3 Vs – Volume, Variety and Velocity. As we are spending more and more time online as users/consumers, we are generating a variety of data (text/audio/video) on a real time basis and on a massive scale if all user data is aggregated.
Because of this, the importance of deriving insights from this massive unstructured data has grown exponentially. Companies change their marketing strategies, business models, customer segmentations, growth strategies etc. on the basis of big data analytics.
As it is rightly said, Data is the new Oil.
However, the supply of big data analysts are very low currently as compared to the demand. So, if you learn this skill, you are sure to secure a high paying job. And, the work is exciting as well because you are going to make an impact on a macro-level in terms of company strategies.
To view details and enroll in our big data course: Click Here
6. Ethical Hacking
As more and more of our physical devices are getting connected with the internet, they are also becoming vulnerable to hacking. The rise of Internet of Things will make everything around us hackable.
In this scenario, it will be very important to secure our private data, otherwise it could be misused easily. This has resulted in a huge demand for cyber security professionals in the market.
A good start to becoming an expert in cyber security is to learn ethical hacking. Ethical Hacking will serve another purpose – atlas making you more aware of your own online vulnerabilities and tackle them for your own safety.
To view details and enroll in our ethical hacking course: Click Here
7. Resume Building
Although this is not a core skill, but this skill is the most important to have. If this is absent, no amount of other skills can compensate it as you wouldn’t be able to show the recruiters how competent you are.
When you apply for a job, your resume talks to the recruiter. So, it is very important to learn the skill of writing the best resume so that you can atleast make sure that you get the interview shortlist.
We will launch a fabulous course on resume building very soon. Click Here to fill the google form and we’ll let know when it gets launched.