Upskilling and reskilling Redefining the future

In this VUCA world, professional education and teaching-learning pedagogy is now becoming very important to make learning more relevant. Increased competition in this globalized economy, the interdependence of economy is forcing us, especially the academia, to revolutionize its delivery mechanism and effectiveness. According to Mr. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S – The Education Group, Deeply embedded with the vision of ‘creating a thinking professional order’, I.T.S Ghaziabad, a NAAC Accredited “A” Grade Institute, since its inception in 1995, has been making ‘incessant endeavor to create learning process in response to changing these paradigms.

Mr. Chadha further says that if we look at different recent reports including World Economic Forum in which Top Leaders of leading Industries discussed and the consensus was seen on one fact that the requirements are changing very fast with technological advancements and need of the hour is to keep reskilling and upskilling on top agenda of organizations, irrespective of the domain they are operating in to. Not only this it has also launched a Reskilling Revolution program with an objective to prepare future-proof workers from technological change and help economies by providing new skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Subsequently, NASSCOM in its report emphasizes on the need of reskilling and in case it does not happen, 40% of our current workforce may become irrelevant.

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These challenges are creating the requirement of systems, which could support measures to strengthen the capacity of professionals to respond to these current challenges as well as to adapt and respond effectively to both anticipated and unanticipated changes. The early recognition of these factors and plugging it timely has helped immensely in establishing I.T.S, Ghaziabad as Best BBA and BCA Institute not only in Delhi-NCR but also in entire North India. As one of the leading institutes in India, they look forward to a multi-pronged strategy, necessary to manage the crisis and build a resilient system in the long term. The current situation due to pandemic COVID-19 has forced all to migrate from conventional to a digital platforms for academic delivery. In this entirely different and unprecedented scenario, I.T.S Ghaziabad is emphasizing on innovative thinking with an entrepreneurial approach and intends to nurture the entrepreneur within every student. This has been also been time to time emphasized by our Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi – Vocal for Local.

Keeping these factors in view, they have always emphasized on building a strong foundation with core fundamentals, which helps in building up as per changing requirements. We follow the teaching-learning pedagogy that helps students in broadening their thought process, applying principals and concepts learned in classrooms, and practice it while learning through Project and Case discussions. This helps students in understanding things in the right perspective and apply in different situations and requirements accordingly. In this entire process, the faculty plays a very crucial role. Understanding this, we have always emphasized on upskilling of our faculty members by Industry interaction, attending sponsored workshops, short-term courses on the latest technologies, and visiting Industry to supplement their courses with practical experience.

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All these efforts are aligned towards improving the employability of our students. Excellent Placements of our students of BBA and BCA at I.T.S makes it’s unique with a robust track record of placing the students in blue-chip companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Nestle, ITC, EY, Moody’s, KPMG, Deloitte, Café Coffee Day, Berger Paints, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and many more. As an outcome of strong Industry interface and best placements, I.T.S Ghaziabad has been awarded with Best College Placements Award (North)-2019 by TCSiON and ASSOCHAM Innovation and Employability & Education Excellence Award – 2019 for “Best B School for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface”.

In its journey towards disseminating knowledge, I.T.S recognizes hidden abilities and strength of its students and enables them to learn, grow, and to evolve into successful professionals in their areas of interest and specialization. The environment at I.T.S is strikingly conducive to overall personality and professional skills with a focus on evolving, effective, efficient, result-oriented with futuristic mindset along with an understanding of ethical values.

While giving his message to aspiring students, Mr. Chadha says “follow your heart with the intelligence of your mind and choose a career. Life is wonderful – Face your past without regret, handle your present with confidence & Prepare for the future without fear.

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