Nowadays, most students look for courses that can bring them better income and better career prospects. When some students can take up degree course and can spend three years in the college without worrying about income, just because they get financial support from their parents, some are not able to spend these many years after their higher secondary. They are forced to look for some short-term courses with better income earning potential, so that they can start earning immediately after completion of the course. Also, they want that the course should not only have lesser period of study, but it should also have lesser fee. Let us explore the details about such courses for the sake of these candidates.
1. One-year diploma courses at NIFD:
The National Institute of Fashion Design offers one-year diploma course in fashion design and in interior design. To apply to this course, the applicants must have completed their pre-university or 10+2 or equivalent examination. The great thing about this course is that interior designers and fashion designers are in great demand these days and so this course has better job prospects and even once a candidate gains some years of experience in this niche, he/she will be in a position to earn more as compared to what he get in his/her initial job. Even, after gaining experience, candidates can practice separately as interior and fashion designers. After starting their own business, they can also complete degree courses in these niches to improve their earning potential to further levels.
2. Indian school of business short-term certificate courses:
Indian school of business is a popular institution with its campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali. This institution offers one-year certificate courses on online mode, self-study mode and also classroom learning in different subjects like those mentioned below:
- Leadership Programme in Infrastructure Management
- Healthcare Management Programme
- ISB Biocon Certificate Programme in Business Analytics
- Management Programme in Public Policy
- Management Programme in Manufacturing and Operations
- ISB IICA Certificate short-term programme in CSR Management
The qualification requirement for each of these courses differs and generally most of these courses require applicants to be graduates. So, candidates looking for short-term courses that can help them earn more after graduation, these courses offered by Indian School of Business might help.
3. Short-term photography courses at Indian Institute of Photography:
Nowadays, many youngsters have great craze towards photography and they capture different images of themselves and their friends to post in social media. Those looking for quick courses that will help them more, photography courses can come handy. Particularly, there are special institutions for photography courses like Indian Institute of Photography that operates from Noida. The list of short-term courses offered by this institute is given below:
- One-month online beginners photography course
- Three-months online foundation photography course
- Online mobile phone photography course.
These courses are offered at highly affordable cost for the benefit of those looking for a quick start to their career.
4. Event management course at COEM, Pune:
Event management courses are gaining more and more popularity these days as event managers are in great demand. In India, people these days want their family and professional gathering to be highly professional with everything organized in a professional manner. This is where the importance of event managers are highly felt. To help candidates looking for a quick start in event management niche, short-term event management courses are offered by institutes like COEM or College of Events & Media that operates from Pune. Both full-time and part-time courses are offered by this institute. When it comes to short-term course offered by this institute, a 3-month part time certificate course with specialization in events is worth to mention. Besides this course, the institute offers many 11-month courses with specialization in events for the sake of future event managers.
5. Hotel management courses:
In India, there are many top hotel management institutions. Most of these institutions offers both degree and diploma courses in hotel management niche. For those candidates, who cannot spend years in obtaining the degree, taking up the diploma or certificate course with short-term and lesser fee can be the ideal option. Top hotel management institutions in India offer many short-term hotel management courses for ensuring better income earning potential for future hotel managers.
Besides these short-term courses that can increase the income earning potential of candidates in different fields like hotel management, event management, fashion designing, interior designing and business, candidates can check with the website of top institutions like Harvard business school and Hult international business school to find whether these institutions offers different business related courses with short-term duration. Of course, the fee charged by these international institutions will be more as compared to Indian institutions. However, getting certified from these institutions will add value to the resume of candidates and will indirectly or directly contribute towards their better income generating potential.
Even some of the courses mentioned above like event management courses and photography courses will help candidates to practice on their own. They can start their own business or they can also work as freelance fashion designers, photographers or event managers. When they work as freelancers, they should look for project details and should accordingly decide on whether or not to accept the project. This sort of filtering is highly important to make sure that the candidate can arrive at the right project to bring better output and resulting increase in income.