Last year Ericsson organised the IIT Innovation Awards to spur creativity among IIT students; this month the company took it to a larger…
It is said that people leave their leaders, not the organisation. A leader at every level must be empowered to create opportunities for their people within the organisation. After all, if there is an opportunity within, why look outside?
According to the ministry of corporate affairs, about 1 lakh new companies were registered in India in 2014. So, entrepreneurship is growing. But the outcome of this positive trend will be tested by the number and quality of jobs created
Do not underestimate the time it takes to set up a business. While the idea is important, it may take you at least six months to develop the idea into something people want to buy—and then the real work starts
The next step is skilling human resources to propel the country into a global manufacturing hub
The government plans to establish 100 smart cities by 2022.
The concept of re-skilling is becoming central to sustaining business momentum.
Given that newer IIMs are a reality, rather than lamenting on lost exclusivity, the IIM brand should be strengthened around collective excellence.
While the government must provide opportunity for growth and development of skills, the private sector must take on the role of the consumer of these skilled workers as well as a sustainer of the talent through reskilling initiatives
“By the end of fiscal 2020, we will equip 3 million people with the skills to get a job or build a business,” says Sanjeev Gupta.
Talent branding also assists organisations in crucial aspects such as retention of workforce; conducting influential discussions with stakeholders; alignment between employees and organisational objectives; and increased employee commitment
M-learning is comparable to theoretical classroom learning. But with the right amount of effort, it can also be a mode of practical vocational training
Skill formation for handling complex cloud computing tasks is important. We have to evolve courses to cater to this and popularise them from the school level itself
Skill India has the right ingredients: ownership at the highest level, a ministry formed to take this up on an exclusive basis, and a demand pull from the industry. As always, execution would be the real game-changer
Only if the government, without delay, reforms the existing labour laws and does away with archaic regulations
Although decent progress has been made in skill enhancement across the board, we must not forget that the numbers we need to address are in millions—the vision of the National Skill Development Initiative is to skill 500 million by 2022
Potential power sector hires could help meet government’s development goals
As Indian audience evolves, their needs will become highly individualistic and thus the product offerings will become proportionately niche. E-learning will progress the way e-retail has in India, and ‘online’ will become the operating word
In many ways, mobile technology is motivating the younger generation to use modern gadgets for learning purposes
Of late, Ireland has emerged as a new destination for Indian students planning to study abroad.
Before you jump into it, it makes sense to get an idea of the sector you want to work in
Critical thinking, interpersonal skills, empathy, active listening, dealing with conflicts—these are not just words, but the qualities needed to be successful in any organisation
UK’s experience with education can come in handy for the Skill India initiative
Undertaking specific skill development measures for rural India would mean a far more efficient utilisation of India’s human resources
Wine, for most Indians, is a health drink. And one with sugar in it would likely be a tough one to swallow. But it’s always worth a shot, if only to learn and enrich our platter of experiences
We must make efforts to strike a balance between skills and education
Technology has touched not one but every single vertical the world operates in. It has made us smarter, accessible to greater extents…