Boost Your Resume with These Weekend Courses

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Have you graduated from college and finally landed a job? Give yourself a pat on your back!  You have now completed the first mission of your education! But that doesn’t mean you get to sit back, relax and complacently flaunt your degree. Continuing professional development is essential if you want to strive in this cut-throat competitive economy. Every professional should focus on how they can add more value to their career options and become an in-demand choice. Here’s a list of a few weekend courses that you can pursue to enhance your skills and knowledge in just no time.

Creative Writing Certificate Course

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Course details:

  • Address: British Council 17, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi Delhi 110 001
  • Contact: 1800 102 4353
  • Duration: 9 weeks (32 hours)
  • Cost: Rs 13,000

You should apply to British Council’s Introduction to Creative Writing course if you wish to switch to journalism or become a professional content writer in the near future. Besides helping you explore your creative side, it will also brush up your writing, editing and communication skills, all of which are extremely valuable in the job market today. Plus, if you manage to get published, it looks great on your CV and will boost your confidence.

Weekend Language Courses

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Course details:

French – Alliance Francaise de Delhi

  • Address: 72 K K Birla Lane, Lodhi Estate and S – 24/8, DLF Phase III, Gurgaon
  • Cost: Rs 14,000 to 16,000 (per level)
  • Duration of course: Different levels in different courses have specific hours which are needed to be completed in order to move on to the next level
  • Contact: 011-43500200 (Delhi), 0124-4061032 (Gurgaon)

German – Goethe Institute

  • Address: Max Mueller Bhavan, 3 Kasturba Gandhi Marg
  • Cost: Rs 18,900
  • Duration: Different levels in different courses have specific hours which have to be completed in order to move on to the next level
  • Contact: 011-23471100

Whether it be ordering an Italian dish on your date night or impressing your international colleagues with your perfect pronunciation, the unique skill of knowing a foreign language can help you in innumerable ways. It looks excellent on your CV and can even open up international doors for you, career wise.

Digital Marketing Certificate Course

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Course details:

  • Address: Digital Vidya, 1001, 10th Floor, Tower-1, Pearls Omaxe Building, Netaji Subhash Place, Pitampura
  • Cost:  Rs 49,900*
  • Duration:  24 sessions (72 hours)
  • Contact: +91-80100-33033, +91-11-47597475

Salary appreciation, high level promotions and widening career horizons are some benefits of having digital marketing skills. With the advent of the ‘Digital India’ revolution, brands nowadays are focusing more and more on aggressive online marketing, branding and advertising. Knowledge of digital marketing will not only make working professionals a valuable resource, but can also be of use if they start up their own digital marketing agency.

PG Diploma in Financial and Commodity Markets

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Course details:

  • Address:  Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mehta Sadan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110001
  • Cost: Rs 50,000 (approx)
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Contact: + 91 – 11 -23382005, 23389942

MBA or CA professionals who are looking for training and practical exposure in derivative markets can take up this course to add specialization. On the completion of the program, successful candidates can also appear for various exams conducted by NSE/BSE/MCX.

Marketing and Sales Management 

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Course details:

  • Address: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mehta Sadan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110001
  • Cost: Rs 43,000 (approx)
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Contact: + 91 – 11 -23382005, 23389942

This course aims at providing students with a comprehensive understanding of managing hierarchical sales and marketing departments in leading organizations. It uses contemporary leadership approaches for practical training.

Continuing professional development benefits not only an individual but also the public and the enterprise. Today’s dynamic environment is well-suited for professionals who stay abreast with the latest market trends and education. These courses not only enhance your productivity but also open up a wide range of new possibilities for you. They allow you to implement your skills more effectively by establishing deeper understanding wherever required. Choose the right course and sail towards a brighter future!