The Master of Computer Application (MCA) Department at GIET University has several Value-Added Courses. The goal of these courses is to provide a learner-centric technical program. These courses provide students with an awareness of the expectations of the job industry and improve the employability skills of the students. The courses also bridge the skill gaps and the students become industry-ready. The courses focus on skill development and the emphasis of these courses is on providing students practical training and improve their problem-solving skills. The following are the various value-added courses that are offered by the MCA Department:
Internet of Things (IoT) Programming
The Master of Computer Application (MCA) Department of GIET University conducts a value-added course on IoT Programming. The objective of this course is to introduce students to the core concepts of the Internet of Things (IoT), understand the building blocks and characteristics of IoT and explain the role and scope of smart sensors for ensuring convergence of technologies.
The MCA Department conducts a value-added course on retail management by having a tie-up with the Retail Association of India (RAI). Pursuing this course opens doors for the students into different sectors like supply chain sectors, warehouses, export firms, departmental stores. They can also apply for jobs in the banking and insurance sectors. The various job profiles they can apply for include retail managers, store managers, merchandising assistant and customer service manager.
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is an advanced modern-day tool. It is conceived to support the complete business management of any organisation. It does not matter whether the business is large or small. What forces students from different backgrounds like MCA, MBA, MTech., etc. to pursue SAP certification program is the huge demand for SAP ERP professionals in the corporate world.
The MCA Department has a value-added course on Data Analytics. The course on Data Analytics is offered in the university in collaboration with IBM. The course involves gathering, organising, modelling, and visualising data to extract valuable insights which help in making an informed decision. Students gain valuable skills related to Python Programming, Data Analysis, Data Visualisation, SQL, Data Science and so on. This knowledge helps them to get jobs as Data Analyst, Data Engineer and so on.
Campus Recruitment Training Programme
This course is designed to assist students in their preparation for the campus interview as well as for subsequent interviews that they may have to face. The course trains the students to deliver their best in the selection process of various organisations and corporations. Students learn important skills like Curriculum Vitae (CV) writing skills, interview techniques, personality development, quantitative ability, reasoning ability, and so on.
Soft Skills Training and Development
Having strong skills will enable students to build, develop and manage teams. Soft skills play a significant role in the development of student’s overall personality, which enhances their career prospects. Keeping the importance of soft skills in mind, the MCA department provides a practical orientation to the students which helps them to drastically improve their soft skills. The focus of the course is on improving skills in communication, the effective use of English, presentations, business correspondence, group discussions, improving interpersonal skills and so on.