LPU enhanced Employability Skills of its Distance Education Students

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Jalandhar: In one of its unique initiative, Lovely Professional University conducted workshop for enhancing employability skills for its Distance Education students at the university campus. Hundreds of students from top cities of the Punjab State- Chandigarh (Mohali), Patiala, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, many towns and villages including Barnala, Dasuya, Garshankar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Khanna, Mandi Gobindgarh, Nawanshahar, Phillaur, Rampuraphul, Ropar, Sangrur attended the workshop. Expert faculty from LPU Department of Soft Skills guided distance education students how to sharpen themselves to be industry ready for employability.

Students were trained with practical demonstrations, role plays and real life examples related to the various aspects of employability skills. Students were guided about important skills and perfected for ‘Time Management, Grooming, Etiquette, Communication Skills, CV Writing and Interview Skills’. Students were also provided with the content resources related to the topics of the workshop. Online provision was provided to the students to give feedback and assess the skills gained by them on the spot. Those with active participation were also felicitated.

Two of the BBA students Krishi from Ludhiana and Taruna from Patiala shared: “We always used to be repentant in not getting proper higher education in a top institution. Presently, being students of LPU distance education, we feel ourselves fortunate enough in getting out of that sorry state. Like this highly beneficial workshop, we are guided on many world-class parameters also. Moreover, LPU always strives to provide us (the students of distance education) opportunities at par with its regular students. This is the great experience we get as we never feel that we are devoid of any campus reach and existence. LPU has brought a revolutionary change in the realms of distance higher education. Long live the LPUDE programmes to benefit millions of students like us.”