There are a lot of short term courses that students can take up to improve their extra skill set. Some of the most popular and in-demand short term courses are mentioned below in details:
Students with a knack towards creativity go for a short term course in graphic designing. Working knowledge of popular designing software’s like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is useful in many professions.
Many institutions offer bachelor level courses in graphic designing, however, students who wish to pursue it as a skill development they can enroll in a short-term course offered by various private institutes. Students can take up career as a graphic designer, creative director and also work on freelance basis after this course.
Digital marketing is one of the fastest growing short-term computer course. This subject area usually covers all the aspects of digital marketing like social media, SEO marketing, email marketing, content marketing, affiliate marketing, analytics etc. The course in digital marketing is available in both online and offline modes.
Students can also become certified digital marketers by completing training with certified Google partners. Since it is a very broad field, candidates often choose specialized courses in digital marketing. A short-term offline course in digital marketing is around 3-6 months of duration.
Search Engine Optimization/ SEO
Search Indian Optimization or more popularly known as, SEO, is the technique used to boost the websites ranking on search engines like Google, Microsoft etc. There is a very high demand for experienced SEO professionals as this one of the fastest evolving fields in the field of digital marketing.
Ranking techniques of websites and processes are constantly updated. The course covers keyword research, site designs, interlinking etc. A lot of institutes also offer certifications to students. Students interested in this field can take up jobs like SEO professional, website auditor etc.
Animation and Multimedia
Animation and Multimedia is a part of the graphic designing course structure but recently, has become popular as an independent specialization. Graduate level BSc. degree courses are also available for students who want to build a career in animation and multimedia. The degrees usually cover the basics of animation, film designing, video game character designing etc. After this course students take up professions like visual effects artist, VFX professional, animator etc.