4th session of J&K’s first international skill, upskilling program held

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Jammu: The fourth lecture session of State’s first international skill and upskilling program for startups was held here Thursday during which reputed expert delivered lectures on various facets of skill and entrepreneurship development.
During the session, Jason Furness, one of the directors of BRIDGE Institute, Singapore delivered lecture on “Sales and Growth”. The session included lectures & presentations on creating growth, exploring a number of key areas, including understanding customer needs, building long-lasting solutions, building trust based relationships and managing key relationships strategically.
The program aims to skill and upskill start-ups in different aspects of skill and entrepreneurship development and is being organized by J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) in partnership with BRIDGE Institute.
It is the first of its kind, program in J&K wherein budding start-ups are directly interacting with global industry experts and gaining information on different vision and strategies which can be put into use by these start-ups for scaling up their venture.
The fully-sponsored program is being taught by 10 internationally acclaimed industry experts from various countries and focuses on the themes such as finance & accounting, sales & growth, branding & marketing, human resource management, team building, service excellence and future technologies.
“No doubt, the contextual situation is varying across the globe, the basic tenets of doing business remains universal. We are hopeful that our efforts will prove fruitful for the participants,” said Jason Furness, the resource person for today’s session.
“I have started my own venture and the experiences and information shared by the resource person will benefit me in approaching my clients in an efficient way and contribute in expanding my business,” said a participant.
In order to promote skill & entrepreneurship development in the state, JKSDM has been organizing various youth development programs in collaboration with various skilling, upskilling and meta-skilling programs in collaboration with national and multinational organizations.