UMBC has been approved as
A Testing Centre for Direct Candidate Assessment (DCA) under Skill Development Initiative Scheme (SDIS) based on Modular Employable Skills (MES) approved by Director General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt of India & Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Govt of Odisha.
Therefore UMBC offers a number of certified programs.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF OPENING SCHOOLING, GOV. INDIA VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COURSE INFORMATION
Course Name Certificate In Computer Applications
Course Code 711-712
The course fees and duration are as outlined by National Institute of Open Schooling, Ministry of HRD (Gov. India).
We particularly focus on internet access, and in guiding trainees in how to use the internet for information and learning.
Qualified and specifically designated UMBC staff carry out most of the digital literacy interventions, as this allows us to quickly modify and implement programs to suit different demographics.
UMBC has also partnered formally with Mindtree Foundation
. This enables us to access their expert human resources for their guidance on our digital literacy-training program, which covers everything from Microsoft Word to Email; this partnership and allows the UMBC to be flexible in adapting the material to local needs.
|DIGITAL LITERACY - BASED ENTERPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT|
|Anytime the computers are not being used, trainees are encouraged to come to the center and use the computers for free. Specific help is given free of charge. For example, a number of youth applying to local [junior] colleges have been helped with filling out online forms, and accessing free online study material.
Additionally the program develops the skills and knowledge base of existing or future entrepreneurs to utilize the Internet to accesses information on market opportunities, research the viability of potential ventures, identify strategies to improve their own activities, find market linkages and develop their knowledge on banking and financial management. This training is implemented to enhance the confidence, entrepreneurial capacity, scope of ideas and enterprise viability in our community.
Sustained support of existing or aspiring entrepreneurs who successful complete the training is available through the The Entrepreneurship Development and Business Launch Training Programs.