The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry has become global with operations in India and almost all the Regions of the world, and is growing exponentially. Companies are looking for candidates who are smart and can present themselves well. Students are not able to catch up with the pace of growth opportunity as they lack employability skills or soft skills. Soft Skills training has become a must for the students who want to go for job or higher studies. Most employers these days want to hire, retain and promote persons who are dependable, resourceful, ethical, self-directed having effective communication, willing to work and learn and having positive attitude.
With this in mind the Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy has commenced a new and a positive initiative based on finishing and polishing concepts for Student centric, Student focused and Student development activities called CPPA- Center for Pharmaceutical Professional Advancement. CPPA lays emphasis on Hard Skills as well as soft skills.
Soft skills or Emotional Intelligence Skills strengthen the students from within. Soft skills are about enabling and empowering. These skills empower them to understand their own SWOT - Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats- and how best they can come across as competent individuals in any given situation. At CPPA, coaching is imparted to fine-tune the students' attitudes, values, beliefs, motivation, desires, feelings, eagerness to learn, willingness to share and embrace new ideas, goal orientation, flexibility, persuasion, futuristic thinking, compassion, diplomacy, and various skill sets of communication, manners, and etiquette so that they will be able to deal with different situations diligently and responsibly.
Soft skill is not a visible skill like the domain subject content the student learns in his Academic career, but it helps in improving the personality of the person. It gives finishing touch to the personality. Soft skills will help the students increase their employability potential and face the challenges of the present time.
Hard skills are technical skills whereas soft skills are at the surface providing finishing touches for success. The blend of both skills is essential for personal, professional and social success. The significance and relevance of soft skills equip the students with adequate ammunition to face corporate battles and challenges.
To sharpen soft-skills of students to make them ready from Campus to Corporate, to develop and deliver programmes, modules, short courses and capsules which strengthen the students besides day-to-day academic learning.
- Sharpen students Employability potential
- To motivate students for leadership qualities and aptitude needed by the profession.
- To shape the personality and attitude of students for better future.
- To augment and sharpen the analytical and comprehension skills of the students.
- Orientation towards the Placement and HR policies of companies