Short-Term Programmes (In collaboration with IECD, BDU)

A.P.C.Mahalaxmi College for Women, Thootkukudi,  has entered Memorandum of Understanding on  20/02/2020 with Bharathidasan University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (IECD), Khajamalai Campus, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli – 620 023 to conduct the short term courses successfully in our college campus for promoting entrepreneurship and career development among the students. It is a flexible skill development training centre for enriching the current as well as dropped-out and passed-out students.

The University’s IECD has intended to approve the following 19 Short-Term programmes to be offered by our college.

1. Multimedia & Web Design

2. Herbal Cultivation

3. Communication Skills in English

4. Event Management

5. Interview Skills

6. Retail Management

7. Entrepreneurship & Career Development

8. Entrepreneurship Development (Food Science and Catering Management)

9. Office Management

10. Beauty Culture

11. Yoga & Stress Management

12. Nutraceuticals

13. Tourism & Travel Management

14. Fruits & Vegetables Processing & Preservation

15. Industrial & Analytical Chemistry

16. கலை மற்றும் கட்டிடக்கலை

17. தெருக்கூத்தும் ஒயிலாட்டமும்

18. ஊடக எழுத்துக்கலை

19. சமையற்கலை

Objectives of the Short-Term Programmes:

The Institution in collaboration with IECD, Bharathidasan University, offers the above-mentioned short-term programmes in order to:

  • Promote entrepreneurship among women students
  • Inculcate essential skills that are needed to manage a business
  • Create a platform that facilitates students to explore entrepreneurial ideas throughout their studies.


Outcomes of the Short-Term Programmes:

Expected outcomes of these short-term programmes are:

  • Students would gain theoretical, technical and practical knowledge on various areas of vocational interests.
  • These courses would develop the soft skills and entrepreneurial skills of students.
  • Students’ confidence level would elevate and this would enable them to achieve professionalism and meet challenges posed by this competitive environment.