IVADODARA: The English improvement and skill development program jointly conducted by the Centre for Skill Development and Capacity Building of M S University and city-based Yuvalay Individual Development Centre recently concluded at the campus. The course was conducted by Priti Zaveri, trainer and founder of 'Swayam - the power within you' from August 1 to September 1 with 40 hours of learning in 20 days.
Two batches of 50 students each, participated in this course. The program focused on skill development through English improvement and covered activities such as making profiles, psychometric tests, vision boards, celebrity interviews, making advertisements, making a human machine among others through reading, writing, listening and speaking activities. The participants varied from different age groups, professions and faculties. The main objective was breaking the language barrier and infusing confidence in the participants. The program concluded with presentations designed and given by the participants. Street play, short movie, slogan writing and songs were part of the presentations. These presentations were prepared to bring awareness of the unique features of the program for the next batch.
The participants were encouraged and motivated by the presence of dignitaries like Dr Neerja Jaiswal, officiating registrar of MSU, H T Patel, managing trustee of Yuvalay and Jagdish Shukla, chairman of Baroda Lions Club Education Trust.