BANGALURU: Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest vocational training network in apparel sector organized a three day training program on Soft Skills, Teaching Pedagogy and Administrative Aspects at its Center here. This training program was conducted by Apparel Training & design Centre (ATDC), India’s largest vocational training network in apparel sector at ATDC Centre Bangalore. The Three days of Training included One day training on Teaching Pedagogy and Administrative Aspects and 2 days training on Soft Skills. The participants for this training included the ATDC’s Principals/ Center in-Charges, Faculty and Adjunct Faculty Resources. The participants were made aware of ATDC framework and had topics on Teaching Methodology, Education Technology, Digital Content Utilization, Communication Skills, Stress Management, Motivation and Team Building.
The training sessions on “Teaching Pedagogy” at ATDC Bangalore was taken by Mr. R. Nagarajan, Principal, ATDC Tirupur. The Soft Skills training will be conducted by Expert Mr. R Manoj Kumar, Senior Trainer from Career Strokes, Chennai.Mr. R Manoj Kumar currently associated with Career strokes.com as Training Consultant and has more than 7 years training experience on Soft Skills and has effectively conducted various training sessions on Soft Skills and Business Communication across the country. He has trained over 11,000 trainees across many industries like Hospital, in Retail majors, in Apparel chains and in manufacturing units. In addition to teaching pedagogy a short session on “Administrative Aspects” will be conducted by an external expert Mr. Purshottam, covering topics like Noting, Drafting of official documents, Forms of Letters, Record Maintenance and importance of following proper office procedures.
This training is the part of the Training Calendar for the year 2014-2015, approved during the 45th meeting of BOG which was held on 19th September, 2013 at ATDC-NHO, Gurgaon. Such type of training programs and workshops for the faculty members of ATDC are conducted under TOT (Training of the Trainers). ATDC TOT Academy is an institution which operates as a resource center setting benchmarks and overall quality parameters for those in the business of skills in the apparel sector. TOT Academy upgrades the knowledge base and skill levels of the faculty resources to develop industry oriented approach in their pedagogy. The key objective of the Academy is to bring about an overall systematic change in the Apparel Industry while providing better quality trainers for industry. With this vision this training program was organized) which will provide new insights in achieving higher efficiency & productivity.
“The main objective of conducting such training programmes is to bring innovation in developing the skills and increasing the competitiveness of employers in the market “Ravi Kishore, Senior Principal, ATDC Bangalore. Mr. R Mohanpriya, One of the participants said “ Training program was a learning experience. Developmental training programs like these strengthen your skills”