P.A.C.E. (Program for Advancement Of Corporate Employability)
To achieve these objectives, MPGI follows a well-structured roadmap
MPGI focuses on lectures, mentoring and giving recommended texts time and again. Student needs are determined in collaborated groups, where people of different ages and different degrees of expertise participate, design and contribute continuously to the curriculum and extra activities in order to channelize time and energy of the students in the right direction. Thus students are encouraged to be part of “Learning Labs”. These labs are enriched with various technological tools, faculty, experts, and mentors, all of which help students to discover their NEW SELF.
Technical training in consultation with industry experts is imparted to the students. Here is the list of technologies being taught branch wise.
Computer Science & Engineering
C++C++ is a general-purpose programming language created by Bjarne Stroustrup as an extension of the C programming language, or "C with Classes
JAVAJava is a general-purpose programming language that is class-based, object-oriented, and designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
.NET.NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. It includes a large class library named as Framework Class Library and provides language interoperability across several programming languages.
ANDROIDAndroid is a mobile operating system developed by Google. It is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, and is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet.
iOSIt is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware. It is the operating system that presently powers many of the company's mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is the second most popular mobile operating system globally after Android.
PYTHONPython is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. Created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991, Python's design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its notable use of significant whitespace.
Electronics & Communication Engineering
EMBEDDED SYSTEMSAn embedded system is a controller with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints. It is embedded as part of a complete device often including hardware and mechanical parts. Embedded systems control many devices in common use today.
MATLABMATLAB is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks
ROBOTICSRobotics deals with the design, construction, operation, and use of robots, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. These technologies are used to develop machines that can substitute for humans and replicate human actions.
Mechanical & Civil Engineering
AUTOCADAutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design and drafting software application. Developed and marketed by Autodesk, AutoCAD was first released in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers.
SOLIDWORKSSolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering computer program that runs on Microsoft Windows. SolidWorks is published by Dassault Systèmes.
CREOCreo is a family or suite of Computer-aided design apps supporting product design for discrete manufacturers and is developed by PTC. The suite consists of apps, each delivering a distinct set of capabilities for a user role within product development.
ANSYSANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. Help the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, it helps them solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.
Apart from the technical training, generic training is also imparted to the students starting from first year which includes the following :
Quantitative AptitudeQuantitative Aptitude evaluate numerical abilityand problem solving skills of candidates. This test forms the major part of a number of important entrance exams for different fields.
ReasoningTwo kinds of logical reasoning can be distinguished in addition to formal deduction: induction and abduction. Given a precondition or premise, a conclusion or logical consequence and a rule or material conditional that implies the conclusion given the precondition, one can explain the following
Verbal AbilityVerbal reasoning is understanding and reasoning using concepts framed in words. It aims at evaluating ability to think constructively, rather than at simple fluency or vocabulary recognition.
Personalityis the collective exposure of personal character traits of an individual which can be his thought pattern, feelings, and emotional exuberance. Psychology treats personality development as an ongoing and dynamic process which is largely impacted by the atmosphere. The evaluating factors of personality are neuroticism, openness to experience, extraversion, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
For a skill to be considered a soft skill, it needs to have three characteristics.
- Rules for mastering this skill is not black and white – Unlike hard skills, like math, where the rule for doing it perfectly is always the same, how effective you are at a soft skill changes depends on your emotional state, external circumstance, and the type of people you interact with.
- This skill is portable and valuable to any job/career – Because soft skills are about your inner strength and interpersonal effectiveness, as long as you work with people, these skills are valuable to your career.
- Mastering this skill is an ongoing journey– You can reach a level of competency in it but you can always encounter new situations or people that will test your soft skills and push you to learn more.
Other experts agree. Some define soft skills as those that are “difficult to measure” and others define soft skills as “skills which characterize relationships with other people, or which are about how you approach life and work.” There is however, one common set of skills missing in most soft skills definition. Most focus soft skills on people skills – how effective we are in working with others. This is absolutely important. However, what you must also master to accelerate success are self-management skills. These are skills that help you manage your relationship with yourself – your inner dialogue.
Self Management Skills
Self-Management Skills address how one perceives himself and others, manage his personal habits and emotions and react to adverse situations. Only when one builds inner excellence can have a h4 mental and emotional foundation to succeed in one's career.
Growth mindsetLooking at any situation, especially difficult situations, as an opportunity for one to learn, grow, and change for the better. Focusing one's attention on improving oneself instead of changing others or blaming anyone.
Self-awarenessKnowing and understanding what drives, angers, motivates, embarrasses, frustrates, and inspires you. Being able to observe yourself objectively in a difficult situation and understand how your perceptions of yourself, others, and the situation are driving your actions.
Emotion regulationBeing able to manage your emotions, especially negative ones, at work (e.g. anger, frustration, embarrassment) so you can think clearly and objectively, and act accordingly.
Self-confidenceBelieving in yourself and your ability to accomplish anything. Knowing that all you need is within you now. “Those who believe in themselves have access to unlimited power” – wisdom from Kung Fu Panda
Stress managementBeing able to stay healthy, calm, and balanced in any challenging situations. Knowing how to reduce your stress level will increase your productivity, prepare you for new challenges and supports your physical and emotional health, all of which you need for a fulfilling, successful career.
ResilienceBeing able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back, big or small, and continue to move onward and upward.
- Skills to forgive and forgetBeing able to forgive yourself for making a mistake, forgive others that wronged you, and move on without “mental or emotional baggage.” Freeing your mind from the past so you can focus 100% of your mental energy on your near and long-term career goals.
Persistence and perseveranceBeing able to maintain the same energy and dedication in your effort to learn, do, and achieve in your career despite difficulties, failures, and oppositions.
PatienceBeing able to step back in a seemingly rushed or crisis situation, so you can think clearly and take action that fulfills your long term goals.
PerceptivenessGiving attention to the unspoken cues and developing cognitive or emotional empathy of other people’s situation and perspective. Often times, we are too busy thinking about ourselves and what we are saying, we leave little room to watch and understand others’ action and intentions. If you misinterpret other’s intention or don’t try to put yourself in their shoes, you can easily encounter difficulties dealing with people and not even know why.
People Skills address how to best interact and work with others so you can build meaningful work relationships, influence others perception of you and your work, and motivate their actions. I have split them into two sections – Conventional and Tribal
Communication skillsBeing able to actively listen to others and articulate your ideas in writing and verbally to any audience in a way where you are heard and you achieve the goals you intended with that communication. This also include languages skills if the spoken language at work is your second language.
Teamwork skillsBeing able to work effectively with anyone with different skill sets, personalities, work styles, or motivation level to achieve a better team result.
Interpersonal relationship skillsEffective at building trust, finding common ground, having emotional empathy, and ultimately building good relationships with people at work and in your network. Also referred as you social skills, this skill is closely related to Communication Skills. It doesn’t matter how smart you are, you must have social graces in order to get far in your career. As Maya Angelou said “I have learned people will forget what you said. People will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel.”
Presentation skillsEffectively presenting your work results and ideas formally to an audience that captivates their attention, engage their input, and motivates them to act in accordance to your desired outcome. While presentation skills is a form of communication skills, I decided to list it separately given the ability to present plays a huge role in any business profession especially as you move up in your career.
Meeting management skillsLeading a meeting to efficiently and effectively reach productive results. At least 50% of meetings today are a waste of time.
Facilitating skillsBeing able to coordinate and solicit well represented opinions and feedback from a group with diverse perspectives to reach a common, best solution.
Selling skills;Building buy-in to an idea, a decision, an action, a product, or a service. This is not just for people in sales.
Management skillsCreating and motivating a high performing team with people of varied skills, personalities, motivations, and work styles.
Leadership skillsDefining and communicating vision and ideas that inspires others to follow with commitment and dedication.
Mentoring / coaching skillsProviding constructive wisdom, guidance, and/or feedback that can help others further their career development
Managing upwardsProactively managing your relationship with your boss, his expectations of your work, and his perception of your performance. Whether you are challenged, given opportunities, or recognized at work heavily depends on your ability to communicate, manage expectations, and build a good relationship with your boss.
Self-promotion skillsProactively and subtly promoting your skills and work results to people of power or influence in your organization and network. It is not enough that your boss knows you do great work. You need to subtly build your reputation with all key people that can influence your performance review. This is because hard work alone does not guarantee success.
Skills in dealing with difficult personalitiesBeing able to still achieve the work result needed while working with someone whom you find difficult.
Skills in dealing with difficult/unexpected situationsBeing able to stay calm and still are effective when faced with an unexpected or difficult situation. This includes being able to think on your feet and articulate thoughts in an organized manner even when you are not prepared for the discussion or situation you are in.
Savvy in handling office politicsBeing able to understand and proactively deal with the unspoken nuances of office and people dynamics so you can protect yourself from unfairness as well as further your career. Office politics is a fact of life. If you don’t choose to play, it can play you.
Influence / persuasion skillsBeing able to influence perspectives or decision making but still have the people you influence think they made up their own minds.
Negotiation skillsBeing able to understand the other side’s motivations and leverage and reach a win-win resolution that you find favorably, satisfies both sides, and maintains relationships for future interactions.
Networking skillsBeing able to be interesting and interested in business conversations that motivates people to want to be in your network. The bigger and h4er the network you have, the more easily you can get things done (e.g., find a job, get advice, find business partners, find customers, etc…)