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Short/Summer Programs

Sharda University offers a variety of short-term programs, which cover many different subjects and are available to everyone. Short-term study programs are great options for Indian students of all levels, as well as for working professionals who would like to gain additional knowledge and enhance their professional qualifications. Short-term programs are ideal for anyone who would like to gain India experience, but is not able to travel to the India for a full degree program.

Key takeaways:
  • Learn from Sharda faculty and industry experts.
  • Choose from flexible study options, including online and on-campus classes.
  • Build your network among a global community of learners.
  • Access to renowned libraries, sports facilities, and labs.
  1. INDIAN HERITAGE AND CULTURAL PROGRAM (Duration: 1/2 Weeks)
     

    Sharda University offers 1 week and 2 weeks Indian Heritage and Cultural Experience Program for international students wishing to visit India and experience Indian life and culture. The intent is to give students a taste of traditional Indian arts and culture as is lived in contemporary India. The program aims to impart working knowledge of Indian culture through Yoga, Medication, basic Hindi, and visits to historical and spiritual places of interest in India.

    The Program covers:
    • 3 workshops of 3 hours duration each on Indian art, society, culture, dance, & yoga
    • 1 day sightseeing of Delhi (India Gate, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Dilli Haat Market)
    • 1 day excursion to historic Agra (Taj Mahal, Red Fort)
    • Visit to Chauki Daani and Sonipat
    • Visit to Jaipur-the Pink City and see the temples, palaces and forts of Rajasthan (applicable only to the 2 week program)
    • Accommodation in double AC room on campus + 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
    • Certificate of Attendance after completion of the program.

    Program Fee:

    1 week - USD 600 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    2 weeks - USD 1000 (Including Accommodation & Food)

  2. CERTIFICATE IN YOGA (Duration 1-4 Weeks)
     

    Keeping pace with Indian culture Sharda University offers a 4 week course in Yoga. A history of 5000 years is proof of how lasting and magical this exercise art really is. How many other exercises can boast worldwide acceptance? The fact is, over the past twenty years, yoga popularity has increased from minimal interest to one of the most popular exercise regimes around. This course is designed to give the information on the perfect Yoga combination that will make your practice most enjoyable and satisfying. You will be guided through the steps for beginner Yoga poses and meditation, with emphasis on concentrated deep breathing. Consequently the Yoga course enables students to channelize their vital energies and control the specific physical, mental and spiritual roles in their body in order to attain physical and psychological welfare. 1 day trip to Agra (Taj Mahal and Red Fort) and sightseeing of Delhi is a part of the program.

    Program Fee:

    1 week - USD 600 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    2 weeks - USD 1000 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    4 weeks - USD 1400 (Including Accommodation & Food)

  3. BUDDHIST STUDIES (Duration: 1-4 Weeks)
     

    Sharda University offers a 4 week course in Buddhist studies. Today, Buddhism continues to gain ever wider acceptance in many lands far beyond its original home. People throughout the world choose to adopt Buddhism's peaceful, compassionate and responsible habits. Accordingly, the Sharda University course in Buddhist Studies aims to facilitate the appreciation and familiarity of the Buddhist philosophy, ethics and principles and the concepts in consonance with inculcation of relevant attitude and values. The course prepares students for socially relevant affirmative action towards peace, non-violence and the quest for personal and spiritual growth.

    Optional trip to Bodh Gaya: Bodh Gaya is a religious site and pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous as it is the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained Enlightenment (Pali:bodhi) under what became known as the Bodhi Tree.

    Program Fee:

    1 week - USD 600 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    2 weeks - USD 1000 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    4 weeks - USD 1400 (Including Accommodation & Food)

  4. GLOBAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS PROGRAM (Duration: 1-2 Weeks)
     

    Aiming to enhance professionals with the business and technical skills required while connecting with international Clients, Global Management Skill Programs are regarded as key to effective communication. Students are introduced to the concept of MIS (Management Information System) and its impact on business organisation, fundamentals of wireless communication and emerging developments in wireless communication networks and much more. It Includes Personality Development, Business Ethics, Business Communication, and understanding Diversity & Culture.

    Business
    • Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship
    • Social and Eco Entrepreneurship
    • Retail market: structure, players and success factors
    • Business, Government and the Global Economy
    • Business Information Systems
    • Project Management
    • Social Media Marketing
    Agribusiness and Food Sciences
    • The Global Agro Market: Trends and Strategies
    • Food Production: Tradition and Innovation
    • Rural Development for Sustainable Living
    Technical
    • Mobile App Design
    • Data Analytics
    • Internet Security
    • Cellular Communications
    • Cyber Security
    Marketing and Communication
    • Brand Communication and Consumer Engagement
    • Event Management
    • Understanding the Customer
    • Digital Marketing
    • Business Analytics
    International Relations & Policy Making
    • International Order and Diplomacy
    • Public Administrations and Relations
    • Human Rights in International Relations
    • Understanding India: Regional and International Identities, Interests and Strategies
    • Public Health Policy and Management for Universal Coverage
    • Education Transforms Lives
    • Fostering Freedom of Expression
    • Protecting Our Heritage and Fostering Creativity
    • Learning to Live Together
    • One Planet, One Ocean
    • Science for a Sustainable Future
    • Preventing Violent Extremism

    Program Fee:

    1 week USD 600 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    2 weeks USD 1000 (Including Accommodation & Food)

  5. SKILL ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (Duration: 1-2 Weeks)
     

    Sharda's Skill Enhancement Programs offer an intensive 1-2 week learning experience aiming to improve your life and work skills and be ready for the industry. Whether you are at the start of your career or half way through a degree, our program offers benefits which will broaden your experience and enhance your employability. By being a part of the program, you will learn new subjects and perspectives; develop your capacity for critical thinking; study in a global environment; and most importantly earn university credits.

    Courses Offered:
    • Appreciating Personality Differences
    • Coping with Criticism
    • Critical Thinking
    • Effective Speaking
    • Keys to Effective Listening
    • Achieving Personal Goals
    • Basis of Effective Communication
    • Becoming an Effective Team member

    Program Fee:

    1 week - USD 600 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    2 weeks - USD 1000 (Including Accommodation & Food)

    4 weeks - USD 1400 (Including Accommodation & Food)

  6. SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROJECTS: POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, TECHNICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, LEGAL (Duration: 1/2 Weeks)
     
    Areas Covered
    • Global warming
    • Deforestation
    • Soil erosion
    • Environmental dust
    • River ecology conservation
    • Animal rights
    • Women rights
    • Underprivileged children
    • Rural poverty
    • Rehabilitation for drug addicts
    • Orphaned children
    • People with disabilities
    • Law and order
    • Micro and macro economy

    Program Fee:

    USD 600 for 1 Week,

    USD 1000 for 2 Weeks

  7. ENTREPRENEURSHIP LAUNCHPAD (Duration:8 Weeks)
     

    This Course aims to invite your students and alumni to join our Entrepreneurship Programme / Sharda Launch Pad (SPL). By joining the program your students/alumni will get the necessary resources and professional advice by knowledgeable faculty and industry experts of how to start a business in India and globally as well as guidance of how to raise capital to support their business. Students and Alumni who will join the programme will become active members of SLP, Sharda Universitys Entrepreneurial Platform. SLP aims to promote entrepreneurial spirit among participants worldwide. It is essentially a platform to help foster a culture of entrepreneurship and to create a new venture-building ecosystem. Participants communicate their entrepreneurial ideas and aspirations to SLP. SLP through its Entrepreneurship programs Syncubator & Xcelerator, industry-oriented faculty and marker experts, help them to overcome the difficulties that entrant entrepreneurs face in the Indian marketplace. The activities are results driven. Experts teach the participants how to create the contacts, how to plan the business start-up, how to get the finance, and how to launch and support the new business.

    The Stage 1 program, Syncubator, is designed to accelerate the growth and success of entrepreneurs through a range of business support resources and services that include physical space, coaching, common services, and networking connections. Through Syncubator participants are taught how to apply their business ideas and be successful in the Indian market. It provides them the following benefits:

    • Organizing activities/events/lectures to promote entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Mentoring by the in-house-faculty and industry experts both online for budding entrepreneurial students/alumni.
    • Fostering the spirit of competition by nominating participants for various inter-college entrepreneurial contests.
    • Actively involving participants to the industry interface.

    Stage 2 program, Xcelerator, plays an essential role post generation of ideas and new venture planning to introduce the necessary resources and legal and financial requirements that will enable them to start a business in India. Participants learn where to get reliable business metrics in order to reach funding in a short time. The Stage 2 program shares some of the characteristics of Stage 1, offering professional advice and guidance to start-ups. Participants learn how to scale-up their business model by helping them to raise capital. Investor network meetings are arranged where participants demonstrate their good or service idea and unique selling features. Participants benefit from:

    • Product/ Service - Build, Refine, Test Prototypes.
    • Go to Market strategy.
    • Business and technical Mentoring.
    • Fund Raising assistance.
    • Improved Business Metrics.
    • Market research and business planning.
    • Regular Monitoring.
    • Branding & Positioning.

    Program Fee: USD 750 (includes course fee, and AC Accommodation + 3 meals per day)