Syed Ashfaq is a banker turned entrepreneur with around 11 years of industry experience in banking & financial services sector. For past 7 years he is driving his own venture in the name of INFIN Solutions (P) Limited which is primarily a service sector solution provider in J&K. They are into tourism and hospitality (Property Management) and Small Business Process Outsourcing.
Digital Vidya: What interested you in learning Digital Marketing?
Syed: Changing scenario in marketing space from a print to electronic to digital, reachability, cost effectiveness and target based audience is what interested me.
Digital Vidya: Which course did you participate at Digital Vidya?
Syed: I participated in the Certified Digital Marketing Master (CDMM) Course.
Digital Vidya: Why did you choose Digital Vidya’s course?
Syed: It was after attending a few of Digital Vidya’s webinars that made it easier for me choose among the other options.
Digital Vidya: Please share top 3-5 takeaways from the course you participated at Digital Vidya.
Syed: Digital Marketing requires bent of creativity, a continuous learning aptitude and eagerness to excel in the field for the results you intend to derive.
Digital Vidya: Please share your experience in learning through an instructor-led, online format.
Syed: It is an excellent online learning format however the time duration of 3 hours per lecture is a little to hectic and to catch up with particularly for those who are already in a job or into their own businesses.
Digital Vidya: What do you like most about Digital Vidya’s training programme?
Syed: The course content and the format of delivery.
Digital Vidya: How do you think Digital Vidya’s training programme contributed to your career growth?
Syed: Since I am into my own business, I have tested certain things that I learnt on a live platform I believe a little more hands on experience will bring in a bowl of fruits.
Digital Vidya: Do you suggest any changes to Digital Vidya so that the value of its courses can be enhanced further?
Syed: Yes, I would suggest the online classes be of a shorter duration with increase in number of days in a week. A late night online class can be introduced for people who are extremely busy during the day but of shorter durations. In addition to that may be more practice sessions and an internship with Digital Vidya itself would be wonderful for a selected few among the batch basis the performance which definitely would add to the interest during the class.