eBay has started ePro program in association with Speakwell English Academy to train aspiring ecommerce enthusiasts to become professionals in the area. Although in operation only in Mumbai and Pune currently, the course will soon be started in many other cities across India.
ePro, an initiative by eBay, is an ecommerce certification program to train people on skill sets and expertise required to get a foothold in the commerce industry, which would help them to start their own online selling business. Anyone with an already existing business can also utilise the opportunity to gain a detailed understanding of the commerce industry and best selling practices in order to scale up one’s business.
Participants of the course receive classroom trainings over a 30 hour course conducted on weekdays and weekends.
Topics covered in the ePro ecommerce learning program
- Introduction to eCommerce
- Marketplaces & eBay
- Process of Selling online
- Getting started
- Listing Policies, Stores
- Selling Fees
- Payment Process
- Listing Process
- Shipping Best Practices
- Order Management
- Claim Management
- Seller Standards
- Selling International
- Selling Report
- How to use SEO,social media/blogs to grow your online business
- Personality Development, Grooming techniques, Interview technique
The first batch of students and certificates have already been given out, pictures below. (pictures courtesy: eBay email and support)
How an Indian Online Seller can benefit from eBay’s ePro program
With training given on the eBay platform, participants can learn how to sell on commerce portals and get trained enough to be employable commerce specialists. So whether you wish to start your own online selling business or you wish to gain knowledge and skills in the area to be employed in an ecommerce company, go for it and become an commerce expert!