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Mahima Garg, CEO at Certometer

Great Companies: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?

Mahima Garg : At Certometer, our journey began with a deep-rooted understanding of the IT certification domain. We recognized a significant gap in the industry where traditional certification programs focused more on conceptual understanding rather than practical application. This realization led us to envision a platform that not only provides comprehensive vendor certifications and trainings but also equips learners with real-world skills through hands-on project-focused training. Our idea stemmed from a passion for empowering individuals to become true champions in their field by bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

Great Companies: What are the various services provided by Certometer?

Mahima Garg : Certometer offers a wide range of services tailored to meet the evolving needs of IT professionals and organizations. Our core services include:

  • Comprehensive vendor certification programs

  • Project-focused training courses

  • Personalized learning paths for participants

  • Hands-on practical experience through real-world projects

  • Essential theory accompanied by practical application

  • Expert guidance and support throughout the learning journey

  • Additionally, we provide customized corporate training solutions to empower organizations in upskilling their workforce and staying ahead in today's competitive landscape.

Great Companies: What makes Certometer different from hundreds of other similar service providers?

Mahima Garg : What truly sets Certometer apart is our unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled value to our learners. Unlike many other service providers who focus solely on theoretical knowledge, we prioritize hands-on practical experience. Our personalized approach to learning ensures that each participant receives individual attention and guidance tailored to their unique learning needs. By combining essential theory with real-world projects, we empower learners to not only understand concepts but also apply them in practical scenarios, making them proficient in their field. Our dedication to fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth sets us apart as a leader in the eLearning industry.

Great Companies: What were the struggles and challenges you faced and how did you overcome them?

Mahima Garg : Like any startup, Certometer encountered its fair share of struggles and challenges along the way. One of the major hurdles we faced was convincing individuals and organizations to embrace our project-focused approach to learning, especially in an industry accustomed to traditional certification programs. However, through persistent effort and effective communication, we were able to showcase the tangible benefits of our methodology and gradually gain the trust of our audience. Additionally, staying agile and adaptable allowed us to swiftly address any challenges that arose and continuously refine our offerings based on feedback from our learners and industry experts.

Great Companies: How do you plan to grow in the future? What does 5 years down the line look like for Certometer?

Mahima Garg : In the coming years, Certometer envisions exponential growth and expansion as a leading provider of innovative eLearning solutions. Our focus will be on further enhancing our platform to offer an even more immersive and interactive learning experience for our participants. We plan to diversify our course offerings to cover emerging technologies and industry trends, ensuring that our learners stay ahead of the curve. Additionally, we aim to forge strategic partnerships with industry leaders and organizations to widen our reach and impact globally. Five years down the line, we envision Certometer as the go-to destination for individuals and organizations seeking comprehensive, hands-on IT training and certification solutions.

Great Companies: If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?

Mahima Garg : My advice to someone just starting out would be to stay true to your vision and never underestimate the power of perseverance. Building a successful business requires dedication, resilience, and a willingness to adapt to change. Embrace challenges as opportunities for growth, and always prioritize delivering value to your customers. Surround yourself with a strong support network of mentors, advisors, and like-minded individuals who can offer guidance and encouragement along the way. Above all, remain passionate about your mission and never lose sight of the impact you aspire to make in the world.



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