Tanvir Qureshi, CEO at Q Academy
Great Companies: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?
Tanvir Qureshi: The future of education lies in educational technology, and Q Academy's e-learning methodology will eventually overtake the physical classroom form of education. The idea behind our business is to focus on the delivery of learning through digital resources. It provides every learner the comfort of learning from anywhere and anytime. All our professional courses enable learners to achieve beyond contemporary learning boundaries. Our idea is to create a fast-paced learning environment and provide a professional course where everyone deserves access to a world-class education.
Great Companies: What are the various services provided by Q Academy
Tanvir Qureshi: Q Academy offers curated and specially designed online industry-relevant certification programs that bridge the skill gaps and help professionals upskill their knowledge. We also provide a Study Abroad program for students who wish to pursue their education in foreign universities. We support them right from college and course selection, provide IELTS coaching classes, and assist them in getting Education loans, Travel and Stay support. We also provide career assistance services.
Great Companies: What makes Q Academy different from hundreds of other similar service providers?
Tanvir Qureshi: Q Academy's endeavors are centered around helping people get the right skills they need to flourish in the digital economy. We are unique because our e-learning platform is easy-to-use and offers affordable pricing for everyone who wishes to upgrade their skill. Q Academy is the perfect option for anyone who wishes to upskill their career in the comfort of their home.
Great Companies: What were the struggles and challenges you faced and how did you overcome them?
Tanvir Qureshi: The challenge faced during the launch of our business is the competition. As there are Top eLearning companies that provide programs for millions of students, it was quite challenging to take our Q Academy brand to reach the audience. But with the efforts of our Highly efficient team, we were able to overcome the competition and partnered with AWS, NASSCOM, and Future prime skills. Many students started enrolling and we have created our own brand now.
Great Companies: How do you plan to grow in the future? What do 5 years down the line Q Academy do?
Tanvir Qureshi: I am passionate about merger growth within the eLearning industry. I admire the business’s significant role in creating a robust growth-driven business that is compatible with the brand and customer experience. In five years' time, I would expand our growth strategy with merger, acquisition, or partnership as this is potential for us to help our business innovation and increase the likelihood of Q Academy’s success through collaborative efforts.
Great Companies: If you had one piece of advice for someone just starting out, what would it be?
Tanvir Qureshi: Being a lifelong learner is my advice for everyone. Keep an open mind to options that can lead to a better or more enlightened viewpoint while remaining aware of your primary beliefs and thoughts. You must consistently adjust to changing needs and market competitors.