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A Comparative Analysis of Competency Expectations between Tourism Professionals and Tourism Academicians

G Nagarjuna
2016 Atna Journal of Tourism Studies  
needs of the industry.  ...  This study also suggested various measures that would help education institutions to meet the expectations of industry by providing skilled workforce.  ...  Computer skills, language skills, the ability to work in a team and take up the role of a leader and knowledge about the tourism and hospitality industry have a major impact on one's career success (Lertwannawit  ... 
doi:10.12727/ajts.15.1 fatcat:lwgsxeakfndhdkejywfe3alvay

The hospitality and tourism honours degree programme: Stakeholders perceptions on competencies developed

Chimutingiza Felisitas
2012 Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism  
The results revealed that stakeholders had moderate perceptions on competencies developed by the degree programme. The study also identified some gaps in the curriculum that need to be addressed.  ...  A survey was conducted to examine the stakeholders' perceptions on structure, relevance, adequacy and balance of the courses, quality of lecture delivery and graduate employability.  ...  The importance of ICT is supported by Agut and Grau (2002) who found that managers (graduates are future managers) operating in the Spanish tourism emphasised the need for computer and language skills  ... 
doi:10.5897/jhmt11.025 fatcat:2p7p6bdhwndjdeivr67ro3jrjm

Students and academicians views on the engineering curriculum and industrial skills requirement for a successful job career

Deepayan Gope, Aditya Gope
2022 Open Education Studies  
It is also seen that the use of modern tools and knowledge up-gradation is important to acquire many required industrial skills for a successful job career and the present curriculum is not effective to  ...  In this study, an attempt is made to assess the gap between the present course curriculum that engineering institutions are exposing their engineering students and the skills required by the industries  ...  But due to major developments in computational and IT-related assignments the skills required by industries are changing day by day. These skills are soft skills, knowledge of new technologies, etc.  ... 
doi:10.1515/edu-2022-0011 fatcat:a2tk6r45xfa57jma5zenkloejy

Enhancing Soft Skills of Accounting Undergraduates through Industrial Training

Ruhanita Maelah, Aini Aman, Zakiah Muhammadun Mohamed, Rosiati Ramli
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
on its contribution to the development of student's skills, in particular the soft skill.  ...  Theoretically, this study contributes to the existing line of research in industrial training.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for providing the research grant (UKM-PTS-032-2010).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.312 fatcat:nsgojxc3uvat7nf56ibsologue

Business and Accounting Students' Perceptions on Industrial Internship Program

Mohd Jaffri Abu, Ku Naraini Che Ku Yusof ., Izah Mohd Tahir .
2011 Journal of Education and Vocational Research  
The objective of this study is to examine business and accounting students' opinions on industrial internship programme by using a survey instruments which consists of 18 statements.  ...  Next of importance are Soft Skills, Knowledge and Practical Experience, and Monetary and Non Monetary Incentives.  ...  Their study found that the key areas of improvement for the programme were communications skills followed by the ability to handle stress.  ... 
doi:10.22610/jevr.v1i3.12 fatcat:qpclaakdj5habbty6pcirlxe6a

Exploring the Skills Set Development and its Job Market Relevance of the HND Purchasing and Supply Programme

Lomatey Isaac Toku, Smile Dzisi, Joshua Ofori-Amanfo
2020 International Journal of Technology and Management Research  
Nonetheless, the study has confirmed the relevance to practice of the skills set imparted through HND Purchasing and Supply programme.  ...  The study explores the skills set development and its job market relevance of the HND (Higher National Diploma) purchasing and supply programme in Ghana, using a grounded theory methodology.  ...  The perception has been that the skills set imparted by some HE programmes do not match industry needs.  ... 
doi:10.47127/ijtmr.v2i1.45 fatcat:hykvepkryzc5flf4vgpcc4hday

Computer Usage and Achievement among Adults in Rural Area Malaysia

Abdul Razaq Ahmad, Norhasni Zainal Abiddin
2009 Journal of Social Sciences (New York, N.Y.)  
The implications of these findings showed that participants have higher achievement in the aspect of knowledge, skills and motivation in computer usage.  ...  Due to this problem, Ministry if Rural Development organized the Computer Literacy Program to increase adult's knowledge and skills in using computer.  ...  Technology development moving quickly make happen knowledge and skills in ICT increase important to fulfill the work market needs and industry which need the workers who expert in using ICT.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jssp.2009.1.8 fatcat:r5ihmzylwjh3rozkziqvssuthm

Skills Improvement of Teachers in Technical Colleges for Sustainable National Development in Nigeria: Training and Retraining a Universal Remedy

Onah Caleb
2019 Matters of Behaviour  
and retraining programmes can improve teachers' skills of duties performance.  ...  and retraining programmes for teachers of technical colleges and they should also be encouraged to attend and participate in such programmes to improve their skills in order enable them to function effectively  ...  the internet for skill development through the use of a computer, thus, this enable them then have a vast range of knowledge and understanding of the kind of education he will impact to the students to  ... 
doi:10.26455/mob.v9i10.47 fatcat:uplgb4kvkvfm5o5nsjpvn3ciki

Perception of Employers' in Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training vis-a-vis Emerging Technology Tools for Sustainable Workforce Development in Nigeria

Oladiran Stephen Olabiyi, Caleb Chidozie Chinedu
2018 Traektoriâ Nauki  
The skills and the competencies of the workforce, in turn, are dependent upon the quality of the country's education and training.  ...  Therefore, the paper aims at determining the perceptions of Organized Private Sector (OPS) employers' regarding the competency of TVET graduates and the role of emerging technology tools in transforming  ...  ' skills to needs in an industry already present in the region, such as healthcare or manufacturing.  ... 
doi:10.22178/pos.33-6 fatcat:5libing45zeyhmoe7kl66hgh4m

Expectations of role-players in the hospitality industry regarding entry-level employment for Grade 12 learners

L. Van der Merwe (MTech student), Prof Lynnette IC Kleynhans, Dr JR Roberson
2019 African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure  
The subject of Hospitality Studies contains the development of operational and organisational skills that underwrite to the macro vision of the hospitality industry and the development of a philosophy  ...  The study therefore sought to determine the perception of role players in the hospitality industry regarding their expectations of entry-level employment in the hospitality industry for students who have  ...  There is also a need to replicate this profile analysis in different samples in different parts of the country in order to verify if the same profile data would emerge in other areas, or whether there  ... 
doaj:89c5eb5842af44e0a498a72a4ae3690c fatcat:5gvopso5r5axvl5iiwc6wqj52u

Smart Production Workers in Terms of Creativity and Innovation: The Implication for Open Innovation

Bożena Gajdzik, Radosław Wolniak
2022 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
This part focuses on the skills profile of an Industry 4.0 employee and an Operator 4.0 (O4.0) from a creativity and innovativeness point of view.  ...  The theoretical portion was created on the basis of a review of scientific literature and research studies regarding the competencies and skills of employees in the ongoing fourth industrial revolution  ...  The authors are aware of the limitations of the prepared work, which are narrow in scope and area of research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc8020068 fatcat:5v2cxivmkbf6ph25psvner7gya

Graduate attributes in computing disciplines desirable to prepare graduates for entry into computing profession in Nigeria

Bashiru Lawal, Aliyu S. Rafi Anka, Bashir Idris, Tijani Salihu, Hussaini Aliyu
2021 Global Journal of Engineering and Technology Advances  
academic abilities, personal qualities and skills.  ...  The purpose of this study was to identify the important graduate attributes in computing disciplines perceived by lecturers of the three sectors of Nigerian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) desirable  ...  Ethical Approval Ethical Approval granted by the Research and ethics committee of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Gusau -Zamfara State Nigeria  ... 
doi:10.30574/gjeta.2021.8.1.0096 fatcat:5ri576u7qreznnzn43otmjoqiq

Skills requirements in South African supply chains: A higher education perspective

R. Luke, G.J. Heyns
2019 South African Journal of Higher Education  
This suggests that current curriculums focus on hard skills and do not meet the skill sets required by industry, which provides evidence of gaps within the current supply chain education programmes.  ...  The findings from this research suggest that, while industry has a need for technical (hard) skills, there is a stronger requirement for soft skills, which largely appear to be undervalued by students.  ...  closely by "Knowledge of the industry", "Decision making", "Problem solving" and then "Warehouse management".  ... 
doi:10.20853/33-4-2799 fatcat:oiq463hwezcgnjl6wbxm44cvkm

A study on the skills of master of arts in research psychology graduates from the employers' perspective

A.W.R. Fynn, S.N. Dladla, H. Erasmus
2019 South African Journal of Higher Education  
In terms of research-specific skills, employers focus less on the academic research skills and more on the basic research skills that research programmes often take for granted.  ...  Employers were surveyed to determine the types of industry in which graduates are employed, the institutions that employ the graduates and the skills required for their employment.  ...  ' perceptions of key employability skills.  ... 
doi:10.20853/33-4-3397 fatcat:a4bq4p5jt5dblij3ynelferbl4

Evaluating Weaknesses of "Perceptual-Cognitive Training" and "Brain Training" Methods in Sport: An Ecological Dynamics Critique

Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Duarte Araújo, Ana Lucas, William M. Roberts, Daniel J. Newcombe, Benjamin Franks
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
The claims of these related "performance-enhancing industries" can be considered together as part of a process training approach proposing enhanced cognitive and perceptual skills and brain capacity to  ...  In this position paper, we critically evaluate the effectiveness of both types of process training programmes in generalizing transfer to sport performance.  ...  Gibson (1966 Gibson ( , 1979) ) has suggested that knowledge of the environment is expressed by action and implies direct perception (i.e., the environment informs about what it is without the need of  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02468 pmid:30719015 pmcid:PMC6348252 fatcat:ih6pqaviknddtdnrcmgb7bpnw4
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