Understanding the Development of an Alumni Community: Conclusions based on a Conducted Survey. Ways to Support Alumni's Employability and Foster Entrepreneurship

Ioan-Radu PETRARIU, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
2019 Annals of Dunarea de Jos University. Fascicle I : Economics and Applied Informatics  
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies Alumni Association "ALUMNI ASE" challenged the graduates to take part in a research, in order to express their point of view on how the Association should be managed. The alumni showed their perception on how the Alumni Association might look in 2022, which is their potential role, what would motivate them to become active in the association and which benefits they are expecting to receive. Their suggestions describe an association with a wide range
more » ... with a wide range of activities, both formal and nonformal. Networking, transparency and more effective communication are among their priorities. Strengthening the link with the business environment is of great importance, as well as their participation in debates and conferences on current topics of interest. The "ALUMNI ASE" Association has all the premises for becoming a think-tank in the economic-financial sector, a space of interaction between stakeholders, a successful mix of qualitative human capital and material resources.
doi:10.35219/eai1584040950 fatcat:3kesf2hnpnaplbou4dy4x4n6xm