A curriculum for employability

Report
Scope and Opportunity of Employability
in UG Programs of IGNTU
Presented By
Prof. T. V. Kattimani
Vice-Chancellor
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
(A Central University)
Amarkantak, Dist.: Anuppur, (M.P.) India, PIN- 484886
Mobile: +91-94253-31399
Email : [email protected] , [email protected]
Topics Discussed:
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Under Graduate Professional Courses offered in IGNTU
Changes to graduate recruitment
Creating a curriculum for employability
Developing a strategy for employability
Transformation of Students
Add-on Specialized Courses for Employability
Requirements of IT Industry
curriculum for employability
Employer involvement – benefits to education
Conclusion: Employability Strategy
Under Graduate Professional Courses
offered in IGNTU
• Bachelor of Computer Application- BCA
• Bachelor of Business Administration-BBA
• BBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Computer Application- BCA
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Objective
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Impart Computer Education for Employability
Improve student’s IT skills
Make him/her expert in field of Computer Science
Highlights
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Syllabus is covering Hardware & Software, both
Practical element with every subject
Hands-on- training in a live practical situation
Emerging Technology at the exit point
Evaluation
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Employability :
Continuous Assessment through Assignment (30%)
Term End Exam (70%)
Practical Assignment with Viva (70 & 30%)
Project work with viva (70 & 30%)
Both in IT Sector and Non IT Sectors
Bachelor of Business Administration-BBA
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Objective
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Introduce him/her to Business Environment
Progress the curriculum by imparting more Skills
Application of knowledge in a live situation
Highlights
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Business Entrepreneurship introduced
Employability enhanced with new skill set
Practical element with every course
Field Training with industry attachment
Emerging Technology at the exit point
Evaluation
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Employability :
Continuous Assessment through Assignment (30%)
Term End Exam (70%)
Practical Assignment with Viva (70 & 30%)
Work Book with viva (70 & 30%)
Project with viva (70 & 30%)
Banking, Marketing, Finance, HR etc.
BBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management
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Objective
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Introduce him/her to Tourism & Hospitality Environment
Progress the curriculum by imparting more Skills
Application of knowledge in a live situation
Highlights
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Tourism Business Entrepreneurship introduced
Employability enhanced with new skill set
Practical element with every course
Field Training with industry attachment
Emerging Technology at the exit point
Evaluation
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Employability :
Continuous Assessment through Assignment (30%)
Term End Exam (70%)
Practical Assignment with Viva (70 & 30%)
Work Book with viva (70 & 30%)
Project with viva (70 & 30%)
Tourism Sector, Hotel Management, Tour Guide etc.
What is meant by employability?
“Employability skills are the skills that almost everyone needs to
do almost any job”
Selfmanagement
Using
numbers
effectively
Thinking and
solving
problems
Working
together and
communicating
Using
language
effectively
Positive approach
Understanding
the business
Using IT
effectively
Education Vs Employability
Needs of
individuals
When
School
College
Workplace
What
Intended
outcomes
Educating
for
employability
Where
How
Learning
experiences
Who
People
Changes to graduate recruitment
Employers increasingly focusing on
attributes in addition to traditional
employability skills
Successful candidates need to be
able to demonstrate these attributes
on their applications and articulate
them at interview
Creating a curriculum for employability
What do we want to achieve?
• Understanding
– themselves; career opportunities; work and
working practices; employers’ needs
• Skills
– enterprising; basic/functional; customer service
• Qualities
– have a go attitude; respect for others; respect
for the environment
Creating a curriculum for employability
How will we organise learning?
• experience work – placement; visit
• make choices and take responsibility – plan
events
• follow and create instructions
• speak out and express views
• engage in simulation and with visitors
• reflect on and apply learning
Developing a strategy for employability
• IGN Tribal University offers few Short Term Add-on
Specialized Courses with the objective of equipping
the students with skills that give them an added
benefit and an edge in the intensely competitive
job market of today’s globalizing world which may
potentiate their knowledge received through the
mainstream
education
system
at
the
undergraduate i.e. BCA, BBA, BBA Tourism and
Hospitality Management.
• Candidate who is regular student shall pursue such
certificate courses simultaneously while he/she
studying for his/her BCA/BBA/BBA Tourism.
Developing a strategy for employability
• These specialized, career-oriented courses will
empower the students for self-employment
and can be pursued along with their degreelevel education as they are designed in a way
that ensures a co- ordination between the two
in terms of time-schedule and orientation.
• At the end of three years the students will be
equipped with a Specialization in Certificate /
Diploma / Advanced diploma in successfully
completed Add-On Courses along with BCA/
BBA/
BBA
Tourism
and
Hospitality
Management degree.
Transformation of Students
Comfort
Zone
Transformation
Expert
Zone
Regular students of IGNTU shall pursue such specialized
“Add on Courses” simultaneously while he/she studying
for his/her BCA/BBA/BBA Tourism UG program.
Add-on Specialized Courses for BCA
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Diploma in Hardware and PC Maintenances
Diploma in Computer Network Management
Diploma in Multimedia Technology
Diploma in Software Development
Advanced Diploma in Film and Cartoon
Technology
• Advanced Diploma in Web Engineering and
Web Development
• Advanced Diploma in VLSI and Semiconductor
Technology
Add-on Specialized Courses for BBA
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Diploma in Human Resource Management
Diploma in Marketing Management
Diploma in Financial Management
Diploma in Event Management & Public
Relations
• Diploma in Social Enterprise Management
• Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain
Management
• Diploma in Share Marketing & Management
Add-on Specialized Courses for
BBA Tourism and Hospitality Management
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Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management
Diploma in Tourism & Airlines Management
Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management
Diploma in Tourism Aviation & Airport
Management
• Diploma in Tourism Aviation & Hospitality
Management
What are the Requirements of IT Industry?
There are broadly two categories in which IT
professionals are employed in the industry:
a. As IT professional in a Software company – about
25% employment
b. As IT professional in a Non IT company –
about 75% employment
What are the Roles Assigned in Non IT
Organization?
 The major roles assigned to the IT Department in any Non IT organization
are:
a. IT Infrastructure Management
b. Database Management
c. Web Resource Management
 Entrepreneurship skills are essentially required by every such professional
who wants to rise in the career or set up a small business unit at some
stage.
 Technology is changing at a very fast pace.
The leadership challenge – how are we
doing?
• Do we have a vision and planned outcomes for
employability?
• Do we have effective management and coordination in place?
• Do we have policies in place or in development?
• What resources do we use to support
employability?
• Are we compliant with legal requirements?
• Do we recognise achievements?
Curriculum opportunities for career
and work-related education
• Explicit, planned content in all
curriculum subjects
• Specific lessons as part of a tutorial
programme
• Whole university activities
• Specific projects and experiences
A curriculum for employability
• Learning in a work context
• Business involvement
• Synthesis of theory and practice
• experiential learning
• Experiences of work
• high fidelity or high validity
Developing students’ employability:
working with partners
• What is the rationale for
partnership?
• Who are our partners?
• What can our partners provide?
Employer involvement – benefits to
education
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revenue and resources
governance
improved community profile
improved skills
professional development opportunities for
teachers
• higher staff morale
• innovative options for curriculum delivery
Conclusion: Employability Strategy
Unintended outcomes
Inspection &
accountability
measures
Parental /
community
/ staff
impact
Personal development /
attitudes / motivation
Attainment in
qualifications
Skills / competencies /
qualities
Thanks for Your Patient
Hearing

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