Education And Its Contribution In Enhancing Employability Skills: Study On The Efficacy Of Management Education
This study of employability skills among management students identifies various abilities of students including communication skills, problem solving skills, planning and organizing skills, interpersonal skills, motivation skills, attitude skills, leadership skill, team work skills, decision making skills, computer skills, learning skills and functional skills. This study identifies the mean score of each skill and overall employability skills possessed by management students of institutes in National Capital Region affiliated to Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, India. Employability skills should be well developed among the management students, so that they can enter into the world of job easily. The research design used for this study is inferential statistics. Study sample includes the opinions of Final year MBA students and academicians. Data for the study was collected through separate questionnaires designed for management students and academicians. The sources for secondary data were journals, thesis and research papers. The tools used to analyze and interpret the employability skills among management students included frequency distribution, Friedman Test, t-test and ANOVA in SPSS. The result shows that there was statistically significant difference between the perception of academicians and students with respect to the extent of teaching methodologies that helps in improving the employability skills of Management students. The results also showed that there was statistically significant difference between the perception of academicians and students with respect to the level of improvement on different skills in the management program.