Enhancing employability in engineering and management students through soft skills

  • M.S. Rao
  • Industrial and Commercial Training, January 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/ict-04-2013-0023

Soft skills and Employability

What is it about?

The purpose of this paper is to bridge the gap between campus and industry among the management and engineering students to enhance their employability. It equips students and faculty with creative tools and techniques to acquire soft skills and provides a new perspective to the discipline of soft skills.

Why is it important?

The study found that there must be effective coordination among faculty, students, industry and directors of educational institutions for enhancing employability skills among students. It places emphasis on the role of Training and Placement Officer (TPO) in the educational institutions for better employability and calls for promotion of finishing schools to enhance employability.

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