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Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso; Nwajiuba, Chinyere Augusta; Eneje, Beatrice; Binuomote, Michael Olayinka; Ehiobuche, Christian; Hack-Polay, Dieu – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
This study explores how Nigerian higher education institutions can facilitate industry involvement in the design of programmes and activities that enhance the development of students' knowledge and skills for business start-ups, leading to job creation. Using interview and focus group methodologies, the researchers obtained rich information from…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Mentors, College Seniors, Industry
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Limones Meráz, Tomás Francisco; Amador, Julieta Flores; Reaiche, Carmen – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
To keep up with rapid evolutions in technical and scientific developments, countries must create competitive dynamics that enable key actors to generate high-tech projects, boosting both a country's productivity and economic development. Higher education institutions (HEIs), with their intellectual capital and as core generators of knowledge, are…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Foreign Countries, Competition, Technological Advancement
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Stolze, Audrey – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are experiencing a challenging era due to demand-response imbalances. An assumed means of responding to the challenge is through the entrepreneurial university model, which adds a third mission to HEIs: to contribute to economic, technological and social development. Therefore, governments across the globe…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Entrepreneurship, Universities, Institutional Mission
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Rosenlund, Joacim; Legrand, Catherine – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
There are many ways in which scientists can engage in entrepreneurial activities. The context of this article is a Swedish research group in marine ecology, which became increasingly involved in entrepreneurial activities. This article focuses on the what, why and how of entrepreneurship as part of an academic role. The study was conducted as an…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Scientists, Researchers, College Faculty
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Nandy, Monomita; Lodh, Suman; Tang, Audrey – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
In this article the authors first highlight major challenges that higher education institutions (HEIs) are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. They then consider the challenges HEIs should expect in the post-COVID period. In practice, HEIs are keen to maintain their core activities during the pandemic and in this context the authors examine how…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Resilience (Psychology), Models
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Mellon, Amiee; Kolb, Staci; Beauchamp, Matrika – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Professors are often the first to introduce students to career-specific ethical dilemmas. Standard teaching methods for ethical classwork are mundane, typically involving lectures and case studies; however, research concludes that students have the best results from educational experiences when able to influence course composition. The authors…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Ethics, Case Studies, Career Development
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Evans, Carl – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
This article highlights an opportunity for teaching staff in universities to utilise students' part-time work experience to enhance learning, teaching and assessment activities. Increasing numbers of university students are working part-time while studying and, as a consequence, there have been several academic studies highlighting the adverse…
Descriptors: Part Time Employment, Student Employment, Work Experience, Experiential Learning
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Aldredge, Melissa; Rogers, Courtenay; Smith, James – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
The skills gap in the accounting profession is not a new issue. More than 30 years of research and studies all point to an ever-increasing disparity between what accountants do and what the mainstream accounting curriculum teaches. Technology and businesses are changing and evolving rapidly, as are the expectations for accountants. Advances in the…
Descriptors: Accounting, Professional Education, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology
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Mobarak, Kaashiefa – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Organisations function in a flexible and changing environment that requires dynamic responses to diverse forces influencing their sustainability and growth. Employers wish to recruit graduates who can capably and successfully transfer their university-acquired skills and knowledge to the workplace. The aim of this qualitative study is to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Labor Market, Labor Force Development
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Beech, Nick; Gold, Jeff; Kershaw-Solomon, Hazel; Auty, Tricia; Down, Bruce; Goodchild, Joanne; Beech, Susan; Nisa, Shakiya – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Integrating foresight into corporations has proved to be challenging. This account of practice reports on the introduction of futures and foresight (FF) teaching content into an executive Masters programme. The FF content was further linked to and provided a background for action learning sets. The purpose was to identify how introducing distant…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Experiential Learning, Time Perspective
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Stewart, Barbara A. – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Universities are under pressure to produce work-ready graduates. This study analyzed 130 job advertisements to identify skills required by environmental science employers in Australia. For degree-related criteria, the most frequently required were content knowledge, a tertiary qualification and experience. Other desired skills were an…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, College Graduates, Environmental Education
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Coetzee, Philna; du Plessis, Annelize – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Practising internal auditors, including entry-level internal auditors, need face-to-face soft skills to effectively manage the increased complexity of their profession. Although many studies have highlighted the need for soft skills, none has identified the various categories of face-to-face soft skills required by entry-level internal auditors…
Descriptors: Accounting, Audits (Verification), Evaluators, Entry Workers
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Kanama, Daisuke – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
As entrepreneurs and start-ups have become increasingly significant components of world economic growth, Japan has enacted and discussed various policies to spur entrepreneurship. However, scant attention has been paid toward motivating its youth to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit. Therefore, this study focuses on undergraduate and graduate…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Student Motivation, Student Characteristics
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Ronstadt, Robert; Shuman, Jeffrey; Vesper, Karl – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
The authors document in detail how the entrepreneurship program was created at Babson College in the 1970s. They recount the early history of Babson's program because the school was one of the first, if not the first, to make a huge institutional commitment that led to entrepreneurship becoming a core part of its academic programs. At the time,…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Educational History, Program Development, Business
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Ekundayo, Damilola; Shelbourn, Mark; Babatunde, Solomon Olusola – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
The construction industry is highly fragmented and is known for its adversarial culture, culminating in poor quality projects not completed on time or within budget. The aim of this study is thus to guide the design of quantity surveying (QS) programme curricula in order to help students develop the requisite knowledge and skills to work more…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Student Attitudes, Construction (Process)
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