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The Requierements of Businesses from Professional Schools in Relation to Applicative Knowledge

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  • Ymer Havolli

    (Faculty of Economy, Eiinvest University of Prishtina)

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    This study identifies the opinion of the businesses about the professional preparation of the students when they enter the labour market based on the point of view of businesses. This is done by surveying small and medium businesses in Kosovo. It is anticipated that majority of employees in small and medium companies are qualified only with a high school diploma while the number of those with higher degree such as Masters or PhD is negligible. Regardless of that, majority of businesses do have the opinion that the new employees are well prepared for their new tasks in the labour market, while small proportion of businesses believes that the new entrants lack practical knowledge, however this is gained over time. In addition to this, about 1/3 of the businesses believes that new employees lack both, practical and elementary knowledge for labour market. For this reason, many of the businesses have been engaged in training of their employees in different professional fields. The data about the past trainings and future planned trainings are telling that businesses are shifting into more well planned business making. This is because the businesses are paying enough attention to marketing, business plan making and production which is an indication that the economy is slowly going towards more productive sectors which would generate domestic production which is very low. There is a general opinion among the business people that the educational institutions are not well prepared for teaching the potential labour market entrants. In addition to this, there have been only few contacts between business and schools in order to address the needs of businesses and to increase the performance of new employees. Businesses in general agree that more attention should be paid by educational institutions in offering practical and stimulated methods of teaching about how the new entrants should deal in labour market. Stimulations are among the most preferred form of preparation followed by case studies and group seminars while lecturing is seen as the least important way of teaching the potential entrants for the labour market.

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    Article provided by Faculty of Business and Administration, University of Bucharest in its journal Manager.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (May)
    Pages: 127-136

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    Handle: RePEc:but:manage:v:15:y:2012:i:1:p:127-136

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    Keywords: educational institutions; businesses; Kosovo;

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