Universities Ought To Be Innovative, Creative and Enterprising to Play Vital Role in Generation of Hi-Tech Employment in Emerging Skills in Changing World

B. M. Naik*
Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering & Technology, Nanded, Maharashtra, India.
Periodicity:March - May'2021
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jmgt.15.4.17664

Abstract

The paper out lines in brief the need and importance of research, innovation and entrepreneurship in university education. It prescribes that Indian Professors in universities and colleges need to be oriented and trained now in teaching emerging skills of innovation and skills for entrepreneurship. Professors are competent in their respective fields of specialization but now in rapidly changing world they need to change their mind set in favour of skills for research, innovation & entrepreneurship. They ought to acquire and teach the emerging skills ably to their students so that they become creative and innovative lifelong in their professional career. On line education due to Covid-19 is becoming necessary. Training programs and schemes for professional growth being run in staff college must now be redesigned to include these emerging skills in changing world. Governing bodies of universities and colleges have urgently to give high priority, to teaching innovation and entrepreneurship. Government ought to give boost to these institutions with adequate funds. The paper also invites urgent attention of government to improving service conditions of professors enabling them to grow to the level they are capable of. Universities ought essentially to groom professors in innovation & entrepreneurship to world class standard, for without them universities cannot play vital role in generation of hi-tech employment in emerging skills in changing world. Experience of Japan, USA, UNESCO, and European Union in support of the theme of paper is given in brief. Interaction of Indian professors with their counterparts in world best universities is advocated.

Keywords

Innovative, Creative

How to Cite this Article?

Naik, B. M. (2021). Universities Ought To Be Innovative, Creative and Enterprising to Play Vital Role in Generation of Hi-Tech Employment in Emerging Skills in Changing World. i-manager's Journal on Management, 15(4), 9-18. https://doi.org/10.26634/jmgt.15.4.17664

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