MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 121, 20178th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Education – MSE 2017 “Trends in New Industrial Revolution”
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Academic Education and Management|
|Published online||09 August 2017|
Some considerations on adapting academic qualifications to the Romanian labor market
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, 550024, 10 Victoriei Bd, Sibiu, Romania
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The paper presents the results of some research carried out by the authors during the activities of the “Academic Entrepreneurial Laboratory – Progress through Innovation and Practice – (Univers Practic)” and seeks to evince certain key aspects pertaining to the adaptation of university qualifications to the needs of the Romanian workforce. First, the general context of higher education and the current state of affairs, as reflected by the analysis of relevant works in the field are presented. This is followed by a presentation of the main results of a questionnaire-based study that evinces the opinions of students, graduates, and company managers with regard to the necessity of adapting academic qualifications to the Romanian labor market. Lastly, the conclusions of the paper are delineated and several recommendations concerning the relationship of universities with the business environment and other stakeholders are elaborated, with the aim of improving the interactions of the university with the entire society.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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