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Sustainable competencies for electronic engineering graduate from industry perspectives

Setya Budi, Agus Heri and Kaprawi, Noraini and Md Yunos, Jailani Sustainable competencies for electronic engineering graduate from industry perspectives. In: Prosiding Seminar Pendidikan Ijazah dalam PTV Kali Ke 2 Tahu 2012, 13 Jun 2012, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

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Abstract

This article investigates the need of sustainable competencies of electronic engineering graduates from industry perspectives. A survey study was designed that involved 65 participants from electronic industries in the West Java. Participants completed a set 88 items questionnaire content within 13 themes of sustainable competencies using five-points Likert scales. Interview sessions were conducted that involved several key persons in the top management to support the findings. The result, a quantitative data indicated that 13 themes of sustainable competencies included were scored higher such as ethic and value, effective communication, healthy lifestyle, and integrated decision making. This was also supported by the qualitative data. Therefore, the study concludes that participants from industry perceived the respective sustainable competencies of electronic engineering graduates are strongly needed. The implication is that engineering curriculum in universities should take into consideration, which to be embedded with sustainable competencies in order to fulfill the industrial need.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable development, sustainable engineering
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD4801-8943 Labor. Work. Working class
Depositing User: M.Iqbal Zainal A
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2012 03:52
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2012 03:52
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3252
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