Factors Affecting The Reduction Of Gap Between Academic Learning And Corporate Requirements Through Simulation Games: A Study On Management Students Of Delhi Ncr Region

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Jayati Ranga and Dr. Shabnam Siddiqui


Education is the key tool of social transformation. It empowers the individuals to learn, gain knowledge and grow. The National Education Policy of India underlines Outcome-Based Education (OBE). The employability of graduates has remained a major concern for developing economies like India. There exists skill gap between quality and skills provided and expected by industry. The widening gap leads to unemployment. This article aims to identify the factors influencing the gap between the academic learning and corporate requirements towards developing effective management professionals through simulation games/ game-based learning. The study utilized factor analysis was used to calculate the variance; Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin test was used to calculate the adequacy of the factors and Bartlett's Test was used to calculate the adequacy of samples. The study indicate that besides team building capabilities the students are clear about developing fast decision-making skills as well as leadership qualities when it comes to their expectation from the management students. The study was conducted on the management students of both graduate and post- graduate students of NCR; hence the study can be extended to other field of study. The study will be able to help the learners to better comprehend the application of management theories in the practical front. Hence, to make learning experience better, more playful and making better understanding of the concepts.

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