Management Students’ Perception of Industrial Internship Programme at Srinivas University, Mangaluru, Karnataka
Keywords:Srinivas University, Management programme, Students Perception, Industry Internship programme, ABCD analysis framework, SEM, IPMA
Purpose: The central idea of the study is to identify and examine the affecting factors towards management students’ perception of Industrial Internship programme at Srinivas University, Mangaluru, India for the academic year 2021-22.
Design: Secondary data is collected by referring journal papers and books. The study includes ABCD factor analysis framework. Primary data was collected from selected 219 management students’ groups. The data was run through Jamovi software for descriptive analysis and SMART PLS 3.0 for causal analysis. SEM model was developed and IPMA analysis were analyzed.
Findings: Industrial Internship programme is an essential method to enhance the students learning experience. Student industrial internship unit and host company has a significant impact of student perception towards industrial internship programme. The study proposes a model for understanding the student perception about the internship programme they have undergone and managerial implications are suggested.
Originality: The study highlights the importance of Industry Internship programme for management students’ along with academic curriculum to be offered by higher education institutes and empirically proves the model.
Paper Type: Case Study with Empirical Analysis