Employability and Skills Development in the Sports, Events, and Hospitality Industry
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Employability and Skills Development in the Sports, Events, and Hospitality Industry

Vipin Nadda (University of Sunderland in London, UK), Ian Arnott (University of Westminster, London, UK), Wendy Sealy (University of Chichester, UK) and Emma Delaney (University of Surrey, UK)
Pages: 300
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7781-3
ISBN13: 9781799877813|ISBN10: 1799877817|EISBN13: 9781799877837|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799877820
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Description:

Employbaility is a growing area of research and interest to both the practitioner and education establishments. The focus of the area is to provide an insight of current professionals working in the sports, events, tourism and hospitality having the right skills and qualifications whilst they are working or entering the industries.

The book will address the keys areas of defining what the key terms of reference area and what is really needed through conceptual modelling and design of the industries, the educational curriculum design, pathways so that both practitioners and students entering the sectors being prepared.

The book will further address case studies linked to where good and new practice need has been and needs to be engineered.The text will provide a greater insight to the specific skills required within the specific work related fields within the title of the book as well underpinned with theory and research that has been linked to the subject areas.

Also, the book is expected to provide an in-depth understanding of various dimensions of Employability in the Sport, Events, Tourism and Hospitality Industry with special reference to defining Employability in the Leisure and Education Sectors, employability in Sport, employability in Events, employability in Tourism, employability in Hospitality, shaping Employability in Education, and embedding Employability skills within the Curriculum. It also takes a look at soft skills, hard skills, networking, experiential learning, industry relevant qualifications, student emplyability, and transferable employability skills.

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