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What is Competency Mapping

Handbook of Research on Modeling, Analysis, and Application of Nature-Inspired Metaheuristic Algorithms
is the process of identifying the key competencies required for a job at hand and mapping it to the strengths and weakness of employees who are supposed to perform that job.
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Competency Mapping in Academic Environment: A Swarm Intelligence Approach
Sushri Samita Rout (Silicon Institute of Technology, India) and Bijan Bihari Misra (Silicon Institute of Technology, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2857-9.ch012
This chapter will discuss and present a new model to perform a competency map in an educational institute which has moderate number of faculty members on whom the map has to be performed. Performing such a map is a tough but essential task. Hence utmost objectivity must be followed for the procedure. In this chapter the authors performed academic load assignment to the faculty members of a particular dept at the onset of a semester. Few parameters that have been considered as the input parameters are depth of knowledge, sincerity, class management, contribution towards research, text book publication. part from that one of the main concerns is the assignment is done by taking into consideration the preferences of a particular faculty in terms of teaching a subject. There are number of constraints which need to be considered while making the load assignment. The AICTE guidelines for teaching load allotment have been considered as a baseline. The MOPSO has been used to perform the competency map and the simulation results have been presented to show the effectiveness of the method.
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Competency Mapping for Technical Educational Institutes in India
The mapping of competencies is needed to improve corporate strategy, culture, and vision. Competency modelling points out organizational success standards, culminating in a systematic approach to professional development, increased job satisfaction and enhanced retention of workers.
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