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Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v13 n2 p370-381 Apr 2012

Management provides formal coordination in an organization for achieving pre-determined goals. The educational manager particulary performs his duties by using different planning and management techniques. These techniques are equally important for the manager of other sectors. The present study was focused on the impact of managerial skills learnt through MA EPM programme on the performance of the heads. Following were the objectives of the study to assess the contribution of the programme towards the learning of the heads of educational institutions: (i) To identify the managerial skills and competencies of Educational Managers and heads trained through EPPSL Department of the Allama Iqbal Open University; (ii) To evaluate the effectiveness of the programme and its impact on the skills of the MA EPM graduates; and (iii) To analyze the performance of EPM graduates working as heads in their respective institutions. A questionnaire for graduates was developed for those working as institutional heads in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. There were 58 educational institutional heads who have their master degree in EPM. The data obtained was organized, tabulated, and analyzed by using descriptive statistics means of percentage method in numbers of tables in order to find out the impact of the skills of the MA EPM programme. The finding and conclusions of the data indicated that the impact of the skills on their performance. Majority of the heads were agreed that the programme was beneficial for them. It was recommended on the basis of the conclusions that the selection of the resource person should be on merit; quality of books might be improved; and there should be a separate course for educational budgeting. It was also recommended that this programme should be compulsory for the institutional heads. There might be upgradation of the course. (Contains 1 table.)

Descriptors: Open Universities, Graduates, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Graduate Study, Competence, Educational Administration, Questionnaires, Outcomes of Education, Masters Degrees, Program Effectiveness, Principals, Administrator Role

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Author: Chuadhry, Muhammad Asif; Shah, Syed Manzoor Hussain

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=4374&id=EJ983668







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