The Cause Factors of Tertiary Graduates Unemployment in NTB Province According to Accounting Employee Opinions

Anggrawan, Anthony and Saleh, Abdul Razak and Kasipilai, Jeyapalan and Susilowati, Dyah and Triwijoyo, Bambang Krismono The Cause Factors of Tertiary Graduates Unemployment in NTB Province According to Accounting Employee Opinions. MATRIK : Jurnal Manajemen, Teknik Informatika dan Rekayasa Komputer, 1 (4). pp. 39-47. ISSN 1858-4144

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There is an urgent need for studies to support the quality of higher accounting education in Indonesia. The higher education institutions should respond to the change of the business world as well as technology that requires high competency to satisfy the stakeholders. There is also the competency gap between the job market demand and the availability of man power in the accounting profession. The main objectives of this research is to determine level and type of competencies required by the accounting graduates, while the specific objectives are to evaluate the existing curriculum of unemployment among accounting graduates, and determine the correlation between the combination level of practical work experience and the proficiencles of accounting graduates with proficiency requirements in accounting jobs. The significance of the study is revealing the level and type of proficiencles needed by the job market and determining the necessary skill courses in the accounting curriculum that would improve the quality of accounting graduates, perhaps it may be of great important for the policy of curriculum development. The study population comprises of several categories of respondent. The were heads of accounting tertiary institutions, accounting lecturers, unemployed accounting graduates, accounting employees, managers of companies, and key person of professional organization. To decide samples of each respondent, the cluster, stratified and proportionate techniques were employed. The credit load of some skill courses has not been adequately provided ; the practical skill provided are inadequate; and the most of computer skill classed provided hove not been oriented to the application of accounting. In total credit load of overall courses, the education institutions comply with the national curriculum. It has also found that, the common factors leading to unemployment of accounting graduates have not just been related to the skill factors but also to the external factors such as too many job seekers and low vacancy. The greatest number of the use of computer in accounting job as well as accounting graduates fulfilling accounting jobs have also been attested in the study. The study discovered that that higher institution failed to fulfill the needs as highlighted by the stakeholder theory. Also importantly, the study reinforced the stakeholder theory that there is a significant relationship between the education institutions and the end users. Furthermore, the study divulges not only the correlation between the level of proficiency which the accounting employees obtained from formal education and that required by job market, but also the comparison of skill qualifications between state and private tertiary institution, college and university, and large and small/medium companies. The levels of several skill demanded by job market and those obtained in tertiary educations have also been revealed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Dr. Dyah Susilowati, S.Kom.,M.Kom
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2023 00:06
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2023 00:06

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