Globalised Job Market Accessibility Of The Fresh Graduates With The Leadership Development Soft Skills Training Program

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Research Scholar, Dept. of Education, Periyar University, Salem-636011, Tamilnadu

2 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Education, Periyar University, Salem-636011. Tamilnadu


The emerging expectations of the employers from the fresh graduates in the globalised job-market has increased the challenges of higher education institutions to focus on providing holistic education blended with academic skills and leadership soft skills training to increase their accessibility to job market. Many educationists, experts are contributing numerous leadership development modules in response to these challenges. This research work is proposing a simple and innovative leadership development soft skills training program module developed based on available literature along with the adaptation of Gagne’s nine-steps event, along with Bloom’s revised taxonomy of educational objectives for implementing the intervention. The independent samples t test method was used to study the effect of leadership development soft skill training program. Due to the training intervention, the result showed increased awareness level of leadership development soft skillsrequired in the present working environment involving employees hailing from varied cultures, and regions.