Management of the Process of Vocational Training of a Competent Specialist

Natalya Rinatovna Balynskaya, Oksana Nikolaevna Sinitsina, Nina Vladimirovna Kuznetsova, Svetlana Vladimirovna Koptyakova

Abstract


This article examines the topical issues concerning management of the process of vocational training of a competent specialist. The authors have analyzed this process management technology and the specific features of formation and development of a competent specialist, both when being trained and during the further practical activities. The authors have proven the necessity of establishing a form of the learning process that would combine the individual and collective principles in the best way possible, wherein the opportunities for individual learning would be created under conditions of collective work. The direction for managing the process of vocational training of a competent specialist can be searched for in the combination of team, individual, and collective forms aimed at the formation of production skills in the context of theoretical training. An analysis of the management activity arrangement on specialists training and the structure provided an insight into the inner structure of the management process related to the specialists training within the system of higher vocational education. The constituent elements of the management activity on specialists training are presented, which form a unified functional system featuring the objectives of vocational training as the major factor, which is targeted and followed by all the rest management functions. It is concluded that the actual effectiveness of the suggested system of management of the process of vocational training of a competent specialist can be confirmed by the demand for graduates in the labor market as well as by the appropriate level of their vocational training demonstrated when performing professional activities in the specific production conditions. The article reveals and substantiates the need for managing the process of vocational training of a competent specialist. It examines the concepts of “competence,” “competency,” and “a competent specialist.” Based on the study conducted, the authors propose a system of management of the process of vocational training of a competent specialist from both theoretical and practical points of view.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s4p538


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