Strategic Development Trends of Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin in the Next Decade
The purpose of this research was to study the trends of strategic development of Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin in the next decade. The study divided the re s e a rc h into two parts : The first part was contextual study and re s e a r c h documents. The second part was to study the possibility of the trends of the strategic development by using Futures R e s e a r c h method with Ethnographic Delphi Futures Research technique. The research findings show that t h e t r e n d s o f s t r a t e g ic d e v e l o p m e n t o f Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin for the next 10 years include 1 ) policy formulation, goal setting and organizational supervision. The policy formulation must take the university’ s context, community and establishment into consideration, correspond with the needs of its personnel and connect with related organizations. The policy formulation must involve every stakeholder and must be able to translate into goals through various channels to allow everyone to see the same big picture. Also, there needs to be a performance evaluation by using a standard supervising and monitoring process 2 ) the holistic student development and production. The university must produce graduates to be well-rounded and moral having both professional and life skills in order to be needed by the labor market. The students must be produced to be competitive practitioners equipped with skills in language and innovative technology 3) Curriculum development. The curriculum must be developed by all university stakeholders. Also, it should be diverse enough to meet the need of the learners e. g. a course for elders, short certificate career course or an international one. Every curriculum must have a clear goal to produce practical graduates 4) Research development and creativity. The research should be focused on development for innovation, industry and income generation. Also, there should be a focus on creativity because creative work is individualized and , therefore, difficult to copy 5) Faculty and staff development. There should be a framework and guideline for human resource development both for a short term and long term to be connected with the university’ s strategic development plan. That is, all personnel must develop themselves to be multi-tasking 6) Establishing academic networks consists of university development network, personnel development network, student development network, curriculum development network and cooperation networks with domestic and international universities. 7 ) Good governance requires effective policy, policy implementation and being good example for the society, The management should employ information technology to achieve maximum effectiveness.
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