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Industrial exposure training is mandatory for all hospitality Management students which are created to enable students learn practically in the real hotel atmosphere the operations of various departments and the practical skills. Bigger hotels have Training Manager and also learning & development Director who provide induction and also training for the students in various departments. This study is done to analyze two aspects of the IET i.e. if Students learning experience really happens and if hotels providing learning oriented training. These students who go for industrial exposure training need to be handled in a different manner and not to be treated as a regular staff and given tasks accordingly. The study is conducted using primary research with 120 students of various hospitality institutions who underwent industrial exposure training in various 5 star hotels in India. Standard questionnaires were issued to students and data obtained. Three hypothesis were framed and data tested using statistical tools like SPSS and Smart PLS. The results obtained are discussed in the findings of the article and this topic finds importance since student’s internship should be beneficial to them in the learning point of view. Industry and Institution need to collaborate with each other so that both sides are benefitted and hoteliers should also take guest lecture for students and students should also be invited to hotels for any competitions and other activities apart from training. This study also examines if the students are being exploited by hotels during internship.



Recommended Citation

Kumar, G. S. (2021). Analysis of effectiveness of industrial exposure training undertaken by students of hospitality management in star hotels. In C. Cobanoglu, & V. Della Corte (Eds.), Advances in global services and retail management (pp. 1–7). USF M3 Publishing. https://www.doi.org/10.5038/9781955833035

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