Start Date

7-1-2011 3:15 PM

End Date

7-1-2011 4:00 PM

Track

2. Track 2 - Poster Session

Subject Area

Hospitality and Tourism Education

Faculty Member

Dr. Po-Ju Chen

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the current Professional Golf Association of America’s (PGA) Professional Golf Management (PGM) education program. In today’s competitive educational environment it is essential to quantify the effectiveness of a curriculum in order to attract any potential students. This will be a cross-sectional quantitative study of both PGM students and PGM graduates currently working in the field. The graduates will include those whom have graduated from a PGM program at least 5 years previous.

Keywords

self-efficacy, work values, KSC, professional golf management



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Jan 7th, 3:15 PM Jan 7th, 4:00 PM

An Examination of the Influence of Self-efficacy, Work Values, and Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies on the Effectiveness of the PGM Curriculum

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the current Professional Golf Association of America’s (PGA) Professional Golf Management (PGM) education program. In today’s competitive educational environment it is essential to quantify the effectiveness of a curriculum in order to attract any potential students. This will be a cross-sectional quantitative study of both PGM students and PGM graduates currently working in the field. The graduates will include those whom have graduated from a PGM program at least 5 years previous.