When Tytana students are placed as interns in companies such as members of the Metrobank Group, they will be challenged to handle actual work projects. To successfully handle their assignment, they will have to adapt to real-world contexts such as client expectations, role ambiguities, task priorities, and logistical limitations.
Because of the nature of organizations and team projects, Tytana students will be exposed to the dynamics of working in teams and having one’s working capacities complemented by others. Students can hone the often taken-for-granted skills of observing, listening and sharing of insights when they attend corporate meetings and discussions.
On-site Opportunity and Orientation
Tytana’s partnership with the Metrobank Group will enable students to visit the group companies’ selected manufacturing facilities and corporate offices. This extends student exposure to work settings.
Through on-site visits, tours and events, students will be oriented on how their respective industries operate. Further, they may benefit from an exposure to the companies’ activities in immediate environments such as community involvements and corporate social work.
Industry-guided Teaching and Training
The highlight of the academe-industry framework is the flow and exchange of knowledge between Tytana and its partner companies. The industry perspective proves invaluable. Member companies can provide understanding on business sector directions and expectations, and employer needs. They can articulate role-specific skills and training requirements of prospective professionals.
Member companies can provide Tytana feedback on their perception of Tytana’s teaching outcomes and products. As Tytana carefully integrates guidance from the industry, the resulting teaching design becomes robust and responsive to industry needs.
The sharing of best practices with students will be done by visiting or adjunct professors. Adjunct professors will share what works in practice. Students will learn which ideas, methods, and tools are operationally effective given specific scenarios.
Academe-Industry Research and Development
Tytana’s collaboration with partner companies can diffuse knowledge not only from the industry to the school, but also from the school to partner companies. Through commissioned research and consultancy, companies may tap reliable guidance and up-to-date findings from the academe.
Tytana faculty and students will largely gain from fine-tuning research approaches and recommendations compatible with the needs and contexts of partner companies; and disseminating research results in a format attuned to the information needs of companies and their departments.