A methodological approach to design a competency matrix for the digital economy

Keywords: competency model, competency matrix, competency, competence, scope of competencies, competency assessment criteria, descriptor, competency level, higher education, digital economy


 Nowadays, digital technologies have become an integral part of our lives. Thus, there is a need to improve employees’ qualification in the labor market in accordance with the demands of the digital economy. The purpose of this study was to develop a methodological approach to design a competency matrix for the digital economy. The study used three methodologies. The content analysis conducted a study of the design methods of competency models used in Russian and foreign universities. The analysis consisted with examination of used terminology, competency models’ development stages, levels of competency, principles, and models’ structure. A comparative analysis of foreign competency models focused on models for professionals in various fields to determine the conditions, principles, structure, and content of the elements for proposed competency matrix. Based on the results of content and comparative analysis it was possible to model a methodological approach to design a competency matrix for the digital economy. 


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How to Cite
Etuev Khazhmukhamed, Antoniy Shvindt, Frolova Olga, and Maria Maximova. 2023. “A Methodological Approach to Design a Competency Matrix for the Digital Economy”. Voprosy Obrazovaniya / Educational Studies Moscow, no. 2 (June). https://doi.org/10.17323/1814-9545-2023-2-214-240.
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