Enhancing Undergraduates’ Digital Competencies through a Mentorship Model


  • Siti Hajar Mohd Hussain Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Kedah, Kampus Sungai Petani, Malaysia; Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Rahayu Tasnim Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




Digital Competencies, Mentorship, Undergraduates, Digital Talent


Digital transformation requires organizations to seek cutting-edge technology and skilled digital workers. Digital competencies gaps among undergraduates are alarming. Closing the digital competency gap requires a mentorship approach for undergraduates in the future digital economy. This conceptual paper proposes a mentoring model to develop undergraduates' digital competencies. Qualitative interpretivism research via cross-sectional case study is suggested. Targeted participants will be purposefully sampled and interviewed to collect data. NVIVO will transcribe and thematically assess interviews. Thus, the study will explore a digital competency mentorship model to cultivate digital talent to lead a future competitive labour market in the digital economy.


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How to Cite

Mohd Hussain, S. H., & Tasnim, R. (2023). Enhancing Undergraduates’ Digital Competencies through a Mentorship Model. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(SI15), 253–259. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v8iSI15.5096