According to the action plan about the development of education in the field of information technologies in 2013, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated September 21, 2011 № 1036, the problem of increasing importance of innovation and entrepreneurial component in professional training for IT industry in Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) was analyzed by Tempus group.
In connection with Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sport of Ukraine the questionnaire for high schools in Ukraine was developed. Total number of Universities which took part in this analysis was 97 Universities of 3-4 accreditation levels that train bachelors, specialists and masters for IT industry.
All Universities are grouped according to the cities and regions in Ukraine in Fig.1.
The following problems were analyzed:
o Curricula for all Master, Specialist and Bachelor programs for IT training .
o Syllabus of the courses in innovation and entrepreneurship.
o Syllabus and work programs in specialty 8.18010012 "Innovation management".
The number of High Educational Institutions (HEI) that train IT bachelors, specialists, masters in Ukrainian cities is presented in Table 2, in diagram - Figure 2.
For example, in Dnipropetrovsk 9 universities train IT bachelors, specialists, masters, which makes 9% of the total 97 universities in Ukraine that also train IT professionals.
According to the number of universities training IT professionals:
The 1st place goes to Kyiv - 14%
The 2nd place - to Dnipropetrovsk - 9%
The 3rd place was shared by Donetsk, Zaporizhya, Kharkiv 7%
The 4th place - to Lviv - 5%
The 5th place was shared by Zhitomir, Crimea, Odesa, Poltava -4%
The number of universities training IT bachelors, specialists, masters in Ukrainian cities is presented in the diagram - Fig. 3.
Therefore, according to the number of universities training IT professionals:
The 1st place goes to the central and northern regions -32 universities, 33%
The 2nd place - to the eastern region - 27 universities, 27%
The 3rd place -to the southern region - 20 universities, 21%
The 4th place - to the western region - 19 universities, 19%