Creating employability skills in SMEs: Modification through interaction
Jones, Colin (2005) Creating employability skills in SMEs: Modification through interaction. Industry and Higher Education, 19(1), pp. 25-34.
This paper is concerned with the degree to which the graduate skills required by industry are developed in Australian universities. Despite acknowledgement of the need to increase the graduate skills of students, it would seem that the stated intentions of Australian universities in this respect do not yet meet the expectations of industry. The development of an enterprise program at the University of Tasmania provides by way of example, support that the development of industry-desired skills is possible alongside the desirable knowledge outcomes of a university. It is argued that lecturers and students must give and accept more responsibility for learning to enable the development of desirable graduate skills.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Graduate Skills, Universities, Enterprise, Evolution, Student Centred Learning|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Small Business Management (150314)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Deposited On:||15 Feb 2016 03:45|
|Last Modified:||15 Feb 2016 03:45|
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