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Title: The practice firm concept: a competency approach to teach key business skills
Authors: Leung, Mitzi 
Ng, Judy 
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Hong Kong : Vocational Training Council ; IVETA
Abstract: Whether it is called Core Skills (UK) ; Employability Skills (Canada) ; Essential Skills (New Zealand) ; Workplace Know-how (USA) or Project and Transfer Oriented Training (Germany), globally we have been concerned with integrating key competencies with learning outcomes to provide the workforce with potential employees that are employable in day one. The Department of Business Administration, HKIVE (Tsing Yi) supports this view by incorporating ''the Practice Firm Concept'' into course delivery, with the belief that it enhances the quality of teaching and fosters life-long learning skills. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how this Concept has been developed and incorporated in our business curriculum.
Keywords: Action-learning
Assessment
Business
Competency-based
Employability
Simulation
Programme standards
Subjects: IVETA 2000
Vocational education -- Congresses
Technical education -- Congresses
Type: Conference Paper
Links/Full textIVETA Conference 2000 via VTC-IR
Appears in Collections:Assessment
Teaching and Learning

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