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Industry professional engagement program: Using current practitioners to assist business students to develop professional skills

Armatas, Christine (2011) Industry professional engagement program: Using current practitioners to assist business students to develop professional skills. In: WACE 17th World Conference on Cooperative and Work-Intergrated Education. Historic Challenges : Global Solutions., 14-17 June 2011, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Abstract

A major challenge in business education is balancing theoretical understanding with awareness and experience of the real world of work. The Industry Professional Engagement Program in the Faculty of Business and Law at Victoria University aims to achieve this balance by bringing industry practitioners into the classroom to encourage and inspire undergraduate business students.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Professional skills, industry practitioners, employment experience
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
SEO Classification > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > PVC Students and Learning and Teaching
Depositing User: Ms Lyn Wade
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2014 01:42
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2014 01:42
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25664
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