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

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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.

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)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25664
Official URL http://www.waceinc.org/philly2011/conference_proce...
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Historical > SEO Classification > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Current > Division/Research > PVC Students and Learning and Teaching
Keywords Professional skills, industry practitioners, employment experience
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