2020 VISION and its implication for engineering management education

Goh, Steven (2007) 2020 VISION and its implication for engineering management education. In: AaeE 2007: 18th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, 9-13 Dec 2007, Melbourne, Australia.


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[Abstract]: The release of the '2020 Vision report: The Manager of the 21st Century' in 2006 by
Innovation & Business Skills Australia has produce some immediate effects on traditional Australian
managerial development and training, particularly at tertiary postgraduate levels such as the Master
of Business Administration. The paper aims to briefly investigate the implication of the report for
engineering management education at the postgraduate levels. The paper highlights the Vision 2020
Report’s findings, and develops a case for further discussion. The paper provides suggestions on the
report’s implications on engineering management education, supported by case studies and anecdotal
evidences as an initial investigation requiring further quantitative work. Finally, the paper provides
recommendations on how universities can react and respond to the needs of industry and the
engineering profession, and exploiting new opportunities in engineering management education.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2007 01:37
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: engineering education, management education and development, professional development, vision 2020 report, karpin report, flexible courses, university and industry linkage.
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3627

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