Strategies to minimise the impact of challenging times on training: final report

Wiesner, Retha and Millett, Bruce and Zhang, Yahua (2009) Strategies to minimise the impact of challenging times on training: final report. Project Report. Construction Skills Queensland , Brisbane, Australia. [Report]


The objectives of this project were to:
- Provide a short review of Queensland’s construction industry, including trends and change drivers impacting upon employment and training of apprentices and trainees.
- Identify and analyse innovative strategies used (or considered) in Australia and elsewhere to reduce the impact on the training of apprentices and trainees during periods of industry and economic downturn.
- Utilise scenario planning methodology to develop and explore plausible futures in the form of three future scenarios for the Queensland construction industry that could markedly affect the training of apprentices and trainees in the Construction industry.
- Provide recommendations to assist Construction Skills Queensland in dealing effectively with the implications of the outcomes of this project.

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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2010 05:38
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2015 06:19
Uncontrolled Keywords: economic downturn; apprentices; trainees; construction industry; workforce; training strategies
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140209 Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

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