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The development of generic skills among Malaysian graduates: the IBBM experience

Khir, Kamal (2006) The development of generic skills among Malaysian graduates: the IBBM experience. In: National Student Development Conference (NASDEC) 2006, 8-9 August 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

The development of a more wholistic education for Malaysian youths has recently come into focus again with the launching of the 9th Malaysia Plan. Currently half way through Vision 2020, the Government has reviewed its efforts in achieving this Vision - to be an industrialised nation by year 2020. Through the years, this vision has had to be updated due to the increasingly globalised and competitive markets we face and the rapid developments in ICT. Thus, Malaysian graduates need to be equipped with both generic skills and technical know-how to ensure they are able to contribute effectively to achieving the mission. The experience of Institut Bank-Bank Malaysia (IBBM) – the professional and educational body for the financial services industry in Malaysia – in the fostering of generic skills, will be highlighted.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Generic skills; Malaysian graduate; unemployment; new economy
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:School of Graduate Studies
ID Code:220
Deposited By: Pn Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:16 Feb 2007 07:03
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 02:41

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