Using a professional skills module to develop student confidence

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Johal, P. 2023. Using a professional skills module to develop student confidence. in: How to Enable the Employability of University Graduates Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 100–108
AuthorsJohal, P.
Abstract

The proposed chapter will address how a stand-alone module has been used as the anchor within an undergraduate accounting and finance degree programme, to then embed and develop employability skills throughout the curriculum. In addition, the module focuses on the recruitment process for placement and or graduate roles, and how these skills are crucial to this process. The chapter will consider the module structure, content, and assessment also the need for the module fit within a well-designed programme curriculum. One, which can help to scaffold learning and developing a skill-set for employability. Pre-professional identity (PPI) formation perspective is considered in the delivery of the module to enable students to be more aware of their chosen discipline of study.

KeywordsEmployability skills; Technical/non-technical; Accounting profession/identiy; Recruitment
Page range100–108
Year2023
Book titleHow to Enable the Employability of University Graduates
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
ISBN9781803926506
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4337/9781803926513.00023
Web address (URL)https://www.elgaronline.com/edcollchap/book/9781803926513/book-part-9781803926513-23.xml
Output statusPublished
Publication dates
Online11 May 2023
Publication process dates
Deposited31 Aug 2023
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