Global Skills for Global Graduates and Business

  • Douglas Bourn


The promotion of the term global skills has been most closely associated with graduates and professional areas. Bourn begins by reviewing the ways in which the concept is being promoted within higher education in terms of the skills graduates will need to gain meaningful employment. It then looks at ways in which the term tends to be associated specifically with global professions in terms of global managers. Finally, the chapter looks specifically at the area of business studies in terms of the extent to which the needs of these future graduates takes account of global skills.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas Bourn
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  1. 1.Development Education Research CentreUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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