Effective Management of the Tripartite Relationship of Educational Providers, Participants and Employers in Work Based Learning

  • L. RoweEmail author
  • D. Moss
  • N. Moore


Rowe, Moss and Moore provide a comprehensive summary of the tripartite partnership that exists between employers, participants and providers in a work-based postgraduate business programme. The chapter examines the challenges faced by providers and the prevalent themes and issues surrounding employer expectations of graduate employability and learner expectations of the workplace. In addition the work explores recruitment, engagement and retention strategies for both employers and students, discussing opportunities for enhanced learning and skills through value added pedagogies. The authors illustrate how a clearer understanding of stakeholder perspectives can enhance participant experiences, engage and develop academic skillsets and support employers as they aim to nurture and grow talent. The chapter concludes with recommendations for future quality provision and resourcing of tripartite programme management through effective infrastructures.


Tripartite partnership Work-based learning Placements Talent management Executive education Employability Recruitment 


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  1. 1.University of ChesterChesterUK

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