The scholarship of management teaching and learning has established itself as a field in its own right, and this benchmark Handbook is the first to provide an account of the discipline. Original chapters from leading international academics identify the key issues and map out where the discipline is going. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the given topic area, highlights current debate, and reviews the emerging research agenda.

Assessment and Accreditation of Non-Formal Management Education and Development Programmes

Assessment and accreditation of non-formal management education and development programmes


This chapter provides an overview of the non-formal management education and in-service training and identifies various assessment tools used in western Europe and northern America. The chapter ends with an examination of options of safeguarding the value of non-formal management education and management development programmes in the spirit and context of lifelong learning.


Impacted by rapidly evolving technology, global competition and instant communications, workers and managers alike are finding it more difficult to keep up with their job requirements. Learning has become a synonym for survival. Acquisition of knowledge and skills through formal management education (initial formal education at MBA schools) is no longer sufficient for future ...

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