Starting Point on the Development of Environemental Risk Management Compe-tences: experiential learning
Keywordsexperiential learning, environmental risk management competences.
Management. Industrial management
Personnel management. Employment management
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AbstractOne of the characteristics of the European Space of Higher Education is to consider university degrees in terms of learning outcomes, and essentially expressed in forms of competence. Competencies represent a dynamic combination of attributes such as knowledge and its application, attitudes and responsibilities that describe the learning outcomes of a particular program. Transversal competences, such as competences towards environmental risk management, are part of the general characteristics of human action in economic and technical environments. The training, evaluation and development of professional competences can present different approaches and teaching-learning methodologies. In our study, we focus on learning from experience. With the evaluation of students' learning styles, we can begin to know how our students begin to develop their skills towards environmental risk management.
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Managing Public Debt : From Diagnostics to Reform ImplementationWorld Bank (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2012-05-30)Managing Public Debt will serve
government officials contemplating or in the process of
reforming their practices, providers of technical
assistance, and practitioners working on building capacity
in public debt management. Because effective implementation
of debt management strategies also requires a developed
domestic government debt market, readers will also be
interested in the companion volume, Developing the Domestic
Government Debt Market, published by The World Bank in
February 2007, based on the same joint pilot program.