Title: Continuing education: the only way to survive

Authors: Prof. John P. Klus

Addresses: President, International Association for Continuing Engineering Education, and Professor, Department of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 432 North Lake Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA

Abstract: This paper sets out to establish the importance of continuing education to businesses, and the benefits to individuals. The potential contributions to the competitiveness of businesses through efficient production and cost-effective utilisation of human resources are outlined. Evidence of the benefits to individuals through participation in CE is presented, comparing the situations in the USA and Finland.

Keywords: continuing education; technology transfer; knowledge transfer; new technology; delivery technologies; USA; United States Finland.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1990.030343

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1990 Vol.1 No.1, pp.3 - 9

Published online: 15 Dec 2009 *

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