Study of Critical Success Factors in Engineering Education Curriculum Development using Six-Sigma Methodology

Sivajothi Paramasivam, Kanesan Muthusamy
<span title="">2012</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences</a> </i> &nbsp;
Highly skilful and competent human capitals are critically needed to accelerate and contribute efficiently towards the development of technology in spearheading Malaysia's transformation agendas. As employability of graduates forms as one of the important Key Result Areas (KRA) of all Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), active learners teaching methodologies is infused in the curriculum. However, rapid technological development has created an impact towards employment of graduates, which
more &raquo; ... s for an immediate redefining of current technical attributes to cultivate elements of creativity or "out of box" thinking approach. Hence, this study is to determine the critical success factors required in engineering education curriculum to produce engineering graduates of global minded workforce where adaptability to new conditions and creativity for innovations are much sought after by industries.
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