Formative experience [postgraduate industrial experience]


Producing the graduates that industry wants is more complicated than simply cramming them full of the right knowledge; they must also develop the confidence and understanding to serve the needs of their future employers. This can only be gained from experience in a real manufacturing environment. The authors describe the pioneering approach to industrial experience given to postgraduates at Cranfield University.

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Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Operations & Information Management
Additional Information: This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in Manufacturing engineer and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library.
Publication ISSN: 0956-9944
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2023 09:31
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 11:15
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Published Date: 1998-10
Authors: Kay, John M.
Groves, G.
Greenough, R.
Wu, Bin
Baines, Timothy (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-7518-2967)



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