Competency-Based Education: The Value for Students, Academic Institutions, and Organizations

Sunil Ramlall, Dhanmati Ramlall


This article examines the practices around Competency-Based Education (CBE) in the U.S. by examining best practices and interviews with leaders at multiple academic institutions to understand strategies being used, identify strengths and opportunities of CBE initiatives. Furthermore, the research will also include discussions on implications for organizations using a CBE approach to training and development strategies, and how HR leaders can extrapolate from current practices in academic institutions to organizations.

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