Changing Nature of Skills, Production, Performance and Competitiveness

Module code: LM7607

This module provides an understanding of changes in the fundamental concepts of skills, training and work practices and how they contribute to competitive strategy in organisations.

Topics covered

  • Changes in the concept of skills and its use over time
  • How skills and work practices can contribute to individual and organisational performance
  • Public policy in relation to skills, competitiveness and performance


  • Four hours of lectures
  • One hour tutorial
  • 220 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 4,000-5,000 words (100%)