Global engineering philosophies and models studied, prior to the development of the malaysian model, have shown their dynamic and farsighted approaches. However, total adoption may prove to be unfavorable for the progress and sustainability of the nation.
It has been the perception of many practitioners that locally trained engineering graduates are strong technically but are lacking in non-technical or transferable skills, which are necessary for top management or leadership positions.
Most engineering education models worldwide have placed importance to transferable skills apart from a continued emphasis on technical competency. Engineers are also having a very marginal role in the country’s economic development and progress, which is substantiated by the unimpressive number of engineers in the top industrial leadership positions. Ajanaku ‘Tokunbo
NICE Lagos MGM OCT 2021
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Engineering Education Curriculum