Experiential Learning: A Case of Business Skills Development Education in Higher Education


  • Ken Wong


In a predominantly Chinese society, the Hong Kong higher education system has been going through a transition from a process-oriented approach to an outcome-based approach to teaching and learning since 2004. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University took a leading position in such a move. We adopted an outcome-oriented model to curriculum design by incorporating clear articulation of intended learning outcomes, designing teaching and assessment methods which align with the intended outcomes. Effective university education does not only provide students with the opportunities to acquire subject knowledge, but business skills for lifelong development in the society. The need to foster students