Moving from Corporate Training to Corporate Education: A Case Study in Accountancy from Turkey


Sengur E. D. , Acar A. B.

EVOLVING CORPORATE EDUCATION STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE ROLE OF UNIVERSITIES, pp.21-38, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume:
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2845-8.ch002
  • Title of Journal : EVOLVING CORPORATE EDUCATION STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE ROLE OF UNIVERSITIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.21-38

Abstract

Corporate education is centred on introducing learning techniques to stimulate employees to think about what their organisation does, where it is heading, potential new opportunities for the organisation, and new and better ways of doing things. While the role of corporate training is to develop the operational competency of individuals, the purpose of corporate education is to promote the development of capability of both an individual and their organisation. Organizations operating in knowledge economies require a workforce that has knowledge about other business functions along with their specilized area. In the last decade corporate training turned into corporate education in Turkey. As an important business function, accounting is one of the most preferential training subject in Turkey. The purpose of the chapter is to identify differences between corporate education and corporate training. Additionally, the study explains growing importance of corporate education in accounting area for Turkish business life.