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APEC SCSC Education Guideline 5:
Inspiring the Next Generation of Standards Professionals
- Towards Job Profiling in Today's Global World


This project aims to explore the skill-set required by standards professionals to meet the needs of businesses, government agencies, education institutes, and standards-related organization in the APEC region.

The objectives of the project are the following:
- Define and categorize standards professionals
- Analyze current workforce requirements of standards professionals
- Identify gaps (if any) in workforce demand and education supply
- Analyze skill-sets, training programs, and materials and develop effective standards professionals
- Present actionable recommendations and a collaborative action plan in 2015-2020 within the region


Table of Contents:

Project Design
Results - Towards Definition and Classification of Standards Professionals
Results - Job Markets and Profiles in Companies
Results - Job Markets and Job Profiles in Standards-Specialty Organization
Conclusions - Recommendations to APEC SCSC
Annex A: 25 Interviews with Thought Leaders and Young Professionals
Annex B. Project Workshop Program (9-10 August 2014, Beijing, China)
Annex C. Questionnaire of Survey and Written Interview