competency


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physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform

Synonyms for competency

the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

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The good news is that the DoD FM community already has approved, prescribed competencies for the FM workforce, consisting of 24 competencies, including definitions, with five proficiency levels for each competency, referred to as competency models.
The term competency was introduced and popularized by David McClelland (1973).
To earn a Microsoft competency, partners have to successfully complete exams (leading to Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise and, for gold competencies, designate these certified professionals uniquely to a single Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity.
The updated competency assessments were revised to reflect the 2014 core competencies and allow public health practitioners to explore their skill levels.
Rose Colby, a competency-based learning and assessment specialist and education administration faculty member at New Hampshire's Plymouth State University, added that competency includes a "student's ability to transfer concepts and skills across content areas.
A combination of knowledge, skills, and behavior observed to qualify a medical writer as successful in his or her role is needed for a medical writer to be professionally competent, and a competency model outlines the knowledge, skills, activities, and behaviors that competent professionals should demonstrate.
The competency movement has roots from over 50 years ago when Flanagan (1954) developed key methodologies used in subsequent competency studies.
Over time, was created a large number of lists of competencies, but still lacks a clear agreement on what is competency and what actually competency consists from.
Competency mapping has always been an area demanding more penetrating and resolving mindset.
Each competency has several examples to guide organizations.
These days most of the business organizations are dealing with a problem of competency mapping, which is basically matching of capacity of an individual that leads to behaviour and the organizational/job requirement.
Competency is the capability to apply a set of related knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform "critical work functions" in a defined work setting.
A complete competency model of program managers includes all of the above components.
Participation in international service-learning projects is shown to be a viable tool to educate students towards global competency.
Competency has been defined as "an ability to apply a certain specified skill in dealing with some defined amount of meaningful subject matter" (NCHEC, 1996, p.
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