Prepare an essay discussing the differences and similarities between a Profession and a Skilled Occupation from a project management perspective.
Submission is to be 1000 words.
note: references , appendix, table of contents and cover letter should not be counted in 1000 words
0% plagiarism is must requirement , unique and high quality work required, with Harvard style of referencing.
PROFESSIONAL PROJECT PRACTICE Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Institution Date PROFESSIONAL PROJECT PRACTICE The words profession and occupation can be interchanged. Profession and occupation have similarities and yet have minor differences (Basavanthappa, 2000, p.5). The need to understand the difference between profession and occupation as well as what makes them so similar is been a subject of debate. This paper seeks to discuss the differences and similarities between a profession and a skilled occupation from a project management perspective The Differences It is common for some countries to pay more attention to professional training with an almost exclusivity on academic subjects while firm-based and occupational training is left entirely to employers. Apprenticeship arrangements and other skilled occupations involve employees who formally agree with their employers to practice a recognized program of classroom and work-based learning (Basavanthappa, 2000, p.5). Apprentices are involved in the process of production, their trainer is often their mentor too, and ultimately have a sufficient occupational mastery, which is certified by an external body. Professions will almost have a certified body that formally train and certify the student. Many professionals require that education be beyond high scho