Communication, Creativity and Critical Thinking in the Undergraduate Actuarial Studies Program

31 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2010

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Brian Wang Bong Chu

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies

Date Written: September 14, 2010

Abstract

This presentation topic aims to address potentially underappreciated skills required of an actuarial graduate and a potential research candidate. The discussion provides the author’s views based on his teaching experience and in talking with industry practitioners. This presentation also outlines some possible teaching initiatives to draw out these skills in the actuarial undergraduate to provide them with a more well-rounded skill set.

Keywords: actuarial studies, pedagogy, critical thinking, syllabus development

JEL Classification: A22

Suggested Citation

Chu, Brian Wang Bong, Communication, Creativity and Critical Thinking in the Undergraduate Actuarial Studies Program (September 14, 2010). UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2010ACTL11. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1677175 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1677175

Brian Wang Bong Chu (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies ( email )

Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

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