Industrial advisory committee... or action committee? Academic Article uri icon


  • The valuable assistance provided by the industrial advisory committees (IAC) to industrial-based programs is discussed. IAC provide valuable guidance and input on how industrial-based programs can remain competitive and current with industrial trends. These committees provide information about new technologies, sponsor co-op and internship programs, provide jobs for graduates and have first hand knowledge about hiring trends. The important of IAC continue to grow as pressure mounts to establish a curriculum that is responsive to and addresses the needs of both students and the business community.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Industrial Technology

author list (cited authors)

  • Folkestad, J. E., & DeMiranda, M. A

complete list of authors

  • Folkestad, JE||DeMiranda, MA

publication date

  • December 2000