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Competence

Sufficient ability or fitness for one's needs. The necessary abilities to be qualified to achieve a certain goal or complete a project.

Competence

The ability to complete a project, make a product, or otherwise do what is required. Both individuals and companies have competence. For example, an engineer would not likely find a job as a nurse because it is outside his competence, that is, his ability to do the required work. Likewise, a dental office is unlikely to be hired to design a skyscraper.
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QUALIFIED: Jonathan Wilson of Bramleys, who has completed his final assessment of professional competence for the RICS
SUCCESS Guy Sampson, Robert Moore and Michael Bell have all achieved their Assessment of Professional Competence
The annual evaluation of her professional competence falls solidly under the purview of the law.
LIVERPOOL Chamber of Commerce is holding a free seminar briefing on the implementation of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), by RTITB and Voss Training on May 21, between 10.
These standards call for the CPA to comply with standards of professional competence, due profession care, planning and supervision, and sufficient relevant data.
The Certified Property Manager of the Year award is given to a member of IREM who consistently demonstrates dedication to the industry through professional competence and commitment to excellence.
Professional competence and expertise are difficult to attain, and it is unlikely that the utilization of case-based and problem-based curricula alone are enough to ensure their attainment.
They look at professions from a sociological perspective, offer their own model of professional competence and explain how it was developed and tested, survey the plethora of learning theories that are relevant to both professional development and professional expertise, and expand the discussion beyond continuing professional development and Britain to review professional learning from a more international perspective.
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released a revised Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, which establishes a conceptual framework promoting the fundamental principles of integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality, and professional behavior (www.
This is because, despite our usual assumptions, violations are usually rooted in personal matters having nothing to do with the perpetrator's knowledge of the law, relevant ethics codes or level of professional competence.
We are convinced that the administration of the tax laws in accordance with the highest standards of professional competence and integrity, as well as an atmosphere of mutual trust and confidence between business and government, will promote the efficient and equitable operation of the tax system.
Interventions also showed that the Member States remain divided over provisions on certification and mutual recognition of the professional competence of cabin crews.

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