DACUM is an acronym for developing a curriculum. DACUM is a job or occupational analysis method that uses expert workers in the occupation as panelists. It is the foundation for competency-based curriculum, job profiles, work flow processes and performance management.
DACUM can be applied in training development, Human Resources organizational development, management decision-making, skills assessment & testing, credentialing, and performance management.
The MCE process would involve a focus group in a facilitated storyboarding process that captures the major duties and related tasks in an occupation, as well as any specific knowledge and skills. This is a cost-effective method for a thorough analysis of any job.