1 CIRI-CIRI DAN KEMAHIRAN YANG DIPERLUKAN DALAM PEMBANGUNAN MODAL INSAN BERKUALITI. Jamailia bt Jumahari Israaq bt Amiruddin Hamizatun Akmal bt Md Yusof Hamdiah Abdul Hamid Azwandi Azalan Prof Datin Dr Juriah Long Fakulti Pendidikan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Abstract The development of human capital is one of the most important aspects in developing a nation. Therefore, the role of all parties is the primary factor in realizing human capital development of the highest quality. The objective of this paper is to identify the elements and skills required in order to develop a quality human capital. This discussion is based on the previous researches concerning the capability of quality human capital development in handling problems such as unemployment among graduates, the decrease of discipline among students, lack of expertise at work and low achievers among students. This paper was produced by synthesizing critically and analytically 10 related journals. Since the development of human capital is one of the most important aspects in developing a nation, this paper will explain in depth the important aspects, elements and skills needed in order to help the development of human capital which will bring to a well developed nation. This paper will also propose suggestions on how to develop the best and excellent human capital.