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An Embedded Approach for Project Management Learning Process

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  • Shai Rozenes

    (Engineering and Management of Service Systems, Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering, Tel Aviv, Israel)

  • Ida Kukliansky

    (Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ruppin Academic Center, Emek Hefer, Israel)

Abstract

The project management discipline is expanding within many engineering activities. This discipline can facilitate strivings toward successful accomplishment of an engineering project. Therefore, many academic institutes teach the “project management†program. This study presents a novel approach that educates engineering students to become successful project managers based on contextual learning. This approach embeds a practical project within the project management program. The student has to implement the academic know-how into the embedded project. The study utilizes a quantitative tool to measure the students’ response to the approach. The results indicate that the students were satisfied with the approach.

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  • Shai Rozenes & Ida Kukliansky, 2013. "An Embedded Approach for Project Management Learning Process," International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM), IGI Global, vol. 4(3), pages 38-49, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:igg:jitpm0:v:4:y:2013:i:3:p:38-49
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