The criticality of transferable skills development and virtual learning environments used in the teaching of project management

  • Ojiako U
  • Ashleigh M
  • Wang J
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Abstract

Studies have found the development of transferable skills and the provision of virtual learning environments (VLEs) to be crucial to students who are learning project management. Taking these factors into consideration, this article explores why project management students have emphasized the importance of these two critical learning and teaching parameters in their developmental needs. The study was conducted utilizing focus groups consisting of 88 students in a UK higher education institution. Overall, we found the existence of five critical and applied themes grouped against transferable skills and the provision of VLEs under which students' needs could be classified.

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Authors

  • Udechukwu Ojiako

  • Melanie Ashleigh

  • Jaw-Kai Wang

  • Max Chipulu

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