Using Case Study Method in Project Management Education as a Tool for Improvement of Project Manager’s Skills

  • Ikbal Erbas Akdeniz University

Abstract

Project management education is a kind of education which aims to equip students with necessary skills that they would need in real business life in their career as a project manager. For being succesful in project management education, case study method of teaching holds a very important position between the other methods. This study examines contributions of the case study method to the project management education in terms of improvement of the project manager`s skills. For this purpose in the scope of the study work flow process of the case study approach and main benefits of the approach are defined. Defined benfits` impacts on improvement of the project manager`s key skills are revealed. It is found out while the students are starting to improve their human skills when they begin to work as a group, improvement of technical and conceptual skills are provided during all phases of the process.
Published
Apr 30, 2016
How to Cite
ERBAS, Ikbal. Using Case Study Method in Project Management Education as a Tool for Improvement of Project Manager’s Skills. European Journal of Social Science Education and Research, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 121-127, apr. 2016. ISSN 2312-8429. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejser/article/view/838>. Date accessed: 16 july 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejser.v6i1.p121-127.