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ERIC Number: EJ1255120
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2227-7102
Assessment of Project Manager's Competence in the Context of Individual Competence Baseline
Soltysik, Mariusz; Zakrzewska, Malgorzata; Sagan, Adam; Jarosz, Szymon
Education Sciences, v10 Article 146 2020
This study's aim is to determine the consistency of student opinions regarding the importance of individual skills in three areas--people, practice, and perspective--with expert assessment. The study group consisted of five-year students accredited by IPMA Poland. The team of experts was comprised of recruiters, project management lecturers, assessors, and information technology (IT) industry project managers. Our research shows divergences in the approach to key competence that a project manager should have. This is understandable, given the specifics of the comparison. However, the analysis that has been conducted and presented will allow the curricula to be revised. The subsequent evaluation of curricula should address the changes in the labor market. Education should provide key competences, especially as modern project management requires a full spectrum of competences and approaches. Besides experience, project management is the most frequently pursued competence that is required in terms of staff recruitment criteria. The research resulting figures may be useful for recruiters, certification institutions, and universities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Poland