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Student challenges in Applied Project – A case of Ashesi University Business Administration Department

Show simple item record Hammond, Marilyn Koteikaa 2021-04-13T14:21:17Z 2021-04-13T14:21:17Z 2020-05
dc.description Undergraduate thesis submitted to the Department of Business Administration, Ashesi University, in partial fulfillment of Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, May 2020 en_US
dc.description.abstract The Ashesi University Business Administration Applied Project capstone provides students with a unique opportunity to gain real-life experience in the working world as junior consultants. The purpose of this study was to identify challenges students encounter in their Applied Project journeys under a student-led model where students are in control of most of their experience. The study was qualitative, employing interviews and surveys as research tools to gain insight into the student-led experience. The main challenges were student choosing applied projects for the wrong reasons, encountering difficulty in finding a supervisor, working around the high ratio of supervisors to students and the proximity of the deadlines for finding a supervisor, topic and company. The recommendations addressed the challenges in the best interest of the student, that would help them to take better control of their experience. It also includes some methods faculty in charge can employ in organizing the capstone. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Ashesi University en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject capstone project en_US
dc.subject Ashesi University en_US
dc.subject final year project en_US
dc.subject student perceptions en_US
dc.subject advance preparation en_US
dc.subject supervision en_US
dc.title Student challenges in Applied Project – A case of Ashesi University Business Administration Department en_US
dc.type Undergraduate thesis en_US

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