Ravikran Dwivedula

Dwivedula_RaviPaper (51): Analyzing the Effectiveness of Project Management Course: A case study of American College of Dubai, UAE

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of project management instructional methodology and course content on achievement of course learning outcomes. We present the case of project management course taught as a capstone course in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program in American College of Dubai, UAE. The pedagogy includes a range of techniques such as traditional lectures, case studies, and team based projects, which are used as assessments. The course learning outcomes are aligned with the QFEmirates, as stipulated by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research and corresponds to all levels of learning- Knowledge, Skills, and Competency. Achievement of the course learning and overall student satisfaction with the course is investigated through a survey. Specific recommendations for improvement of course content, and pedagogy is presented.