Students’ Involvement in Live Business Projects – Challenges and Opportunities

Įžvalgos / Insights, 4(5), pp. 26-30

8 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2011 Last revised: 25 Jun 2012

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Miroslava Dimitrova

International University College (IUC), Bulgaria

Stanislav Hristov Ivanov

Zangador; Zangador Research institute; Varna University of Management (VUM)

Date Written: August 28, 2011

Abstract

Live projects become popular as an effective educational approach as a means for creating a real life learning environment. Current paper focuses on tourism and hospitality students’ involvement in live business projects and presents the experience of International University College, Bulgaria, in the field. Seventy students from two programmes participated in the Trans Tour Net project and prepared package tours for promoting Dobrudzha region as a tourist destination. The paper discusses the students’ and lecturers’ perceptions of the live project participation.

Keywords: tourism/hospitality education, live projects, project management, Dobrudzha, Bulgaria

Suggested Citation

Dimitrova, Miroslava Gospodinova and Ivanov, Stanislav Hristov and Ivanov, Stanislav Hristov, Students’ Involvement in Live Business Projects – Challenges and Opportunities (August 28, 2011). Įžvalgos / Insights, 4(5), pp. 26-30, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1918371 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1918371

Miroslava Gospodinova Dimitrova

International University College (IUC), Bulgaria ( email )

13 Oborishte Street
Varna, 9000
Bulgaria

HOME PAGE: http://www.vumk.eu

Stanislav Hristov Ivanov (Contact Author)

Zangador ( email )

Varna, 9010
Bulgaria

HOME PAGE: http://www.zangador.eu

Zangador Research institute

Varna, 9010
Bulgaria

HOME PAGE: http://www.zangador.institute/

Varna University of Management (VUM) ( email )

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Varna, 9000
Bulgaria
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