Chapter 2: “Online Company Project” (OCP) the 7 Project Phases
Basic project principals: (Website based)
Basic principles and theories that are crucial for the “Online Company Project” structure?
Creative and innovative problem solving is a process that can be trained and learned.
In this part we comment and explain the purpose of the “Online Company Pilot Project)
“Online Company” project phases
7 phases are defined within this pilot project, each with its own objectives, deliverables
and products. Models and canvasses, visualization and research purposes, are provided.Canvasses
Coaching and guidance
Coaches and students have different roles and responsibilities. This part of the tutorial
addresses rules & regulations and explains the basic goal and responsibilities of students
Specific elements can be assessed by the coach or mentor. Group performance are best
evaluated by the students themselves. Non-performing students need to be addressed by
student colleagues and have to determine what to do?
Module learning objectives
How do students get evaluated?
What will determine their grades?
The students will be assessed on different learning outcomes.
50 percent of the grade is individual and 50% is a group grade.
Personal learning goals
The learning objectives are defined by individual international university. That leaves two
individual learning goals that the student needs to prove and explain for him/herself.
Defending project outcome and personal learning goals – the portfolio
The students need proof and show that they have developed and reached the intended
outcome regarding the personal learning goals? The student is responsible for showing
this by using evidence and the personal (evidence-based) portfolio.