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Manfredsson, Peter
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Eriksson, D., Manfredsson, P. & Hilletofth, P. (2016). Using the industry as a model for better learning experience in higher education. International Journal of Management in Education (IJMIE), 10(4), 325-338
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2016 (English)In: International Journal of Management in Education (IJMIE), ISSN 1750-385X, E-ISSN 1750-3868, Vol. 10, no 4, p. 325-338Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study is to evaluate how industrial approaches to learning can be introduced into logistics/supply chain management (SCM) education programs in a university setting. This issue has been examined through two case studies. The first case study outlines the current state of a bachelor education program in logistics/SCM at the University of Borås in Sweden. The second case study illustrates two education programs for practitioners in an international electronics company from Sweden. The investigated university education program has several practical goals, but few practical learning situations. The industrial case study illustrates how practical learning situations can be incorporated into the education program and this may help to improve skills and confidence of the students. Practical learning situations seem positive, but need consideration to when they are to be included in the education program.

Keywords
industry; industrial approaches; learning experience; higher education; teaching; project-based learning; PBL; logistics; supply chain management; SCM education; lean thinking; six sigma; industrial case study
National Category
Educational Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-31596 (URN)10.1504/IJMIE.2016.079340 (DOI)2-s2.0-85006488699 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2016-08-31 Created: 2016-08-31 Last updated: 2018-03-22Bibliographically approved
Andersson, R., Manfredsson, P. & Månsson, B. (2013). How to extend Lean philosophy to suppliers by training. In: : . Paper presented at 16th QMOD-ICQSS Quality Management and Organizational Development Conference, Portorož, 4-6 september 2013.
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2013 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
National Category
Transport Systems and Logistics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-25627 (URN)
Conference
16th QMOD-ICQSS Quality Management and Organizational Development Conference, Portorož, 4-6 september 2013
Available from: 2015-01-14 Created: 2015-01-14 Last updated: 2018-03-22
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