Distance learning is becoming an increasingly utilised medium ofmanagement education and training. It provides the opportunity to reachlarge numbers of practising managers who would otherwise be outside thespectrum of educational development. The contribution that the MBA inRetailing and Wholesaling at the Institute for Retail Studies makes tothis process is examined, arguing that distance learning is bestunderstood as a process of skill acquisition. The MBA provides the basicrules and procedures which the individual supplements with practicalexperience. Distance learning, however, poses a series of specificproblems there is a need to address the issues of quality andcompetency. Five factors deemed critical for the success of theInstitutes programme are identified and a series of conclusions aboutthe successful implementation of distance learning, drawn from thepractical experience of running an MBA programme are presented.
Journal of European Industrial Training – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1991
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera