International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Painting the Town Green: Project Learning and Management Skills
Blodwyn M. Mcintyre, Jill L. Robinson

In this article, we explore the pros and cons of our green business course focusing on our local business project and how it relates to management skills. The theoretical underpinning for the article rests in the pedagogy of service learning as part of enhancing student education. In our course, students faced obstacles of scheduling, cost, and caring while assessing the environmentally-friendly practices of local businesses. As instructors, we struggled with gauging learning outcomes and translating project lessons to the students’ future management skills. By exploring our experiences, we can grow as educators and promote creative deliberation in ways to best educate our future business leaders who we hope will also become environmental champions.

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