Hello, I am Rowena Hennigan,
a lecturer in marketing at Dublin Institute of Technology.
I also work on the e-learning provision for the Ibec Global Graduate program.
This case-study is part of the e-learning fundamental series.
This is the first part of a two-part case-study
introducing the Ibec Global Graduates virtual learning environment.
The second part case-study looks at a piece of research which reviews
the design of that e-learning environment and
its resources for the Ibec Global Graduates.
As an introduction, let's look at who are
the main stakeholders in the Ibec Global Graduates program.
Ibec is the largest business and lobbying organization in Ireland.
In 1983, that program was established by
Ibec in Ireland and originally called Export Orientation program.
Dublin Institute of Technology also known as
DIT delivered the academic elements of the program.
DIT has origins as far back as 1887 in
Ireland and it has now more than 20,000 students registered on its courses.
It has a long tradition of working with commercial organizations and DIT is now
the largest third-level provider of continuing professional development CPD,
an executive education programs in Ireland.