Innovative Approach to Education Improvement via Enterprise-Education Collaboration

Dana Paľová, Anna Czaja, Martin Vejačka


Purpose: The enterprise-education collaboration is a win-win situation. This paper describes how should be used commonly used LMS for enrichment the education process by collaboration students with companies participating on company’s practical problems.

Methodology/Approach: We began with a review of literature and official European documents concerned on Europe 2020 strategy, education innovation and analysis of shortcomings of higher education graduates’ skills that are required by companies acting on the labour market. Then was applied pilot test and case study approach to evaluate the usability of designed SP4CE platform.

Findings: Within the paper, we identified most missing skills of newly employed graduated, tested the developed SP4CE platform and find out that using this tool is supportive on the development of skills mainly required by employers.

Research Limitation/implication: The results of pilot tests and single case study as a research strategy cannot be generalised as universal recommendations for any educational needs. It is important to involve into the platform and its functionality, sustainability assessment for more enterprises and not only collaboration effects but also impact of organizational and personal factors need to be evaluated.

Originality/Value of paper: The paper presents an innovative approach to enterprise-education collaboration and its benefits not only to directly concerned participants but also its impact to whole society.


labour market; HR development; collaborative learning; education innovation

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