Reflective Diary

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I am writing this essay in-order to reflect upon the experiences, that I have experienced during the 7 months that I have been studying the Work based live case study module (2509) and how these experiences have impacted upon my approach towards my communication, team working, problem solving skills and other factors which were endemic within the module. After completing the first year module New enterprise journey, which is the module prior to Work based live case study. I expected the work based live case study to be similar. However I found out this as correct in a sense, however the Work based live case study module took the theoretical aspects from the first year and focused upon their application. I felt this was very useful, firstly because it was invaluable experience, which I would not have gained from a case study/text book as the example/situation was a real life simulation. Secondly the live case study experience will have an impact on my life as it will aide my search for a job in the future, this will be because it will look good on my Curriculum Vitae in terms of transferable skills. Meeting a real life entrepreneur in Tricia pedlar of Strategic spur and learning how her business ran on a day to day basis was hugely enlightening. This was important to me as it gave me and my team a chance to experience what it was like to be a consultant, I felt this was the highlight of the work based live case study module and the most memorable experience. For the first assignment of the module we had to embark upon a researching assignment, I felt that I performed badly because my research skills were not up to standard (Did not know many places to look) From this experience I have learnt once again, that you should not be afraid to ask for help when it is needed (as not doing so will often have disastrous consequences for example losing the company money in my case a bad grade)...
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