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The material for the career course was based on a combination of the planned happenstance theory and Davidson and Sternberg's (1998) metacognitive problem-solving process.
Generally, the findings demonstrated positive results for a career development training course based on a planned happenstance career theory and using metacognitive strategies to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.
These results indeed supported the essence of Mitchell et al.'s (1999) planned happenstance theory, which emphasized the importance of equipping individuals with the skills to take advantage of the chance events that would increase an individual's career development and career adaptability.