Insight into Strategy and Management

Our Insight into Strategy and Management programme is designed to demystify business and increase understanding of professional life to help students become ready for employment.  At the end of this six session programme you will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the principles of business strategy, finance and management to prospective employers.  You will also be able to apply the learning to cases and other interviews.

Topics will include marketing and the customer proposition, key financial reports and investment finance, team working, and recruitment and selection.

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To support learning and encourage a more interactive virtual classroom, participants will be expected to complete some short assignments before sessions, both in virtual teams and independently. You will also have an opportunity to think about your personal perspective to help with career choices, prepare for interviews and plan your personal development.

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At the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate to prospective employers a broad understanding of business
  • Explain the marketing essentials that are core to business strategy
  • Explain business finance principles and commonly used reports and tools
  • Apply the knowledge and skills you learn to cases
  • Ask informed and relevant questions at interviews.

The programme is complementary to our other Careers Service support services such as CV review, internships, business mentoring and The Student Consultancy.

Insight into Strategy and Management is open to undergraduate, post-graduate students and recent alumni.

You must sign-up for the full Insight into Strategy and Management programme by registering for the first of the six sessions on CareerConnect. This will automatically register you for all sessions.

Apply via CareerConnect by 5 November

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