Essential Study and Employment Skills for Business and Management Students

Paperback | June 22, 2016

byKevin Gallagher

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Essential Study and Employment Skills for Business and Management Students offers a comprehensive, one-stop guide that will equip you with all the necessary skills needed to enhance your success both during university and in your future working environment. It covers all the core areasassociated with business and management degrees, and offers a unique focus on employability to ensure that you can translate the skills you acquire into professional practice. This third edition has been fully revised to include a new group activity in each chapter, as well as updated activities throughout to reinforce the skills introduced in each chapter. The content and structure of the book has been updated to focus more effectively on core areas such as the use ofquantitative data, and the development of professional skills and employability. With the main focus of the book firmly on active experimentation and reflection, Essential Study and Employment Skills for Business and Management Students remains unparalleled as a resource to support, encourage, and develop business and management students throughout their time at university andbeyond. Online Resource Centre: For students:* Selected activities from the text (including templates to complete online)* Answer guidance on writing style and using a narrative approach* Critical incidents log* Excel workbook to provide additional support in areas such as constructing pie charts, bar charts, and line charts* Information on using Excel in data analysis* Web links* YouTube channel featuring relevant videos on skills, including interviews with students and graduates that accompany the book For lecturers:* PowerPoint slides

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Essential Study and Employment Skills for Business and Management Students offers a comprehensive, one-stop guide that will equip you with all the necessary skills needed to enhance your success both during university and in your future working environment. It covers all the core areasassociated with business and management degrees, an...

Kevin Gallagher is a Senior Lecturer at Sunderland Business School. After his graduation, Kevin worked on civil engineering projects in the UK and overseas. Developing his qualifications in management he then changed career direction to a business development managers role in a major UK paper company. Kevin joined the Business School a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pagesPublished:June 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198724004

ISBN - 13:9780198724001

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Introduction: Setting the scene: study, workplace, and development skills1. Developing skills for business and management students2. Understanding how you learn3. Organising yourself4. Communication skills5. Locating information and smart search skills6. Assignment research: developing a critical approach7. Reading skills8. Writing essentials: preparation, layout and structure9. Presentation skills10. Measurement and management: quantitative data and its presentation11. Teamwork skills12. Creativity and innovation skills13. Gaining experience and developing your CV