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The Business Student's Guide to Study and Employability
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The Business Student's Guide to Study and Employability

Second Edition
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November 2020 | 464 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Written in response to the pressures on universities to produce highly skilled and work-ready graduates and intended to map across a three-year business course, this book covers essential skills, from study, presentation and leadership to practical advice on securing that all-important job after university. 

A number of hands-on learning aids feature throughout, including:
  • Skills self-assessment tables,
  • 'For You to Do',
  • Integration and Application,
  • Interview questions.
This second edition has been thoroughly updated, and is complemented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint slides, answers and guidance on skills assessment tasks, templates and examples to download as well as additional online chapters on topics such as testing, assessment and alternative options for graduates.

Suitable for all students taking a business degree.
 
PART I LIFE AT UNIVERSITY
 
Chapter 1 Understanding Life at University
 
Chapter 2 Personal Development and Learning
 
PART II LEARNING HOW TO STUDY
 
Chapter 3 Time Management
 
Chapter 4 Critical Thinking
 
Chapter 5 Understanding How to Learn at University
 
PART III UNIVERSITY ASSESSMENT
 
Chapter 6 General Principles of Assessment at University
 
Chapter 7 Writing Assignments, Reports and Dissertations
 
Chapter 8 Examinations at University
 
PART IV EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
 
Chapter 9 Communicating Effectively
 
Chapter 10 Presentation Skills
 
Chapter 11 Team Working
 
Chapter 12 Understanding Leadership
 
Chapter 13 Developing Cross-Cultural Awareness
 
Chapter 14 Problem Solving and Creativity
 
PART V UNDERSTANDING EMPLOYEE SELECTION
 
Chapter 15 Understanding Employee Selection
 
Chapter 16 CVs and Application Forms
 
Chapter 17 Selection Interviews
 
Chapter 18 Conclusion: Skills and Employability

Supplements

Click for online resources

Lecturer resources:

o   Instructor’s Manual

o   PowerPoint Slides

 

Student resources:

o   Interactive Self-Testing Activities

o   Group and Individual Tasks

o  Further Readings and Templates

o   Two Additional Online Chapters 

o   Author Videos

 

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Peter Morgan

Dr Peter Morgan is currently Associate Dean – Education and Student Experience, at the Nottingham University Business School in China. He qualified as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language in 1992, and began his academic career in 1996, first graduating with a PhD in Occupational Psychology from – and subsequently working at – the University of Bradford School of Management. He led the development of the School’s learning and teaching strategy as Learning and Teaching Coordinator, had responsibility for the development of academic staff as Faculty Development Coordinator and was on interviewing panels for administrative, academic and... More About Author

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