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This practical handbook is an essential course companion for business and management students at degree level.. .It contains case studies, exercises, tips and self-assessment tools that will help students with their personal and professional development. .The book covers key areas, such as: .. Learning and teaching methods. Study strategies . Time management. Research methods . Assessment activities. Exam techniques . Job searching ..And it also emphasizes the skills that are key for business and management courses, which include: .. Academic writing . Critical and reflective thinking. Effective communication. Interpersonal skills. Project management. Research skills. Team working ..Study Skills for Business and Management Studentshas been carefully structured to be used throughout a degree course in order to hone the skills necessary to get a good degree and begin a successful career...An accompanying websitewww.openup.co.uk/businesssuccesshas more information on related careers with up-to-date web links..
Barbara Allan is Senior Lecturer in Student Learning and Management Learning. She is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Management and Organisational Learning and Director of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) at the University of Hull. .
Table of Contents
Series editor's preface
Getting started on your degree programme
What do you study on a business or management degree?
Ethics and professionalism
Subjects not covered in this book
Topics covered in this book
Personal management skills
Identifying your skills
Managing your time
Looking after yourself
Managing your emotions
Gaining help and support
Different approaches to becoming a success in the workplace
Overview of theories of learning
Becoming a reflective learner
Making the most of different learning opportunities
Developing your portfolio
Studying at university
Tutor-centred and student-centred approaches to teaching and learning
Making the most of lectures
Contributing to seminars
Getting the most out of tutorials
Working on case studies
Inquiry based learning (IBL)
Learning and developing using a learning journal
Finding and using business and management information
The production and dissemination of knowledge
Searching and finding business and management information
Identifying and selecting relevant information
Academic reading skills
References and referencing
Online assessment activities
Oral or viva voce examinations
Plagiarism and other forms of cheating
Planning and carrying out your project, dissertation or independent study
Getting the most out of supervision sessions
Working with public, private or voluntary sector organizations
Getting started and identifying your topic
Writing your research proposal
Research approach, methodologies and methods
Working in groups
Reasons for using group work
Effective student groups
Organizing and getting the most out of meetings
Working in diverse groups
Common problems in group work
Managing the emotional aspects of group work
Professional experience and study abroad
Assessing the professional experience or study abroad experiences
Where do I go from here?
What do you want to do next?
Searching for employment opportunities
Developing your career as a reflective manager
Keeping in touch - professional networks
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