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The Business Student's Handbook By Sheila Cameron

The Business Student's Handbook

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Integrates study skills, interpersonal skills and work skills to help students gain better marks in their study and to transfer those skills for success in the workplace. This work covers a range of topics that include: study skills such as essay writing, exam technique and managing one's studies; interpersonal skills; and work skills.
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The Business Student's Handbook: Learning skills for study and employment by Sheila Cameron

An essential purchase for any Business student.

This book serves just as well as an introduction to studying Business at University and as a refresher of ideas and skills that you will need to be successful in your studies.

Many of the skills needed to study, and particularly to study business are transferable to both the job search on graduation and to working life. Sheila Cameron walks students through how to learn, how to manage your studies and how you can develop your skills for unbeatable study success and great work success afterwards.

Examples, activities and exercises throughout enable students to learn and to build a personal development portfolio that will help them to manage their learning and skills development and will help them in their ultimate job hunt.

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Table of Contents


PART ONE: LEARNING AND IT'S CONTEXT
1. Learning, skills and employment
2. Managing your studies
(includes management, motivation, time and stress management)
3. The learning process
PART TWO: STUDY SKILLS
4. Reading and note-taking
5. Basic numbers
(includes units, estimating, fractions, ratios, percentages, equations etc.)
6. Written communication
(includes style, forms, letters, memos, essays, reports and grammar helpfile)
7. Using information and communication technologies
(includes word processing, presentation software, spreadsheets, databases, internet, email and computer conferencing)
8. Gaining good marks
(how you are assessed, exams, portfolios, projects)
PART THREE: WORKING WITH OTHERS
9. Talking and listening
(includes assertiveness)
10. Working in groups
(includes teamworking, virtual teams, managing diversity and conflict)
11. Presenting to others
(includes, structure, technique, aids, nerves and preparation)
PART FOUR: CONCEPTUAL SKILLS
12. Complexity, cases and diagrams
(includes case study analysis)
13. Obtaining data and information
(includes internet searching, interviews, questionnaires and focus groups)
14. Making sense of data
(includes statistics,figures and diagrams, summay measures, dispersion, significance and inference)
15. Increasing your creativity
PART FIVE: INTEGRATING YOUR SKILLS
16. Managing projects
(includes teams, planning, proposals, data planning, scheduling, monitoring & writing project reports)
17. Into Employment
Answers to test exercises
References
Index

Additional information

GOR001907236
The Business Student's Handbook: Learning skills for study and employment by Sheila Cameron
Sheila Cameron
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2005-03-31
432
0273688839
9780273688839
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