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Welcome to BA Business (DB) BA Business and Management (BU) Jo Feehily Programme Lead Department Business and Management Ross Jordan Subject Coordinator.

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1 Welcome to BA Business (DB) BA Business and Management (BU) Jo Feehily Programme Lead Department Business and Management Ross Jordan Subject Coordinator Business and Management

2 Setting the Scene What are the objectives of today? Subject Meeting Agenda What will I know by the end of this meeting? Specific details about my programme Next week – when, where and why How to find help The rest of the day  Wheatley Festival  Meet my Academic Adviser  Department meeting  Student Support Co-ordinators  Explore the campus

3 Jargon Buster What do these people do? Programme Lead Module Leader Seminar Leader Academic Adviser Student Support Co-ordinator What do these mean? PIP Programme Module Brookes Virtual/Moodle Mitigating Circumstances Virtual Office Door Office hours SWUC Quiz

4 Stage I of my programme BA (Hons) Business - DB BA(Hons) Business and Management – BU Level 4 (Year 1) 8 module credits – 6 compulsory modules (5 with Business A-level) plus 2 recommended modules (3 with Business A-level) Semester 1Semester 2 U58002 Introduction to Management (double) U50001 Analytical Techniques for Business & Management (single) U51015 International Business Context (double) (pre-requisite U51002 Foundations of Business) U51002 Foundations of Business (single) (if without Business A-level)

5 Ross Jordan

6 Stage I of my programme BA (Hons) Business - DB BA(Hons) Business & Management – BU Recommended modules: U51014 The Evolution of Global Business U55002 Foundations of Marketing * U58004 Planning a Successful Event U58005 Creating Entrepreneurial Organisations

7 Other level 4 modules Language credits U50013 Individual Financial Awareness

8 Common First Year BA(Hons) Business and Management BU BSc(Hons) Business DB BA(Hons) International Business Management BT BSc(Hons) International Business ID

9 International Student Modules Overseas Student Programme – U95002 Study advice Not assessed 1 hour per week, weeks 1-5 Academic English Support for International Undergraduates U70910 Academic Writing for Business U70906 Academic Listening and Speaking U70901 Academic Reading for Writing and Speaking In addition Free no credit bearing classes, tutorials and independent study resources in the language skills needed for academic tasks.

10 What information do I need for next week? Have you chosen the modules you want? Do you have four module credits per semester? Do you have your timetable? What time do you start? Where do you need to be? Who is your academic adviser?

11 Where do I find this information? PIP There will be help desks at Gipsy Lane and in the Simon Williams Undergraduate Centre at Wheatley.

12 Where to go for help 1 Student Handbook Useful contact details Programme structure Academic year explained How to make the most of being at Brookes

13 Where to go for help 2 Student Support Co-ordinators (SSCs) This week: Thursday 20 th September, Wheatley 4-5pm in W201 The Student Support Zone, Simon Williams Undergraduate Centre Friday 21 st September, Wheatley 10am – 4pm in W201 as above Friday 21 st September, Headington 10am – 4pm FH104a, Fuller Building

14 SSCs- the team The team is made up of: Linda Martina Izzy Michelle Heap Kaupp-Roberts Bunn Hicks Belinda Platt is the Academic Administration Manager, responsible for the SSCs

15 Where to go for help 3 SSC Office Hours Wheatley All in W2.01, Simon Williams Centre Monday 10-4 Tuesday 10-4 Wednesday 9-12 Thursday 10-4 Friday 10-4 SSC Office Hours Gipsy Lane All in FH104a, Fuller Building Monday 10-2 Tuesday 10-2 Wednesday 9-12 Thursday 10-2 Friday 10-2

16 Other sources of help Academic Advisers Subject Coordinator (wait to be referred) Module Leader Seminar Leader Upgrade PAL ISAS Counselling SU Student Reps

17 Pro-active representation How do I sign up? Who can tell me more? Welcome lunch in Week 2

18 Making the most of my degree Exchange Placement PAL Brookes Business Society Student Ambassador

19 The rest of the day and week SSC hours PIP help desk Festival Department meetings / meet my Academic Adviser EL pm today Campus map / tour

20 My To Do List Have fun at the Wheatley Festival Check my programme on PIP to make sure I have four module credits per semester and no errors Meet my Academic Adviser Book my first meeting with my Academic Adviser See the SSCs if I have concerns about my programme Print up my timetable – don’t forget to check again Monday morning in case of last minute changes Pick up a campus map and check where I need to be on Monday morning

21 Who’s here? Students BA(Hons) Business and Management BU BSc(Hons) Business DB BA(Hons) International Business Management BT BSc(Hons) International Business ID Staff


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