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1 IBFE Programme Director Talk for Returning Students Manchester Business School

2 Dr Reza Salehnejad IBFE Programme Director

3 MBS Menu Updates for 2014/15 n The programme administrator for the IBFE programme is now Hannah Cousins n Contact details;

4 MBS MenuReminders   Online Undergraduate Handbook (the source of all information!)   https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/ https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/ Study Spaces   Alan Gilbert Learning Commons   cts/aglc/ cts/aglc/   Group Study Room in C11, MBS East   Can be booked via D20, available 10am-4pm

5 MBS MenuReminders  On-line Registration:   Deadline for registering for this academic year is the end of September, after which there will be a fine!

6 MBS MenuReminders Changing optional course choices:   Instructions are available via the online UG handbook   Co-requisites: you must take these courses as well   Pre-requisites: you must have passed at 40% or more (not a compensated fail)   Deadline for choosing courses is Friday 3rd October this includes semester two courses! Choosing seminar groups:   Move from ‘ holding seminar ’ (SEM0 or WSP0) to the slot of your choice

7 MBS Menu Reminders – Degree weightings   2 nd years   Year 1: Zero   Year 2: 33%   Year 3: 67%   Final years   Year 1: Zero   Year 2: 33%   Year 3: 67%

8 MBS Menu How to do well academically   Mindset – Student vs. Professional   Attending lectures/workshops – Passive vs. Active learning   Self-discipline / Work consistently   Form Study Groups   Make use of “Office Hours”   Don’t be afraid to make “mistakes” – that is how you learn!

9 MBS Menu Receiving feedback on your work Receiving feedback on your work https:// ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac. uk/Myassessment/Feedback.aspx https:// ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac. uk/Myassessment/Feedback.aspx

10 MBS Menu Career Development – thinking of the future?   Meeting with your Academic Adviser   Careers Service (events, presentations)   University place   Website:

11 MBS MenuOpportunities 1. 1.Library Training – E.g. Bloomberg Essentials Training Programme 2. 2.Network / Join Societies (IBFE society, MUTIS)

12 MBS Menu Upcoming Employability events n 1 October – Accounting Opportunities for Chinese students – ICAEW Regional Director for China n 27 October – MyFuture – whole day event providing opportunities to meet employers, recruitment professionals, obtain careers advice and practise elements of application process n 12 November – Women in Accountancy – ICAEW event – inspirational speakers talking about their experiences in the commercial world and hear about opportunities in accountancy n Watch out for sign-up in the e-bulletin and on university communications or ask

13 MBS Menu Where to seek info/help:   Online Undergraduate Handbook   https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/ https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/   Undergraduate Office (D20, MBS East) or     UG Student Support Office (D14, MBS East)   For mitigating circumstances

14 MBS Menu Other sources of support:   Academic Advisor   Course unit Co-ordinators   for module – specific issues   IBFE Programme Administrator & IBFE Programme Director   for general IBFE – related questions

15 MBS MenuFinally….. Work hard – your grades all count towards your final degree classification If you find yourself in need of help or support – PLEASE ASK

16 MBS Menu Good luck for the forthcoming year!


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