Presentation on theme: "IBFE Programme Director Talk for Returning Students Manchester Business School."— Presentation transcript:
IBFE Programme Director Talk for Returning Students Manchester Business School
Dr Reza Salehnejad IBFE Programme Director
MBS Menu Updates for 2014/15 n The programme administrator for the IBFE programme is now Hannah Cousins n Contact details;
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
MBS MenuReminders On-line Registration: Deadline for registering for this academic year is the end of September, after which there will be a fine!
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
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%
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!
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
MBS Menu Career Development – thinking of the future? Meeting with your Academic Adviser Careers Service (events, presentations) University place Website:
MBS MenuOpportunities 1. 1.Library Training – E.g. Bloomberg Essentials Training Programme 2. 2.Network / Join Societies (IBFE society, MUTIS)
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
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
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
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