The Business Student's Handbook: Skills for Study and Employment (6e) : 9781292088648

The Business Student's Handbook: Skills for Study and Employment (6e)

 
Edition
 
6
ISBN
 
9781292088648
ISBN 10
 
1292088648
Published
 
28/07/2016
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
528
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$72.99
 
 
Title type
 
$50.99
 
 
Description

'It is very clear and easy to understand and well laid out. A good key text.’ ‭ - Alison Bragg, Faculty Lead for Employability, Business and Law, De Montfort University

‘Even though I’ve been in the field for 25 years, I found new and engaging ‭information in The Business Student’s Handbook. So no matter how many times ‭a student has been down this road, I’m confident that they will always find ‭something new here.’ - ‭Jayne Mothersdale, Governor and Principal Lecturer Learning & Teaching, Leeds ‭Beckett University

New edition of the definitive text for business students.

The Business Student’s Handbook brings together personal skills, study skills and employability skills to help you succeed in your academic and professional lives. This handbook is all about applying theory to practice; so you will find it filled with exercises, practical suggestions ‭and tips.

This new edition covers:

  • ‭Expanded sections on employability and transferable skills to help you become a highly ‭desirable graduate.
  • A strong focus on written and oral communication skills and presentation skills.‭
  • Expanded data analysis and numeracy sections.‭
  • New emphasis on self-management, team work and planning makes this an essential resource ‭for any business student.‭
  • The new TECHSkills boxes focus on your digital skills to ensure you’re making the most of the ‭best tools you can find online.

Additional resources, templates and activities are also available at www.pearsoned.co.uk/cameron  




Table of contents

List of figures  

Preface

 

Part 1 EMPLOYABILITY AND HOW BEST TO MANAGE YOUR LEARNING

1 Becoming a highly desirable graduate  

2 Managing yourself and your learning  

3 Learning, reflective practice and professional development

 

Part 2   ESSENTIAL LEARNING SKILLS

4 Critical reading and note taking  

5 Basic numbers

6 Writing to communicate   

7 Impressing assessors  

 

Part 3 WORKING WITH OTHERS

8 Talking and listening  

9 Team work and leadership  

10  Presenting to an audience

 

Part 4   CONCEPTUAL SKILLS

11  Complexity, cases and diagrams

12  Becoming more creative   

13  Data, information and decisions   

14  Making sense of data

 

Part 5   INTEGRATING YOUR SKILLS

15  Managing projects and dissertations

16  Managing your career

Answers to test exercises   

Bibliography

 

Index

 

Features & benefits

‭‘It is very clear and easy to understand and well laid out. A good key text.’ ‭
Alison Bragg, Faculty Lead for Employability, Business and Law, De Montfort University

‘Even though I’ve been in the field for 25 years, I found new and engaging ‭information in The Business Student’s Handbook. So no matter how many times  ‭a student has been down this road, I’m confident that they will always find ‭something new here.’

‭Jayne Mothersdale, Governor and Principal Lecturer Learning & Teaching, Leeds ‭Beckett University


‭New edition of the definitive text for business students.

The Business Student’s Handbook brings together personal skills, study skills and employability
‭skills to help you succeed in your academic and professional lives. This handbook is all about
‭applying theory to practice; so you will find it filled with exercises, practical suggestions 
‭and tips.

This new edition covers:

  • ‭Expanded sections on employability and transferable skills to help you become a highly ‭desirable graduate.
  • A strong focus on written and oral communication skills and presentation skills.‭
  • Expanded data analysis and numeracy sections.‭
  • New emphasis on self-management, team work and planning makes this an essential resource ‭for any business student.‭
  • The new TECHSkills boxes focus on your digital skills to ensure you’re making the most of the ‭best tools you can find online.

Additional resources, templates and activities are also available at www.pearsoned.co.uk/cameron


‭Sheila Cameron has worked for the Open University Business ‭School since its inception, now in a part-time role. She is also the ‭author of The MBA Handbook, focusing on postgraduate study
‭and executive education.

Author biography
‭Sheila Cameron has worked for the Open University Business ‭School since its inception, now in a part-time role. She is also the ‭author of The MBA Handbook, focusing on postgraduate study and executive education.