WBS Undergraduate Open Event Presentation

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  • Ug skills programmeAcademic skills: reading & note-taking, introduction to critical thinking, revisionP & PD: working in a team, becoming more assertive, organising yourself and your time, career planningEmployer presentations: either sector or degree subject specificJob sector events include: Careers in advertising, marketing and PR, Working in HR
  • Average salary £26,500
  • 11 grass football pitches3 rugby pitches 2 lacrosse pitches American football pitch2 cricket squaresFrisbee pitch
  • WBS Undergraduate Open Event Presentation

    1. 1. Introduction to Warwick Business School Dr Michael Shulver Course Director, BSc ManagementWarwick Business School
    2. 2. ‘Our vision is for WBS to become the leadinguniversity-based business school in Europe.’Warwick Business School
    3. 3. Our community Academic staff Support staff 210 218Undergraduates Postgraduates 1,377 3,471 Research staff Visiting staff 26 14Warwick Business School
    4. 4. Our characteristics Global Integrated within Business- top-rated focused university Teaching Research excellence -ledWarwick Business School
    5. 5. At WBS you will have exposure to allbusiness disciplines Accounting, Markets and Organisations Behavioural Science Entrepreneurship and Innovation Finance Governance & Public Management Industrial Relations & Organisational Behaviour Information Systems & Management Marketing & Strategic Management Operations Management Operational Research & Management SciencesWarwick Business School
    6. 6. You can explore other areasat the University of Warwick Modern Languages Economics Philosophy Politics & International Studies Law English Mathematics & Statistics Physics Computer ScienceWarwick Business School
    7. 7. Undergraduate student numbers Total numberCourse Length (years) 2011/10 intake of studentsBSc Accounting & Finance 3 167 567BSc Management 3 148 374BSc International Management 4 46 117BSc International Business 4 23 104BA Law & Business 3 or 4 51 171BSc Computer & Business Studies 3 21 61BA German & Business Studies 4 5 40Joint Degrees with Science 3 48 48Warwick Business School
    8. 8. BSc Accounting & Finance Introduction Quantitative Understanding Business in Economics to Financial Analysis for Organisational Social and for BusinessYEAR 1 Accounting Management 1 Behaviour Political Context Foundations Quantitative Financial Integrative of Management Analysis for Business Law Management Project Accounting Management 2 Foundations Global Accounting Financial Finance 1 of Information Environment in Context Reporting 1YEAR 2 Systems of Business Issues in Global Financial Economics Management Finance 2 Integrative Reporting 2 of Strategy Accounting Project Critical Issues ACC / FIN ACC / FIN ELECTIVE ELECTIVEYEAR 3 in Management ELECTIVE ELECTIVE Critical Issues ACC / FIN ACC / FIN ELECTIVE ELECTIVE in Management ELECTIVE ELECTIVE Warwick Business School
    9. 9. BSc Management Introduction Quantitative Management, Markets, Economics to Financial Analysis for Organisations Marketing for BusinessYEAR 1 Accounting Management 1 & Society 1 & Strategy Foundations Quantitative Management, Operations Integrative of Financial Analysis for Organisations Management Project Management Management 2 & Society 2 Governance & Global Foundations Economics Social Environment of Information ELECTIVEYEAR 2 of Strategy Environment of Business Systems of Business Global Integrative ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE Project Critical Issues ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVEYEAR 3 in Management Critical Issues ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE in Management Warwick Business School
    10. 10. BSc International Management Introduction Quantitative Management, Markets, Economics to Financial Analysis for Organisations Marketing for BusinessYEAR 1 Accounting Management 1 & Society 1 & Strategy Foundations Quantitative Management, Operations Integrative of Financial Analysis for Organisations Management Project Management Management 2 & Society 2 Governance Global Economics Foundations & Social Environment of Strategy of Information ELECTIVE EnvironmentYEAR 2 of Business Systems of Business Global Integrative ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE Project Critical IssuesYEAR 4 ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE in Management Critical Issues ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE in Management Warwick Business School
    11. 11. BSc International Business Introduction Language & Quantitative Management, Markets, to Financial Culture Analysis for Organisations & MarketingYEAR 1 Accounting Management 1 Society 1 & Strategy Foundations Language & Management, Operations Integrative of Financial Culture Organisations & Management Project Management Society 2 Governance Language & Global Foundations Economics & Social Culture Environment of Information for Business EnvironmentYEAR 2 of Business Systems of Business Language & Global Economics of Culture Integrative ELECTIVE ELECTIVE Strategy Project Business Critical Issues & Society in ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVEYEAR 4 in Management Europe Business Critical Issues & Society in ELECTIVE ELECTIVE ELECTIVE in Management Europe Warwick Business School
    12. 12. University Partnership Programme(UPP) BSc Accounting and Finance, and BSc in Management students have the opportunity to spend a salaried placement year in business after their second year at Warwick This professional work experience offers students the opportunity to begin studying for the premier professional accountancy qualification whilst studying for the UKs top-ranked degreeWarwick Business School
    13. 13. Your WBS degree will make you astrong candidate for employers BSc Accounting & BSc Management BSc International Finance Business First First 22% 28% First 42% Upper second Upper Upper 55% second second 60% 63% WBS Graduating Classes 2011Warwick Business School
    14. 14. Employment opportunities are endless for WBS graduates ‘In 2010 the UBS Investment Banking Department recruited more graduates from the University of Warwick than from any other university in the UK.’ Tobias Wagnert, Executive Director, UBS ‘Through their university experiences, both study and extra- curricular involvement, students from Warwick demonstrate the skills and competencies we look for in our potential employees.’ Deloitte, 2010‘90% of WBS Management graduates are working in a graduate level job sixmonths after leaving University.’ UniStats, 2010 Warwick Business School
    15. 15. WBS is a key recruitment locationfor employers‘Warwick students and graduates are highly targeted byUK employers, second only to Cambridge.’High Fliers report, 2011Warwick Business School
    16. 16. Career and Skills Undergraduate Skills Programme  Academic skills  Personal & professional development  Warwick Skills Portfolio Award Events  Careers fairs (5 per year)  Employer presentations (c. 150 per year)  Job sector events Careers appointmentsWarwick Business School
    17. 17. Destinations of graduating class2010 Office administration Management… Advertising/marketing Retail Manufacturing Financial services Accounting services Further study 0 10 20 30 40Data taken from Graduate Employment Market Statistics (based on 186 respondents)Warwick Business School
    18. 18. Salary of WBS 2010 graduates inemployment £50,000 + £40,000-£49,999 £35,000-£39,999 Salary band £30,000-£34,999 £25,000-£29,999 £20,000-£24,999 under £19,999 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 %Data taken from Graduate Employment Market Statistics (based on 76 respondents)Warwick Business School
    19. 19. Warwick Business School
    20. 20. Who am I? Final year BSc Accounting and Finance Interned at Citibank in GTS in Summer 2011 Graduate offer at KPMG in audit starting 2012Warwick Business School
    21. 21. Why I Chose WBS Strong academic foundations with a practical perspective Benefits of the WBS community and support Outstanding recreational, sport and academic facilitiesWarwick Business School
    22. 22. My experience of the course Varied subjects Restricted choice in 1st & 2nd year because…  Core subjects need to be studied  Foundations for detailed and varied modules in 3rd year Successfully links academic study with practical useWarwick Business School
    23. 23. WBS Community Focused and similar interests People help each other out Variety of careers taken post-WBS Staff willing to helpWarwick Business School
    24. 24. Careers Support Warwick Careers Service Career events and fairs CV and application checks Mock interviewsWarwick Business School
    25. 25. Other Support & Advice Advice & Health Welfare Centre Services Resident University Counselling Tutor Senior Tutor Service Careers International Religious & Service Office faith support Personal Undergraduate Academic Tutor Office staffWarwick Business School
    26. 26. Social and recreational facilities Arts Centre Cafés Restaurants Chemist Lounges & Bars Outdoor Areas Hairdresser Banks Health Centre Grocery Stores Travel AgencyWarwick Business School
    27. 27. Students’ Union One of the largest and most active in the country Facilities (some of them):  Copper Rooms  Terrace Bar/Pool Tables  Bread Oven  Regular events in Atrium Societies  Covers a range of interests academic and recreational  WFS, WBSS, One World Week  Sabbatical officersWarwick Business School
    28. 28. Warwick Students’ UnionWarwick Business School
    29. 29. Sports facilities Sports Centre Aerobics Studio Rock Climbing Sports Pavilion Physiotherapy Sports Halls Fitness Suite Football Fields Other Outdoor Fields Tennis Centre Cricket PitchWarwick Business School
    30. 30. Academic facilities Library Learning Grid Computer Labs Group Study Rooms Seminar Rooms Lecture HallsWarwick Business School
    31. 31. Accommodation On-campus accommodation • On campus 6,302 bedrooms across a range of residences • New hall of residence (Sherbourne) opening 2012/2013 • Campus accommodation is prioritised (not guaranteed) to all first year undergraduates who place Warwick as their firm choice by the deadline • Room on campus not guaranteed for Insurance or Clearing students • Halls are fully managed and self-catering • Rent includes: High-speed Internet, Heating, Water, Gas, Electricity, Insurance Off-campus accommodation • Another 1,830 bedrooms in houses in Coventry, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth Warwick Business School
    32. 32. Warwick has excellent transport tonearby towns and citiesUniversity of Warwick 10 mins London Coventry Leamington Spa BirminghamWarwick Business School
    33. 33. Why I Chose WBS Strong academic foundations with a practical perspective  Prestigious university  Varied modules covering core subjects  Depth of content, especially in final year  Material is up to date and relevant to the “real world” Benefits of the WBS community and support  People are friendly, helpful and supportive  Wide range of career paths taken after WBS  Excellent support during time at WBS and post-WBS Outstanding recreational, sport and academic facilities  One of the largest and most active student unions in the country  Modern academic facilities enhance your studying experienceWarwick Business School

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