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Open Day presentation 7th May 2011

  1. 1. Undergraduate Open Day<br />7th May 2011<br />
  2. 2. Introduction to Warwick Business School<br />Professor Peter CorviAssociate Dean (Undergraduate Programme)<br />
  3. 3. Welcome to the business school of the 21st century<br />Professor Mark Taylor<br />Dean of Warwick Business School<br />Started 1st April 2010<br />Formerly Managing Director, BlackRock<br />One of the world’s most highly-cited researchers in finance and economics<br />‘Our vision is for WBS to become the leading university-based business school in Europe.’<br />
  4. 4. Our community<br />Support staff<br />218<br />Undergraduates<br />1,377<br />Postgraduates<br />3,471<br />Academic staff<br />210<br />Research staff<br />26<br />Visiting staff<br />14<br />
  5. 5. Our characteristics<br />
  6. 6. We are a university-based business school<br />
  7. 7. At WBS you will have exposure to all business disciplines<br />Accounting, Markets and Organisations<br />Behavioural Science <br />Entrepreneurship and Innovation <br />Finance<br />Governance & Public Management <br />Industrial Relations & OrganisationalBehaviour<br />Information Systems & Management <br />Marketing & Strategic Management <br />Operations Management <br />Operational Research & Management Sciences <br />
  8. 8. You can explore other areas at the University of Warwick<br />Modern Languages<br />Economics<br />Philosophy<br />Politics & International Studies<br />Law<br />English<br />Mathematics & Statistics<br />Physics<br />Computer Science<br />
  9. 9. We have built our reputation on cutting-edge research<br />One of only three 5* <br />UK business schools<br />Over 50% of the <br />submitted research was of international excellence<br />2001<br />Ranked 5th in the UK for Business and Management research<br />75% of work was at 3* or 4* (international and world -leading quality)<br />89% of WBS research-active staff submitted to the RAE<br />2008<br />
  10. 10. We are number 1 in several prominent rankings<br /><ul><li>Accounting & Finance The Complete University Guide 2011
  11. 11. Accounting & FinanceThe Times Good University Guide 2011
  12. 12. Business & ManagementThe Guardian University Guide 2011
  13. 13. ManagementThe Sunday Times University Guide 2011</li></li></ul><li>Accreditation<br />Each of our single-honours undergraduate degrees is recognised by major UK-based professional accountancy bodies, offering exemptions from Professional Stage exams<br />
  14. 14. We are a UK superbrand<br />‘It is no surprise that the high regard in which WBS is held by the international business community has translated into being recognised as a UK Business Superbrand. It is a brand that continues to gain momentum and every year is a more compelling challenger to its often older and more established rivals.’<br />Stephen CheliotisCEO, The Centre of Brand Analysis<br />
  15. 15. Our Undergraduate Degrees<br />BSc Accounting & Finance<br />BSc Accounting & Finance – UPP<br />BSc Management<br />BSc International Management<br />BSc International Business<br />BA Law & Business Studies<br />BSc Computer & Business Studies<br />BA German & Business Studies<br />Joint BSc degrees with Science<br />
  16. 16. Undergraduate student numbers<br />
  17. 17. BSc Accounting & Finance<br />YEAR 1<br />YEAR 2<br />YEAR 3<br />
  18. 18. BSc Management<br />YEAR 1<br />YEAR 2<br />YEAR 3<br />
  19. 19. BSc International Management<br />YEAR 1<br />YEAR 2<br />YEAR 4<br />
  20. 20. BSc International Business<br />YEAR 1<br />YEAR 2<br />YEAR 4<br />
  21. 21. University Partnership Programme (UPP)<br /><ul><li>BSc Accounting and Finance students have the opportunity to spend a salaried placement year in business after their second year at Warwick
  22. 22. This professional work experience offers students the opportunity to begin studying for the premier professional accountancy qualification whilst studying for the UK's top-ranked degree</li></li></ul><li>Entry requirements<br />A-LEVEL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS<br />AAA for all four degrees<br />B at AS level in a fourth subject<br />Maths<br />A-Level: A for BSc Accounting & Finance<br />GCSE: A for all other degrees<br />English<br />GCSE: B for all degrees<br />A-Level Subject Requirements<br />Maths or Science subject <br /> and<br />Humanities or Social Science subject<br />IB MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS<br />38 points<br />Maths<br />HL 5 for BSc Accounting & Finance <br />Higher Level Subject Requirements<br />Maths or Science subject<br />and<br />Humanities or Social Science subject<br />
  23. 23. Other Typical Offers<br />HEFP BUSINESS STUDIES<br />5 Distinctions<br />GERMAN ABITUR<br />1.4 overallincluding a minimum of:<br /><ul><li>14 in Maths
  24. 24. 14 in English
  25. 25. (+ 14 in European language component for N110)</li></ul>FRENCH BACCALAUREATE<br />14 overall including a minimum of:<br /><ul><li>14 in Maths
  26. 26. 14 in English
  27. 27. (+ 14 in European language component for N110)</li></ul>INDIAN HSSC / ISC CLASS XII<br />85% overall including a minimum of:<br /><ul><li>85% in Maths
  28. 28. 85% in English</li></ul>EUROPEAN BACCALAUREATE<br />85% overall including a minimum of:<br /><ul><li>80% in Mathematics
  29. 29. 80% in English
  30. 30. (+ 80% in European language component for N110) </li></li></ul><li>Your WBS degree will make you a strong candidate for employers<br />WBS Graduating Classes 2010<br />
  31. 31. Employment opportunities are endless for WBS graduates<br />‘In 2010 the UBS Investment Banking Department recruited more graduates from the University of Warwick than from any other university in the UK.’<br />Tobias Wagnert, Executive Director, UBS<br />‘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.’<br />Deloitte, 2010<br />‘90% of WBS Management graduates are working in a graduate level job six months after leaving University.’<br />UniStats, 2010<br />
  32. 32. ‘Warwick students and graduates are highly targeted by UK employers, second only to Cambridge.’<br />High Fliers report, 2011<br />Companies make around300 recruitment visits to campus each year to recruit WBS students. These companies include Blue-chips, Investment Banks and Accountancy Firms.<br />WBS is a key recruitment location for employers<br />
  33. 33. Graduation destinationsgraduating class 2009<br />
  34. 34. Salary of WBS 2009 graduates in employment<br />
  35. 35. Student’s perspective onWarwick Business School<br />Mikko TamminenCurrent student on BSc Management, 3rd year<br />
  36. 36. International student community<br />40% Undergraduate students from outside EU <br />130 Visiting students each year<br /> 45 Students spend year abroad each year<br />
  37. 37. Year 3 abroad forBSc International Business<br /><ul><li>Option of working abroad for whole or part of the year</li></ul>German speaking<br />Bamberg<br />Bayreuth<br />Göttingen<br />Kiel<br />Mannheim<br />Munich<br />Graz<br />Vienna<br />Italian speaking<br />Bocconi (Milan)<br />French speaking<br />ESC Dijon<br />ESC Grenoble<br />EM Lyon<br />ESC Pau<br />ESC Rennes<br />ESC Rouen<br />Solvay (Belgium)<br />HEC Montreal<br />Spanish speaking<br />Carlos III (Madrid)<br />ESADE (Barcelona)<br />Navarra (Pamplona)<br />Granada<br />Santiago (Chile)<br />
  38. 38. Year 3 abroad forBSc International Management<br />USA<br />Connecticut<br />Cornell<br />Richmond (Virginia)<br />Wharton (Pennsylvania)<br />Wisconsin-Madison<br />Canada<br />British Columbia (Vancouver)<br />McGill (Montreal)<br />York (Toronto)<br />Europe<br />Bocconi (Milan)<br />Budapest<br />Copenhagen<br />Gothenburg<br />Rennes<br />Rotterdam<br />Rouen<br />Elsewhere<br />Hong Kong UST<br />Fudan<br />Guanghua<br />Monash<br />Sydney<br /><ul><li>Option of working abroad for whole or part of the year
  39. 39. Further global exchange partnerships to be established</li></li></ul><li>We will prepare you to compete on a global scale<br />Year 1<br />2:1<br />Year 2, Term 2<br />A A A A A+<br />
  40. 40. WBS education focuses on building solid knowledge & practical skills<br />Presentations<br />Written assignments<br />Examinations<br />
  41. 41. Warwick campus ranked best in the United Kingdom<br />
  42. 42. Social & recreational facilities<br />Arts Centre<br />Cafés<br />Restaurants<br />Chemist<br />Lounges & Bars<br />Outdoor Areas<br />Hairdresser<br />Banks<br />Health Centre<br />Grocery Stores<br />Travel Agency<br />
  43. 43. Sports facilities<br />Sports Centre<br />Aerobics Studio<br />Rock Climbing<br />Sports Pavilion<br />Physiotherapy<br />Sports Halls<br />Fitness Suite<br />Football Fields<br />Other Outdoor Fields<br />Tennis Centre<br />Cricket Pitch<br />
  44. 44. Academic facilities<br />Library<br />Learning Grid<br />Computer Labs<br />Group Study Rooms<br />Seminar Rooms<br />Lecture Halls<br />
  45. 45. Accommodation<br />
  46. 46. Support & advice<br />Advice & Welfare Services<br />Health Centre<br />University Senior Tutor<br />Resident Tutor<br />Counselling Service<br />Religious & faith support<br />International Office<br />Undergraduate Office<br />Academic staff<br />Personal Tutor<br />
  47. 47. Warwick has excellent transport to nearby towns and cities<br />1.5 hours<br />University of Warwick<br />35 minutes<br />London<br />10 mins<br />25 minutes<br />Leamington Spa<br />Coventry<br />Birmingham<br />
  48. 48. WBS provides global employment prospects<br />
  49. 49. Why choose WBS?<br />‘Our education is a combination of astrong foundation and cutting-edge knowledge from the latest research.’<br />‘We are truly international and learn about business in every corner of the globe.’<br />‘Warwick Business School has a strong brand name and is known by employers globally.’<br />‘Warwick ensures that your university life will be rewarding and a lot of fun!’<br />Students of the graduating class 2011<br />
  50. 50. ‘Our experiences of WBS, the BSc Management programme and life after Warwick’ <br />Nicky O’Day, BSc Management 2009<br />Christopher Cole, BSc Management 2009<br />
  51. 51. BSc Management Programme<br /><ul><li>World renowned academics bring their latest high profile fieldwork, journals and thesis to the classroom.
  52. 52. A degree structured around your unique preferences and personal interests.
  53. 53. Working alongside students from 150 other countries promises a globally diverse and unique Alumni network.
  54. 54. A distinctive learning approach to prepare students for the real business world (presenting, negotiating, team working and self appraisal).
  55. 55. Unparalleled teaching infrastructure to maximise learning.
  56. 56. Academics who constantly strive to improve their process of knowledge sharing through feedback and ongoing development.</li></li></ul><li>WBS and our chosen careers <br /><ul><li>Insights into the real business world through leading thinkers and guest speakers.
  57. 57. The mentality and confidence necessary to succeed in the currently fragile graduate job’s market.
  58. 58. Practical knowledge.
  59. 59. The WBS brand is held in high esteem globally and throughout the business world (hence WBS is a prime target for the big graduate recruiters such as the banks and professional service firms).</li></li></ul><li>Current roles<br />Nicky: Ernst & Young<br /><ul><li>One exam away from being a qualified Chartered Accountant, (ICAS).
  60. 60. A wealth of restructuring and insolvency experience across a diverse range of industries.
  61. 61. Secondments to London to work on complex international projects and regular opportunities to work with other offices on client projects around the UK.</li></ul>Chris: Royal Bank of Scotland<br /><ul><li>Working closely with colleagues across Europe to maximise business opportunities.
  62. 62. International client visits to pitch new business to multi-national corporations.
  63. 63. Restructuring and negotiating new terms for existing transactions.</li></li></ul><li>Oil Producers<br /> (BP, Shell, <br />ExxonMobil)<br />Personal Business’<br />(<br />Not for Profit<br />(Governments, Local<br />Councils)<br />Class of <br />2006<br />WBS Postgraduate<br />(Management MSc,<br /> Finance MSc)<br />Conglomerates<br />(Kraft, Procter & <br />Gamble)<br />Telecommunications<br />(British Telecom,<br />Vodafone)<br />Retail<br />(Abercrombie & Fitch,<br /> Arcadia)<br />Others from the ‘Class of 2006’<br />
  64. 64. Thank You & Good Luck<br />Nicky O’Day Analyst, Transaction AdvisoryServices<br /> Email:<br /> Telephone: 0121 535 2222<br />Chris Cole Analyst, Debt Capital Markets<br /> Email:<br /> Telephone: 02070 858 253<br />
  65. 65. Further Information<br /><ul><li>Open Day Slide Share:</li></ul><br /><ul><li>WBS website:</li></ul><br /><ul><li>WBS YouTube:</li></ul><br />
  66. 66. Keeping in touch<br /><ul><li>Personalised Warwick portal: </li></ul><br /><ul><li>Any Questions? Ask Warwick!</li></ul><br /><ul><li>Join us on Facebook:</li></ul><br /><ul><li>Follow us on Twitter:</li></ul><br />
  67. 67. Undergraduate Open Day<br />7th May 2011<br />