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Life after BAIMM


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Presentation to the students of Bournemouth University on the BA International Marketing Management - April 2002

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Life after BAIMM

  1. 1. Life after BAIMM For BA International Marketing Management students Thom Poole April 2002
  2. 2. About me <ul><li>Born in the UK, lived, worked & studied in the UK, Germany, Liechtenstein and France </li></ul><ul><li>1st batch of students on the BAIMM course </li></ul><ul><li>Studied at the IUT Aix-Marseille </li></ul><ul><li>Work placement at Hilti in Liechtenstein </li></ul><ul><li>Worked for Hilti, Black & Decker and O2 </li></ul><ul><li>Currently Product Manager for Registration & Provisioning at O2 </li></ul>
  3. 3. The studies <ul><li>Link to real world situations/studies </li></ul><ul><li>Use your link to language & culture </li></ul><ul><li>Read ‘local’ marketing & business information and practices </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with local students on study placement </li></ul>
  4. 4. Work placement <ul><li>Best to research the company prior to joining them </li></ul><ul><li>Start planning your dissertation as early as you can </li></ul><ul><li>Gather information as you go along </li></ul><ul><li>Make links as high in the organisation as possible </li></ul>
  5. 5. Further studies <ul><li>Professional qualifications - CIM, IDM, etc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do this as soon as you can </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Masters/MBA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wait with this to get more experience </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Postgraduate opportunities <ul><li>Professional membership (CIM, IDM, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Work internationally </li></ul><ul><li>Further study </li></ul>
  7. 7. Questions