Transcript MBS Menu - Online Undergraduate Handbook
IBFE Programme Director Talk for Returning Students
Manchester Business School
Dr Danielle Lyssimachou
IBFE Programme Director [email protected]
Some Updates for 2012/13
New: Online Undergraduate Handbook
New: Alan Gilbert Learning Commons
New: Group Study Room in C11, MBS East
Can be booked via D20, available 10am-4pm
Deadline for registering for this academic year is the end of September , after which there will be a fine!
Reminders Changing optional course choices:
Instructions are available via the
online UG handbook
: you must take these courses as well
: you must have passed at 40% or more (not a compensated fail) Deadline for choosing courses is Friday 5th October 2012
Choosing seminar groups:
Move from ‘ holding seminar ’ (SEM0 or WSP0) slot of your choice to the
Reminders – Degree weightings
Year 1: Zero Year 2: 25% Year 3: 75%
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!
Receiving feedback on your work https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/Myas sessment/Feedback.aspx
Career Development – thinking of the future?
Meeting with your Academic Adviser Careers Service (events, presentations) Ground Floor, Crawford House Website: www.manchester.ac.uk/careers Other opportunities (see next slide)
International Case Study Competitions (3 rd students only) year 2.
Bloomberg Investment Competition (2 nd year students) / 3 rd 3.
Library Training – E.g.
Bloomberg Essentials Training Programme
Network / Join Societies (IBFE society, MUTIS)
International Case Study Competitions
Bloomberg Investment Competition
Inter-university Trading Game: Buying/Selling shares in the FTSE 350 over a limited period (6-8 weeks in Oct/Nov 2012) 4 groups x 2 students representing MBS Some training on how to use Bloomberg will be provided Prizes: Winning teams will be offered: 1.
2013 Summer Internship Interview Insight Day in Bloomberg (including lunch with senior managers) More details in the next 1-2 weeks via email
Where to seek info/help:
Online Undergraduate Handbook https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/ Undergraduate Office (D20, MBS East) or email: [email protected]
UG Student Support Office (D14, MBS East) For mitigating circumstances
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
– your grades all count towards your final degree classification If you find yourself in need help or support –