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Report
IBFE Programme Director Talk
for Returning Students
Manchester Business School
Dr Danielle Lyssimachou
IBFE Programme Director
[email protected]
Some Updates for 2012/13
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New: Online Undergraduate Handbook
 https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/
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New: Alan Gilbert Learning Commons
 http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/proje
cts/aglc/
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New: Group Study Room in C11, MBS East
 Can be booked via D20, available 10am-4pm
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Reminders
 On-line
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Registration:
Deadline for registering for this academic
year is the end of September, after which
there will be a fine!
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Reminders
Changing optional course choices:
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Instructions are available via the online UG
handbook
Co-requisites: you must take these courses as well
Pre-requisites: you must have passed at 40% or
more (not a compensated fail)
Deadline for choosing courses is Friday 5th October
2012
Choosing seminar groups:
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Move from ‘holding seminar’ (SEM0 or WSP0) to the
slot of your choice
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Reminders – Degree weightings
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Year 1: Zero
Year 2: 25%
Year 3: 75%
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How to do well academically
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Mindset – Student vs. Professional
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Attending lectures/workshops – Passive vs.
Active learning
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Self-discipline / Work consistently
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Form Study Groups
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Make use of “Office Hours”
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Don’t be afraid to make “mistakes” – that is
how you learn!
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Receiving feedback
on your work
https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/Myas
sessment/Feedback.aspx
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Career Development –
thinking of the future?
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Meeting with your Academic Adviser
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Careers Service (events, presentations)
 Ground Floor, Crawford House
 Website: www.manchester.ac.uk/careers
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Other opportunities (see next slide)
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Exciting Opportunities
1. International Case Study Competitions (3rd year
students only)
2. Bloomberg Investment Competition (2nd / 3rd
year students)
3. Library Training – E.g. Bloomberg Essentials
Training Programme
4. Network / Join Societies (IBFE society, MUTIS)
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International Case Study
Competitions
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More Details
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Selection Process
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Selection Criteria
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Bloomberg Investment Competition
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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
2.
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Insight Day in Bloomberg (including lunch with senior
managers)
More details in the next 1-2 weeks via email
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Where to seek info/help:
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Online Undergraduate Handbook
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Undergraduate Office (D20, MBS East) or
email:
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https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/
[email protected]
UG Student Support Office (D14, MBS East)
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For mitigating circumstances
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Other sources of support:
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Academic Advisor
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Course unit Co-ordinators
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for module – specific issues
IBFE Programme Administrator & IBFE
Programme Director
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for general IBFE – related questions
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Finally…..
Work hard – your grades all count
towards your final degree classification
If you find yourself in need help or support
– PLEASE ASK
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Good luck for the forthcoming
year!
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