Professional Development Week – open for booking!

Faculty of Business and Law’s Professional Development Week

20th February – 24th February 2017

We are very pleased to announce that the Faculty of Business and Law’s Professional Development Week sessions are open for booking!

The week offers a variety of dynamic workshops that will boost our students’ ability to compete effectively in the graduate jobs market by developing the key skills, knowledge and experience demanded by future employers, as well as offering an opportunity to fine tune their study skills.

Sessions available to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students include:

  • Start-Up Business Simulation: Grow your Boardroom Skills
  • How to Master Video Interviews
  • A Guide to Numerical Reasoning Tests
  • Perfecting your Personal Brand and Networking Skills
  • Preparing for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
  • Mastering the Dissertation Process
  • Linkedin in 60 Minutes


There will also be sessions that will provide opportunities to develop key skills and knowledge in specialist areas such as:

  • Introduction to E-Commerce and Magento – perfect for those wanting to develop an understanding of Magento software to manage an online business
  • Plan your Career in Accounting: Guide to Professional Bodies & Career Progressiondesigned to provide clarity around the professional bodies and associated career paths within this sector
  • Employability in the Creative and Digital Industries: Employer Tips on Launching Your Career – insider views of this exciting sector from industry professionals representing a range of businesses within this field – a perfect chance to network too!


As there are many sessions that are employer led, this will be a great opportunity for students to network with speakers, get an insight into various professions and learn what it takes to develop employability.

Your support in promoting Professional Development Week to students is very much appreciated!

Students can learn more, and book their place on sessions by logging on to their CareerHub Account, choosing Events, and selecting Professional Development Week under Type of Event.

If you have any enquiries or need more information, contact a member of this year’s organising team:

Lynn Gregory: Professional Development Coordinator, X6618

Maisie Townshend: Graduate Intern for Employability, X2473

Mel Powell: Associate Head of Student Employability, X6022