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Focus on Management 2017: develop your communication, teamwork and presentation skills

27 April 2017

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for this year's UCL Careers'

Focus on Management 2017 (6-7 June): develop your communication, teamwork and presentation skills ucl.ac.uk/careers/events/focus" target="_self">Focus on Management course. You have until Sunday 30 April (11.59pm) to submit your application.

Focus on Management is one of the most popular events run by UCL Careers. This two-day, non-residential course is an exciting and challenging way to get practical experience tackling real-life case studies with top employers from a range of sectors. You will work with experienced managers who will give you personalised feedback on your team work, commercial awareness and employability skills.

You will also be able to boost your CV, develop your skills and find out more about which working style is right for you. Be prepared for an event which will offer a fantastic learning and networking opportunity with a number of different high-profile companies.

Student feedback

To apply for Focus on Management, please log onto your my UCL Careers account

Students who attended last year's Focus on Management said:

"Nice atmosphere, multiple opportunities to present in challenging but friendly environment - really good."

"Pretty packed but varied and engaging."

"Very good [and] liked the fact that all the case studies were different."

"It was a good chance to approach the corporate world."

This year GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a leading global healthcare company, is once again sponsoring and contributing to the course. Headquartered in London, GSK research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. GSK has actively recruit talented UCL students into business roles on their Future Leaders Programme.  

Chloe Ackroyd, UCL Careers