Mentoring and Networking are important building blocks for any student as they embark on their career journey.
It is about building and nurturing quality relationships. This has been a key focus in FBE’s First STEP Mentoring Program since it’s inception in 2012. Earlier this month, FBE First STEP held an Alumni event for all their current and former participants (academics and students) at Macquarie University’s Art Gallery. This was a great opportunity for those that attended to reconnect and strengthen some of the relationships made through the program.
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The L&T team recently organised two different professional development workshops from the 13th – 17th of November, offering presentation skills and media training to the FBE staff.
Mariette Rups-Donnelly from Powerhouse Presentation has had an impressive career of over 30 years working as an actor, singer, dancer and teacher in the performing arts industry. She now applies her experience to professional speaking.
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If you were around the Graduation Hall on the evening of 5th November, you’d be forgiven for thinking the University was organising a professional trade event. In fact, it was the trade show organised by Trisha and Scott Koslow designed as an assessment task for MKTG208.
As a strategy oriented, applied unit, MKTG208 presented a unique opportunity for Scott, the unit convenor, to get creative with assessment tasks. Having conducted a similar project in NZ a few years ago, it seemed like the perfect answer for the purposes of assessing MKTG 208.
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It was all about ‘Work Integrated Learning: Building Capacity’ at ACEN, Australia’s recent national conference, held on the Gold Coast from 29 September -3 October 2014. Macquarie University fielded a team of PACE researchers and practitioners across a range of disciplines. Our Faculty of Business and Economics (FOBE) representatives for PACE included Dr Leanne Carter (Director), Diana Caruso (Manager), Ashleigh Cassilles (Senior Administrator) and Chris Bilsland (adjunct unit convenor and PhD research candidate).
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