Business

Business "The day has helped our students to engage and helped them to open up and work with other groups." - Teacher who attended the Business Summer Experience
 Business Challenge Day
Date Wednesday 11 January 2017
Year Group Year 12/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 25 students
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description Led by one of our marketing lecturers and suported by our undergraduate Mentors, this day will provide your students with a taste of what studying a business-related subject is really like at university. Students will attend a marketing lecture and work in groups to devise their own business plan, before presenting their work at the end of the day to a panel of expert judges.
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 Business Summer Experience
Date Tuesday 4 July 2017
Year Group Year 12/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 25 students
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description This interactive day has been designed to encourage students to think about the kinds of skills and qualities that are valued by employers. Students will take part in a range of fun and interactive activities throughout the day, all of which are used on our undergraduate and postgraduate business degrees.
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 Buxton Experience Day
Date Friday 7 July 2017
Year Group Year 11/12 students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Buxton Campus
Description

The Buxton campus is home to our nationally recognised Sport and Outdoor, Events, Hospitality, Tourism and Spa degrees and this inspirational day gives your students the opportunity to experience these exciting degrees first hand. Students will attend an interactive taster session of their choice in the morning, which will introduce them to degree level study and also give them an insight into graduate careers. General workshops covering areas such as writing a personal statement, student finance and why go to university will be offered in the afternoon. Students will also be able to attend an interactive HE fair over lunch allowing them to find out more about all of the courses that are available in Buxton. Our student mentors will also be on hand to answer questions and talk about their own experiences of university life. 

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 SimVenture Trading Challenge
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 12/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 25 students
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description This interactive session gives students the opportunity to use the multi-award winning business simulation programme, SimVenture, in our state-of-the-art computer labs. Supported by our undergraduate Mentors, your students will work in teams to create and run their own virtual, small business. The session will develop their skills and knowledge in four key business areas: organisation, sales and marketing, finance and operations.
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 Spa Taster Day
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 12/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 25 students
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description

Option 1: One day academic taster day - no additional cost - to include:

  • A tour of the campus, Devonshire Spa and our halls of residence
  • A classroom-based academic taster session in International Spa Management, led by one of our tutors
  • A question and answer session with our undergraduate Mentors

Option 2: Package - Choose from any one of the following 30 minute treatments, including one hour's use of our luxurious spa facilities. Please contact us for prices:

  • Mini facial
  • Mini manicure
  • Mini pedicure
  • Back massage (available for students and staff who are aged 18 or over)

Option 3: One hour's use of the spa facilities. Please contact us for prices

Options 2 and 3 will also include a mandatory academic taster session, tour and a question and answer session with our Subject Specific Mentors. Contact us for prices.

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 Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 10-Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 30 students
Length of session 1-2 hours
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description

We offer a range of subject taster sessions to support your students' learning. The titles of these workshops are below:

  • Paper aeroplanes: Understanding profit vs. quality
  • Brands and celebrity endorsement
  • The real world of culinary and hospitality management
  • Niche tourism

For more information on any of the above sessions, please contact us.

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