Published: 12 January 2017 at 14:16
In a fast-paced business world, it's crucial students have the most up-to-date information and skills available
How do you ensure the leaders of tomorrow have the expertise they need today?
When your mission is to train the next generation in the fast-paced world of international business, where innovation is developing quicker than ever before, it’s a constant challenge to stay ahead of the curve. That’s the task facing staff at Anglia Ruskin’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School, who are working to ensure their students here in Cambridge have the best possible head-start when they enter the world of work.
For Dr Stephanie Russell, acting head of department for human resource management and organisational behaviour, the international flavour of the department adds a constant churn of new ideas and debates. She told Cambridge News:
Dr Russell added:
However spirited debates in the classroom can only ever go so far, which is why the department places a strong emphasis on student placements, with all undergraduates offered the option of an additional year working in industry. Dr Russell, who is a tutor for many students currently out on placement, said:
All the department’s courses, which are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, are geared towards finding jobs for its students, both in the UK and abroad.
Dr Russell said:
This article was first produced by Cambridge News.