There are skills which individual students possess and develop throughout their academic learning, personal and social activity which can be transferred into many other contexts including the workplace. The list of skills that we aim to identify and develop are listed below:
Planning & Organisation
Being organised and methodical. Able to plan work to meet deadlines and targets. Monitoring progress of work to ensure you are on track to meeting a deadline.
Working well with other people from different disciplines, backgrounds, and expertise to accomplish a task or goal.
Communication & Presentation
The ability to explain what you mean in a clear and concise way through written and spoken means. To listen and relate to other people, and to act upon key information / instructions.
Looking to get answers to certain problems by seeking advice, through gathering information from different sources enabling them to carry out their work correctly.
Being confident enough to take calculated risks which may give you or your team the competitive edge. Not being afraid to experiment and see how things work out.
Having a full understanding of the work at hand and making sound suggestions in order to overcome any potential problems or issues.
Creativity & Thinking
Having unique ideas and ways of thinking which stand out from the crowd. Producing exceptional work or having the competitive edge.
The ability to steer a group in the right direction. The ability to make decisions which will have a positive impact. Take action.