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The Sixth Form MBA

Essential guidance and advice for students on the skills required to succeed within higher education and most importantly, the world of work.

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Overview

In today’s employment market there is little doubt that you are entering a world of strong competition, constant change and a high noise level in terms of the messages and signals you will be bombarded with. The Sixth Form MBA will help you navigate this world in terms of giving you advice on all the skills you will need to develop in order to succeed.

The first edition of The Sixth Form MBA written by Susan Croft provides essential guidance and advice for students on the skills required to succeed within higher education and most importantly, the world of work. The book includes a wealth of tips and advice to help you progress on to your chosen university place, the workplace and ultimately your career. It also includes practical case studies and self assessment questions which will test your knowledge and understanding of the information covered throughout this highly informative book.

Contents

  1. Management & Leadership
  2. Communications and building rapport/presentation skills
  3. Networking skills
  4. Negotiating skills
  5. Working in teams
  6. Time and stress management
  7. Managing your money
  8. Interview skills and career planning
  9. Personal branding – image and impact
  10. Memory skills

The Sixth Form MBA also includes key insights from business leaders, government, teachers on why the skills covered in this book are essential for all sixth form students.

Author

Susan Croft has taught career skills to thousands of sixth form students throughout the UK and USA. She is a co-founder of a company called Career Skills Plus which run workshops, summer schools, enterprise days and sixth form inductions for schools and academies.

Reviews

Read a review from School Leadership Today HERE.

“An indispensable guide to equip every reader with an insight into the world beyond formal education. This is a must-have for every sixth form school and college library.”

Deborah Streatfield, Founder of MyBigCareer

“Equipping school leavers with skills that will help them to navigate the increasingly crowded job market is important for the future of work. Susan’s new book fills a gap providing easily digested, useful advice for sixth formers about how to manage themselves in the job market and workplace. Her wide experience of the world of work and how to present yourself effectively to clients and potential employers shines through.”

Kandy Woodfield, Director of Learning, NatCen Social Research

“This long-overdue book has many useful tips and advice for any Sixth Form student either going on to University or straight into full-time employment. The essential skills Susan Croft covers will prepare any 15-18 year old for life after school in a highly-competitive market… as someone who regularly uses the skills of interns and graduates, I can highly recommend this book. My own 17 year old is now enthusiastically reading her copy!”

Allyson Stewart-Allen, CEO, International Marketing Partners; Cranfield list of 100 Women to Watch

“For most people, the social and professional skills necessary for leadership don’t come readily. That is why this book is so welcome. The best leaders are those who relate well to people, who are interested in others and are comfortable in social and professional surroundings. This book offers real insights into the principles of success and valuable advice on how to carry them into practice.”

Sir Malcolm Grant, Chairman NHS Commission; former Provost UCL

“THE SIXTH FORM MBA is simply a career bible you can refer to thoughout your professional journey. The knowledge you get from this book will lay a solid platform for career development. Susan has presented invaluable content of knowledge in this book and it’s really useful for any sixth former interested in the key skills for career development.”

Duminda Pelmadulla, Group Financial Accountant, Unilever UK

‘In the hectic world that Sixth Formers live in, they can often find that they take their eye off the ball of personal development. Yes exams are important, getting in to uni is important but so too is preparation for the world of work. This handy guide incorporates skills Sixth Formers need for the here and now (revision techniques, team-work skills, presentation skills) with those they will need in the soon-to-come, here-faster-than-you think future (negotiation, personal branding and networking). This book is a handy resource, not just for education but for the world of work.’

Gareth Roberts, Assistant Principal and IB Co-ordinator, Hockerill Anglo-European College, Hertfordshire
“An indispensable guide to equip every reader with an insight into the world beyond formal education. This is a must-have for every sixth form school and college library.”

Deborah Streatfield, Founder of MyBigCareer

“Equipping school leavers with skills that will help them to navigate the increasingly crowded job market is important for the future of work. Susan’s new book fills a gap providing easily digested, useful advice for sixth formers about how to manage themselves in the job market and workplace. Her wide experience of the world of work and how to present yourself effectively to clients and potential employers shines through.”

Kandy Woodfield, Director of Learning, NatCen Social Research

“This long-overdue book has many useful tips and advice for any Sixth Form student either going on to University or straight into full-time employment. The essential skills Susan Croft covers will prepare any 15-18 year old for life after school in a highly-competitive market… as someone who regularly uses the skills of interns and graduates, I can highly recommend this book. My own 17 year old is now enthusiastically reading her copy!”

Allyson Stewart-Allen, CEO, International Marketing Partners; Cranfield list of 100 Women to Watch

“For most people, the social and professional skills necessary for leadership don’t come readily. That is why this book is so welcome. The best leaders are those who relate well to people, who are interested in others and are comfortable in social and professional surroundings. This book offers real insights into the principles of success and valuable advice on how to carry them into practice.”

Sir Malcolm Grant, Chairman NHS Commission; former Provost UCL

“THE SIXTH FORM MBA is simply a career bible you can refer to thoughout your professional journey. The knowledge you get from this book will lay a solid platform for career development. Susan has presented invaluable content of knowledge in this book and it’s really useful for any sixth former interested in the key skills for career development.”

Duminda Pelmadulla, Group Financial Accountant, Unilever UK

‘In the hectic world that Sixth Formers live in, they can often find that they take their eye off the ball of personal development. Yes exams are important, getting in to uni is important but so too is preparation for the world of work. This handy guide incorporates skills Sixth Formers need for the here and now (revision techniques, team-work skills, presentation skills) with those they will need in the soon-to-come, here-faster-than-you think future (negotiation, personal branding and networking). This book is a handy resource, not just for education but for the world of work.’

Gareth Roberts, Assistant Principal and IB Co-ordinator, Hockerill Anglo-European College, Hertfordshire

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Paperback ISBN-10: 1854188267
ISBN-13: 9781854188267
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