Presenter
Ben Triggs
Ben Triggs
Bright Network, Head of Membership
Ben works with university students, helping them make the best educational and career-related decisions. As Head of Membership at Bright Network, he oversees all the upskilling work the team does on campus and beyond. With a keen interest in commercial awareness, Ben edits Bright Network’s weekly Commercial Awareness updates, which have a readership of 16,000 students/graduates.
Ben works with university students, helping them make the best educational and career-related decisions. As Head of Membership at Bright Network, he oversees all the upskilling work the team does on campus and beyond. With a keen interest in commercial awareness, Ben edits Bright Network’s weekly Commercial Awareness updates, which have a readership of 16,000 students/graduates.
Lessons in this module
2
1. An introduction
Discover what commercial awareness is and why top employers look for candidates with a strong understanding of the business world.
2 - 3 minutes
2
2. How to improve
What you can be doing on campus and beyond to become commercially aware.
3 - 4 minutes
2
3. Stay updated
What should you be reading, listening to or watching? We look at the best places to stay in the loop.
3 - 4 minutes
1
4. Practice interview question
Understand how to answer a key commercial awareness question on your next application.
4 - 5 minutes
2
5. What you need to know
There's so much you can focus on, but here's the essentials that leading employers will expect you to know.
3 - 4 minutes
3
6. Acronym Quiz
Test yourself at these essential business acronyms to see where you're up to.
2 - 3 minutes
1
7. Your acronym cheat sheet
Key acronyms that are likely to be used whichever sector you're applying to.
1 - 2 minutes
2
8. Closing thoughts
Round off the module with some final thoughts.
3 - 4 minutes
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