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Partner event series: Why everyone needs commercial awareness and how to build it

By Bright Network
23 Mar 2021, 5 p.m.
University Careers Service partners

For our third and final session of the series we’ll be covering all things regarding commercial awareness! At first, commercial awareness can seem pretty complex but we’re here to debunk the myths, break it down for you and help you take your skills to the next level. There’s plenty you can be doing in your early career to develop your commercial awareness and we’ll provide you with the tools and resources you’ll need to get started.

Whatever industry you’re interested in, commercial awareness is really important as it’s key you’re aware of what’s going on in the wider business world and how this will impact the sector and job you’re applying for. That's why for this 1.5 hour session we're joined by ex-city lawyer, founder of City Career Series and commercial awareness expert, Jake Schogger, to cover:

  • What is “commercial awareness”?
  • How does it come up in interviews?
  • Why acquire another business?
  • How to acquire another business / the parties involved
  • Valuing a business and financing an acquisition
  • Other options for growth/expansion
  • Building your commercial awareness 
  • Q&A and wrap-up

This event isn’t to be missed! Click the orange Apply now button to sign up now.