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The Business Skills Handbook by Roy Horn

The Business Skills Handbook


The Business Skills Handbook by Roy Horn

How do you develop leadership skills or give a successful presentation? What difference can effective thinking and critical reading make to your performance? How can you get and stay organized to meet deadlines? The first book of its kind to cover all the business skills that students need at university and at work, The Business Skills Handbook covers all the practical, cognitive, technical and development skills that students need to succeed, from organising life and work to developing good writing and teamwork skills. Mapped to the learning outcomes of the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Developing Skills for Business Leadership module, and with a focus on experiential learning to get students assessing and developing their skills, The Business Skills Handbook is designed to help students manage themselves more effectively, make justifiable decisions and problem solve more effectively, lead and influence others, interpret financial information, manage financial resources, demonstrate IT proficiency and demonstrate competence in postgraduate study skills. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and figures and tables from the book.

About the Author

Roy Horn is an academic and researcher in the School of Business and Management at Buckinghamshire New University, UK.

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Publication date

1st November 2009


Roy Horn

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Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development


536 pages


Business & management



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