USP Graduate School of Business welcomes new students to its MBA Programme for the 2021 Academic year
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The Graduate School of Business welcomes new students to their programme for the 2021 academic year.
More than 100 students attended the orientation session hosted by the University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme at Statham Campus on Saturday, 23 January 2021.
Professor Stephen Pratt, Deputy Head of School (Research, Innovation, Postgraduate Affairs) at the School of Business and Management (SBM) congratulated the students for securing a place at The University of the South Pacific
(USP) and encouraged students to excel academically and make decisions that will elevate their future. He also thanked the students for choosing the Graduate School of Business
programmes and to be a part of their amazing journey!
As part of the School Orientation programme, students were given the opportunity to meet some MBA alumni and hold discussions with them about the benefits of the programme.
New students also had the opportunity to meet staff and have their questions answered.
Mr. Isaac Mow, Retail and Marketing Manager, and MBA Alumnus from Fiji Post PTE Limited gave an inspiring speech to the new students about cultivating the right values, right attitudes and right skills-sets as leaders.
He advised the students that “this is the beginning of a journey to discover yourself. Be accountable, be respectful. Before you speak, THINK (is it Thoughtful, Honest, Intelligent, Necessary and Kind)?”.
The session also included presentations from various business sections of USP.
USP Finance Policies and Procedures were highlighted by the Finance staff followed by relevant presentations about the library, such as exploring online databases, and conducting effective internet searches. Students were also briefed about the strategies in managing learning.
An overview of online enrolment, registration, Moodle training and soft skills development was also provided.
The students were energised, eager and excited to start the new academic session of the MBA/PGC programme 2021.
The aim of the orientation was to help new students become acquainted with the resources available and to provide them with information to ease the transition into the graduate school.
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