Skill Build-Enterprise Skills Autumn 2017-18

Looking to develop your skills? Want to become more employable? Want to meet new people? Skill Build is the ideal course for you. This semester, it will include sessions from USE, 301: Student Skills and Development Centre , The University Library, The Careers Service as well as a guest speaker from Sheffield Hallam University. Sessions take place every Thursday evening, 6.15-7.30pm in Lecture theatre 3, The Diamond.

This activity is HEARable and is recognised for the Sheffield Graduate Award. In order to complete Skill Build as a HEARable activity, you need to attend five of the sessions below and complete the assignment.

The sessions are as follows:-

Welcome to Skill Build – Thursday 19th October

This week, we will introduce you to the Skill Build Course, what is enterprise as well as background information to the assignment

Hosted by University of Sheffield Enterprise and The Student Advice Centre

Team Formation – Thursday 26th October

Sometimes, it is impossible to do everything yourself in a project. This session will help you understand what your own strengths and weaknesses are and how having the right team can turn a project from a flop into a success. This is great for anyone who is currently doing a group project as part of their degree or extra-curricular activities.

Hosted by 301 Student Skills and Development Centre

Events Management – Thursday 2nd November

So you have got an idea of what event you are going to plan for your assignment, but what considerations do you need to think about in order to make it a success? In this session David Strafford, Lecturer in Events Management at Sheffield Hallam University, will discuss the principles of successful event management, and share his experiences from many years spent in industry.

Hosted by Sheffield Hallam University.

Setting Goals – Thursday 9th November

Every project needs goals in order to see if the project is a success or not. This session is focused around how you make SMART objectives and how you should structure your time in order to make your project a success.

Hosted by 301 Student Skills and Development Centre

Information and Digital Literacy for Enterprise – Thursday 16th November

Information and Digital Literacy is essential for education, employment and citizenship. Come along to this session to find out why

Hosted by The University Library

Skill Articulation and Employability – Thursday 23rd November

Employers want you to be able to tell them why you are right for the job. Articulating skills and motivations is something many students struggle with. This session will give you the confidence to evidence your employability skills effectively for a specific role and help you secure that much coveted graduate job.

Hosted by The Careers Service


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19 October 2017 6:15 pm
23 November 2017 7:30 pm


Lecture Theatre 3,
The Diamond United Kingdom


University of Sheffield Enterprise