Posts from ABE, our students, alumni and friends - enjoy the read
Relocation coordinator, Lakshmi, has a strong belief in equality for women. She wants to go on to gain a Masters degree and then forge a high level career in the travel and tourism sector.
"I liked the structure of the ABE programme and decided it suited my needs both time wise and financially and guaranteed the same results at the end of Dip 6 – the equivalent to a Bachelors Degree."
Budding entrepreneur, Loice, is truly enthusiastic about the skills she has gained on her ABE course.
"I am now creative and am able to start up my own business as I have gained managerial skills."
Halima had ABE recommended to her and loves applying her studies to pratical real-life work situations. She plans to progress academically and then go on to become a successful entrepreneur.
"I chose ABE due to the fact that the qualifications were highly recognised by many universities and professional institutes both locally and internationally and I realised it was the fastest means of achieving my career."
Zoha is originally from Pakistan and found ABE offered the ideal solution for her to progress her studies when she moved to Saudi Arabia. Here, she shares some good insight into how to do well in your studies:
"It is crucial to begin studying early for the exams. So, even if you have a short attention span and cannot study more than an hour a day, you will still get the curriculum covered by the time examination date arrives."
Linda Wilkin, ABE’s marketing and communications manager (and editor of ABE members' magazine Focus), shares tips to ensure your written communications enhance your professional reputation
Whether you are running a business, a department or a project, successfully managing a team of people is a vital component of many managerial roles. Here are some tips to being an exceptional team leader.
Zin Zin is managing two jobs and came to see us just after she had gained her Masters degree with a full scholarship from Huddersfield University in the UK. She tells us how it all began with ABE...
“ABE is very intensive. There are lots of theories mixed with practical experience. Students get a good grounding in business management at all levels and they cover a lot of subjects. This helps because later you can concentrate your studies on a subject that really interested you.”
When you start your ABE Level 5 or Level 6 qualification one of the things you will need to think about is which optional units to choose. If you go on to a Bachelors or Masters programme these too may require you to select from a list of several subject options.
If you are finding this prospect daunting here are some ideas about how best to approach your selection.
Ausman is enjoys his work as an HR officer and feels ABE has really supported his development as an all round business professional.
"ABE has a unique syllabus which helps any student studying with this board to be open minded about the business environment."
ABE's regional director, Kate Winter, reports on her recent visit to Myanmar and how proud we are that ABE alumni are at the heart of driving change.
Science graduate and banking executive, Samanthi, chose ABE when her employer listed it as a qualification that would lead to promotion. We are delighted to say that on receipt of the President's Prize, Samanthi also gained her promotion at work. Congratulations Samanthi!
"It is an exciting experience for me from the science background. The way the lessons are structured and the way my Lecturer presented the subject in the classroom and the connection he made to my real work experience made my learning very interesting and appealing."
After recommendations, Michael chose ABE because he saw it was a quick route to help him achieve his aims and in the long term he plans to become a strategic sales manager.
"The best thing about ABE is that its courses are practical. I have gained skills and tactics in the area of personal selling. I found putting myself in practical scenarios and conducting research using the internet helped me a lot in studying this course."