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Halima Mohammed 2Halima 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 ImtiyazZoha 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 WilkinLinda 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

Business group mixedWhether 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 ZinZin 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.”

Optional unit visual imageWhen 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.

AusmanAusman 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."

Group in MyanmarABE'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.

Samanthi WarnaguluScience 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."

 

Michael ObengAfter 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."

 

kulsum nasserFinancial Associate, Kulsum, loved the fact that ABE enabled her to complete from Level 4 to Level 6 in just two and half years, and she shares some great study tips.   She plans to use her ABE FTCqualifications to progress onto a Masters degree, then gain some corporate experience before becoming an entrepreneur.

"I think the best part about ABE is that it’s always evolving to provide better and more relevant qualifications to students. The public acknowledges that ABE graduates offer a great value proposition to potential employers, because of the wide range of competences and knowledge they acquire during their studies."

 

Kariah MedardKariah has won a Top Paper Award in Introduction to Accounting (December 2016) and provided this interview at that time.  She praises the high level of tuition provided by her college and has found ABE Business Management  fuelled her ambition to run her own business.  She is now studying for a BSc in Business Management.

"I knew that I made the right move choosing to study with ABE. From the courses that I have completed, I have been able to apply concepts and rules to my job on a daily basis..."