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I n f o r ma t i o nHa n d b o o k Thi sbook l e tha sbe e npr oduc e dt ohe l pyout hr oughyourt i mea sa Cour s eRe pr e s e nt a t i v e , he r ea tt heUni v e r s i t yofWor c e s t e r , bypr ov i di ngyouwi t hs omei nf or ma t i ont ha twi l lhe l pyoube c omea c onďŹ de nta nde f f e c t i v eRe p.

OnBe c omi ngaCour s eRe pr e s ne t a t i v e , youwi l lha v et hec ha nc et o de v e l opanumbe rofpe r s ona ls k i l l s . The s es k i l l swi l li nc l ude ; Ac t i v eL i s t e ni ngSk i l l s Ef f e c t i v eTi meMa na ge me nt St r e s sMa na ge me nt Ne got i a t i onT e c hni que s Communi c a t i onwi t hi ndi v i dua l s , Gr oupsa ndCommi t t i e s Wor k i nga spa r tofat e a m, a ndma nymor e . Thes k i l l youl e a r na sac our s er e pwi l lbet r a ns f e r a bl et oyour wor k i nga ndpe r s ona ll i f e , be i ngac our s er e pwi l ll ookgoodon yourCVa ndwi l li mpr ov eyoure mpl oya bi l i t ya sagr a dua t e . Ac our s er e pr e s e nt a t i v ea c t sa sac ha nne l t hr oughwhi c ht hes t ude nt bodye x pr e s st he i rv i e wsa boutt he i re duc a t i ona le x pe r i e nc ea nd s t ude nte x pe r i e nc ehe r ea tt heUni v e r i s t yofWor c e s t e r . The s ev i e ws a r et he npa s s e dont ot heuni v e r s i t ys t a f fa nddi s c us s e d. Bye x c ha ngi ngv i e wsa ndi nf or ma t i onc our s equa l i t ya nde nj oyme nt c a nbei mpr ov e d. Cour s eRe pr e s e nt a t i v e sha v ea ni mpor t a ntr ol et opl a yi nr e pr e s e nt i ng s t ude nt s ’ v i e wsa ndi ni mpr ov i ngc ommuni c a t i onbe t we e nt he s t ude nt sa nda c a de mi cs t a f f .


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