Set to Lead Launch Event
Monday 02 July 2012
Roberts G06 - Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Engineering Building, Malet Place (Off Torrington Place Opposite Waterstones Bookstore), University College London, London, WC1E
Competition for jobs by STEM undergraduates is intense. Strong gender differences persist. Set to Lead has explored the process and challenges as students transition from undergraduate to employment with quantitative and qualitative research to provide you with insights and good practice co-developed with academics and employers.
Engineering Career Choices, Perceptions and Realities – does sex matter?
- Hear how you can incorporate modern leadership insights into your courses
- What do your students want, and what do they get to kick start their career?
- As an employer – how can you recruit the best talent, male or female?
About Set to Led
- Explore gener differences in transfer between graduation and first job. Why does it vary so much? Twice as many male graduates choose technical jobs.
- Heard from 4,500 students about their course experiences, career perceptions and choices.
- Co developed with industry and academics resources and scenarios to explore inclusive leadership practises in global businesses.
- Defined good practice in assessment centres.
Who should attend?
Employers of technology and engineering graduates, senior academics, Deans, Directors of Engineering, Course Leaders, Curriculum Content Managers, Professional bodies
17:30 – 18:00 Registration and refreshments
18:00 – 18:10 Welcome - Anthony Finkelstein
18:10 – 18:25 Set to Lead findings and outputs - Dr Jan Peters
18:25 – 18:35 Head line findings of student survey – Dr Sean McWhinnie
18:35 – 18:45 Employer – what is leadership about in 2012?
18:45 - 19:00 Q&A
19:00 – 19:30 Drinks and networking
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