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The Financial Rewards of Pursuing a Career with a Commercial International Law Degree

20 Sep 2016

Law is a fascinating topic to study, and if you want a legal career, it’s also a highly lucrative field to enter. This is particularly the case with international law – and an international commercial law degree can open up a wide range of career choices for you; each with attractive prospects and generous salaries. If you’d like to learn more about the careers available to you when you’ve completed a degree in international commercial law, read on.

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Marketers Need to Embrace the Numbers and a Marketing Degree Teaches You Just That!

16 Sep 2016

Thanks to technological advancement, we now have more access to data than ever before. These all-important statistics, facts and figures are invaluable when it comes to strategic marketing – and it’s vital to know how to gather, monitor and interpret numbers. When you study a BA in Marketing at LSM, you’ll learn how to collect, collate and analyse data – in the meantime, here’s some more information about why it’s so integral to marketing.

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The Greatest Victories in Sports Marketing

23 Aug 2016

Sports marketing is endlessly interesting. It’s quite unlike any other type of marketing, in that it caters to an entirely different form of consumer. After all, when marketing a product, you’re hoping the customer will not only buy once, but purchase again in the future. However, with sports, the consumer is already committed. They may be a lifelong supporter of Arsenal FC or a huge fan of Wimbledon. Whatever sport they’re into, your job as a marketer is very different indeed.

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Qualifications that Matter in the Accounting and Financing Industry Today

16 Aug 2016

Are you looking for a career in accounting and finance? If so, it’s imperative to choose the right qualification to help you get ahead. There are a number of institutions, offering courses that claim to provide students with the right skillset to land a job in this industry, but actually, only a handful of these qualifications are really valued by employers. Here's some more details about why it pays to get into accounting or finance, and also, how an education at LSM can help you.

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Simplifying the Mindboggling World of Marketing Metrics with a CIM Diploma

9 Aug 2016

Big data is incredibly important for businesses right now. But how do you make sense of it? What metrics should you be paying attention to, and which should you ignore? When you study a CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing, you’ll learn all about big data, and gain understanding in how to access it and use it to your advantage. In the meantime, here’s some more information about marketing metrics, and how a CIM course can help you master them.

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British Qualification or Local Qualification to Start Your Career?

2 Aug 2016

Any qualification is advantageous when you’re starting a career. A well regarded degree or certification demonstrates that you’re dedicated, determined and passionate about your chosen industry – all attributes that employers value highly. However, it’s true to say that some qualifications look more impressive on your CV – and British degrees certainly have a formidable reputation worldwide. In this blog post, you’ll find out why a British qualification is so desirable, and how you can gain a UK degree of your own – even if you live abroad.

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Can You Learn Hands-On Problem Solving Through a Masters in Marketing Course?

8 Sep 2016

Problem-solving is one of the most highly prized skills in any industry. Being able to address issues shows that you’re adaptable, innovative and able to overcome obstacles in order to achieve results. Our Masters of Marketing and Innovation course provides you with everything you need to become an adept problem-solver in the workplace – and to progress quickly on your chosen career path. Here’s some more information about the role of problem-solving in business, and how studying with LSM can boost your career prospects.

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The Work Hard / Play Hard Culture, and the New Face of HRM

19 Aug 2016

About 4 million people in the UK are working at least 48 hours a week, according to a report released by the TUC. That’s 350,000 more than a decade previously – which officially makes us a nation of workaholics! In a bid to counteract the negative impact of long hours and increased stress, HR managers across the country are introducing a ‘work hard / play hard’ ethic to the workplace; and focusing on creating more of a work / life balance. Here’s some more details.

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How to Land a Job Position Whilst Reading for Your Business Management Degree

12 Aug 2016

Studying for any qualification is an investment – and you want to enjoy good returns as quickly as possible. As a result, it’s likely that you’re firmly focused on finding a great career shortly after qualifying. Whilst it’s perfectly acceptable to wait until after you graduate to start searching for jobs, it’s not imperative. In fact, many savvy students actually apply for jobs whilst they’re studying, which gives them an invaluable head-start on the competition.

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Have MBA Courses Moved from Being a Special Milestone to a Must-Have Qualification?

5 Aug 2016

MBA courses are experiencing a surge in popularity at present – and for good reason. Increasingly, employers are seeking candidates with an MBA; and in some industries, it’s more highly regarded than a Bachelor’s or even a Master’s degree. Here’s a few reasons why you should consider studying for an MBA, and the types of companies that are actively looking for MBA-qualified individuals to join their team.

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