Online Programme Schedule for Registered Candidates Only

Online Programmes for Registered Candidates Only

In the absence of face to face events due to the pandemic, our programmes are going online. For each session, volunteers from corporate partners or funders will be joining us so you can hear directly from the professionals working in these areas.

More events and details will be added as they are confirmed so watch this space!

31 March 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Expert Talk with UBS
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Employees from UBS are joining us over the coming weeks to explain their role in the company and how you can begin your career in finance and investment banking. Each UBS Expert Talk will be different as we are joined by a variety of professionals explaining their career experience and journey to where they are today.
For this session, we will be joined by:

  • Bernard Ahkong, Head of London and an Equities Portfolio Manager for UBS O’Connor, the hedge fund owned by UBS Asset Management
  • Ahmed Karim, Financial Controller for UK Entities

6-8 April 2021, 9am-5pm
Easter Bootcamp with The Brokerage
The Brokerage Bootcamp is a three-day virtual course that aims to develop employability skills professional behaviours and knowledge of FPRS (financial, professional and related services) with a structured programme of sessions that progressively build your skills, knowledge and behaviours and provides you with a balanced and realistic insight into those careers and the wider world of work.
You’ll have a chance to improve on your CV, interview skills and gain assessment centre knowledge AND  virtually meet professionals from a range of areas!

  • Day 1 Knowledge Building: introduction to sectors via masterclasses, careers, routes into the City; the virtual working environment; networking; team-work and time-management.
  • Day 2 Assessment Practices: CVs; psychometric tests; group-tasks
  • Day 3 Impressing Employers: interview skills and techniques; team-work; presentation

Now fully booked.

13 April 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
‘What is Cyber Insurance?’ masterclass with CFC
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In this session, we will cover:
– The evolution of cyber insurance: from the great fire of London to today
– Cyber case studies of real life policyholders who experienced a cyber attack
– How cyber insurance can help UK businesses fight cyber crime

We will be joined by:
James McBride Wilson, Technology Underwriter:
James studied Economics at the University of Birmingham and started his insurance career doing a 3 month internship at reinsurer, Scor, working on the treaty claims team, then moved to CFC to work in the Technology, Media and Cyber underwriting support teams.
He now solely writes PI and Cyber insurance for UK Technology companies such as SaaS providers, game developers, live trading platforms and hardware design companies.

Lindsey Nelson, Cyber Development Leader:
A former teacher, Lindsey joined the insurance industry over a decade ago and has worked in Cyber insurance as a Technology and Cyber underwriter in both the Canadian and UK insurance markets.
Her primary role now is helping insurance brokers and companies alike understand the value of cyber insurance and developing our global Cyber distribution strategy for the business.

14 April 2021, 4:30pm-6pm (to be confirmed)
CV and Cover Letter workshop with The Brokerage

  • Corporate HR teams have informed us that they discount CVs within the first 30 seconds of reading, so we want to help you make an immediate impact!
  • Sign up to this interactive masterclass hosted by The Brokerage. You will receive advice on how to bring your CV and cover letter up to the high standards required in financial, professional and related services.
  • Attendees will also receive bespoke feedback on their CVs after the session.

21 April 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Early Careers Masterclass with Brewin Dolphin.
More details to come.
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22 April 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Masterclass with Nomura
More details to come.
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27 April 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Expert Talk with UBS
More details to come.
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28 April 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
‘International Dispute Resolution’ Masterclass with Boies Schiller Flexner
More details to come.
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10 May 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Expert Talk with UBS
More details to come.
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12 May 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
CV & Interview Skills Masterclass with Brewin Dolphin
More details to come.
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17 May 2021, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Masterclass with Boies Schiller Flexner
More details to come.
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