Deloitte hosts top university talent at International Student Business Forum
Six Irish students hone key business skills at international forum in Athens
Published 23 March 2012
Seventy members of the next generation of business leaders, including six Irish students, gathered in Athens, Greece from 15-19 March for the 6th annual International Student Business Forum (ISBF), an international career and leadership development programme for top talented university students from around the world, sponsored by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).
The Irish student delegation included:
ISBF gathers high-potential students who are one to two years away from graduating to work in cross cultural teams, under the guidance of Deloitte member firm professionals, on realistic business challenges in order to hone critical professional skills including: cross-cultural teamwork, effective communication, leadership, and building and maintaining global networks.
“Deloitte Ireland is delighted to be able to provide some of Ireland’s top university talent with a unique global learning and networking opportunity designed to help them succeed in their future careers,” said Orla Graham, Head of HR, Deloitte Ireland. “At a time when businesses around the world are facing a critical talent shortage, ISBF provides these high-performing students with an experience that will help them take the first step in their journey toward becoming the next generation of global leaders. ISBF is an excellent opportunity to showcase talented Irish students on a global scale and for the students to gain invaluable business experience.”
This year’s ISBF participants were selected from more than 4,500 applicants. In addition to the Irish delegates, participants hailed from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, the Ukraine, and the United States.
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