Boot camps teach negotiation skills
University students can learn key skills at PwC training days
University students can learn key negotiation skills at a series
of training events run by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).
The financial advisory firm is currently running its five-day
boot camps for first-year students keen to boost their
Participants are given directorial roles at a fictitious
transport business and must handle rising oil prices, trade union
negotiations and supply chain disruption.
Sonja Stockton, director of talent resourcing, claimed students
will learn invaluable skills while attending the workshop.
She said: "It's a chance for students to learn negotiation
skills, building professional relationships and finding appropriate
solutions, which are skills required for a successful business
Successful candidates can undertake a summer internship at the
firm, with 95 per cent of participants offered jobs upon completion
of the programme.
PwC received 58 per cent more applications to the boot camps
compared to 2009.