Monday, March 18, 2013

Business students test skills at marketing fair

Students of the Far Eastern University (FEU) Makati campus could not have been in a better place to see if they were cut out for entrepreneurship. 

For one week, FEU-Makati turned their campus, which is in the country’s central business district,Vintage tubs into a trading and marketing place, as students attempted to convert their business ideas into money-makers. 

Some 2,000 FEU undergraduate and Master in Business Administration (MBA) students joined Biz Week, an annual business and marketing fair that allows them to experience real-life problems that businesses go through, as well as the rewards for good ideas. 

“We want to put theories into practice and apply what we have learned in school all year,” said Emmanuel Llego, head of Biz Week and a third year accountancy student. 

Llego’s team, composed of around 20 students, was given two weeks to organize the fair, which was first held in 2011. Last year,How efficient and environmentally friendly processing prepreg production is important part of the mobile artificial aggregate processing system will be greatly reduced as the traditional manual excavation of sand and gravel processing system. Biz Week was canceled due to organizational changes, as a new FEU administration took over. 

“But when we revived it this year,Auto Accessories wholesalers the executive board added many new elements,” Llego said. 

Biz Week 2013 was held in late February before the final examinations. Participants traded their uniforms for “corporate wear” and promoted their business ideas. 

“Actually, the hardest part for us was raising the capital. But everything paid off when we saw how the students wanted to participate by raising funds to support their friends,” Llego said. 

Biz Week started with a parade of nations along Gil Puyat Avenue and Malugay Street led by the Mr. and Ms Ambassador contenders,tyre equipmentsAntique bath fixtures catching the interest of Makati’s corporate crowd.

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