Group N. 1
Cristina Albarracín Fanny Núñez
Santiago Duque Carolina Pullas Andrés Yepes
1) Use the clues to find the words in the puzzle.
1. Relating to companies
3. Joining together of two companies
4. Someone who starts their own business
5. Involving too muchadministration / paperwork
6. Linked chain of companies or individuals
7. Arranged according to rank or status
8. Owner of shares in a company
9. Company that provides resources for another company
1 | | | | | | | | | C | O | R | P | O | R | A | T | E | | |
2 | | | | | C | U | S | T | O | M | E | R | | | | | | | |
3 | | | | | | | | | M | E | R | G | E | R | | | | | |
4 | | | | E | N | T | R | E | P | R | E | N | E | U | R | | | | |
5 | B | U | R | E | A | U | C | R | A | T | I | C | | | | | | | |
6 | | | | | | | | | N | E | T | W | O | R | K | | | | |
7 | | | | | | | | H | I | E | R | A | R | C | H | I | C | A | L |
8 | | | | | S| H | A | R | E | H | O | L | D | E | R | | | | |
9 | | | | | | | | | S | U | P | P | L | I | E | R | | | |
2) Complete the sentences with by, for, of, on, to or with.
1. Shares in corporations are usually sold on the Stock Exchange.
2. One advantage of working for TBF is the career structure.
3. Who is responsible for staff development inthis departure?
4. The key to survival for most companies is flexibility.
5. Companies need to be able to adapt to a changing environment.
6. A team of ten people reports to the IT Manager.
7. Many companies used to provide workers with lifelong employment.
8. The Head of Procurement is in charge of purchasing.
9. Traditional companies are being replaced bynetworks of companies working together.
10. Which division deals with issues related to patents?
1) Listening 1
Listen to the fist part of a radio programme about the Kellogg School of Management. The speaker refers of three types of company and student. Make notes on them below.
Type of Company | Type of Student |
1 | Large international corporation | All senior staff paid to attend|
2 | Small and medium-sized enterprises | One or two key members of staff sponsored |
3 | Start-up companies | Founder of the company might found his own studies |
2) Which areas of work do students at Kellogg come from?
Customer services, finance, human resources, production, administration.
3) What other areas of work within a company can you think of?
International trading,marketing, sales, logistics, legal services, etc.
1) Now listen to the second part of the programme. Make notes below on how Kellogg has responded to challenges facing the business school.
Challenges facing | Changes to courses | Other changes |
Kellogg | at Kellogg | at Kellogg |
Tough business school | allow students to specialise | Marketing rebranding. |
market (number of job |sooner, hopefully making them | You know, covering up |
placements and starting | more useful to employers. | any problems of the |
salaries for MBA | A class on ‘leadership in times of crisis’, | traditional MBA with a |
graduates). No automatic | which used to be optional, | fashionable focus on |
top job offers. | is now mandatory. | ‘social responsibility’. |
Because a gap between| | But maybe that’s a bit |
what graduates of business | | unfair. Kellogg is still top |
schools can offer and what | | of the rankings and set |
companies actually need. | | the standards. |
2) Match the pairs from the radio programme.
1. Business a.(3) resources
2. Social b.(1) school
3. Human c.(4) salary
4. Starting d.(5) company