On July 10, students will participate in AUT’s Shadow a Leader day, experiencing a day in the life of 50 of New Zealand’s top business leaders.
Two students recognized for having leadership potential will be paired with a business leader, shadowing them during strategy meetings, negotiations, video conferences, team building meetings and client sales presentations. One student will be from secondary school, and the other will be a business or law student from AUT.
AUT law student Justin Maloney from last year’s Shadow a Leader is now working for Bell Gully and Takapuna Grammar student Tara Collins has been awarded a Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship to study Business and Communications at AUT.
This is an opportunity for students to become inspired, network and develop an understanding of what it takes to be a business leader.
Dean of AUT Faculty of Business and Law Dr Geoff Perry says the purpose of the day is “to open the business world to students and to enable business leaders to engage with what could be the next generation of leaders.”
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