Build your BAexperience

THREE MONTHS • ONLINE • LIVE 1:1 MENTORSHIP • CAREER-FOCUSED

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Work experience and mentorship in BA

For 3 months, get mentored by an industry expert and work on BA tasks at your own pace. Building your work experience has never been this convenient and effective.

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Focused mentoring

Receive advice, guidance and feedback
from your mentor when you
need them .

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Valuable experience

Learn and build valuable work experience completing diverse BA tasks.

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Career support

Optimise your job search and qualify for BA roles with expert assistance.

Access a structured and focused mentorship and work experience program in BA.

Financial Smarter brings to you an innovative way to build your work experience and skill sets in BA. Our mentorship and work experience program gets you placed directly with a company and connects you with a vetted mentor that will help in providing you with practical experience in different aspects of BA and will give you valid referencing to support your applications.

The program is designed with your career success in mind.Our team will arrange a 3-month placement for you with a partner company that may be involved in BA. You will also be given access to a mentor who is also an experienced BA.

Throughout the program, your mentor will assign you tasks and projects related to BA. This should help expose you to different aspects of the practice and at the same time provide you with valuable work experience that you can add to your CV. Your mentor will also be available to give you advice and feedback that can aid in your professional development and career progression.

Entirely remote and at your convenience.

For 3 full months, you can get the practical BA skills and work experience you need through our mentorship and work experience program. The beauty of this is that the placement takes place online, as and when you are available. That means no matter where you are, as long as there is Internet connection, you can still work on given tasks and connect with your mentor via email or call. There is also no need for you to commute daily or give up on your current job or commitments.

Everything about the program is set up around candidates’ success. As such, you can be assured that the 3 months of effort you put into it will be worth it. You will walk out of the program with experience, skills and confidence that will become your biggest differentiators once you start applying for working in the BA industry.

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Benefit from additional support to achieve your career goal.

As a recruitment specialist, we want candidates like you to get hired quickly and in the right company. So after completing our mentorship and work experience program, our team will provide you with additional support in your job search. We will help you secure a reference or recommendation letter from the company that hosted your work experience or your mentor who guided you throughout the program. You can use this together with your other application documents to validate your work experience. We will also assist in updating your CV and preparing you for upcoming interviews.

Strategies to make the most out of the mentorship and work experience program.

In today’s competitive job market, having a solid work experience is a near-requirement for employment. Without it, it is almost impossible to get your foot on the door and even be considered for a role. So use our mentorship and work experience program as a stepping stone to get you where you want to go. Make sure, however, that youmaximise this opportunity to get the most out of it for the benefit of your future career. Here is how you can do that.

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Complete tasks and log what you do.

No matter what work you are assigned with, you are gaining knowledge and experience that you cannot get in the classroom. Keep track of everything you are doing so you can add the responsibilities that are relevant to the job you will be applying in later on into your CV.

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Ask questions.

Remember that the purpose of this mentorship and work experience program is to expose you to the realities of being an BA nd help you learn and experience its different aspects. As such, if something about a task is unclear to you, ask questions and follow through on any topic you are interested in. Doing so will make you a better informed candidate when you get invited for job interviews.

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Seek feedback.

As a newbie in the sector, chances are, you have limited knowledge of, which is a great area upon which you can improve on. To do that, seek feedback from your mentor. Find out our where you can make improvements in your performance and what you can do to become better. While it is difficult to hear criticisms, consider this as an opportunity to make yourself qualified for an BA role. Plus, you will have something to talk about during interviews when you are asked about your weakness or the area where you might be lacking and what you did to address it.

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Exercise discipline.

Building your work experience remotely can be a challenge, especially since there can be a lot of distractions around that can keep you from staying on tasks. That being said, optimise your self-discipline by setting a schedule on your own. That means, start doing your assigned tasks at a time when you are most productive. It will also help to manage your workspace to shut out any distractions that can get in the way of your productivity. Likewise, constantly maintain communication with your mentor so you will not feel isolated and you can remain motivated throughout.



What We Do Best

Career guidance to optimise your job search and employment.

Our service to you does not end once you complete the program. We have fully qualified and experienced career managers in our team that are ready to step up and provide you with guidance and coaching to get you an BA job.

- Reference and/or recommendation letter

- Job search assistance

- CV review and update

- Interview preparation

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  How does the program work?

When you pass our interview and assessment, you will be placed with one of our partner companies where you will be assigned to work with a mentor, an industry expert, for 3 months. During your placement, you will be given BA tasks that you need to complete and submit to your mentor for checking. Aside from the tasks, you will also receive feedback from your mentor that should help with your professional development.

Q:  Who are the mentors?

The mentors are professionals with experience in the BA industry, and are senior employees in our partner companies. We have a stringent vetting process to ensure that the mentors our candidates work with are experts in the field and are ready to share their knowledge, skills and experience to aspiring BA.

Q: How many hours of work do I have to do?

The entire program lasts for 3 months. Majority of the candidates we have worked in spend an average of 10-15 hours a week.

Q: What kind of support will I receive?

You will receive support from your mentor on matters related to your professional development and tasks. You will also be able to reach out to our support team for concerns related to the placement, your mentor and career guidance.

Q: How do I gain a certificate of completion?

All candidates who successfully complete the 3-month mentorship and work experience program, including the assigned tasks, are awarded a certificate of completion by Financial Smarter. You can use this as a verified certificate to validate your experience and support your job applications.

Q: How is the program delivered?

The program is delivered entirely online, which means you need a stable Internet connection. This arrangement should also allow you to undertake and complete the program wherever you are and at your convenience.

Q: I am eligible for the program?

The program is delivered entirely online, which means you need a stable Internet connection. This arrangement should also allow you to undertake and complete the program wherever you are and at your convenience.

  • Degree holders, preferably in finance, accounting, economics, statistics or related field.
  • Undertaking a qualification related to accountancy & business.
  • Comfortable with basic concepts and procedures.

Payment for the 3 months mentorship and work experience program

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£

1695

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565


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