What Our Alumni in Nigeria Think

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"Since completing my MSc degree in 2002 at the University of Sheffield I have been employed by Nigerian Breweries Plc a subsidiary of Heineken International.

There is no doubt in my mind that the experience I gained through the Sheffield programme was instrumental in gaining a position on the Heineken International Young African Talent Hunt Scheme.

While at Nigerian Breweries I have worked in a variety of both business-orientated jobs and on cross-functional projects.

This would not have been possible without the inter-personal skills, time and self-management and motivational skills that are inherent in the MSc programme. My first assignment was as a project manager in the Human Resource Division.

Following my time as a project manager, I spent a few months working as a Business Risk Analyst before joining the Finance Division, as the Head Office Controller where I assisted with the setting up of the function.

The skills developed during my time studying at Sheffield have placed me in a position that would have taken years to achieve from a purely technical starting point.

I now enjoy the excitement and responsibility of being intimately involved in the success of the most capitalised company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange."

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