Business Students Behind The Scenes At Finance House
Released on: November 17, 2010, 5:03 am
Author: ACF Car Finance
Chester-based car finance group, The Funding Corporation, opened its doors to West
Cheshire College students as part of the launch of the annual ‘Outstanding Business Student Award Scheme’.
ACF Car Finance Limited, part of The Funding Corporation group of companies, has
once again teamed up with West Cheshire College to develop a specific project for
the Business Diploma students, to help encourage and support young talent across the
The students, who have been studying ACF Car Finance’s business model as part of
their course, were given the rare opportunity to visit the company’s headquarters at
the Chester Business Park for a ‘hands on’ day of learning.
The Funding Corporation Managing Director David Challinor welcomed the group, while
other senior managers gave the future business entrepreneurs an overview of the
company’s structure as well as a quiz to test their skills. The day also included an
insight into the company’s new Vision and Values, unveiled in October.
The students were given the unique opportunity to ask the ACF Car Finance management
team questions on the running of such a successful operation and were able to
discuss the company in the context of their course syllabus.
Following the success of the first ‘Outstanding Business Student Award’ campaign in
2009, the company was excited to unveil to students this year’s plans for the award.
The students will be set the challenge of producing a Dragon’s Den-style business
presentation on opening a new ACF Car Finance car dealership in the Cheshire area,
with the winning team receiving £500 worth of computer vouchers.
West Cheshire College Tutor Liz Tatum said, “We’re delighted that ACF Car Finance
has offered this level of support to our Level 1 Business Diploma students. The
project not only offers them a valuable insight into the dynamics of such a
successful business but significantly enhances their career prospects through
further learning and development.”
Jane Whittle, Marketing Manager at ACF Car Finance, added: “This scheme was created
to encourage and support business talent across the region and we are excited to see
what this year’s students can produce.
“We are always looking to improve the way we work and what we can offer our
customers and we hope that these students might inspire us.”
ACF Car Finance specialises in providing a wide range of quality used cars and
arranging car credit for
customers throughout the region and across the UK.
Contact Details: Customer Services Team
ACF Car Finance
Chester Business Park
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