Brighton Business School

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Brighton brings home the OSTC Trading Challenge cup

  Brighton’s Trading Team’s Performance in the OSTC Trading Challenge The OSTC Trading Competition is an annual trading competition between the traders of the University of Brighton and Sussex University, which is hosted by OSTC, an international proprietary trading company. Students who participated received an introduction lecture before the trading began. This involved the Managing Director…

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The 10 things you’re doing wrong in your presentations (and how to fix them). By Steve Bustin

It doesn’t matter how many presentation skills training courses we’ve been on or how many truly terrible presentations we’ve seen, we all end up falling into the same old traps when we present, pitch or speak in public. From overusing bulletpoints to mumbling into your script, here (in no particular order) are the top ten…

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“My placement year was a pivotal part of my studies…”

Elly Russell graduated from Brighton Business School in 2011 with a degree in Business Studies with Marketing. I’m very proud to be a Brighton Business School alumnus, because it helped me unlock my interests within our subject area that has led me to my career in Digital Marketing.

Lecturers judging the Gatwick Diamond Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Gatwick Diamond Supply Chain Awards

The University engages with the local economy in a variety of ways, and this year I (1st left) and Arvind Upadhyay (3rd from left) and Patrick Ballin were involved in judging and presenting the Gatwick Diamond Supply Chain Excellence Awards. Arvind teaches Strategic Purchasing on our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc, and has recently returned from…

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Joel Sampson on embracing new cultures and experiences and challenging the status quo

Joel graduated in 2012 with a degree in International Business from the University of Brighton Business School. Now Joel is enjoying a career as a Program Manager for STG Aerospace. “I am proud to be a Brighton Business School Graduate because

Brighton students in University Business Challenge semi-final

The University Business Challenge (UBC) is a country-wide competition where teams are tested on their understanding of business operations, making interactive decisions for a company in an attempt to be the most profitable team. The competition started back in October, where I and two other course mates formed our group. We decided to take part…

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William Hulls on learning the practical skills of business

William Hulls graduated from Brighton Business School in 2011 with a degree in Business Management with Marketing. He was then able to get a position on a prestigious graduate scheme and has since gone from strength to strength within that company. “I am proud to be a Brighton business student, not only because It was…

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Marc’s in the top 8%

Professor Marc Cowling has been ranked in the top 8 percent of research economists in the latest monthly rankings of Research Publications in Economics (REPEC).

Warner Bros: Storytelling in the digital television era

Our Digital Transformation Research Group welcomed Martin Trickey, Group Head of Digital at Warner Bros Digital Television (WBDT) to Brighton Business School last month to talk about the changing nature of storytelling in the digital television era. Drawing on examples from Warner Television Programme portfolio, Martin outlined the decline in the viewing of traditional, linear…

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Oliver Watson on teamwork and going the extra mile

Oliver Watson graduated from Brighton Business School in 2016 with a degree in Business Management with Economics. “I’m proud to be a Brighton Business School graduate because of the support system that the school offers. Final year was tough, and at times I thought that I may not graduate at all. But, with the encouraging…

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