Brighton Business School

Inspiring journeys to work

Evelin Tamm

Improving students’ employability with Knill James Accountants

As a Business School we believe it’s vital to work closely with organisations to help improve students’ employability. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, sponsored by a number of our business partners, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We met with one of our sponsors from our Excellence Awards event this…

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David Daniell, Commercial Lawyer

Commercial law in a technology company

As part of our continued emphasis on merging the academic and professional worlds, we regularly welcome a number of external guest lecturers. We firmly believe that hearing new voices from outside the university provides students with different points of view, as well as an important introduction to roles which our students are working towards. Recently our…

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Students can now trade on world markets

The new software has been sponsored by OSTC, a world leading proprietary trading company, and was organised by OSTC’s Brighton Office Managing Director Sam Baker, a University of Brighton graduate. Students can now trade in all major asset classes including commodities including cocoa, sugar coffee, and in energies, currencies and interest rates. Sam, who graduated in 2003…

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Tapiwa Moffatt

New partnership with Management Training Specialists

Each year we hold two prize-giving events to recognise the achievements of our students. These events are sponsored by local and national businesses. We caught up with Sean McPheat, Managing Director of one of our most recent sponsors, management training specialists, MTD Training. “MTD Training are absolutely delighted to be starting an on-going relationship with Brighton…

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Véronique Boulocher-Passet (University of Brighton’s Business School), Sabine Ruaud (Edhec Business School), and Marie-Catherine Mars (Edhec Business School) receiving their award for Wikicells.

Writing winning case studies

Congratulations to Véronique Boulocher-Passet for another successful AFM/CCMP Case Writing Competition. Véronique Boulocher-Passet is a Marketing lecturer on our MBA and Masters courses. In 2016, Véronique’s case study “Wikicells” was awarded Best Educational Case Study by the Association Française de Marketing (AFM) and Centrale des Cases et Medias Pedagogiques (CCMP). Following on from last year’s…

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Campaigns can cut drunken advances

Research by the University of Brighton has shown than publicity campaigns can help combat alcohol-fueled sexual contact. Dr Matthew Wood, our lectures on our Social Marketing PGCert, teamed up with Professor Paurav Shukla from Essex Business School to evaluate a campaign by the alcohol education charity Drinkaware. The charity decided to tackle what is a growing…

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Could computer vaccines start a new approach to preventing cyber-attacks?

  Shutterstock By Paul Levy, University of Brighton There were 638m attempted ransomware cyber-attacks in 2016, according to one report. And with several high-profile attacks already committed this year, the numbers for 2017 may be even higher. Perhaps it’s time then for a new approach to tackling cyber-attacks, one that focuses not on defending against…

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Brighton’s top in UK for entrepreneurship thanks to our MBAs!

The office broking service Instant Offices analysed data from Companies House for its survey and compared it against population estimates and business growth to determine which UK cities are the most entrepreneurial. Placing Brighton and Hove first, it said: “Brighton has clinched top spot, with its strong creative industry. There’s definitely something in the air and the…

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Big Data for Small Businesses: Data Strategies to Measure Your Business

Jack Cook, a final year Business Management with Economics BSc(Hons) student, took our optional Digital Marketing module. As part of students’ coursework for the module, they are required to write a blog, investigating the use of social media and the internet. Jack’s recent blog post “Big Data for Small Businesses: Data Strategies to Measure Your Business”…

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Josselyn Jara: tips for SMEs on improving your website

Josselyn Jara is a Business BSc(Hons) student, taking our optional Digital Marketing module in her final year. I wanted to share her blog post, which forms part of her coursework, on how SMEs can improve their websites. The Internet has transformed business marketing to promote via a website, blogs, email, and social media (Marketing Donut,…

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