Brighton Business School

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MBA students gain insights from founders

As part of our MBA International Strategy module we work with our local business partners to help students understand how successful entrepreneurs approach new market entry challenges. Recently, our Brighton MBA students visited two local companies, PVL and the Learning People. The group had dedicated time with the founders of both companies as well as a venture capital…

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How to shop smarter this Christmas – tips from our innovation expert

Shutterstock Paul Levy, University of Brighton Record smartphone sales on Black Friday suggest this Christmas is set to be another festival of innovative gadgets for consumers worldwide. Christmas stockings will be overflowing with phones, tablets, laptops, VR headsets, digital assistants, robots, drones and a lot more. But innovation doesn’t just have to be in the…

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Market entry exercise making easy work of buying Christmas presents

As part of their International Strategy module, members of the 2017/18 Brighton Business School MBA cohort were given just three hours to deliver a market entry strategy for Sugru and its amazing mouldable glue product… which is amongst Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions. The students analysed two potential geographical markets and considered a range of…

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Revealed: legal advice for asylum seekers disappearing due to legal aid cuts

A woman at Yarl’s Wood detention centre in 2015. via shutterstock.com Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Ever since changes were introduced in 2013 to the way legal aid works in England and Wales, campaigners, judges and politicians have been telling the government that many people are now unable to access legal advice and representation. In…

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Graduate’s Money Business

The Mayor of Worthing Cllr Alex Harman cut the ribbon on a new foreign exchange shop launched by a University of Brighton graduate. Mohammad Golam Hossain, an international student, said the launch wouldn’t have been possible with support from the university: “I could not start a business in the UK without the university because of…

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David Foster, Module leader

David Foster, fascinated by people, organisations and messy challenges

Our lecturer we’re profiling this week is David Foster. David is the module leader for two of our modules; Creativity in Enterprise and International Strategy. As well as developing our students’ knowledge of academic theory, David uses his own business to bring commercial experience to his teaching – bridging the world of academia with practical application….

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Jenny Knight

Making students laugh and leaving them inspired: Dr Jenny Knight

We know you like hearing about our students and what they’re up to but we thought we’d start introducing you to our lovely lecturers too. We’ll be profiling a member of our teaching staff each week so you can get to know a little more about some of the people who will be inspiring you…

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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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Scholarship opportunity for Marketing students through Circle Research

The B2B market research company, Circle Research, has launched its 2018 scholarship programme. Now in its second year, the Circle Research Scholarship programme is now open for applications until 1 June 2018. The winner of the Circle Research Scholarship will receive a £1,000 contribution to your fees. To be eligible you will: have been offered a…

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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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