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Inspiring journeys to work

Pictured of Dr Clifford Conway, Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade
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Lecturer encourages Sussex business exports

Dr Clifford Conway on behalf of University of Brighton’s Business School attended the Sussex International Trade Forum (SITF) with some of his fellow committee members Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker, Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade. The role of the SITF committee is to plan and run events…

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A student perspective: MSc Management International Study Visit

“I completed my previous studies in Thailand, so when I came to Brighton University for the MSc Management course, I was excited by the opportunity to join the one-week international study visit to France.  I must say I had a really great time visiting Strasbourg with my supportive professors and classmates. “I discovered that Strasbourg…

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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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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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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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How to improve the buying experience for your customers?

  A bad buying experience can cost your organisation in a big way! We’ve all had the experience of trying to buy a product but abandoning the purchase out of frustration! I don’t have a figure for the UK, but in the US, poor customer experiences result in an estimated $80 billion loss by US…

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The Univiersity's Huxley Building

Developing leaders and leadership development with the DLCC

The 9th annual Developing Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC) takes place on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 July 2017. In keeping with the Business School’s track record of successfully hosting national and international conferences, this year we will be hosting the annual DLCC conference.  This well-established conference benefits from a unique focus upon developing leaders and…

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Making the grade: top tips from lecturers on exam revision

Our Student Support Guidance Tutor team have spoken to several lecturers to get their top tips on how to revise for your exams.   Revision/Exam Preparation  After each session, ask at least one question about the material you’ve covered and answer at least one question (this is best done in pairs or groups)”. Maths lecturer,…

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Managing stress at exam time: Top student tips

We spoke to our students to compile the top six things to do to overcome stress during exam time. 1. Connect with others and talk about it! It’s Ok to talk! Tell someone if you’re struggling. Don’t let it build up. Never forget to call home. A problem shared is a problem halved – remember…

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