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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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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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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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Annual International Study Visit to Strasbourg

Ghaith Arabi Durkawi is a full-time MBA student from Syria, he talked to us about a recent International Study visit to Strasbourg that our MBA and Management MSc students took as part of their course.  “My study trip to Strasbourg was an experience that will accompany me for a long time. We attended a preparation course…

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Innovation Management Training for Red Cross Innovation Pioneers

CENTRIM – the Centre for Research in Innovation Management – has been asked by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent to help with the training of their Innovation pioneers in the concepts and practice of innovation management. To that end, Professor Howard Rush flew to Madrid to work with twenty-five of…

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Involvement with professional bodies

Our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). These accreditations give students membership. exemptions from examinations from these institutes and access to their online resources, networking opportunities and student conferences – such as the recent CILT Student Conference…

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Student on phone next to a Jaguar car

Industrial visits in the Spring Term

Jaguar, Birmingham Every year Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc students visit the Jaguar factory in Birmingham. Pictures inside the factory aren’t allowed, but you can see the journey and some of the fast food eaten on the way! The visit gives some insights into the complexity of automotive logistics and lean manufacturing in practice….

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2017

The annual OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity for our finance students to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students…

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The Annual Law Careers Question Time: 28/02/16 @ 17:30

Don’t miss this year’s BBS Law Careers Question Time! Similar to BBC’s Question Time, each year we hold an event for all Law students, providing them with the opportunity to question Barristers, Solicitors, Judges and other professionals who work within a law-related career. Panel members will answer a range of questions from the audience. This is…

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