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Free Access for Students to Brandwatch Analytics

Entrepreneurs, marketers and sales teams all need to understand how today’s digitally empowered consumers reach and interact with their brands, and their competitors. Ben Hackett from Brandwatch recently led a guest lecture to students on how to understand online conversation and data can inform marketing decisions. Insights powered by social media Brandwatch specialise in providing insight…

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Law with Criminology lecturer provides evidence in armed policing enquiry

Professor Peter Squires, who teaches criminology modules on our Law with Criminology degree, was asked to provide evidence and advice to a Ministry of Justice Enquiry panel from Norway.

Insight From This Year’s Client Interviewing Final

Our annual 2016/17 Client Interviewing Competition, sponsored by Gerard Maye Solicitors, was another great success! Following last year’s success where our Law undergraduate students, Chloe Chatton and Fi Richardson, came third in the world – this year’s regional winners will now move on to compete in the national competition – this year held in Kent. Well done…

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Engaging with local government transformation

As part of Brighton Business School’s engagement work, Steve Reeve (CIMER) and Mark Hughes (CROME), visited the Local Government Staff Commission (LGSC) Northern Ireland in December.  They attended the LGSC’s conference themed around ‘Transformation – The Future Agenda’.  The terms of reference for the LGSC over the past forty years have been to exercise: ‘general…

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MSc Management Students presenting at Dragon's Den

Dragon’s Den: Advising local businesses and developing pitching skills

Each year Masters students have the opportunity to take part in Dragon’s Den-style competitions. Last night eight teams from Brighton Business School recently competed in a Dragons’ Den-style competition, pitching ideas to local business men and women. Students are given case studies and local organisations to work with to develop proposals for expansion into new…

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Institute of Directors Membership event

On 22 November, we hosted the Institute of Directors (IoD) membership launch event for over 200 of our students, supported by a number of student ambassadors. “Attending Brighton Business School events as a volunteer gives me great opportunities to increase my professional network by meeting business experts.” Each year we offer to pay for a year’s IoD membership for MBA…

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Dominic Taylor on developing confidence

Dominic Taylor graduated from the University of Brighton in 2013 with a BA Honours Business Management with Marketing. Dominic continued studying at Brighton to complete his MSc in Marketing.

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Creating a true profession – networking with our accrediting bodies

On Thursday 17 November, the school welcomed ten of our accrediting bodies to a professional networking event designed to share knowledge and best practice. This event was led by cohost, Chartered Management Institute, and attracted over 100 delegates with a mix of business professionals and Management MSc students.

If the Brexit-addicted government were a small business it wouldn’t last a year

Paul Levy, University of Brighton The march towards Brexit seems relentless. Theresa May urged people to vote to stay in the EU but she knows the political cost of rowing back back from the referendum result at this stage. When a High Court judgement appeared to put a spanner in the works, the prime minister…

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Industrial visits in the Autumn term

As course leader of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc we ensure students have the opportunity to visit industry partners, learning directly from them about their manufacturing, logistics and distribution activities and challenges. I wanted to share with you two trips which we took last Autumn, one to Shepherd Neame and the other to the…

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