Brighton Business School

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Debbie Wright

Bright ideas can net cash rewards

A new baby changing bag, a global penfriend scheme and turning plastic waste into new consumer products are just some of the ideas vying for cash prizes. The competition, managed by the University of Brighton’s Enterprise team, within the Careers Service, aims to reward innovation and turn good ideas into reality. The first three winners…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2018

For the second year in a row, Brighton brought the OSTC Trading Challenge cup home. OTSC, a global trading company, have drafted us this article about the competition. Congratulations to Finance and Investment BSc(Hons) student Diego, who was the top trader, winning a week’s work experience at OSTC. Well done to everyone from the University of Brighton…

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Making friends and learning about CSR through the BBS Annual Poster Competition

First-year students recently took part in our annual BBS Poster Competition. The aim of the competition is to get students working together to create a presentation and poster on a theme within their first-semester topic, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Our 2017 poster competition invited submissions from all students from business management and marketing courses, with…

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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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Brighton brings home the OSTC Trading Challenge cup

  Brighton’s Trading Team’s Performance in the OSTC Trading Challenge The OSTC Trading Competition is an annual trading competition between the traders of the University of Brighton and Sussex University, which is hosted by OSTC, an international proprietary trading company. Students who participated received an introduction lecture before the trading began. This involved the Managing Director…

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Brighton students in University Business Challenge semi-final

The University Business Challenge (UBC) is a country-wide competition where teams are tested on their understanding of business operations, making interactive decisions for a company in an attempt to be the most profitable team. The competition started back in October, where I and two other course mates formed our group. We decided to take part…

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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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Professor Tim Brady wins literature award for work on project management in work and society

University of Brighton Professor, Tim Brady, has co-authored a prize winning book that is drawing high praise for its insights on how project management-based approaches are permeating different areas of life and transforming work and society. The book, ‘Managing and Working in Project Society – Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations’ has been awarded the prestigious…

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Business Project Showcase

Eight teams from the University of Brighton Business School recently competed for a cash prize in a Dragons’ Den style competition. Our students were shortlisted from 77 teams and given the opportunity to present their ideas for a new mobile app as part of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car sponsored Business Project Showcase. Teams worked hard for…

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Law with Business students finish third in the world at Client Interviewing

Two University of Brighton Students, Chloe Chatton and Fionnuala Richardson, successfully made it to the finals of the International Client Consultation Competition (ICCC) in Ontario, Canada. They were competing against Scotland and New Zealand for first place, with New Zealand just pipping them to the post. Jeanette Ashton, Senior Lecturer in Law at Brighton Business…

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