School of Business and Law

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SBL EDI Business Challenge team

Brighton students win round one of the Microsoft EDI Business Challenge

A group of students from the University of Brighton’s School of Business and Law won round one of Microsoft’s EDI Business Challenge, a national competition where teams have to work together to develop solutions to a real world business challenge. This is the first time the University of Brighton has participated in the competition, which…

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Inclusive Practice Ambassadors within the School of Business and Law

Meet our Inclusive Practice Ambassadors

Our Inclusive Practice Ambassadors (IPAs) play an essential role in ensuring equality, diversity and inclusivity are incorporated in to the student experience on our courses. Led by the Inclusive Practice Lead for the School of Business and Law – Dr Hasan Gilani, the IPAs have lined-up a set of activities that include (but are not…

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Women in Leadership series

Our Women in Leadership series is an initiative to showcase women leading transformational change. This representation is inspirational and critical to advancing gender equity. Inclusivity This series addresses the identified necessity for visible role models, through guest speakers and training. The Women in Leadership series also strengthens the School of Business and Law’s mission and…

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Module insight: Developing Practical Professional Knowledge

The Developing Practical Professional Knowledge module on our integrated foundation year is all about responsible enterprise. This module supports your professional development by highlighting the practical professional knowledge and understanding needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing world of work. You’ll be exposed to a range of contemporary issues, such as the climate emergency and gender…

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Module insight: Justice and Practice – Community Legal Clinic

The Justice and Practice – Community Legal Clinic module gives you the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the world of a legal practitioner by working in our pro bono legal clinic. This module begins with intensive workshops to build your skills and knowledge of relevant areas of the law. You’ll then apply these skills…

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Module insight: Human Rights and Business

Our Human Rights and Business module (LW516) provides learners with the opportunity to develop a socio-legal awareness of the human rights impact, violations and risks that arise from business conduct. It also develops an understanding of the way in which international human rights law, including the United Nations (UN) guiding principles on business and human…

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Module insight: Cultural Insights for International Business

Our Cultural Insights for International Business module gives you the opportunity to expand a stand-alone medium sized company/organisation in the UK, from different business sectors, internationally. You’ll propose the feasibility of strategically expanding to another country – the company could be public, private or not-for-profit. You’ll dive in to the company’s published accounts and internal…

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Module insight: International Business Project

Our International Business Project module develops necessary skills in international business. You’ll use project software and information technology, as well as project management skills, to create an international communications/promotional plan. You’ll develop an understanding of culture, market dynamics, financial structures, human resources, and how to reach potential international customers. This module is underpinned by quantitative…

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Module insight: Marketing Principles

Our core marketing module – Marketing Principles – is delivered across a range of level four courses in the first semester. The module provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of the roles and functions of marketing. Your knowledge is tested by a range of assessment methods including a multiple-choice question exam paper and…

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Module insight: International Law and Socio-Economic Development

Our International Law and Socio-Economic Development module (DB662) is delivered across a number of courses. The module allows leaners to consider the relationship between international law and development, and how the interplay shapes the practice of each. By examining the expansion of international regulation of economic activity in multilateral institutions, learners consider the effectiveness of…

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