School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

Guest talk today from co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of SkinNinja

At 1pm today we are welcoming alumni, Charlotte Morris, who will be speaking to our students about how her degree set the foundations for her career. Charlotte graduated from the BA(Hons) Retail Marketing degree programme (Eastbourne Campus) in 2006 and over the last 12 years has held a number of senior marketing roles including Direct…

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MBA students gain insights from founders

As part of our MBA International Strategy module we work with our local business partners to help students understand how successful entrepreneurs approach new market entry challenges. Recently, our Brighton MBA students visited two local companies, PVL and the Learning People. The group had dedicated time with the founders of both companies as well as a venture capital…

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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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Market entry exercise making easy work of buying Christmas presents

As part of their International Strategy module, members of the 2017/18 Brighton Business School MBA cohort were given just three hours to deliver a market entry strategy for Sugru and its amazing mouldable glue product… which is amongst Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions. The students analysed two potential geographical markets and considered a range of…

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Evelin Tamm

Improving students’ employability with Knill James Accountants

As a Business School we believe it’s vital to work closely with organisations to help improve students’ employability. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, sponsored by a number of our business partners, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We met with one of our sponsors from our Excellence Awards event this…

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David Daniell, Commercial Lawyer

Commercial law in a technology company

As part of our continued emphasis on merging the academic and professional worlds, we regularly welcome a number of external guest lecturers. We firmly believe that hearing new voices from outside the university provides students with different points of view, as well as an important introduction to roles which our students are working towards. Recently our…

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Students can now trade on world markets

The new software has been sponsored by OSTC, a world leading proprietary trading company, and was organised by OSTC’s Brighton Office Managing Director Sam Baker, a University of Brighton graduate. Students can now trade in all major asset classes including commodities including cocoa, sugar coffee, and in energies, currencies and interest rates. Sam, who graduated in 2003…

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Tapiwa Moffatt

New partnership with Management Training Specialists

Each year we hold two prize-giving events to recognise the achievements of our students. These events are sponsored by local and national businesses. We caught up with Sean McPheat, Managing Director of one of our most recent sponsors, management training specialists, MTD Training. “MTD Training are absolutely delighted to be starting an on-going relationship with Brighton…

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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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Campaigns can cut drunken advances

Research by the University of Brighton has shown than publicity campaigns can help combat alcohol-fueled sexual contact. Dr Matthew Wood, our lectures on our Social Marketing PGCert, teamed up with Professor Paurav Shukla from Essex Business School to evaluate a campaign by the alcohol education charity Drinkaware. The charity decided to tackle what is a growing…

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