School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

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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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Top project management tips from Insight Software

On 18 January, Susan Trapp from Insight Software, shared her extensive experiences of successful project management with students. Susan left students with four top tips on project management: to start with the why plan out the work using a Work Breakdown Structure create a RACI structure and to use a Gantt chart to manage the work.

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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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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Osho Frankland 2016 prizewinner

Recognising graduate talent through business sponsorship

We are immensely proud of our students and aim to recognise and reward those individuals who excel in their studies. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We are privileged to have close relationships with many local and national organisations, who kindly sponsor prizes…

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Polly Jackson: Why should you take a placement year?

Polly Jackson is a first class LLB Law with Business Graduate of 2016 and now a Paralegal at Fox Williams LLB. She kindly agreed to share with us her advice and experiences of taking a placement year while studying law at Brighton Business School. “The first, best and most brutal lesson I learned was how to bounce…

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Matt Boucher: Proud to be a graduate of Brighton Business School

Matt Boucher, who is now a Junior Community Manager in Berlin, graduated from Brighton Business School in 2015 in International Business. “I am proud to be a Brighton Business School graduate because not only has the university given me the perfect preparation to work in my desired industry of creative marketing/social media, but also given…

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Introducing the industrial placement team

It has been even busier than usual over the past two weeks in Brighton Business School’s Industrial Placement office. On top of the many visitors and enquiries the office usually receives, students, staff and alumni have been popping by to see one team member in particular. Virginia Goodwill, Industrial Placements Officer, has worked at Brighton…

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Business Benefits

Relationships between our courses and industry are two way partnerships at the University of Brighton. Our students undertake placements and engage with businesses to gain experience and real world knowledge. In turn, businesses benefit from bringing new talent, outlooks and insights into their workplaces. Many of our courses are developed with industry input so that…

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