NBS networking: workplace wellbeing

With the summer getting underway we wrapped up the academic year with a sell-out business breakfast covering workplace wellbeing on Thursday 4th July. Olga Tregaskis, professor in international HR management at NBS opened the event after a lively networking breakfast, welcoming 48 attendees. Olga continued to discuss ‘Transformative Change: the importance of ‘soft’ skills’, where…

Settling in to the MBA, Rosna Gopalkrishnan

I come from Mumbai, India and have over 3 years of experience as a Business Intelligence and Analytics Consultant with a reputable software company in India. I have been responsible for creating Data models, analytics and reporting, working mainly with financial models for a major airline client. This is when I realised how an MBA…

Enterprise students host the 2019 Norwich Health Hackathon

The Enterprise Centre is a creative place where many business entrepreneurship competitions, training sessions and presentations take place. On 11th May, our 2019 Norwich Health Hackathon took place in this beautiful building. On the day of the event over 25 guests, including competitors received a warm welcome. Dr Dimitrios Dousios (the cohort’s course leader) gave a speech and…

Graduates of Global Distinction Part 16: Daniel Rennison, Associate Director, UBS

The Graduates of Global Distinction case study series have been running since 2016 and showcase Norwich Business School’s (NBS) aspirational alumni who excel in all sectors and in all locations. They serve to celebrate the success of Norwich Business School and to inspire current and future students to achieve their full potential. Our 16th Graduate…

NBS Students Reach UBC Worldwide Grand Final

My name is James Rhodes and I am a 2nd Year Business Management Student. This article has been written to reflect on the great honour myself and my team have had in representing Norwich Business School in the Universities Business Challenge, one of the world’s leading employability and enterprise skills based competitions. Comprising of 3…

The Adnams Employability Prize 2019

Norwich Business School (NBS) students showcased their marketing skills for the fifth annual Adnams Employability Prize. Yesterday’s event marked the fifth anniversary of the Adnams Employability Prize at NBS with the students being tasked with producing a poster and 30 second TV advert for their chosen Norwich brands. Eight teams were selected as finalists and…

NBS Networking: Financial Industry Group

The Norwich Financial Industry Group (fig) is a partnership of leading firms, local government and higher education institutions, including UEA. Each year, NBS hosts a networking breakfast for fig members to come together to share new ideas and industry developments. On Tuesday 30 April, Prof Raphael Markellos welcomed over 60 attendees to the School, following…

Marketing Club: Social Enterprise

As 2019 began to pick up speed, the University of East Anglia partnered with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and kicked off the year with the latest marketing club event. As much of the events have focused on influencers and gaming, this time round expected to be different with the focus of entrepreneurialism and marketing…

Meet the brand leaders 2018-19

The MSc in Brand Leadership at the University of East Anglia is now in its tenth year. It’s the only programme of its kind in the world. It combines the rigour of strategic thinking with creativity in branding and individual mentorship to help students with their personal and professional development. We equip them with tools…

Alan Boswell Group Employability Prize 2019

In 2017 Sally Piff and Robert Jenkins, both NBS lecturers in the Quantitative Methods module wanted to provide students the opportunity to apply academic knowledge gained at their time studying at UEA to a real work experience. This effort and commitment enabled the Norwich Business School to collaborate with Alan Boswell Group, an organisation that…

Accounting Students: ICAEW Business Game & Grant Thornton Visit

ICAEW Business Game Wednesday afternoon 27th February, found six teams of accounting students (several sacrificing sports fixtures) competing to win the ICAEW Business Game, hosted by Daisy Culver (ICAEW). The challenge involved analysing the business strategy and finances of Vivami Ltd, a fictitious TV production company. Having been provided with a large amount of data…