Competing in the CISI Educational Trust Awards 2021

Thanks to the NBS, I was successfully interviewed by world renown financiers and won two professional awards. Less than two years ago, Pr. Yifan Chen established the partnership with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), a leading global professional body for financial services practitioners. Since then, UEA students have been able to benefit…

CIM/UEA Marketing Club, 25/02/2021 — Every Brand Needs a Point

The second webinar of this academic year hosted by CIM Greater London took place on the 25th of February 2021. The webinar started with Phil Preston, the CIM Volunteer Partnership Manager, briefly introducing the CIM Marketing Club, Graduate Gateway programme, and encouraging students to sign up for the newsletter designed to support their studies and…

Going Digital in a Post Covid World: As customers change the way they buy, businesses should change the way they do business

Carola Valente, UEA alumna (BSc Business Management, 2016) and Strategic Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners Dr Graham Manville, Associate Professor, Zayed University, UAE & Visiting Scholar at University of East Anglia The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the subsequent lockdowns and the compulsory use of protective masks, have significantly impacted the way in which customers conduct their…

Graduates of Global Distinction Part 14: Pete Waterman, Chartered Accountant, Deloitte

Since 2016, Norwich Business School has showcased more than a dozen inspirational alumni from across our degree programmes that have excelled in various career disciplines. No. 14 is Pete Waterman who graduated in 2015 from BSc Accounting and Finance, joined Grant Thornton Norwich and now works for Deloitte in London. In 2019, Pete became a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered…

Joining the Executive MBA was daunting, but I quickly hit my stride.

You already know the benefits that come from studying an MBA. But committing to study alongside work and other commitments is a big step, and many students worry that their academic skills will be out-of-date. Here at UEA we fully understand the pressures that studying can bring, which is why we’re committed to making sure…

NBS MBA Internship – Gunjan Talwar

How did you hear about the internship programme at UEA? Through Career Central, during the interview process, I was informed about that hiring would be through UE Internship Programme. At that point, I had limited knowledge about UEA Internship Programme and I booked an appoint with the Career Hub to gather more information about it….

Brand Leaders ‘Brand-me’ Day

Why do we need a personal Brand? At the beginning of February, we, brand leaders, had an extremely inspiring ‘Brand-me’ day with Robert Jones and two guest speakers — Rose Bentley and Samantha O’Dowd. We started with the question—why does personal branding matter? In recent years, people have become more aware of the power of…

From Big Idea to Big Strategy

A good brand strategy is an investment case Everyone’s talking about brand strategy at the moment. It’s coming up a lot in the Brand Leadership course I teach – we explored it from many angles last term. And it’s coming up in my new life as an independent brand consultant. My old colleague Morgan Holt, now at Landor…

Brand Leaders meet Venture Three and Rufus Leonard

A few weeks ago, we had two lovely virtual visits at Venture Three and Rufus Leonard. They are both successful branding agencies based in London. Venture Three aims to “Create Change People Value”, which is a quite excellent idea for me. They are experts in brand strategy, design and experience. At the same time, Rufus…

Going Digital in a Post Covid World: As customers change the way they buy, businesses should change the way they do business

Carola Valente, UEA alumna (BSc Business Management, 2016) and Strategic Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners Dr Graham Manville, Associate Professor, Zayed University, UAE & Visiting Scholar at University of East Anglia The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the subsequent lockdowns and the compulsory use of protective masks, have significantly impacted the way in which customers conduct their…

UEA Business Society: Review of Semester 1

As with everything this year, the pandemic has caused us to constantly change our plans for this semester resulting in all events being delivered online. Unfortunately, we have not been able to offer events such as; the classic Business Bar Crawls, the Finance and Marketing trip to London and our UEA Apprentice competition.  We remain…

MBA Alumni — Darren Elsom

Update on the MBA and Apprenticeship Levy The Apprenticeship Levy was launched by the Government in April 2017. Any employer with a payroll of over £3 million each year pays 0.5% this into a Levy Fund, with the Government applying a 5% top-up to this digital account. This money can be used to pay the…