GTMS- Helping Businesses Secure Talented Business Graduates

The Graduate Trainee Management Scheme (GTMS) is a recruitment programme exclusive to Norwich Business School. Run in collaboration with local organisations across the East of England, it’s designed to connect employers with talented graduates. On 2 November, representatives from around Norfolk were welcomed to NBS for a business breakfast designed to give an insight into…

The UEA Award and #TBM – By Isaac Law

Do you normally do throwbacks on Thursdays on your social media accounts? To be honest, as long as it’s a throwback, it doesn’t really matter when they’re posted! For me, I have another # instead of #TBT… It’s the #TBM. Yeah! No typos! It stands for Throw Back March.  So what’s so special for me…

MBA Case Study – Sabine Shayrak

Why did you join the UEA MBA programme?  I joined the UEA MBA programme because it was the only University that starts in January and has an optional module stream in Brand Leadership. Were there any specific programme attributes or life/career influences? Yes. I wanted to pursue a career in business (Marketing and Entrepreneurship). This…

Management Consultancy Insights Book Launch

Last week NBS held an event at the Thomas Paine Study Centre to celebrate the launch of an edited book called “Management Consultancy Insights and Real Consultancy Projects” (enter FLR40 at the Routledge checkout to gain a 20% discount). The editorial team included Lead Editor, Dr Graham Manville (Director of Employability and Innovation) and Julian…

CIM/NBS Marketing Club – Social Media for Brands: What should I be doing?

Social media was the focus in the fourth of our series of CIM/NBS marketing club events, which brings together industry professionals and marketing students from Norwich Business School. We learnt how to take our social media marketing to the next level in a workshop run by Ashley Spooner, Managing Director of Knife Box Digital Ltd,…

MBA Case Study – Shraya Shrestha

Why did you join the UEA MBA programme?  I joined UEA for my MBA degree because it is ranked within Top 20 UK universities which had an AMBA accreditation with reasonable Tuition Fee Structure. Were there any specific programme attributes or life/career influences? Being from a Marketing and Brand Management background, the elective stream of…

Norfolk Network Executive MBA Scholar – Mark Merrywest

Mark Merrywest is a current Executive MBA student at Norwich Business School, and is also the recipient of the 2016 Norfolk Network scholarship    The email came through last week… could you just write something about your MBA experience, now you are back from your consultancy project in Prague and everything. You have a few days, so it should…

NBS Students Find Global Recognition with Start-Up App ‘Grabbit’

From the 18-20th of September, the Grabbit team and myself had the opportunity to present at the Techcrunch Disrupt in San Francisco. We are a group of friends, who come from the North of Italy, and after having moved around the world for academic and business purposes, we came together less than a year ago…

My Maternity Leave MBA – by Clare Dyble

Having completed a Post Graduate Diploma with the Open University in 2006, I had always intended to continue my studies to earn an MBA. However, life got in the way, my employer had funded my post graduate qualification and having moved from a large employer to a start-up company, there was no funding available to…

Q&A with MBA Alumni – Beyazit ‘Z’ Guzelyagdoken

Here at Norwich Business School, we love hearing how our alumni are getting on since leaving us. We were pleased to recently catch up with class of 2014 alumni ‘Z’ to see what impact his MBA from Norwich Business School has had on his life since. Hi Z, why did you join the UEA MBA programme?…

NBS Employability Week 2016

Back in November 2016. Norwich Business School once again hosted its annual Employability Week in conjunction with CareerCentral. Every year, in the autumn semester NBS suspends all teaching in order to offer all its students a full timetable of events focused on gaining insight and preparing them for seeking employment after graduation. Our 2016 edition…