NBS Alumni share their experiences with our Third Year Students

On the 20th April 2016, former NBS students who took the 3rd year Entrepreneurship & Small Business (6010Y) module took time out of their busy careers to visit Norwich Business School to share their experiences with our current 6010Y students. They included Megan Rich, Sam Deane, Jennifer Aqwunobi and Nick Yeandle. Each gave a short…

NatWest Employability Prize 2016

For the third year running NatWest Business Banking has sponsored an employability prize for our third year module, Entrepreneurship & Small Business (6010Y).  Module organiser, Graham Manville, also Director of Employability for NBS links it to a piece of group assessment which requires students to develop a compelling business plan for a venture which could…

The Ziggurat Challenge -By Dr Pat Barrow

Every year, UEA staff and students join forces to compete in the Ziggurat Challenge, where UEA schools and departments compete in a range of 24 sporting activities, ranging from Ten Pin Bowling and Athletics to Climbing. It seems entirely appropriate in the season where Leicester City have risen from no-hopers to potential champions, that the…

PWC Employability Prize 2016

This month, our talented students took part in the PWC Employability Prize 2016. The day consisted of student poster presentations followed by a prize giving presentation, talk from PWC Norwich, a networking and Q&A session. Congratulations to our winners Kieran Earley, Laura Oxley and Yuet Lee (Monica) who all won prizes. PWC Employability Prize 2016 – By Kieran…

NBS Health Hackathon – By Courtney Petry

With many thanks to Courtney Petry, MSc Enterprise and Business Creation Student for contributing to the NBS Blog. 6:30 am, the time I started walking to Centrum to prepare for Norwich’s first health hackathon. During the 30-minute early-morning jaunt, I reflected back on the last 8 weeks of the highs and lows of planning and implementing…

A Night in Vegas – NBS Annual Ball 2016

NBS Annual Ball ‘A Night in Vegas’ – Hosted by UEA Business Society By Lucy Gorringe, Year 2 Management Student Students and staff of NBS all came together with their partners and friends for a night of celebration, at the sixth year running of the NBS ball. This year the ball was held at Sprowston…

NBS Graduate Trainee Management Scheme – Now Recruiting Full-Time Graduates

GTMS Graduate, Andrew Brown from Banham Zoo speaking to our final year students.  By Dr Graham Manville Last week, Norwich Business School (NBS) launched the Graduate Trainee Management Scheme (GTMS) in the UEA Enterprise Centre. It was attended by more than 20 NBS students and the speakers included, Dr Graham Manville, Director of Employability, Andrew…

MSc Brand Leadership – Branding Masterclass with Nick Parker – By Alina Veselaya

With many thanks to Alina Veselaya, MSc Brand Leadership Student, for contributing to the NBS Blog. ——————————————- Once upon a time (actually, on the 29th of February), on the MSc Brand Leadership course, Nick Parker, writer, language strategist and simplifier of things, gave us a master class about storytelling, particularly in branding. As we’ve already…

Undergraduate Consultancy Trip to Hethel Engineering Centre

  Our Final year students recently visited Hethel Engineering Centre as part of their consultancy module with module leader Julian Campbell. Trisha Dhaliah, a final year Marketing and Management student has written about the trip and her experiences. Many thanks to Trisha for writing for the NBS blog. As part of our Consultancy project, Julian, our…

MBA Management Consultancy Projects – By Lynn Shen (MBA Student 2015)

Time flies, my MBA program was finished last month and most of my cohorts returned to their sweet homes including myself. It seemed like a dream in this academic year. Imaginably, it was a powerful group with 26 diverse backgrounds, expertise and calibres, plus helpful module organizers and NBS administrators. All of these motivated and inspired me…

NBS Employability Prize 2016

   The Employability Prize has once again, been a tremendous success, witnessing a much larger number of enthusiastic business-centric students.  Some thirty 3rd year undergraduates and students of the Innovation Management and Creativity module participated in the competition.  Due to the plethora of high-calibre submissions, the judging panel decided to extend the number of finalists…