Industry 4.0 in a Post-Covid World: A UEA Deakin University Collaborative Event

The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0 is one of the hottest topics in industry and education around now. Industry 4.0 technologies have arisen from a new era of fast-paced digital advancements and includes the gathering and analysing of data, enabling faster, more efficient processes to produce higher-quality goods at reduced operating costs. Computers are…

MSc Business Management student describes life at UEA

Hi! My name is Charles Segens and I am a full-time MSc student at the Norwich Business School (NBS), University of East Anglia (UEA).  Having completed my undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences at the UEA, I decided to push myself further and undertake an MSc in Business Management. Its an area I am interested in,…

Job hunting in a COVID world?

Introduction With Employability Week commencing next week, 2-6 November 2020, we wanted to share this wonderful, empathetic post by UEA alumna, Isabella Luba; Issy will also be talking to Norwich Business School students about working in marketing and PR on Wednesday, 3 November, as part of the event. We are here to support students and…

In Klopp we Trust: The Servant Leader for a Team, a City and a Sport

By Dr Graham Manville This blog follows on from my February 2020 blog and continues the leitmotif of sport as a metaphor for business management and the theme of this blog relates to the leadership style of the Liverpool Football Club Manager, Jurgen Klopp. There are many leadership styles discussed in business literature with two…

Graduates of Global Distinction Part 21: Toyosi Oni

Toyosi OniAssociate — Frontier / SSA Equity Research, Renaissance Capital Our latest Graduate of Global of Distinction is Toyosi Oni, a very special woman with a prodigious talent and leadership capabilities beyond her years. I first met Toyosi in October 2014 when I mentored her two teams that she led in the Universities Business Challenge…

CII teams up with UEA

The University of East Anglia is the latest higher education provider to team up with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to help students to kickstart a career in the insurance and personal finance profession. From September 2020 onwards, the Norwich Business School’s undergraduate and postgraduate students in finance will only have to pay an academic…

Top Tips for Interview Success

As graduates of Norwich Business School now turn their attention to job applications and interviews in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought we would offer guidance to those graduates and alumni now job hunting within this often more challenging market. If you are wondering how to navigate the challenges of graduate job seeking,…

MBA Alumni – Michelle (Heiu Tung) Fung

My name is Michelle, and I studied the MBA at Norwich Business School in the class of 2018. Before my studies I was a Human Resources Supervisor in MUFG (Hong Kong branch). After graduation I worked with KL Technologies, but I now work at Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives. I decided to join the UEA MBA programme…

Strategic Visual Performance Management Research in Hybrid Organisations

Hybrid Organisations are exciting companies to work for as they balance a strong mission with a strong balance sheet. They come in a number of forms including: Housing Associations, Social Enterprises; Arm’s Length Management Organisations (ALMOs) which are commercial entities that manage activities and are wholly owned by the local authority. There are other entities such as…

The Graduate Job Programme

Many of our students find that when they come to study at the University of East Anglia, they enjoy their student experience and extracurricular life so much that they wish to remain in the region. It is no surprise to us as Norwich is a hidden gem and year in year out it is voted…

Pursuing an MSc with Norwich Business School

The summer is a time for undergraduates to celebrate the end of their final assessments, a time for reflection and celebration and a well-earnt rest, but as the dust settles thoughts naturally move to a graduate’s next steps. Pursuing an MSc is considered necessary for career-advancement but what other things should be considered?  Specialise and…