Celebrating Universities Business Challenge Success

I am James Rhodes, a final year Business Management student, and this year I decided to compete once again in the IBM Universities Business Challenge (UBC). UBC is a highly prestigious simulation based competition in the UK that is designed to develop employability skills by using realistic business simulations, allowing commercial and financial skills to…

NBS Health Hackathon

MSc Enterprise and Business Creation student, Marta Perez Rodriguez Malo, speaks on the experience of organising a ‘hackathon’, and how they adjusted the event so it could proceed despite the lockdown. Against all odds, the IV edition of the Health Hackathon was celebrated. When a face to face event was off the table, the students…

LEADING THE WORLD IN BRANDING

LEADING THE WORLD IN BRANDING Robert Jones spent more than 30 years as a brand strategist for brand consultancy Wolff Olins and, in this time, realised there is little professional education in brand development and management, so started providing comprehensive in-house training for new staff to bridge the skills gap.He then realised they could address…

MBA Alumni – Alex Watson

I studied my MBA in 2014, completing it in January 2015. Prior to my MBA I was a Project Manager for a steelwork company based in Norfolk. Currently, I am Head of Project Management at a property investment and development company in Norwich.  I knew that I wanted to undertake a Masters programme from when I…

Graduates of Global Distinction Part 20: Alex Gombera (NBS 2013)

Alex Gombera, ACCAManager, Assurance and AdvisorDeloitte, New Zealand Our Graduates of Global Distinction (GGD) can lead in any location and any sector and #20 Alex Gombera is no exception. Alex joined Norwich Business School in 2010 from Harare, Zimbabwe to study for a BSc in Accounting and Finance and graduated in 2013. While at UEA…

NBS Business Networking Breakfast: Obsessive Connectivity

On 10 March we held the next in our series of breakfasts, with a presentation from our researcher, Brad McKenna, followed by our guest speaker, James Gill of marketing agency, Further. This breakfast was co-hosted by Norwich Business School and Norfolk Network.  In a world of constant digital connectivity, FoMo, or ‘fear of missing out’, is…

Interested in employment after graduation?

All final year Norwich Business School undergraduate students, eligible to work in the UK, are invited to join the Graduate Job Programme (GJP). At the launch event on 2 March, interested students were introduced to the scheme and the reasons to apply. Recruiting organisations this year are Brewin Dolphin, Nielsen Brandbank, Marsh, Alan Boswell, East…

The first CIM/NBS Marketing Club Event of 2020 – Social Selling

Marketing students and professionals came together for a workshop with Simon Badman, a partner and trainer at SocialB for the last 7 years. Simon is a specialist in coaching organisations of all sizes and business models from non-profit to large corporations and he used all his skills to educate and engage with us throughout the…

MBA Alumni – Mark Walsh

Why did you join the UEA MBA programme?  I had recently decided on a career pivot and needed a relevant qualification at the right level to return to my first career in the City of London, as my first career had been in Software development for financial services and the UEA MBA was perfect for…