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…

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…

Value Chain Analysis in Practice at Lotus by Yating Zhang

  My name is Yating Zhang, and I am a student of UEA studying MSc Operations and Logistics Management. During the first two semesters of study, we have a gained a good grasp of supply chain knowledge and during semester 2, we gained an extremely important opportunity. On Thursday 27th April, I had a chance…

Retail Marketing Top-Tips for Master’s Students at Jarrold

On Friday 3rd March, I had the chance to attend the field trip to Jarrold – a long-standing Norwich-based independent department store – as a part of practical content for the module Retail Marketing and Management. The trip was organized by module organiser – Ms Ratula Chakraborty – with the aim to help students gain…

Anna Shokolenko- A Year in the Life of a Brand Leader

I  know everybody keeps saying “time flies”, but it really does. A year at MSc Brand Leadership went so quickly, yet it was truly the most amazing experience: it gave me so much confidence in who I am, a set of valuable skills, useful connections and great friends – all you need to make a…

NBS Team ‘Room Halo’ at Sync The City 2016

On 18th and 19th November, I was lucky enough to attend the Sync the City event organised by tech and business start-up community SyncNorwich and UEA, which has been run for the third time at the King’s Centre in Norwich. It’s more than a hackathon – it’s a real opportunity to test, design and build a…

Advancing Knowledge in Business

Like that other great should-I-shouldn’t-I summer thought (ice-cream) Masters degrees come in different flavours. Some are designed to allow students to ‘swap’ subject; for example a history graduate would like a career in marketing, and therefore a Masters in marketing is the perfect gateway.   Others are designed to allow you to specialise, say our MSc…