We take the opportunity to catch up over cakes and coffee with freshers who joined Brunel Business School recently to see how they feel about their choice of university and what having the chance to attend Business Boot Camp for applicants meant for them.
Brunel Business School (BBS) has been shortlisted in two categories for this year’s Times Higher Education awards:
Students graduating from the MSc Accounting and Business Management in Brunel Business School will now receive credit for the following Professional Stage Papers which form a part of the ICAEW Chartered Accountant qualification:
Brunel Business School had a record academic year with 32 doctoral students graduating. Fascinating themes have been explored in the areas of business and management as doctoral students from all over the world enjoyed the stimulating research environment in the new home of Brunel Business School – Eastern Gateway Building.
The recent annual MBA Alumni Event was a great opportunity for current and past Brunel MBA students to network with each other, their lecturers, and inspirational guest speakers. Take a look for yourself.
Prof Amir Sharif and Prof Raymond Hackney have been invited to participate as judges in the prestigious European Business Awards. Judges are invited to participate in the competition based on their experience, business acumen and expertise and our Professors will contribute their knowledge to judging panels which include different nationalities and are well-versed in the cultural aspects of each of the finalists’ countries.
Journal articles by two Brunel Business School academics have recently been awarded prizes at Emerald Literati Network’s 2013 Awards for Excellence. These awards are given to the best papers published in Emerald journals – each journal’s Editorial Team nominate that title’s single Outstanding Paper and up to three Highly Commended Papers from the previous year (2012).
We interview Professor Raymond Hackney on the latest addition to the Brunel Business School portfolio of innovative postgraduate courses in Business and Management: the MSc Business Intelligence & Social Media. The programme will commence in September 2013 with an additional intake in January 2014.
The Ambassador of the Kazakhstan Embassy, Mr Kairat Abusseitov, with Brunel University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Julia Buckingham participated at an evening reception on 19th June in honour of the Presidential Bolashak Fellowship Scheme, where over 40 students are being developed by the Business School.
Professor Zahir Irani, Head of Brunel Business School delivered a workshop on Business Planning in Khartoum, Sudan on 8 June 2013 to the Chief Executives of Sudanese Banks.
Dr Stephen Jones, a member of Brunel Business School Advisory Board, has been awarded the Society of Information Technology Management (Socitm) award in June 2013 in recognition of the best IT provision out of 650 competitors in the public sector organisations. Socitm is the membership association for all ICT professionals working in Local Authorities and the Public and Third Sectors and suppliers to those sectors, founded in 1986.
We interviewed Abdul-Basit Mohammed, a Brunel Business School student completing his BSc (Hons) International Business degree on his success on LinkedIn. Abdul is currently employed with British Sky Broadcasting Ltd and shares his experience of using LinkedIn as a student to encourage others to follow suit and reap the rewards.
Following the success of the international exchange programme in South Korea last year, Brunel Business School students prepare for another summer in the land of Psy. The study exchange programme is organised by Dr Wafi Al-Karaghouli and Dr Habin Lee with local partner Mr Joon Lee at Korean Aerospace University (KAU).
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Abdelrahman Nada, in the second year of International Business BSc in Brunel Business School, was recently selected from thousands of students across the UK to be in the top 20 nominees for the MTV Student of the Year Award. Congratulations!
Professor Julia Buckingham was accompanied by Professor Zahir Irani, Head of Brunel Business School, on a recent visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain where the Vice-Chancellor signed a deed of variation to a longstanding collaboration between the Brunel Business School and Ahlia University. This visit builds on the relationship that exists between the two Universities in regard to the PhD without Residence programme, where 45 Brunel students are undertaking funded PhD research projects relevant to the Gulf region. A member of the Brunel Business School has also just started a 3 year funded secondment at Ahlia University.
Brunel University announced that it will offer Academic Excellence Scholarships to postgraduate students. The scholarships are more generous than ever before and make studying for a Business and Management degree more accessible for high quality applicants. These scholarships are offered to UK/EU and International students who have a first class degree from a UK university (studied in the UK or abroad).
The UKBA have announced an extension to the Graduate Entrepreneur scheme for 2013, which will allow each Higher Education Institution to endorse up to 10 places on the scheme for MBA graduates, in addition to the 10 places for graduates of any subject. In general, the UKBA expanded the scheme from April 2013 to include an additional 1000 places for talented international MBA graduates
Brunel Business School is proud to announce the accreditation of MSc Human Resources Management and MSc Human Resources and Employment Relations by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
As part of The Brunel MBA programme of company visits, students visited the Jaguar plant earlier this year at its base in Coventry with MBA lecturers Professor Michael Bourlakis and Dr Emel Aktas
As we near the end of the academic year 2012/13 we look back at some of the best achievements of Brunel Business School and our Students. One of the successes we look back on with special fondness certainly belongs to 62-year-old Chris Ogbechie who successfully defended his PhD thesis on “Key Determinants of Effective Board of Directors – Evidence from Nigeria”.
Brunel Business School (BBS) offers great opportunities of UK commercial visits for MSc Management students. Lloyd’s of London had been arranged as one of several commercial visits by BBS Business Life Programme for students this year. As an MSc Management student, I was lucky to join the Lloyd’s visit lead by Dr. Grahame Fallon on 16 April 2013
Professor Zahir Irani, Head of Brunel Business School, has been invited to join Rt Hon. David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, alongside senior representatives from institutions such as Imperial, Open University, and the University of Southampton on an upcoming visit of Qatar and UAE.
An opportunity to drop-in from 2pm to 4pm and ask us any questions you have about studying at Brunel Business School. Our Drop-in Wednesdays @ BBS are for everyone interested in studying with us.