Latest Business School Newsletter is here!

The latest edition of our School newsletter has finally arrived! Enjoy the stories about our students, alumni, staff and the school and so much more for the best insight into what’s on in BBS. Here’s a sneak preview of some of our stories.

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2nd International Conference on Islamic Marketing and Branding

We look forward to the 2nd International Conference on Islamic Marketing and Branding organised by the faculty of Business and Accountancy from University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur and Brunel Business School, Brunel University, London.

Korea – UK Exchange Programme

Four Brunel Business School students Merisa Bishwakarma, Abubakr Chaudhry, Sara Kahsay and Claire Munday have been taking part in the Korea Aerospace University’s (KAU) foreign summer exchange programme from 5th June to 20th July this year.

Empowering public sector communities in Europe by live video-to-video

Headed by Prof Zahir Irani, the research team from Brunel Business School are participating in LiveCity – a technology integration trial which offers advanced services to over 3000 users in five European cities.

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Branding students learn real-life agency – client relationship

In May, MSc Applied Corporate Brand Management students embarked on a company visit to Telefonica Europe head office as part of their study. The visit was led by Professor T C Melewar and organised by the Business Life programme.

Students learn high flying strategy in British Airways HQ

A group of MBA students recently visited the British Airways global headquarters. The aim of the visit was to gain a detailed insight into the history and the future challenges facing this leading player in the aviation industry.

Jaguar and MINI: automobile industry from a management perspective

To bring the tools and techniques of supply chain and logistics management to life, students on the MSc Global Supply Chain Management embarked on a visit to the MINI production plant in Cowley, Oxford. 

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International Work Placements are a hit in BBS

The Placement and Careers Centre (PCC) team of Brunel University offers students the opportunity to gain work experience by way of 1-year placements, and more frequently students take up these placements abroad.

Best Placement Student Award

Best Placement Student Award was won by Siobhan Feeney, a Business and Management Undergraduate who did her placement in SAP.

Graduation Ceremony 2012

The graduating class of 2012 enjoyed magnificent weather and celebrations during an exceptional week in Brunel University including the exhilarating spectacle of the Olympic Torch Relay.

Red Carpet event for students

The BBS Academic Programmes Office organized an exciting red carpet event for our final year undergraduate and postgraduate students as they celebrated the submission of their final year dissertations.

The art of Alumni Networking at the Saatchi Gallery, London

The School hosted the annual Alumni Reunion in March 2012 at the beautiful restaurant of the Saatchi Gallery in Central London. This is another of such events held in London, following last year’s successful event in the Albermarle Gallery.

Prof Jarvis chairs Chartered Banker Professional Standard Board’s Advisory Panel

Professor of Accounting, Robin Jarvis from Brunel Business School, has recently been appointed to chair the Advisory Panel of the Chartered Banker Professional Standard Board (CB:PSB).

Dr Yen explores the notion of “guanxi” in new book

Dr Dorothy Yen published a chapter in the book “Exploring Western and Chinese Business Relationship Paradigms”. It provides a comparative overview relating to the Western literature on business relationships and the Chinese notion of “guanxi” – translated as ‘relationships’ and ‘connections’ in English. 

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