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Using entrepreneurial skills to change society
Inspired by a passionate interest in global societal issues and a desire to find what he describes as his 'true purpose in life', Nottingham University Business School alumnus Adam De Villiers (BA Hons Management, 2012) quit his job in a financial processing software company to undertake a 3 month charity programme in Ghana. /......more
NUBS student wins two 'Inspiration Awards for Women'
Undergraduate student Libby Kaluna (BSc Hons Management) has scooped not one but two prestigious national 'Inspiration Awards for Women' at a ceremony that also featured household names such as Kate Winslet, Jessica Ennis and Frances de la Tour. /......more
Save luck for the lottery
There’s a saying that it’s better to be lucky than good, but is this true for people in business? /......more
Entrepreneurial students scoop prestigious Green Gown Award
A team of entrepreneurial students from The University of Nottingham, including a strong Business School contingent, has scooped a prestigious Green Gown Award 2015 for their efforts to tackle social and environmental issues. /......more
Industrial Economics alumnus wins Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award
James Morgenstern (BA Hons Industrial Economics 2011), has won Hertfordshire’s Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award in recognition of the incredible success his company Ideal Insight has achieved over the past 12 months. /......more
Dinosaurs are getting younger (and other things I learned as Dean)
Keeping abreast of trends and technologies was one of the toughest challenges I faced, writes Martin Binks, former Dean of Nottingham University Business School. /......more
Spot the “genius”
The currency of the mind is ideas. Our brightest hope for progress lies in their effective generation and evaluation according to Martin Binks, Professor of Entrepreneurial Development at Nottingham University Business School. /......more
The University of Nottingham is a major contributor to the UK economy
The University of Nottingham contributes £1.1bn a year to the UK economy and supports around 18,000 jobs across the country according to a new report. /......more
Continued success in The Economist MBA ranking 2015
In the latest international league table of full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programmes, Nottingham University Business School is ranked among the world’s top 100. /......more
Entrepreneur lectures students at Nottingham University Business School
A Nottingham based property entrepreneur is inspiring the next generation of business undergraduates by volunteering to teach a module on International Business Leadership Management at the University of Nottingham Business School. /......more
It’s a funny old game! What can business learn from football?
Football’s elevation to the status of universal language never ceases to amaze. The beautiful game is nowadays a conversation-starter nonpareil almost anywhere in the world according to Paul Kirkham a researcher in the field of entrepreneurial creativity with Nottingham University Business School. /......more
Executive MBA reunion is a big hit
A recent reunion of Executive MBA alumni hosted by Nottingham University Business School gathered an enthusiastic group of people united by a common bond of friendship and a collective experience that can only be shared by those who have toiled, laughed, cried, and triumphed together during the intense period that is an MBA. /......more
Business School graduate shines in Malaysian business case competition
Finance, Accounting and Management graduate Tom Landers has achieved an impressive result at the Maybank GO Ahead Challenge 2015 in Malaysia. The challenge is an international business case competition designed to challenge intellect, stretch creativity and test endurance. /......more
"Emerging from jungle to a carbon copy of University Park": reflections on Malaysia
NUBS alum David Marsden was among the first students on the BA Management with East Asia Studies at The University of Nottingham. He spent his second year at the Malaysia campus in 2005, the year it opened its doors for the first time. Now working in Human Resources for Lloyds Bank’s Capital Markets business in London, David shares some reflections on his study abroad experience. /......more
Students rate Nottingham University Business School highly
For the third straight year Nottingham University Business School has improved its score in the National Student Survey (NSS), the UK’s most authoritative satisfaction survey for university students. /......more
AMBA awards five year re-accreditation for the Nottingham MBA
The global accreditation organisation the Association of MBAs (AMBA) has confirmed re-accreditation of all Nottingham University Business School's MBA programmes in the UK, Malaysia, and Singapore for a further five years. /......more
Executive MBA teaches people to teach themselves
Just what kind of course is it where you come out after several years of hard slog with more questions than answers? Possibly an Executive MBA course, and Dr John Colley, who directs the programme at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), makes no apology. /......more
Why we chose Nottingham for our digital startup
Impression is a digital marketing agency that has been based in Nottingham since its inception. Managing director of Impression and Business School alumnus, Aaron Dick, explains why he chose Nottingham as the base for his digital start up and the benefits for other entrepreneurs in the city. /......more
Innovative travel solutions provide huge benefits to Indian commuters
Buses packed with state of the art mobile technology, luxury facilities and high end safety features are easing passenger travel and the daily commute to work for thousands of Indians. /......more
MBA Alum recognised for innovative teaching
Nick Barker (MBA Entrepreneurship, 2007) has been recognised by The University of Nottingham for his innovative teaching methods in the Postgraduate Teaching Awards 2015. /......more
Success in 2015 FT Master in Finance ranking
In the latest global ranking of masters in finance courses, Nottingham University Business School ranks among a select group of the world's top 50 business schools for its MSc Finance and Investment. /......more
Strategy briefing – Transient or Turbulent: Does it Really Matter?
In the first in a series of 'Strategy Briefings', Dr John Colley - Director of MBA Programmes at Nottingham University Business School - considers so-called ‘transient’ and ‘turbulent’ industries and the extent and circumstances of financially engineered risk which a business should carry. /......more
The do's and don'ts of workplace friendships
Strong workplace friendships will make you happier and more productive – but remember not to spread yourself too thin says Dr Suzanne Edinger, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Nottingham University Business School. /......more
Budding entrepreneurs design the future
Building on the popularity of last year, the Business School once more participated in the University of Nottingham’s annual community open day May Fest 2015. Now in its sixth highly successful year, May Fest is a free day of exploration, learning and entertainment for the whole family. /......more
Success for Nottingham Executive MBA in the Economist EMBA Ranking 2015

For the second time, Nottingham University Business School has significantly improved its position in the latest international league table of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme rising a massive 19 places to 21st globally (second in the UK) in The Economist’s 2015 Executive MBA ranking. /......more

Staff finally emerge victorious in annual cricket extravaganza
After 14 unsucessful previous attempts and in near antarctic conditions, the Business School staff team finally gained victory in the annual cricket match against the undergraduate students. /......more
Heroes and villains who have shaped today’s financial landscape
A new book written by Business School alumnus Adam Baldwin (Industrial Economics, 2010) delves into the fascinating history of money as an institution, highlighting the fifty most significant figures that, rightly or wrongly, are responsible for the financial landscape we live in today. /......more
Business School student wins Management Undergraduate of the Year
Among tough competition Nathan Craig, Industrial Economics undergraduate at Nottingham University Business School, took home the title of Management Undergraduate of the Year at the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2015. /......more
MBA Personal Development module changed my life
When weighing up the potential benefits of undertaking an MBA, the chances are that most people would point to such lofty aspirations as being taught by leading experts in business management, enhancing career opportunities, building a professional network, developing leadership potential and skills, or even sharing ideas with other like minded individuals. Improving personal health and well-being is unlikely to feature. However, that is exactly what's happened to Executive MBA student Matt Oldfield. /......more
Record-breaking adventurer talks about how Nottingham University Business School inspired him in his life and career
Adrian Hayes (MBA, 1994) is a record-breaking polar explorer, adventurer, keynote speaker, business coach, author, and recipient of The University of Nottingham’s 2014 Alumni Laureate Award for Special Excellence. Adrian talks about his time at Nottingham University Business School and how it inspired him in his life and career. /......more
Malaysia students become Intervarsity Talent Achievers Challenge champions
NUBS Malaysia undergraduate students representing Team Nottingham have emerged champions of the Intervarsity Talent Achievers Challenge (ITAC) 2015. /......more
Alumnus wins outstanding doctoral research award
PhD graduate Dr Peter Marzec has been awarded the 2014 prize for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Operations and Production Management by Emerald and EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) are celebrating excellence in research with the 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Awards. /......more
Asia's most inspiring and visionary entrepreneurs to take part in Ningbo China Campus 'Entrepreneurship Day'
On Saturday March 28th 2015, Nottingham University Business School China will host 'Entrepreneurship Day'. The day will feature some of Asia's most inspiring entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. /......more
Gearing up to tackle dementia
A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham are once again getting on their bikes to raise money for charity. This year, the Nottingham Life Cycle 5 challenge will be in support of dementia research. /......more
Nottingham is number one in the world for sustainability for the third time
The University of Nottingham has been ranked number one in the world for third time in in a list of the most sustainable universities. /......more
Illuminating alumni - Darren Coleman
Dr Darren Coleman (MA Marketing 2006) tells us about his exciting professional career and the inspiration he gained from his time at Nottingham University Business School. /......more
Enterprising graduate helps grow businesses in rural Nicaragua
Armed only with a smattering of Spanish and a burning desire to make a positive impact in a developing country using the skills and knowledge gained from his recent MSc Entrepreneurship degree, Nottingham University Business School alumnus Charles de Bénazé left his native France to help small entrepreneurs in rural Nicaraguan communities. /......more
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