Latest Business School Experiences

As a business student, you'll have the chance to take part in events, seminars, and other activities which will enhance your university experience. As an active and engaged faculty, we strive to put on these events as often as possible. 

These experiences can range from workshops designed to bolster your CV, to networking events that allow you to make contacts across several industries. We even hold week long events like our long standing Employability Challenge Week.

Check below to see the latest events, workshops, and activities the Birmingham City Business School have put on to help improve your experience with us.


Business graduate starts innovative new UK business

A business graduate has started an innovative new business for lending and borrowing unwanted items.

Matt Dredger, a former BA Business student, swapped his career in the corporate world to set up BorroClub, a website which enables people to share and lend household items, whether it be a tool for a one-off job, an introduction to an instrument or to free up storage space.

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Expert releases a handbook on entrepreneurial finance

A lecturer from Birmingham City University has helped publish a handbook on entrepreneurial finance, providing cutting-edge theories to both established researchers and students.

Javed Hussain, Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, has worked alongside Jonathan M. Scott, from Teesside University, to publish the handbook, which provides an analysis of the interaction between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs and global financial institutions.

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University Professor authors new book on brand leadership

Cover of Effective Brand Leadership - Be Different. Stay Different. Or Perish!

Professor Chris Edger has co-authored a new book, ‘Effective Brand Leadership - Be Different. Stay Different. Or Perish!’, which looks at the challenges facing brands in the fast growing, highly competitive food service industry.

The book features 24 case studies, as well as insights from the founders and leaders of emergent and mature brands such as Cabana, Burger & Lobster, Byron, Giraffe, Pizza Hut, TGI Friday’s, Miller & Carter, Domino’s Pizza and Toby Carveries.

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