2013 News stories

View Business School news stories from 2013.

Dean visits Hong Kong

During last week and this, Professor Robin Mason, the Dean of the Business School is accompanying the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Steve Smith, on visits to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

The Career Mentor Scheme opens for Business

The Career Mentor Scheme has partnered with the Business School to deliver new  mentoring opportunities for postgraduate students in the Business School.

Business School graduate scoops prestigious national award

Selin Yigitbasi who recently graduated in Business and Management with proficiency in French from the University of Exeter Business School has also been awarded the Institute of Directors (IoD) Student of the Year prize.

Devon celebrates two decades of sustainable tourism

This month, pioneers of green tourism in Devon met to celebrate more than two decades of hard work to make their businesses more sustainable.

Business School accredited by prestigious international body

Following a rigorous assessment process, the University of Exeter Business School has joined an elite group of international management educators accredited by EQUIS.

Global rankings hail Exeter’s One Planet MBA

The One Planet MBA, offered exclusively by the University of Exeter Business School, has come third in the world in the Global Green MBA Survey, announced today (September 23).

Exeter alumni convince Dragons they are the next big thing

A business started by University of Exeter Business School graduates Tom Carson and Chris Rea last night convinced the Dragons that Young Ones, their clothing brand, could be the next big thing.

Business School hosts international tax conference

The University of Exeter Business School will be hosting the 22nd Tax Research Network Conference on 3 - 4 September 2013, an event sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Taxation, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.

Business School hosts international economics education conference

The international Developments in Economics Education conference will be hosted at the University of Exeter’s Business School.

Afren pledges further support for the One Planet MBA

The University of Exeter Business School is delighted to announce its continued relationship with Afren Plc.

University of Exeter announces Strategic Partnership with IBM

The University of Exeter today announced that IBM (NYSE: IBM), the world's largest IT and consulting services company, will be one of the first University of Exeter Strategic Corporate Partners.

Exeter MBAs score a great result at the annual Cranfield MBA Regatta

Two teams of current and former MBA students from the Business School came in the top few places at the recent Cranfield MBA Regatta held in the Solent.

Exeter students’ app device wins first place in Microsoft’s global competition

Four University of Exeter students have won the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Innovation Competition which aims to find the best app developing talent worldwide. 

Business School to welcome 19 new faculty

Between now and September 2013, the Business School is delighted to announce that it will be welcoming 19 new academics to Exeter.

Business School Advisory Board member Knighted

Prominent lawyer, Exeter graduate and member of the Business School Advisory Board Anthony Salz has been Knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Business School scholar scoops prize at first ever student awards

The first ever Students’ Guild Awards Ceremony was held in June 2013, created to recognise, celebrate and reward the student groups and individuals who have gone above and beyond the expectations of their fellow peers to help enhance the student experience here at Exeter.

MBA students help to establish a sustainable Cornish seaweed industry

Students studying the One Planet MBA programme are working with the University’s Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) to explore how a Cornish business can become a ‘firm of the future’ – a business inspired by nature.

Female company directors are better judges of longer-term company performance

Groundbreaking research by the University of Exeter Business School reveals that female company directors defy negative gender stereotyping by astutely valuing future company performance.

Local business people invited to exclusive IBM event at University

Caroline Taylor, Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Citizenship with IBM UK & Ireland will be talking to an invited audience at the University of Exeter on Wednesday 12 June 2013 in the Great Hall between 5.15 pm - 8.30 pm.

Exeter students reach world final of international Microsoft competition

A team of students, including Alexander Bochenski a 2nd year Business Economics undergraduate in the Business School, has come first in the national heat of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, an international student technology competition in which students develop their own apps from scratch.

University of Exeter placed amongst world’s best by influential international rankings

League tables published today (Wednesday 8 May 2013) show that the University of Exeter features in the world’s Top 200 institutions in 16 of the 30 subjects featured in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject.

UK's most confident and successful corporate managers live abroad during their formative years, new research reveals

Corporate managers widely exposed to more than one culture during their formative years (up until 23 years of age) are more likely to be confident taking difficult and risky decisions, such as acquisitions, new research from the University of Exeter Business School reveals.

Maja Lunsjo, Business School undergraduate, explains the benefits of a year abroad

“I knew that I wanted to spend a year of my degree overseas before I even set foot in the University of Exeter. This opportunity was one of the main reasons that I chose Exeter in the first place.

Business School to host South West digital marketing conference 2013

Mark Challinor, director of mobile platforms at the Telegraph Media Group will give a fascinating insight into how the Telegraph Media Group is monitoring and learning from its customers at the South West Digital Marketing Conference 2013 at the Business School on 22 May 2013.

Bumper year for Business School in 2013 Students Guild Teaching Awards

The Business School enjoyed an excellent year in the 2013 Awards, with two outright winners and several runners up across the eight individual categories.

Business School apprentice profiled in local press

Originally recruited for an advanced apprenticeship position within the Business School, Irene Rodger has now been appointed as the Research Administrator for Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) on a five year contract.

Business School student shortlisted for Undergraduate of the Year Awards

A student from the Business School was shortlisted for Future Business Leader of the Year

New research from the Centre for Innovation and Service Research identifies best practice in process redesign

There are many stories and anecdotes of world-class organisations that have been very successful in carrying out process redesign initiatives.

Business School alumnus comes top in UK professional exam

Mark Johnstone (Accounting and Finance with European Studies 2011), an accountant training with Thomas Westcott in Exeter and University of Exeter Business School alumnus has won first place and the Little prize in the ICAEW ACA exams Taxation paper.

Business School students win UK finals of finance competition

A team of five students from the University of Exeter Business School were this week celebrating their victory in the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute Research Challenge.

Business School mourns loss of colleague

Yesterday the Business School was informed of the unexpected death of our colleague and friend, Jenny Wren.

Business School lecturer highly commended by leading academic publisher

Dr Stephen Jollands from the Business School has been given a Highly Commended Award in the 2012 Emerald/European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards.

Sweet success planned at University of Exeter Business School Jam

On 1 March 2013, the Business School will join people around the world for a remarkable event.

Business School part of 3 million Euro research grant win

The Business School has won a bid for European research funds to work on ‘sustainability-driven innovation’ (SDI). Research and training in Exeter will concentrate on Biomimicry, creating business innovations inspired by nature.

Tax Administration Research Centre holds official launch

The official launch of the Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) is taking place today, Tuesday 12 February, at a reception being held at Church House Conference Centre in Westminster.

Businesses in the South West helped to be ‘fitter’ than before

New tools to help businesses assess their innovation ‘fitness’ have been rolled out to more than 60 business advisors across the region by University of Exeter Business School academics John Bessant and Allen Alexander through a series of workshops.

Professor Jonathan Gosling visits groundbreaking degree cohort

Managers from Flybe Group PLC travelled from all over the UK to attend a Master Class delivered by internationally renowned expert in leadership management and co-founder of the One Planet MBA, Professor Jonathan Gosling.

New Tax Administration Research Centre hosts international workshop

The new Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) , a partnership between the University of Exeter and the Institute for Fiscal Studies funded by the ESRC, HMRC, and HMT, is hosting its first international workshop on Jan 28-29.

Business School students win UK finals of finance competition

A team of five students from the University of Exeter Business School were this week celebrating their victory in the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute Research Challenge.

Business School students win UK finals of finance competition

A team of five students from the University of Exeter Business School were this week celebrating their victory in the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute Research Challenge.

One Planet MBA hosts first ever Exeter Sustainability Challenge

Teams from as far afield as France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia and Mexico came to Exeter last month to compete in the first ever One Planet Sustainability Challenge.

Exeter MBAs score a great result at the annual Cranfield MBA Regatta

Two teams of current and former MBA students from the Business School came in the top few places at the recent Cranfield MBA Regatta held in the Solent.

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