Dr Sally-Ann Burnett visits Brazil

Deputy Dean of the Business School, Sally-Ann Burnett, visited Brazil last week to raise awareness of the Business School and University, whilst developing partnership opportunities predominantly in Sau Paulo and Rio. more

Great Scott: Law goes high tech

This year’s employability week at BPP University was themed around legal tech and offered Legal Practice Course (LPC) students expert knowledge and practical experience of the latest legal technology, with an insight into how technology can be pivotal in enhancing their legal careers. The week culminated in a ‘Legal Tech Hackathon’ in which 47 students more

Tax teacher Nitin feeling humble following ‘Lecturer of the Year’ PQ Magazine award success

A tax and accountancy tutor at BPP Professional Education says winning a 2017 PQ Magazine Award is the “pinnacle” of his career. Nitin Rabheru, 43, was awarded ‘Lecturer of the Year’ for the private sector at February’s winners’ ceremony, held in London. Admitting to feeling shocked to even be nominated, Nitin was completely overwhelmed to more

CMI Student Ambassadors 2017

BPP University Business School is delighted to be trailblazing with the appointment of CMI Student Ambassadors in London and the South East. more

The New Insolvency Rules – Are You Ready?

The new Insolvency rules come into force on 6 April 2017 and will see the biggest change in the insolvency regime since 1986. Here Insolvency expert Charanjit Uppal examines the industry impact and outlines the five biggest changes. more

Mark and Kirsty facing the students

Mark Spencer-Ellis and Kirtsy Leigh are helping students deal with their latest challenge Students studying on the Advertising Management module have a fascinating slant to their module assessment, which is that they have to adopt the role of an advertising agency and make a group pitch presentation to other members of the class and to more

5 steps to ensure your organisation’s internship programme is a success

Internships are a great way for students to gain experience in the working environment and explore and develop their careers, however they are also considered advantageous to employers. more

The John Lewis advert is out… and that means the Christmas countdown is on

As Christmas fast approaches and with the launch of the new John Lewis Christmas ad, Felicia Tick, Head of Programmes for the MSc International Marketing discusses the positives, negatives and importance of advertising in the festive season. You know the festive season is near when the shops are decorated in sparkly gold, red and green, you more

In Profile with Saqib Hussain BPP University Business School tutor

Saqib Hussain answers questions on his time at BPP University How long have you been at BPP University? I am new to BPP University and I teach the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance. In the programme I teach F5 Performance Management and F9 Financial Management.  What is your background and experience before coming to more

Top of the class graduate Gina in the market to help next generation of digital whizz-kids

An award-winning graduate from BPP University Business School wants to help young entrepreneurs master digital marketing. Gina Rodriguez finished top of the class with a distinction in The International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®)-accredited MSc International Marketing degree programme. The Colombian was also presented with the ‘Outstanding Performance’ and ‘Highest Performing Professional’ awards at BPP more

Margins, not market share

A fascinating survey entitled ‘Maintaining Margins While Staying Vigilant’ was recently released by FERF and Protiviti. FERF is the non-profit research affiliate of Financial Executives International and Protiviti is a global consulting firm focusing on finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. These two organisation carry out insightful research each year as to what more

Leases on the Loose

Special report on leases concludes that the distinction between operating leases and finance leases that is required by present standards is arbitrary and unsatisfactory. The main deficiency being that they do not provide for the recognition in lessees’ balance sheets of material assets and liabilities arising from operating leases. Date: 1996 and published by the more

In Profile with Ioannis Mantzaris Head of Programmes (MSc Accounting and Finance & BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance)

Ioannis Mantzaris Head of Programmes (MSc Accounting and Finance & BSc Banking and Finance) at BPP University Business School answers questions on his time at BPP University. How long have you been at BPP University? I have been at BPP University since 2012 as a finance lecturer. In 2014 I took on the role Head of more

Going Long on The Big Short

The Big Short is Director Adam Mackay’s adaption of author Michael Lewis’ book of the same name.  In the book, Lewis tracks the fortunes of three fund managers who separately decide that the US housing market is fundamentally overvalued, and seek to short sell that market, i.e. bet on a nationwide housing price fall.  The more

In profile with Dr. John Mantikas Head of Postgraduate Programmes at BPP University Business School

How long have you been at BPP University?: I joined BPP University at the beginning of 2015 as Head of Postgraduate programmes at the Business School, having being engaged in the academic arena since 2004.   What is your background and experience before coming to BPP University? I have studied Marketing and my educational qualifications more

BPP University Business School revamps ‘career-ready’ MSc Management programme

BPP University Business School has enhanced its MSc Management programme to reflect the ever-evolving working environment for ‘career-ready’ graduates. The MSc Management course allows students to specialise in either Management, Finance or Project Management and offers opportunities to build on their skillset and enhance their careers. Students can earn their Master’s degree in just one more

Hear it from the experts: Mark Spencer-Ellis and Dave Raywood are back helping the students with their latest challenge

BPP University MSc International Marketing students have had a facinating slant to their Advertising module assessment, when they recently adopted the role of an advertising agency. Each semester the students are given a different brief to work from; they then pitch their group project and present back to the other members of the class. This more

The E-Business Generation

It would be hard to study for any professional qualification in modern times without encountering the wonderful term of e-business – defined as: ‘altering business processes through the use of internet technology’. When teaching I have always wondered why this, the most interesting of subjects to me, failed to provoke the same level of excitement more

Who Will Challenge Uber’s Progress?

Last week Uber notched up an important victory in the London Courts, with a verdict that their Smart Phone App did not put Uber taxis in breach of the regulation that allows only Licenced Black Cabs to use fare metres. This was not a good result for Black Cab drivers, who have suffered a significant more

Are we ready for a robotic revolution?

Daniel Jones, Faculty Manager of BPP University Business School discusses the latest surge in robot development, commenting on how robotics might help us to deal with the crippling demands on our health service and what the implications might be for human workforces. “In April 2015 it was announced that NHS doctors and nurses at the more