Alien Sightings: SalfordUniversET on Campus!

Yes! You heard it right we have Alien sightings at the University of Salford, it is confirmed to be particularly prominent amongst MSc International Events Management students. Alien life form has been sighted at the University of Salford; it has been seen walking around Salford Business School helping students find their way to a better […]

Social enterprises – the art of giving #IamSBSM

What is social enterprise? Starting a social enterprise business is a challenge for people who have a mission with a social purpose but also want to create a profit. Social enterprise describes how businesses achieve social, economic, community and cultural improvement through their existence. These companies can be for-profit or non-profit organisations that create common activities […]

What is Event Management?

Have you ever wondered about the intricate details behind the Olympics opening and closing ceremony? How about the organisation of the World’s biggest fair Expo 2015? What about the winning country’s coloured confetti that falls down on the finals of the FIFA World Cup? All these occasions are great examples of event management in practice. There […]

Top 10 tips to improve your professional digital identity

Here at Salford Business School, our MSc Digital Marketing and Business IT students are often building their own websites and connecting their professional social media networks to create a professional digital identity online. For many careers in IT and business, this digital identity can be a really important and powerful tool. It enables you to engage with […]

How to increase your employment opportunities?

Are you a current or prospective student thinking about increasing your employment opportunities? There are a couple of great avenues to do so and I would like to share these with you based on my experience over the last decade or so… My name is Steve Lowy, and I am a graduate of Salford Business […]

Competition: Win a ticket to #CampDigital

Future Entrepreneurs Wanted: Calling all innovators! What: Camp Digital is an inspirational conference that brings together the digital, design and user experience (UX) communities for a series of seminars and workshops exploring the latest thinking. When: 23 April 2015. Where: Museum of Science & Industry, (MOSI Manchester). The Centre for Digital Business is setting students a […]

Finding your purpose: entrepreneur’s journey of self discovery

Two and a half years ago I quit my safe, secure, and comfortable job as a Product Developer to embark on this crazy, roller coaster ride of an entrepreneurial journey. It was an extremely tough decision; I’d worked in the fashion industry for approximately 10 years up to that point and was very used to […]

Internships in Manchester and Salford

Building on the success of the two ‘Meet the SMEs’ events last year, Tuesday 27 January saw 25 local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) meet with over 100 of Salford Business School students and graduates, our biggest turn out yet. These events help to match students and employers for short-term internships: offering our students  relevant […]

Playing the game: CV writing and interview tips

In my time as an employer I’ve probably interviewed thousands of people, which would mean I’ve seen ten times as many CVs. Though the stats tell us we are seeing more jobs appearing, today’s labour market still demands pushing every opportunity to its limit; which means writing better CVs, making the most out of your […]

Why Europe has no Silicon Valley: startup culture comparison

Silicon Valley has become a synonym for innovation and with its ecosystem of super venture capitalists it is world renowned as a hub for new products and software. However, as we teach on the digital innovation module for The Salford MBA: Digital Business, recent developments suggest that the tide of innovation is turning towards Europe. […]