DUBS Alumni e-Newsletter




        Spring 2016 Edition

        In this issue... the Business School hosts Durham Business Games, Dr Susanne Braun discusses how people can identify the characteristics of truly authentic leaders, and DUBS alumna publishes second children's book. 


        Winter 2016 Edition

        In this issue... the Business School pays its respect to Professor Tom Redman, we look at whether employess work harder for multiple incentives, and DUBS alumni shortlisted for presigious China Education UK awards.


        Autumn 2015 Edition

        In this issue... the Business School soars in the latest world university rankings, we look at building up your personal brand, and DUBS student Prabh Singh brings electricity to Indian villiagers.



      • Summer 2015 Edition


        In this issue... we focus on the Business School's Mentoring Scheme, Graham Dietz Cycle Network, Security Start-up, and Music to Run to.We also look at survivng the business struggle and review alumnus, Peter Wilcock's Book 'The Business Whisperer'.


Winter 2015 Edition

    • In this issue... we focus on the Business School's Financial Times Global MBA ranking, alumnus, Trevor Blake's, 'Physics of Success' Webinar and the new DUBS Webinar Series. We also look at how you can boost your Management and Career Progression and review alumnus, Sigi Osagie's Book 'Procurement Mojo'.

    • Autumn 2014 Edition

      In this issue... we focus on the theme of giving back to your alma mater with this being one of the great ways in which you, as an alumnus or alumna, can retain and build upon your connection with Durham and the Business School. The DUBS Alumni Network offers many ways to do this, be it your time or via a donation to the School. To find out how you can support DUBS and become an Alumni Ambassador please click here.

    • Summer 2014 Edition

      In this issue... with most of the world currently gripped by the World Cup, we thought this an opportune moment to share some of the latest football-themed research from Business School. Dr Mat Hughes examines the difference between the long and short-term impacts of managerial change, and Dr John Moffat explores the exodus of players to foreign leagues in the 'Muscle Drain vs. Brain Gain' paper.

    • Spring 2014 Edition

      In this issue... we focus on the School's careers offering, looking in particular at the career management sessions available to alumni, in addition to the various articles aimed at helping our alumni invest in their future career. Hopefully you will also find the latest round-up of featured jobs and networking opportunities through the School's Local Associations useful.

    • Winter 2014 Edition

      In this issue... we focus on our upcoming series of 2014 webinars featuring a range of topics from 'Rising to the Top of a Business' to 'Managing and Motivating Teams'. These webinars are ideal for all our alumni whether you are just taking your first steps on the career ladder or are looking to climb up the career ladder. We also explore the concept of the '60 Second Career Sales Pitch' and how you can use it in your next interview when asked 'Tell me about yourself'. Along with our career resources we also explore our DUBS Alumni Network Knowledge Portal which features a range of e-journals, continuous professional development tools and a mini lecture series which is updated monthly.

    • Autumn 2013 Edition

      In this issue... we focus on a range of topics aimed at assisting you in your career, whatever stage that may be. Highlights include articles on the career resources offered as part of your free membership to the DUBS Alumni Network such as our LinkedIn webinar led by expert Charles Hardy and tips from leadership coach, Louise Mowbray, on how to 'Build Your Personal Brand'.

    • Summer 2013 Edition

      In this issue... we focus on career resources and support with articles such as '10 Minutes With....' to get noticed by top employers!' and 'Questions to ask at an Informational Interview' aimed at aiding those looking for a job. For those alumni in employment looking to build upon their existing skills, we feature articles on the Business School's new set of Executive Programmes and the 'Top Tips for Salary Negotiation'.

    • Spring 2013 Edition

      In this issue... we feature research from two of our faculty members, Emma Black and Dr Michael Guo, in 'Diversification: Does it really add value? Evidence from China'. We also introduce you to one of the latest additions to our DUBS Alumni Network members’ benefits package, ‘The Marketing and Management Collection’ by Henry Steward Talks. This new resource allows all Alumni Network members free access to hundreds of series of online seminars in marketing, management, finance, law and more which are headed by leading experts in each field.

    • Winter 2013 Edition

      In this issue... we are covering a range of topics aimed at assisting you in your career, whatever stage you may be, from improving your skills as a leader and manager to gaining an insight into some of the biggest multinational companies and sectors. In our regular features section we have highlighted a number of jobs currently advertised on the DUBS Alumni Network Jobs Board. We have also included a selection of the forthcoming events planned for 2013, including the International D8 Masterclasses and the Leading Edge Careers Workshops schedule.