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Teesside University International Business School

Digital

Digital

Digital transformation is a matter of when and not if. At Teesside University International Business School, we help you remain competitive by working with organisations to ensure digitalisation becomes an enabler to achieving your business strategy.

Our academics come together from a range of disciplines to support you with 'why', 'what' and 'how' of integrated digital transformation and digital business growth from implementing new processes, digital strategies and technology to supporting digitalisation within an organisations culture, customer relationships and skills.


Research and Innovation

Teesside University International Business School's digital research and development capabilities include supply chain digitalisation, IoT, analytics, cryptocurrency, distributed ledger, blockchain, smart logistics, digital marketing and social media strategies.

The Business School's Digital Transformation group is made up of a wide range of academic specialists who provide a complex systems approach to digital business transformation.


Consultancy

We provide consultancy services across all elements of digital business support including


Executive Education

Corporate Executive Programmes

We design and deliver a number of bespoke and structured digital programmes to meet the needs of different businesses and sectors.

Made Smarter Adoption North East Leadership Training Programme

Digital solutions and emerging technologies are transforming industry, helping manufacturers to become more efficient, more productive and more competitive.

Working with Tees Valley Combined Authority and the North East LEP, we deliver the Made Smarter Adoption North East Leadership Training Programme designed to provide business leaders with strong leadership capability and capacity to drive change and adopt new technologies.

The eight-week programme is underpinned by academic research giving access to the latest techniques, thinking and research and uses the integrated learning approach to enable business leader to:

  • Create a clear business strategy to identify how digitalisation will enable the future vision
  • Test new ideas through value stream mapping and sprint processes to prioritise digitalisation
  • Develop a trusted peer network to share ideas and best practice
  • Build confidence to drive change

Register your interest

Made Smarter Adoption North East Leadership Training Programme is part of the Made Smarter Adoption North East programme which supports SME manufacturers with fully-funded advice and support - connecting you to digital tools, innovations and skills that can transform the way you work.

Dedicated Corporate Executive Programmes

Our bespoke, corporate executive programmes offer an agile, informed approach to business continuity and CPD across your organisation. Our programmes are designed to reflect our own core ethos of entrepreneurial thinking, enterprise and co-creation, and importantly are intended to encourage structured discovery and participation-based study amongst your current and future leaders.

From short, succinct courses that hit a specific digital skills button, to accredited programmes counting towards a nationally recognised qualification, our academic team will work with you through a structured three-stage process of diagnostic and discovery, delivery and implementation, and evaluation and embedding within your organisation.

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Continuing Professional Development

We provide a range of industry-led 'off-the-shelf' CPD programmes to meet the needs of different organisations and support them at different stages of their digitalisation journey. These include short courses and masterclasses in fields including:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Transformation - Critical Success Factors
  • IT and Financial Security, Financial Awareness and Risk Awareness
  • Executive Skill-up for Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Work with our students

Teesside University International Business School develops confident, enterprising and proactive students and graduates. We value commitment and engagement from the business community to ensure we are developing and equipping our students with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours to enter the workplace. In turn, businesses can benefit from collaborating with the Business School through the following business employability schemes:

Teesside University International Business School year placements

We are committed to enabling students achieve their aspirations and secure their dream role upon graduation. Offering a year long placement helps employers find the perfect candidate and helps students decide where their knowledge, skills and experience will be of most benefit in the workplace


Meet the expert

Dr Jayne Rodgers

Dr Jayne Rodgers

Digital strategy, monitoring your business' digital presence, digital marketing skills and strategy training, digital audits, social media research and analysis

Dr Sina Joneidy

Dr Sina Joneidy

AI and data science strategy, strategic adoption and implementation of AI/ML, digital business model analysis, digital maturity analysis, digital transformation, digital marketing analytics, technology adoption and use, digital innovation and change management

Dr David Spoors

Dr David Spoors

Digital business, e-sports

Dr Michael Morley

Dr Michael Morley

Inventory management

Dr Naheed Roni

Dr Naheed Roni

Fin-tech, digital banking

Dr Yongsheng Guo

Dr Yongsheng Guo

CRM strategy, new financial services and financial security, online finance, digital money, online security, information leakage

Dr Yasser Iqbal

Dr Yasser Iqbal

Digital marketing, e-business

Dr Sohel Ahmed

Dr Sohel Ahmed

Digital marketing

Kate Baucherel

Kate Baucherel

Blockchain, crypotocurrency, emerging digital technologies

Dr Wee Thiam

Dr Wee Thiam

Digital marketing, cyber consumer decision making


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