29 May 2018

School of Business support city branding

Dr Keith Dinnie, one of the world’s leading authorities on place branding, has been appointed to the City Council’s Dundee Brand Group. The group comprises members representing a range of stakeholders in the city. Keith has also been appointed as a non-executive director of Visit Dundee Ltd., a newly established organisation whose membership is drawn mainly from the private sector. Both organisations are engaged in promoting the city to a global audience. Keith said, “I am delighted to be given this opportunity to contribute to Dundee’s city and region branding. The city’s bra...

School of Business support city branding

2 May 2018

World Scientific Reference on Innovation

Prof. Kevin Grant, Director of the School of Business has had his work included in a new journal series on innovation.  This multi-volume set covers a wide range of topics on innovation, which are all of great interest to academics, policymakers, university administrators, state and regional economic development officials, and students. Two unique features of the volume are the large body of global evidence on innovation presented and its consideration of the following timely and important topics in innovation: cybersecurity, open innovation, the globalization of R&a...

World Scientific Reference on Innovation

26 Apr 2018

CFO of the year

The CFO of the year competition is an annual event run by Target Jobs in association with the ACCA. It is open to undergraduate students studying in the UK and is aimed at ambitious, forward thinking, commercially minded students, who have a strong interest in the value finance can bring to a business. A big congratulations to Rory McAlpine, a 4th year BAcc Accountancy student in the School of Business. Rory reached the final of the “CFO of the year” competition which was recently held in London. As well as representing the University of Dundee, Rory found himself representing Scotland, as the ...

CFO of the year

29 Mar 2018

Building partnerships

We were delighted to welcome a delegation from the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (University of Bergamo) to the School of Business. The delegation included, Prof. Remo Morzenti Pellegrini, Rector of the University, Prof. Matteo Kalchschmidt, Prof. Stefania Servalli and Prof. Massimo Contrafatto. We have links with the University of Bergamo already in existence, through an articulation agreement in the area of accounting/finance and also some joint research work, again in the accounting/finance area, through Prof David Power of the University of Dundee School of Business and Prof Massi...

Building partnerships

21 Mar 2018

Keynote speech from Dr Dinnie

Dr Keith Dinnie of the School of Business recently gave the keynote speech at the March Scottish Tourism Alliance Conference.  The conference focussed on the future of tourism destinations in Scotland. Destinations, towns and cities are identified as one of five key assets of Scottish tourism in the national tourism strategy, Tourism Scotland 2020. There are over 30 destination organisations in Scotland, all of whom are working hard to strengthen and grow the sector and the visitor experience in their areas, through the implementation of their own destination plans, linked to the national strategy. Th...

Keynote speech from Dr Dinnie