Draft Schedule for #MMUBigAg 2017-18

The following is a rough structure of the work that we will do with students on The Big Agency this year. We will be in a computer-based room so they can do research in-class. Students will be supported to do the assessed tasks in class, although they are expected to do further work outside of … Continue reading Draft Schedule for #MMUBigAg 2017-18

Getting that agency job, advice from @mylokaye

On his Twitter Mylo Kaye describes himself as "passionate about how technology can change the lives of people and businesses. CEO @dreamr /Trustee @boothcentre /Mentor @esparkglobal Tweets #future #tech #VR" Here, he gives advice to students on how to stand out from the crowd, to get the job you want - learn more than your course … Continue reading Getting that agency job, advice from @mylokaye

#MMUBigAg Information for Industry Partners 2017/18

We’d like to invite business and creative agency partners to support our second year marketing students on the Big Agency employability 2017/18 year. There’s no financial cost to you or your business and students will not need to be at your offices. All we ask is that you:- Are keen to support and help to … Continue reading #MMUBigAg Information for Industry Partners 2017/18

The Big Agency: Unit Descriptor

We've updated the unit descriptor for The Big Agency:    Creative agencies today are not just looking for creativity; they’re looking for employability. In the agency world, skills such as communication, team working, client relationship building, strategic thinking, project management and customer-centric research, all play an important role in understanding and answering the client brief. … Continue reading The Big Agency: Unit Descriptor

Top Tips for Students on #BigAg16 from @JamesPoulter

For The Big Agency, we are keen to provide students with insights into the 21st century working world. Bex was fortunate to catch James Poulter, Senior Social Media Manager for Lego, and #PremDac16, the other week, and he created the first video for our series, encouraging students to put in the work, and demonstrate passion … Continue reading Top Tips for Students on #BigAg16 from @JamesPoulter

The Big Agency: Milestones

This week, students are developing project plans, and have a number of project milestones to place on their Gantt Charts or Kanban Boards. For agencies working with the students, here's an overview of the timeframe for the unit. From 'Week 6' onwards students will have a ‘stand-up meeting’ at the beginning/end of each session, sharing … Continue reading The Big Agency: Milestones

#BigAg16 Projects

We're very excited by the full list of projects that we have pulled together for The Big Agency this year, designed to help our students develop skills for the 21st century workplace, improving their employability along the way: Reason Digital (Digital Agency) Lookout (Data and Insights Company) Gratuu (SME, FinTech) Home Community Cafe (SME/Charity) Events … Continue reading #BigAg16 Projects