PBS eHub

At Pearson Business School, we believe that learning goes beyond the classroom. Our PBS eHub is packed with essential online learning resources and opportunities for professional development, so you can continue to learn from the comfort of your own home.

Check out our exclusive careers resources and blogs'netwalking' podcasts, upcoming events and catch ups with our alumni.

TEDxPCL

Last Autumn at Pearson Business School we hosted our first ever virtual TED x PCL event. It was a fantastic, motivational event with a vast range of topics varying from ‘The advantages of being disadvantaged’ and ‘The power of meaningful networking’ to and ‘The science of online dating’. 

The talks were be given by academics who shared their advice about taking your next steps and creating awareness of various different subjects.

Why Now is the Time to Unlearn Everything We've Been Taught About Work

Sofia Lindman | TEDxPCL

When the world becomes your office, there comes a truly freeing feeling. After battling illness and mourning Sofia came to a life-changing realisation that she wanted to become a digital nomad. From remote villages in Kazakstan to the Sri Lankan jungles, Sofia is making the most of the world and invites you to do so as
well.

The Advantages of Being 'Disadvantaged'

Samuel Okusaga | TEDxPCL


Many children grow up around the world in sub-ideal conditions. Sam’s story starts in South East London where he shared a bed with his brother, dreaming of one day living in a house with a garden. From visualisation to world class mentors, Sam has used that tough upbringing to his advantage and serves as an inspiration to youngsters everywhere.

The Science of Online Dating

Bella Glanville | TEDxPCL


The eternal search for true love continues to boggle scientists’ minds to such a point they created algorithms for it. What if those algorithms were actually gunk? Some psychological studies suggest they might be. This talk discusses the scientific theories behind the personas that we find on the internet, and what makes an online relationship sustainable vs unendurable.

The Secret Upside of Dyslexia: Not a Disability but a Superpower

Ryan Conlan | TEDxPCL

5% to 10% of the global population have Dyslexia, yet it is still seen as a disability. Ryan recounts comic tales to shed light on the fact Dyslexia has many advantages, some of the greatest creatives have Dyslexia. The world shouldn’t see it as a negative trait but rather a driver for creativity, problem solving and innovation.

The Joy of Being Naïve

Chris Jones | TEDxPCL


In an age where humans are living longer and longer, why limit yourself to the one profession? Especially considering the addition of skills throughout industries leads to massive innovation. Chris explains how being naive can be a fantastic driver for creativity and growth.

Trial & Error to CEO

Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor | TEDxPCL

Lucy, like most young people wasn’t sure what she wanted to do later on in life. Lucy wasn’t sure either. Through hard work, trial, error and a sprinkle of luck, she wound up running her own VFX firm. From Harry Potter to Game of Thrones to James Bond, Lucy recounts her journey to success. This energetic and encouraging talk covers Lucy's extraordinary journey…

Kickstart your careers

This Virtual Work Experience is an exciting (FREE) programme where you can learn and build new skills, boost your employability, make new contacts and start to expand your professional network. It's the perfect addition to your CV!

You face a lot of new and exciting changes when looking for your first job. Our brand-new, Employability Guide is here to help you through these changes by equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to enter the job market with confidence.

If you are a bright-minded, enterprising individual dreaming of branching out on your own one day, we’ve created this handy Enterprise Guide to help you get started. Packed with exclusive tips and advice from entrepreneurial experts. 

Enterprise Festival EDU

The Enterprise Festival EDU has finished for another year and what a fantastic event it was! If you're a college or school student interested in pursuing a career in business, check out the recordings to hear from both experienced and new entrepreneurs.

Netwalking - network while you are walking


The importance of networking

Even in lockdown our industry engagement hasn't stopped. Lisa Giles, Director of Centre for Industry Engagement at Pearson College London,  has hosted a series of podcasts inviting students, alumni and staff from the college to discuss the importance of networking in your career.

Lucy Giles podcast
Andrew Griffiths Institute of Directors podcast
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Suzzanne Richie, Facebook. Podcast
Alex Berka QS podcast
Tracey Gilbert, IBM. Podcast
Pearson Business School alumni podcast
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Pearson Business School Degree Apprentices podcast

Catch up with our Alumni

We've been catching up with some of our alumni over lockdown to find out what they've been up to since graduating. We love to hear about their success... from setting up their own businesses to working at large corporations such as Bloomberg

Listen in to find out what they wished they'd known when they were studying their degree, before setting up a business or during their first job applications!

Andrea Valente

Financial Analyst, Bloomberg 
Business Management with Entrepreneurship Alumni

Chris Achiampong

Client Executive, IBM
Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice
 

Emily Hale

Founder of Build & Breathe Pilates
Business Management with Entrepreneurship Alumni

Rea Averill

CEO, Agency A
Business Management with Marketing Alumni
 

The Enterprise Festival EDU 2020

Our EDU series of The Enterprise Festival is perfect for school and college aged students interested in pursuing a career in Business. Whether you feel passionate about starting up your own business or you dream about working within a large corporation, these event recordings will help you understand how to get started.  

Making money out of your passion

In this episode, we were joined by fashion trend forecasting start-up, AllEyes, in an interactive workshop. They showed us how to work through a business idea to ensure it makes you money!
 

How to make an impact

In this video we explored how to stand out and make an impact in the industry. Whether you have a unique business idea or simply need some advice to help you stand out from the crowd, this video will provide you with the tips and tricks of the trade. 

Where do I start

Whilst many of us have brilliant ideas for future businesses, knowing where to start when turning dreams into reality can be a challenge. We were joined by a panel of inspiring entrepreneurs who gave their advice and talked about their own experiences.

'Virtually' join us at a live event

Studying with us is a bit different to your traditional university. We are a small boutique institution and you'll learn at the heart of a FTSE 100 company. Although you can't come and see us in our bustling central London location at the moment, our events team are working hard to provide an exciting itinerary of virtual events to fit around your busy schedule!

Open Day

Get the best insight into what it's like to study with us, with our events that have been designed based on student feedback. You can attend subject talks, meet our expert tutors, hear from current students and learn more about student life in a panel discussion.  
 

Our next Open Day: Saturday 3rd July - 10am 

Try before you buy at a Taster Day

Our undergraduate virtual Taster Days are a perfect way to experience our degrees designed with industry. Experience what a typical online seminar-style class is like for Pearson Business School students and explore our Business subjects including Management, Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurship.

Our next Taster Day: Saturday 26th June - 10:30am 

Postgraduate Insight Evening

Are you interested in furthering your career with a masters degree? Join us online to discover postgraduate study at Pearson Business School, and how our MBM can help get you ready for the upturn in the economy.