Dean

Derby Business School Student Profiles Dean Goodman

“I chose to study at Derby because the University, the academic staff and other students provide a relaxed and welcoming environment and approach to learning”
– Dean Goodman

Dean won The Orchid IT Award for Best BA (Hons) Business Management Student for 2009.

Winning the award

I feel truly honoured to have won this award, and I would like to thank all of my lecturers and tutors who have helped me throughout my studies at Derby.

Why Derby?

I chose to study at Derby because the University, the academic staff and other students provide a relaxed and welcoming environment and approach to learning.
The support that I have received in relation to every aspect of my studies has been fantastic. My lecturers were always available to provide their expertise, and to help me develop my personal and professional skills.

Preparing me for the future

Studying this degree at Derby has placed me in an extremely strong position in terms of my future career. The course is taught in a manner that links the theory that you learn to the business world by using relevant case studies and current business issues. This vocational aspect of the course has allowed me to understand how to apply the business management skills I have learned at Derby to my career, and my current position as a Sales and Marketing Executive.

The course covers a broad range of business aspects over the three years of study, and this has enabled me since graduating, to become involved in many different areas of the business I have entered into.

My advice

I would strongly recommend this degree to anybody looking to go to into further education. Studying at Derby has provided me with the business expertise I needed to pursue the career I wanted, and also the confidence and self belief to set my targets high and push myself to achieve them.