Jim O’Brien

Jim O’Brien

Jim O’Brien is the Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Business Enterprise, Creation and Management (Top-Up). He has extensive industry and academic experience. Jim has worked abroad for a number of years as an External Consultant for UNDP, specialising in Middle Eastern Affairs. He has been CEO of a private group of companies and was Director of Employability and Commercial Provision at the largest Further Education college in Southern England. Jim has also been an Associate with a range of Universities.

Jim’s research specialisms include Leadership and Management, International Business, International Human Resource Management, Marketing, Sustainability and CSR as well as Research Methods. He is research active and interested in International Development and national, regional and global sustainability, specifically focused on how sustainability can be achieved with positive indirect economic inputs from policy makers.

Jim has been an executive member of the Institute of Value Management, Associate of the CIPS and a member of CIPD.

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Dr Guy Brown

Director of the Northumbria University London Campus

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Professor Hamid Jahankhani

MSc Cyber Security Programme Leader

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Dr Sumesh Dadwal

MA Design Management Programme Leader

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Usman Butt

MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies and BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (Top-Up) Programme Leader

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Hassan Baajour

MSc Computing and Technology Leader

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Dr Lillian Clark

MSc Digital Marketing Programme Leader

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Diane Ellison

MSc Professional Practice Programme Leader

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Phil Thomas

MSc Project Management Programme Leader

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Dr Zana Grigaliuniene

BA (Hons) International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) Programme Leader

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Daniel Hagan

BA (Hons) Business (Top-Up) and Graduate Certificate Programme Leader

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Dr Akinseye Aluko

Module leader for Business Clinic, Strategic Marketing in the Digital Era and Operations Management

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Dr Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

Module Leader for Human Resource Management

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Dr Haider al-Khateeb

Cyber Security Lecturer

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Dr Gordon Bowen

Business and Marketing Lecturer

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Fin Garvey

Project Management Lecturer

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Dr Gregory Epiphaniou

Cyber Security Technical Consultant

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