Dr. Janakan Sothinathan

Dr. Janakan Sothinathan

Senior lecturer in Business Management Faculty of Business and Law – University of Northumbria – London Campus. Module leader for the Postgraduate MSc Business with Strategic Management & Undergraduate BA (Hons) SME Business Strategy modules. I am also Involved in the administration of degree and postgraduate courses as well as responsible for organizing lectures and supervising seminars and tutorials, involved in the research and designing of new courses and materials and assessing students coursework and material.

My research and teaching interests are: international Business Strategic management, Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage, Strategic Project Management, SME Business Strategy Implementation and innovation & entrepreneurship.

As a lecturer, I am directly engaging and interacting with learners in different groups in various HEI institutions within the UK for local, international students, online students and other HEA professional members etc.

According to my academic career, I have been a module leader, programme coordinator, teaching, tutoring, lecturing, and supporting many other learning engagement activities for more than eleven years in many different levels of HEA groups in various organisations such as: NUL, UEL, PU, LSB for wider range of programmes such as: undergraduate, postgraduate and other research projects.

According to my industry experiences, I have worked as an Assistant Manager of Business Development at Tesco PLC LTD and Research Associate Plymouth Business School (South West Institute of Education).

  • Application of TAM model to the use of internet online banking in terms of consumer perspectives.
  • Teaching Business strategy using business simulation and effectiveness of learning and engagement of international students- A pilot project at NUL & NUN.
  • The determinants of SMEs internationalization and their impact on innovation performance (Emerging SME context).
  • Examining the role of CSR in building green corporate image and green competitive advantage.
  • The drivers and strategic challenges of SMEs during the internationalization and impact on organization performance and national competitive advantage.
  • (BSc(Hons) at Greenwich University, MBA Cardiff University, MSc MPhil/PhD Cardiff University).
  • Associated Fellow of UKHEA
  • Membership of some of professional bodies: Member, UKPDC Committee, Member, Association of International Business Management Research

Our faculty

Dilek Celik

Lecturer and Research Lead

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Dr Ning Tse

Programme Leader

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Dr Jawdat Al-Tarawneh

Business Lecturer and Module Leader for LD9718 Research Methods and Analytics for Business Practice

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Ian Lebeau

Pre-sessional Programme Leader

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Nitsa J Herzog

Programme Leader

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Jie Sun

Marketing Lecturer

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Timea Kadar

MSc Digital Marketing Programme Leader

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Rejwan Bin Sulaiman

Lecturer and Module Leader

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Dr Chidera Christian Ugwuanyi

Business Lecturer

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Baba Shaheer Gutappa

Lecturer

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Dr Sandy Hassan

Lecturer and Programme Leader

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Abdulrahman Salih

Assistant Professor in Cyber Security/AI

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Olugbenga Akintola, PhD

Lecturer of Business and Law

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Dr Zhewen Tang

Program Leader for MA Luxury Brand Management

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Richard Chamberlain

English Lecturer and Module Leader for LD7080 Academic Language Skills

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Elena Volodenko

Associate Dean, English for Academic Purposes

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Dr Guy Brown

Director of the Northumbria University London Campus

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Prof Hamid Jahankhani

MSc Cyber Security Programme Leader

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Dr. Usman Butt

Associate Dean and Head of Department Computing

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Dr Imad Nawaz

Associate Dean (Post Graduate Business Programmes)

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Dr. Mojdeh Mehrganrad

Graduate Certificate Pre-Masters Business and BA Business (top-up) 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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Hemalatha Raj

Academic Community of Excellence (ACE) Computing Lecturer

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Matthew Fletcher

Academic Community of Excellence (ACE) Lecturer

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Jo Dennison

Head of Academic Community of Excellence (ACE)

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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. Abdul Ali

Operations and Supply Chain Management Lecturer

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Dr Gordon Bowen

Business and Marketing Lecturer

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Dr Aliar Hossain

Deputy Associate Dean and HoD Advance Practice NUL

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Dr Rose CW FONG

Deputy Associate Dean and HoD Computing Department

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Fin Garvey

Project Management Lecturer

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