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Advanced Practitioner and Course Manager
Following a career in project management working on sustainable logistics projects, Jonathan completed a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at Leeds Business School. The focus of his research was on organisational buying behaviour. Jonathan is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has lectured at a range of higher education institutes including Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Chester before coming here to the University Centre Reaseheath in 2014.
Jonathan is interested in a range of business/Events issues including sustainable operations and the role of supply chain management in modern business practice. Jonathan has also conducted small scale research projects into the ‘perceptions of students intending to study of financial management as part of a broader course’ and ‘the uptake and impact of the use of academic resources on student performance’.
Examples of undergraduate dissertation projects supervised:
- M, B. (2021). The impact of motivation on staff retention in the hospitality sector
- D, L. (2019). Are non-horticultural specific events an effective and viable medium for distributing and planting trees: Combatting the climate crisis.
- D, N. (2019). Challenges’ of diversification for Sporting Events Venues.
- M, C. (2018). Investigating the rising environmental impact of Young Farmers events in the UK.
Jonathan enjoys music, mountain sports and family activities.
Programme Leader and Lecturer
Jayne has completed a BEd (hons) and has been lecturing on Business and Events for 30 years. Jayne is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Tobias has completed BA (hons) and a PGCE. Tobias has been lecturing Business and Events for 2 years and has 10 years of industry experience in Business and Retail.
Lecturer and Course Manager
Steven completed his BA(Hons) in Business Management and his PGDip in Human Resource Management at Manchester Metropolitan University. Having worked in industry for 10 years and studied part time for 9 years, Steven has recently started lecturing in both FE & HE; specialising in Finance, HR, Marketing & Events.
Steve is devoted to his two dogs, Duke and Winston, a keen technology enthusiast who loves to have the latest gadgets & gizmos & a Brass musician, regularly competing at a national/ championship level.
Lecturer and Course Manager
Dee completed her PGCert in Events Management at Leeds Metropolitan and her PGCE University of Manchester. Dees background is in the world of tourism, through this she has worked with a range of business types from local to international organisations. Dee has worked in the UK and overseas, enabling her to see how businesses operate under different governments and regulations. Before moving into education 15 years ago, Dee ran her own franchise which has given her great experiences to pass on to students .
- Travel and Cultural Experiences.
- Understanding Cultural Differences.