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MA, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (CIPD Level 7)

Learn via Online Learning from a CIPD Approved Centre and University ranked Gold in Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF)

Programme Commencing: 17th May 2021

De Montfort University

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Dr Amarachi Amaugo

Amarachi is a Senior Lecturer in HRM/OB. Admitted as Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2017. Her area of specialism is international HRM – the focus of her PhD. Amarachi’s research interests include International HRM in developing countries (specifically how company policies are implemented) and workplace bullying, particularly in developing countries. Amarachi is one of the supervisors on the HRM Business Research Report module.

Prior to joining DMU in August 2018, Amarachi was lecturer at the Universities of South Wales and University of Bedfordshire Business School.

Her main research interests borders around international and comparative HRM, SMEs and knowledge transfer, knowledge management and transfer practices, SHRM, change management, talent management, learning and development management, leadership development, workplace bullying, cross-border mergers and acquisitions and cross-cultural communication.

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Dr Peter Butler

Peter Butler is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of HRM.  He lectures on employment relations at both undergraduate and post graduate level. 

Peter has researched and published in the area of non-union industrial relations and partnership working.  His particular areas of interest are the effectiveness of non-union modes of employee representation (NER) and the resilience of workplace partnership in recession.  He has also published on the theme of the management of managers in US multinational companies (OUP Press).

Dr Alexandra-Paraskevi Chytiri is a Senior Lecturer in HRM (VC2020). She holds a PhD in Human Resource Management from Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) (Greece). She also holds an MSc in General Management and an MA in Human Resource Management in Hospitality, both from University of Kent, UK. Her bachelor degree was on Business Administration, from University of Piraeus, Greece. She has undergone extensive training on Research Methodology, provided by University of Kent, University of Utrecht, the British Academy of Management (BAM) and AUEB.

She is a Visiting Lecturer in HRM in Hospitality at the International University of Greece. She also teaches Tourism and Hospitality Management at the online program of University of Piraeus. She has taught at the undergraduate, postgraduate level and at the executive MBA programs at University of Kent, University of Piraeus, Athens University of Economic and Business, University of Patras, Hellenic International University and IST College (in the programs of London Southbank University and the Catholique University of Lyon). Her teaching focuses on Human Resource Management, International HRM, HRM in Tourism and Hospitality, Organisations and People Management, Cross-cultural Management, International Management, Organisational Behaviour and Research Methodology.

Her research focuses on the Relationship of Human Resource Management and Organisational Performance, examining the causality in the relationship by using longitudinal research. Her research interests also include Human Resource Management in Economic Crisis periods, Best Human Resource Management Practices, Human Resource Management Practices in Hospitality, International and Comparative Human Resource Management, Organisational Culture, Employee competencies, Employee Performance and Relationship Marketing.

She has attended numerous conferences worldwide. Her articles have been published in conference proceedings, edited books, magazines and journals.

She is a member of the British, European and American Academy of Management, as well as a member of the People, Organisation and Work Research group of De Montfort University and the Human Resource Management Laboratory of AUEB. She is an editor of the Journal of Organisational and Innovation Studies and for the American Academy of Management Conferences.

Chibuzo Ejiogu is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour. He has previously taught at a range of UK universities. His industry experience includes working in FTSE 100 and multinational organisations across a diverse range of roles. He has won numerous awards for his academic excellence, research and teaching. He teaches in the areas of HRM, Organisational Behaviour, Strategic Management and Change Management.

His research promotes critical and ethical perspectives in understanding globalisation, markets, society, organisations and people. His multi-disciplinary and eclectic research covers regulatory and institutional change, migration, human rights, sustainability and sustainable development, energy policy and environmental governance, HRM, employment relations, organisational analysis, entrepreneurship, postcolonial studies, sociology of work, political economy, corporate governance, critical accounting, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and leadership. He uses a range of research methods including qualitative methods, quantitative methods, participatory action research (PAR), video and visual research methods. His research has been published in high impact academic journals and book chapters. He is a peer reviewer for top-ranked journals.

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Fatima Malik

Fatima Malik is a Lecturer in HRM and Organizational Behaviour and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Originally from a science background (Analytical chemistry & process quality assurance - MSc), Fatima has taught extensively within the areas of Employability, Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Her research interests to date are in the areas of emotions, organizational and employee work-life conflict and balance. This work has been presented as paper contributions in collaboration with senior colleagues and experts in the field at major international and UK conferences such as the Academy of Management and (US, Europe - 2015, 2016, 2017), the British Academy of Management conferences (UK - 2014, 2015) and the Work and Family Research Network (US - 2014, 2016, 2018).

Fatima also has an interest in exploring the institutional structures, agencies and supply-side processes (e.g. regulation) that enable/constrain UK high-skill employers (businesses) from fulfilling their demands for a skilled, trained workforce (M.Phil, 2015 – University of Leeds). Other interests include qualitative methods in organizational research, with collaborative work published in conference proceedings, as journal and book articles.

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Sarah Matthews

Sarah Matthews is a Solicitor with extensive experience in private practice enhanced by managerial and voluntary work. Sarah started her career as a Solicitor specializing in work related personal injury claims. Her management roles in commercial organizations have incorporated Human Resources functions and oversight. Voluntary sector experience includes serving as a Parish Councillor, as a Governor for a state boarding school and acting as an Employment specialist for Citizens Advice. She currently works as a Consultant for a law firm providing employment advice and representing clients up to and including tribunal hearings. She was awarded a Distinction at Masters of Law (Employment Law and Practice) which she studied at DMU. Her research interests are discrimination law and developments in health and safety at work legislation.

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Dr Henry Mumbi

Henry has extensive experience of teaching in higher education. He has been a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Roehampton in the Business School. He has taught as an Associate Lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland in the School of Business and Enterprise.

His academic experience includes personal tutoring, supervising, developing, designing, preparing and delivering of teaching, learning and assessment both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Henry's main research focus is on Leadership, Human Resource Management (Employee engagement and employee voice) and Human Resource Development (Critical perspective). In addition, Henry has great interest in student engagement, assessment and deep learning. His areas of teaching are HRM, Leadership, Organisational Behaviour and Research Methods.

Never is an Associate Professor in HRM, Head of Undergraduate Human Resource Management (HRM) studies and HRM Subject Leader. As the Head of Undergraduate Human Resource Management , he is the guardian of both the Human Resource Management BA (Hons) and BA Business Management and Human Resource Management, providing successful academic leadership of the suite of programmes through ensuring student engagement, high student achievement and high levels of student satisfaction and positive student learning experience in a stimulating environment. He holds a doctorate from Nottingham Business School. He is a module leader for two undergraduate modules and a postgraduate module. He has taught across the HRM curriculum, such that he has breadth of knowledge on OB and HRM. He was a PT Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth and Cardiff University where he taught on HRM undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He is an experienced supervisor for dissertations and projects for both postgraduate and undergraduate students. He previously worked as senior executive manager for a government department for almost ten years, in various capacities as Specialist Employment Adviser, Senior Business Analyst and Senior Organisation Development Manager. His research interest revolves around organisational behaviour, equality and diversity with inclination on racial and gender inequality in leadership in public sector organisations.