Fellow of Higher Education Academy
PG Cert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education - Roehampton University
CIMA (Certificate in Business Accounting) - BPP
MA Corporate Strategy & Governance - University of Nottingham
BA (Hons) Management Studies - University of Nottingham
Rosie joined the University of
Roehampton Business School in October 2008, and teaches on the Business
She is Year 1 Tutor of
Business Undergraduate students and runs the Induction Programme for these new
students. She is interested in the transitions experienced between Further
Education and Higher Education and brings this knowledge into her management of
the new cohort. She often hosts the Undergraduate Open Days and Applicant
Orientation Days throughout the year.
Rosie teaches or supervises
across five modules on the Business Programmes across both undergraduate and
postgraduate degree levels. She is actively involved in both improving the
Learning and Teaching of the School and Research within the School.
Research interests are largely
based around Operations Management and Supply Chain practices. Rosie’s research
often has a practical focus as a result of her early career in consulting.
Rosie is a member of the Special Interest Group in the Business School for
Rosie is undertaking doctoral
research on a part time basis. The focus of her thesis is on supplier selection
criteria in relation to social sustainability factors. This is qualitative
research using a case study approach. Rosie regularly presents papers at
nationwide conferences. Recently this has included the Logistics Research
Network Conference and the British Academy of Management (BAM) annual conference.
The research presented focused on the omission of social sustainability factors
in academic research and the disparity between theory and practice when
considering the social dimension of the triple bottom line.
Rosie is actively involved in
the undergraduate teaching curriculum in the Business School. As Year 1 Tutor
she seeks to ensure that the content and delivery of the Year 1 modules are of
a high standard and consistent in their approach. She encourages the use of
peer review and observation with her colleagues for constant improvement.
Rosie supervises a number of
Masters level dissertations in the supply chain and logistics areas. She also successfully
supervises final year undergraduate business project and dissertation students.
She encourages her students to use effective research methods and aim to meet
suitable research objectives in their projects. Recent completed student
projects have included customer satisfaction in retail outlets, job design in a
pharmacy and employee retention at a recruitment agency.
Rosie often works with the
Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit to ensure that her teaching approach is
exceptional. This includes observations and feedback from the Unit. She has
been involved in a university wide gender and pedagogy project with the LTEU
often taking part in focus groups and interviews for their research.
Rosie is an active member of a
nationwide Special Interest Group as part of the HEA focusing on learning and
teaching within the Operations and Supply Chain Management domain. In April
2011, the University of Roehampton Business School hosted a learning and
teaching event organised and run by Rosie and her colleague, Sue Layton. The
event included a guest speaker and workshops sharing best practise when
teaching supply chain management content.