Leanne Drennan-Cohen

Position: Experiential Learning Lead and Lecturer in Events Management

College: College of Business

Department: Hotel, Resort and Spa Management

Subject area: Events Management

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I currently teach across a number of Events Management modules within the undergraduate degree programme. I also liaise both internally and externally with companies to embed real world learning opportunities into the curriculum whilst assisting with student’s professional development throughout their studies.



2009 – 2012 - University of Derby - Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Public Relations and Events Management, 1st Class Honours

Experience in industry

I have worked within the events industry for a number of years, including posts such as Events Manager (Puma Hotels Collection), Events Assistant (Dome Events Management) and Stewarding (BHPSS). I have experience in, and managed, a wide range of events such as small and large scale conferences, banquets, weddings, festivals and special events.

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