Dr Simon Dupernex

Position: Senior Lecturer

College: College of Business

Department: Derby Business School

Subject area: Marketing and Operations

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About

I am a senior lecturer in Operations and Strategy.

My teaching interests are in business improvement, modelling, and postgraduate research methods and my research interests are also in business improvement and modelling.

I am also the editor of the Critical Perspectives on Business Management Journal, and reviewer for a number of international journals.

Teaching responsibilities

Over the past year I have delivered modules in the following subject areas:

  • Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Simulation
  • Business Improvement
  • Project Planning
  • Quality
  • Quantitative Methods

I am the module leader for Postgraduate Independent Studies (dissertation).

Professional interests

  • Strategy 
  • Improvement
  • Management
  • Quality
  • Operations management.

Research interests

Areas of interest include:

  • Strategy
  • Improvement
  • Management
  • Quality
  • Operations management.

Qualifications

 Teaching Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Acacdemy

Postgraduate Qualifications

  • MSc Advanced Manufacturing Technology

 Research qualifications

  • PhD

Recent publications

Books

  • The chapter on Reserach Ethics for the Alternative Market Research Methods book (in publication)

Journal Articles

  • Moon, R., Curtis, V., Dupernex S., 2012, How Enterprise Education in H.E. can promote Deep Learning to Promote Student Employability, 35th ISBE Conference, Dublin November 2012
  • Powell, R., Dupernex S., 2013, A Growth Strategy for XYZ Computer Systems within the Substance Misuse Software Market,Critical Perspectives on Business Management Volume 1 Issue 1, University of Derby
  • Dupernex, S., Curtis, V., Moon, R., 2013, How Can Students Benefit from a Deep Learning Approach to Enterprise Education?, Critical Perspectives on Business Management Volume 1 Issue 1, University of Derby
  • Modjtahedi, A., Longbottom, D., Dupernex S., 2014, What Impact do Emotional Scaling Methods have on Services Re-design and Improvement? Critical Perspectives on Business Management Issue 2, University of Derby
  • Smith, S., Dupernex, S., 2015, The Development of a Best Practice Internal Coaching Framework, Critical Perspectives on Business Management Issue 4, University of Derby
  • Smith, S., Dupernex, S., 2016, Time to Spring Clean with Internal Coaching, People Management (submitted for publication)

Recent conferences

  • Creative Business Catalyst Programme - Autumn 2008 to July 2009

Conference Presentations

  • The University’s role as a corporate citizen engaged with its community(ies) – 22nd March 2013 - Research and Community Engagement Seminar “Community engagement and research dissemination: The voice of scholars and students” Gaborone, Botswana

Experience in industry

  • Faithful - office automation 
  • Phillips - BPR
  • Jaguar Cars - BPR / ERP
  • HSBC - BPR
  • IBM Consulting - ERP / Modelling 
  • Polly Peck - MIS Manager
  • Laura Ashley - Systems Manager

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