Staff profile

Dr Faith Samkange


Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Management

Faith Samkange at a Industry Day Conference

Subject

Hospitality Management

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement, Visitor Economy Research Group

Campus

Buxton Campus

Email

F.Samkange@derby.ac.uk

About

I am a Doctor and Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Management at the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism. I work across the Centre to design, deliver and manage a wide range of teaching packages for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Currently I have a leadership role in designing and developing part-time programmes.

My role at the University includes supervising research at all programme levels. I am actively involved in research on digital technologies in the hospitality industry and in the transformation of student educational experiences. I am also keen on development oriented research including entreprenuership, business management and sustainability.

Teaching responsibilities

  • Module Leader: Spa and Resort Management
  • Module Leader: Managing Customer Expereinces
  • Module Leader: PR and E- Marketing
  • Module Leader: Strategic Management
  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate including PHD Independent Studies and Research
  • Module Leader: Operations and Project Management
  • Teaching:
    • Research Skills
    • Contemporary Issues
    • Managing the International Hospitality Experience
    • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

Professional interests

Research interests

  • Information and Communication Technologies in Hospitality Management
  • Digital and Pedagogical Research in Hospitality Management
  • Digital Research Methodologies
  • Technology and Economic Development Issues
  • Management and Gender Development Issues.
  • Entreprenuership and Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences

International experience

Recent publications

Conference Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

Publications: Journals and Books