Staff profile

Gino Franco


Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader for Part Time MBA

Subject

Marketing

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Derby Business School

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement

Campus

Britannia Mill, Derby Campus, Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

g.franco@derby.ac.uk

About

I contribute constantly to delivering outstanding higher education that is student focused, employer engaged, and which enhances life opportunities through learning across the region and beyond. I am Programme Leader for the Part-Time MBA programme.

 

Teaching responsibilities

I teach on undergraduate, postgraduate and in-company programmes. My main areas of teaching are Operations Management, Project Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Business Improvement

 

Professional interests

Research interests

  • Systems Thinking and Organisational Change

 

Qualifications

Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Experience in industry

I worked for over 25 years in industry, including in restaurants, food manufacture, and wine importation.

 

International experience

Additional interests and activities

In-company consultancy with public and private organisations, mostly in the service sectors.

In the media

Occasional contributions to local radio on a range of business topics.

 

Recent publications

  • Leading and Influencing in Purchasing - CIPS unit Guide, Level 6