Dr Roshan Boojihawon has joined the University of Birmingham since January 2015. He is an Associate Professor in Strategy and has been part of the DL leadership team overseeing the strategic and operational development of the Business School’s DL/Online programmes, namely the Online MSc International Business and the Online MBA. Prior to this role, he was Assistant professor in Strategy at The Open University where he specialised in developing ‘engaging’ online learning experiences at UG/PG Levels in management. He has contributed to developing both online activity-led pedagogy and online collaborative pedagogy, and made further contributions to ‘widening participation’, training ‘the teachers’, ‘foray into new technologies’, ‘assessment strategies’, ‘skills development’. Amongst his roles at The Open University he took a leading role, as Programme Director, of the UG Programme. Here is made a marked contribution in shaping and providing an effective strategic steer to the future development of the UG programme, aligned with the University’s strategy.
In terms of research, he is the co-author of books on ‘Organisational Collaborations’ and ‘China in Africa’, and also published in refereed international journals like the Journal of World Business, Business Strategy and The Environment, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of International Management, International Business Review, Services Industries Journal, Strategic Change, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies. He continuously serves as a reviewer for International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Marketing Management, Transnational Corporations, International Business Review, Journal of International Management, Services Industries Journal, International Journal of Emerging Markets, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, International Journal of Management Reviews, International of Emerging Markets. He has also provided consultancy to companies in professional services, high-tech and science-based industries.