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Caroline Bishop

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management

Role

Caroline is currently a part-time senior lecturer in the Department of Management teaching both undergraduate and post graduate modules in Supply Chain Management and is Module Leader for the Masters Module in Global Supply Chain Management. Caroline teaches Research Methods at undergraduate level and supervises undergraduate research projects. She facilitates Masters Consultancy Project workshops, where she then goes on to supervise a number of groups through their Consultancy Experience Projects.

In addition to her role at NTU Caroline is Director of a small local business which specialises in control systems for special purpose machines and automation solutions mainly within the food and engineering sectors.

Caroline has worked at NTU in a number of teaching roles since 2009 beginning in the Department of Human Resource Management where she taught undergraduate modules such as Managing and Organising and supervised research projects. She was also module leader for the MBA module in Performance Management, taught on the Master module Learning and Teaching Development and supervised Masters Consultancy Projects.

Caroline joined the Management Department in 2013 as a senior lecturer where she focused on Global Supply Chain, Operations & Enterprise Development subjects for both undergraduate and Masters course. She was Module Leader for a second year module, Global Supply Chain Management, and was involved in the initial development of modules for the Masters Course in Project Management where she subsequently did relief teaching. Caroline was year tutor and then assistant course leader for BA Business where she took responsibility for managing 2nd year Notification of Extenuating Circumstance and sat on the Requests for Reconsideration panel. As part of her role as assistance course leader for BA Business Caroline contributed to the course development and played an active role in the periodic course review. She actively worked with the course leader and module leaders to ensure the smooth running of the course.

Career overview

Caroline has had an eclectic career, which has included working for a variety of companies from multinationals such as Boot the Chemists, to SME’s providing software solutions, to running her own business. Her wide-ranging job roles have made use of her skills in areas such as computer programming, systems analysis, project management, operations improvement, personal development, teaching, consultancy and business administration but her passion has always been for teaching and facilitating the sharing of knowledge.

Research areas

Caroline is a member of the Nottingham Business School Research as Practice Research Group and is currently writing up her PhD on Trust and knowledge sharing in a collaborative SME project.

External activity

Caroline is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a member of the British Association of Management (BAM), a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (MInstLM) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (AssocCIPD).

Caroline is Director of a small local business which specialises in control systems for special purpose machines and automation solutions mainly within the food and engineering sectors.