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Jacqueline Jenkins

Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Role

Jacqueline is a Lecturer in Project Management in the Department of Management. She teaches on a variety of courses in the Department of Management of Nottingham Business School at both undergraduate and postgraduate level with particular focus on project management and entrepreneurship.

Her PhD research study is based in the creative industries and explores the role that higher education plays in shaping entrepreneurial outcomes, in supporting students' preparation for obtaining work in their chosen industry including working self-employed/freelance. Jacqueline brings her research into her teaching by understanding the significance of situating academic theories and models into a business context and real-life business case studies. Moreover, embedding learning outcomes which can translate into transferable employability skills and bring a deeper contextual understanding to the students learning experience.

Career overview

Prior to Nottingham Business School, she worked at the University of Nottingham, School of Health Sciences where she managed a portfolio of research projects in alliance with stakeholders to conduct research that helps individuals and communities transform their health and wellbeing. Jacqueline also provided strategic and operational support to the research activity and post-graduate research education courses in the School. Her prior research experience of ensuring that research is embedded in meaningful defined transformative outcomes for the relevant stakeholders which can be measurable by outcomes, shapes the way in which she works with students. Her teaching approach seeks to be pedagogically evidenced based upon notions of creating positive impact and meaningful learning outcomes.

Before joining higher education, Jacqueline worked in the public sector for a pressure group which provided support and advice and grant funding from European Commission/European Parliament Funding to around 100 Local Authorities.  She started her career in private sector including working for a multi-national manufacturing company.