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Nigel Spinks

Lecturer in Systems and Processes

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Specialisms

  • Operations and Process Management

Location

G27, Henley Business School, Whiteknights | EH 516, Greenland Campus

Nigel Spinks is a full-time member of Henley Business School where he is Director of Studies in the Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting group. His main teaching role is in the area of process and operations management on the MBA, alongside corporate and executive courses. He also teaches research methods on other post-experience, postgraduate Masters programmes. Before joining Henley, he spent 10 years in a variety of technical and export sales and marketing management roles in a start-up division within a multi-national company based in Germany. Prior to embarking upon a civilian career, Nigel served as an Army Officer for ten years in both command and staff roles.

Nigel holds a degree in history from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and a degree in economics and mathematical sciences. He gained his MBA from Henley, completing a dissertation on strategic innovation in the financial services industry. His research interests include process governance, innovation and the sociology of skill. He has most recently been involved in a major research project for the Royal Academy of Engineering. In his spare time, Nigel is director of a small, specialist publishing company.

Managing service delivery

This module enables the learner to:Identify the characteristics of service operations and the implications for service deliverySelect and apply appropriate tools and techniques to design, manage and improve service processesEvaluate...

Module code: MQM1MSD

Managing projects

This module is designed for the apprenticeship learner to:Identify the characteristics of projects and the implications for their managementDescribe and evaluate different project methodologiesAnalyse their organisation’s approach to project management...

Module code: MQM1MP

MSc CBC Stage 3: Dissertation

You will undertake a Masters level research project investigating a coaching and behavioural change topic of your choice. This provides the opportunity for a critical examination of the topic and...

Managing Operations and Processes

Organisations of all kinds use operations and processes to deliver goods and services in order to create value for their customers and achieve business objectives. This module introduces students to...

Module code: MM290

Project Management

Projects have become an important mode of organising work in many organisations and industries in response to the need to develop and deliver complex one-off goods and services and to...

Module code: MM396

Managing processes and systems and projects (MBA) Research methods (post-experience Masters)