Lecturer in Enterprise
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Newcastle upon Tyne,
Katie is currently working as a Lecturer in Enterprise in the Science, Agriculture & Engineering Faculty where, in addition to her curriculum development, teaching and research commitments, she will be working with academic and other teaching staff in order to develop the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship activity of the Faculty.
Katie joined the Careers Service in 2007 where her role includes the development and delivery of skills and enterprise curriculum, and the support for small enterprise development within the curriculum. Previous to this role, Katie worked for Newcastle City Council as a Project Manager across a number of projects focussed on supporting small, high-growth businesses and their contribution to the regional economy.
Roles and Responsibilities
• To promote an innovative, creative, resourceful and opportunistic approach to life, learning and work
• To encourage the application of enterprise leading to the creation of a new venture and the generation of new business
• To provide high quality teaching of enterprise education across the Faculty
• To coach and support students through the supervision of enterprise projects
• To support the development of enterprise related skills and content in academic modules for entrepreneurial students and graduates
• To encourage publications on teaching, pedagogy and commercial application
Katie's role supports the University's Rise Up activity, within which Katie also supports students and graduates to turn their ideas into action.
Katie is the Programme Manager of the Founderships Project.
BA(Hons) Applied Communications with Marketing and Management, Newcastle University.
Get into Enterprise Tutor, accredited by Scottish Enterprise.
CMI Level 5 Award in Management Coaching and Mentoring (QCF).
International Entrepreneurship Educator Programme.
NCGE Entrepreneurship Education Fellow.
Member of the Institute of Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
Fellow of the HEA.
At undergraduate level I teach on the following modules in the SAgE Faculty:
MEC2008 Mechanical Engineering Professional Skills II
CEG8004 Enterprise for Construction
SUG3500 Creativity & Market Research
ENG8017 : Management of New Product Introduction
At postgraduate level I teach two 20 credit modules Introduction to Enterprise & Entrepreneurship and Business Enterprise in Science & Engineering, which are currently offered to Renewable Energy, Enterprise & Management (MSc REEM), International Marine Environmental Consultancy (MSc IMEC) and Transport & Business Management (MSc).
SPG8015 Introduction to Enterprise & Entrepreneurship in Science & Engineering (also Module Leader)
SPG8016 Business Enterprise in Science & Engineering (also Module Leader)
Other Postgraduate Teaching:
SPG8501 Idea for Business Enterprise
- Jones B, Wray K, Scanlon E, de Blaquière GE. Increasing the engagement of researchers with skills training through the use of grand societal challenges; a case study on engagement with, and impact of, enterprise skills training at Newcastle University. In: International Conference on Developments in Doctoral Education. 2013, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh: UK Council for Graduate Education.
- de Blaquière GE, Jones B, Scanlon E, Wray K. ACTION 2011: Sustainability - using problem based learning to increase engagement and impact of enterprise training for researchers. In: Competence and Problem Based Learning (CPBL). 2012, Rovaniemi, Finland.
- Watts CA, Wray K. Using toolkits to achieve STEM enterprise learning outcomes. Education and Training 2012, 54(4), 259-277.
- Watts CA, Wray K, Kennedy CMA, Freeman P, Trainer GH. Embedding enterprise in biosciences: Added value for employability. Industry and Higher Education 2010, 24(6), 487-494.