New Staff Profile – Kieron Chadwick

Kieron Chadwick has switched from his role as External Examiner for the School of Justice, Security, and Sustainability at Staffordshire University, to join the team permanently as a Lecturer in Business.

Kieron holds an MSc in Management with Human Resources from the University if Lincoln, and a BA (Hons) Business Management achieved as part of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) at Glasgow Caledonian University. He holds the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 8 Award in Strategic Direction and Leadership and is a PRINCE2© Project Management Practitioner. In addition, he is a Chartered Manager (CMgr MCMI) with CMI and a Fellow (FHEA) of the Higher Education Academy.

Kieron Chadwick

Kieron’s working background is in apprenticeships. Starting out as an Assessor/Coach, he progressed to Internal Quality Assurer, End-Point Assessment Manager, and most recently Head of Work Based Learning for Derby-based provider Workpays; alongside his freelance role as an External Quality Assurer for the awarding organisation, QNUK.

In May 2019, Kieron founded education start-up Academy of Assessors Limited, winner of SME News’s ‘Best Distance Learning Training Provider – 2020’ award. He later exited the business as part of its sale to a consultancy group. Kieron is also a self-published author, his book ‘Intrapreneurship – a guide for stakeholders’ explores the competencies needed to achieve transformation as part of a multi-stakeholder approach.

Having been an apprentice four times in the past and about to embark on his fifth (academic professional), Kieron has a keen research interest in apprenticeships. Being from a local working-class background, Kieron aims to further the social mobility of academic study through non-traditional entry routes, accessibility, and programme design.

Kieron will be teaching on the Operations and Departmental Manager Apprenticeship (ODMA), CMDA, and Senior Leader Apprenticeship (SLA). His modules will include ‘Improving Your Performance’ (ODMA), ‘Introduction to Management’ and ‘Professional Skills for Senior Managers’ (CMDA); and ‘Organisational Performance’ (SLA).

Email Kieron or his Linkedin profile is here