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Paul Summers, Course Leader

Dr Paul Summers
PhD, MA, PGCTLHE, FHEA, CMBE, MAPM, MCP, LMPA, ACIB

Course Leader

Biography

Paul is a passionate educator drawing on his broad experience of industry to provide his students with a rich and insightful experience. He synthesises the worlds of practice and academia, helping his students to understand how theory works in the workplace.

His focus is on utilising active learning techniques in explaining the concepts underpinning his real-world learning, enabling students to become continuous learners.

In 2014, Paul co-chaired the UKSS 18th International Conference at the University of Hull and has refereed several articles for both journals and conferences. He regularly presents at both academic and practitioner conferences on project management, benefits management and developing reflective practitioners.

During his career, he has worked in retail banking, leisure retail, photography, IT, change management, HRD, project delivery, project portfolio management and as a PMO manager. He is a full member of the Association for Project Management, as well holding the PMQ, AgilePM practitioner, Managing Successful Programmes practitioner and PRINCE2 practitioner qualifications.

Further information

Paul has 40 years' experience in banking, leisure retail, photography and local government, self-employment, and consultancy.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Business Management

Develop the insight, confidence, management skills and sustainability perspective to succeed in modern business or set up your own business on this professionally-focused degree...

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing

Develop the insight, confidence, management skills and marketing perspective to succeed in modern business or set up your own business on this professionally-focused degree...

Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship

In every industry, in every sector, there’s a need for professionals with the practical understanding and specialist knowledge to design, develop and deliver a huge range of...