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Sally Holland

Course Leader

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

Sally Holland, Course Leader


Sally Holland, course leader of BSc (Hons) Business Management is excited to work in partnership with students and colleagues to build on best practice, collaborate and innovate to offer an outstanding student experience. She is proud to be a part of Solent Business School which is highly ranked for graduate business start-ups (HE-BCI), and highly rated for expertise in business management and marketing (The Guardian Best UK Universities Guide), as well as short-listed in the CMI Awards for Outstanding HE Training Provider of the Year 2022.

As an academic, Sally’s focus is on widening participation, inclusivity, and real-world learning through engagement with employers within the curriculum. With a drive for innovation, entrepreneurship, guest speakers, and extracurricular events to enhance graduate outcomes, she is passionate about the student experience and challenging our students to be confident and bold in their preparations for their future careers.

As a former business professional with a First in Corporate Communication and a Distinction at master's, with a passion for communication her research interests specialise in authentic leadership, employee engagement and psychological resilience through the positive adaptation to change. Her specialist teaching areas include professional practice, organisational behaviour, strategic change, leadership, management, and corporate communication. With a background in Internal Communication Management, Sally leads the University partnership with the Institute of Internal Communication to deliver their professional development programmes, including an MA in Internal Communication Management.

Further information

During her time at NTL Sally instigated the implementation of online communication channels in addition to supporting the management team through numerous transformation programmes, including a redundancy programme done under extreme time constraints to remove costs, prior to the year-end.

Prior to working for the corporate area she worked for ntl:home, contributing to the success of the price change programme that increased incremental revenue by £100 million.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) International Business Management

Develop the insight, confidence, management skills and international perspective to succeed in the modern global marketplace or set up your own business on this professionally...

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Marketing

Flourish in a business career and gain the strategic management and creative marketing skills to become a successful future leader, on this CMI accredited course.

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Digital Technologies

Develop the essential business skills for a career in management on this exciting, challenging professional degree course – blending the latest business management theory with...

BSc (Hons) Business Management

Develop the skills, confidence and real-world experience you’ll need to succeed in the world of business or excel as an entrepreneur with our top-ranked, CMI-accredited Business Management degree.

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Finance

Develop your skills in business and financial strategy on this professionally focused course, offering a valuable combination of management, business and financial knowledge...