Newsletters & Reports

November 2019

CML Community – Cast Series*

The impact of technology on businesses and mental health & the importance of regular learning

This month we interviewed Simon Kelly who played a vital role in scaling LinkedIn’s business across Europe and Asia as one of the first sales leaders on the ground. Clip 1 is available now, please click on the link below.  

Clip 1: What is the impact of technology on businesses and how has it changed businesses?

Clip 2: “Where is my 1h of learning this week?” – What makes ongoing learning so invaluable in today’s world f work?

Clip 3: What mindset do people need to have when entering the world of work today and how can we bring a growth mindset into our curriculum?

Clip 4: How does technology impact mental health? An in-depth conversation about what we can do to address a rise in mental health issues among the younger generation.

*All CML Casts are released via Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn, so follow us @cmlsurrey or myself @CBRivers and on LinkedIn

CML Team – News

Welcome – Jaqueline Kenney

The CML Team has grown and we welcome our new member Jaqueline Kenney, Senior Teaching Fellow in Management Education to the Centre. Jaqueline will work alongside Andy Adcroft on various Surrey IDEA projects and contribute to the Management Education in Practice programme (internal staff development programme). Jaqueline has extensive global experience in Management Education and worked with colleagues in DHE at Surrey on Learning and Teaching initiatives. She has also published and authored a number of papers focusing on blended learning, disruptive pedagogies and diversity of knowledge.

CML Teaching Projects

IDEA in a Day – SurreyIDEA widening participation programme launched

In October SurreyIDEA launched one of the University’s largest ever widening participation programmes with its innovative IDEA in a Day programme. Through IDEA in a Day we’ll welcome over 500 young people aged 15-17 into the school for an interactive digital innovation workshop. Click here to read more about this fantastic initiative.

CML Research & Grants

SAMS/BAM Research and Capacity Building Grant Scheme

The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) and the British Academy of Management (BAM) have announced that the online application form for the SAMS/BAM Research and Capacity Building Grant Scheme is now available by registering at: SAMS/BAM Research and Capacity Building grants are aimed at researchers who want to develop an empirical research project that:

  • Enables capacity building by bringing together a group of researchers from at least two HE institutions, including early career as well as experienced researchers
  • Produces novel conceptual outcomes based on rigorous, innovative use of methods and by developing original ways of thinking to address complex management problems
  • Demonstrates the social value of management research conducted in the public interest

The maximum value of each award is £150,000. The duration of projects will be between 24 months (minimum) and 36 months (maximum). The application deadline is 30th September 2019, 17:00 (BST). For further information please click here If you have any questions on the entry process, please contact the British Academy of Management Grants Administrator, Stuart Hull, by email at

CML Events – external CPD opportunity & MOOCs

Becoming Education-Focussed Professor

11th November 2019

Venue: Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University

The Becoming an Education-focussed Professor programme is aimed specifically at supporting and developing business school academics on a Teaching and Scholarship track. The session on the 11th of November will focus on Developing Disciplinary/ Discovery Research. For more information about the session please click here. To register for this even please click on the Education-focussed Professor programme link above.  

CML & CABS Joint workshop – Technology PlayPen

20th of November 2019, 9.30 am – 4 pm

Venue: University of Liverpool, London

Dr Will Lanham-New, Anna Holland and Dr Christine Rivers will deliver a “technology play-pen” workshop on the 20th of November at University of Liverpool in London. For further information please click here Please note this is a joint workshop offered by CABS and CML.

CML Programme & Staff Development

Postgraduate Certificate in Management Education – Recruiting now for 2020 & Scholarships are available

Applications are now open for our next intake 2020. If you know a practitioner who is interested in transitioning into Management Education or would like to get more involved in business school teaching please forward my details or share the PGCert in Management Education website link:

 If you have any stories/ success you would like to share with the CML network please contact us: & Keep informed via twitter @cmlsurrey.

Best wishes from the CML team