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Dean Maragh

Dean Maragh FRSA

Senior Lecturer


Summary

From an industry and applied academic background, Dean is passionate about supporting and developing enterprising and entrepreneurial individuals and those who support them including self-employed, employed and charities. Action learning and enterprise pedagogy is at the heart of Dean's teaching and learning where reflection, fun and deep learning are key to behavioural change.

About

Qualifications

  • 2016: Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2011: Level 3 Award Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Other, United Kingdom
  • 2010: A1 Assessor Award, Other, United Kingdom
  • 2010: MBA Enterprise, Teesside University
  • 2009: V1 Internal Quality Assurance of the assessment process, Other, United Kingdom
  • 2008: NVQ4 Business Advice, Other, United Kingdom

Member of professional body

Membership

  • 2009 to 2012: , Chartered Management Institute (CMI), United Kingdom
  • 2007 to 2009: , Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom
  • 2007 to 2008: , Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom
  • 2006 to 2010: , Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom
  • 2006: , SFEDI, Sector Skills Organisation (SSO), United Kingdom
  • 2006 to 2008: , Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom
  • 2003 to 2012: , Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE), United Kingdom

Other

  • 2010 to 2013: , Institute for Learning (IfL), United Kingdom
  • 2010: , Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs, United Kingdom
  • 2006 to 2012: , Institute of Business Consulting (IBC), United Kingdom
  • 2001 to 2007: , Durham University, United Kingdom

Senior Lecturer

Course Leader - Business and Enterprise Management

Teaching

Department of Management

Sheffield Business School

Projects

Sheffield Innovation Programme; Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI) Advisory Board member; Durham Business School Biz-KIT Project in UK NE, Croatia, Africa; Owner/Entrepreneur The Watershed Ltd; CEO Association of Canoe Trades; Programme Director Six-Squared Action Learning Sets University of Sheffield; Programme Manager Action Learning Sets Leeds Beckett University; Winner of 2 x SHU Pedagogic Innovation Awards and The Dean's Award for Pedagogic Innovation; Multiple Nominations for Inspirational Teaching Awards

Subject Area

Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

Courses taught

  • Business & Enterprise Management
  • Business Studies
  • Business & Management
  • Business & Suite

Modules taught

  • Planning Your Own Business
  • Enterprise in Action
  • Perspectives in Enterprise

Research

PhD Research: The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education with Placement on Entrepreneurial Activity. Papers in Progress: Blended Learning - a systematic review; MS Teams - A Pilot Case study in HE; Extracurricular Activity and Entrepreneurship Education - A systematic Review; Entrepreneurial Pedagogy in practice; Does Entrepreneurship Education Deliver? A Review of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education University Programmes in the UK.

Collaborators or sponsors

ERDF; Sheffield City Region; Impact of Entrepreneurship Education Research Group

Publications

Key Publications

Pittaway, L., Missing, C., Hudson, N., & Maragh, D. (2009). Entrepreneurial learning through action: a case study of the Six-Squared program. Action Learning: Research and Practice, 6 (3), 265-288. http://doi.org/10.1080/14767330903299480

Maragh, D. (2009). The 6 Squared Action Learning Sets.

Maragh, D. (2002). Biz-KIT - A suite of programmes to transfer business through ICT. In ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2002. ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Maragh, D., Pardo, A., & Robinson OBE, T. (2008). How to be a Brilliant Community Based Business Adviser. (1). ACBBA Association of Community Based Business Advisers.

Conference papers

Maragh, D., & Cawkwell, J. (2015). Collaborative Learning - investigating support for team work among students. In Association of Business Schools Conference, 28 April 2015 - 29 April 2015.

Maragh, D., Hepplestone, S., Revill, J., & Warwick, S. (2015). The implementation journey for taking e-assessment/feedback from the sporadic to wide-spread adoption in Higher Education. In Association of Business Schools Conference, York, UK, 28 April 2015 - 29 April 2015.

Maragh, D., & Sear, L. (2010). A National Survey of Enterprise Coaches - Are they meeting expectations? In National Conference of Enterprise Coaching, 2010. The watershed & Woodholmes Group

Maragh, D., Gold. Prof., J., & Taylor, D. (2010). Developing Action Learning Set facilitators in the creative and cultural sector. ISBE Conference 2011, 0.

Maragh, D. (2008). Teesside Business School – Creating a culture of Enterprise. Teesside Business School Annual Conference.

Maragh, D. (2008). The 6 Squared Action Learning Sets. In Northern Leadership Academy Conference, 14 March 2008.

Maragh, D. (2002). Durham Business School – Role of Business ICT in the small business. In Small Business Conference, 2002. Durham Business School

Reports

Hartshorn, C., & Maragh, D. (2001). Enterprise in the Curriculum in North East Higher Education Institutions. Durham Business School.

Hartshorn, C., & Maragh, D. (2001). Enterprise in the Curriculum in North East Higher Education Institutions. Durham Business School.

Presentations

Suckley, L., & Maragh, D. (2017). Student to pupil mentoring: An approach to developing enterprising behaviours.

Maragh, D. (2015). The implementation journey for taking e-assessment/feedback from the sporadic to wide-spread adoption in Higher Education.

Maragh, D. (2015). Collaborative Learning Presentation.

Maragh, D. (2008). Creating a culture of Enterprise.

Maragh, D. (2006). East Midlands development Agency, Start-Up.

Other activities

External Responsibilities

  • 2006: , Scottish Enterprise, United Kingdom
  • 2000 to 2007: , Technology Means Business, United Kingdom

Award

  • 2017: Highly Commended Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2015: Pedagogic Innovation award Winner - Entrepreneurial Pedagogy, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2015: Pedagogic Innovation award Winner - Blended Learning, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Postgraduate supervision

Postgraduate supervision

Areas of supervision: Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

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