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Glen Cookson

Glen Cookson

Senior Lecturer

Summary

After leaving Sheffield Hallam University in the summer of 2004 with a degree in Business and Finance I began my full time working career at Wm Morrisons as a Graduate Management Trainee. After 18 months in retail I altered my career to train as an accountant within the outsourcing sector. During my seven and a half years working in the private sector I became a qualified management accountant and progressed from Finance Assistant of a large Limited company to a take up a Financial Controller role within a division of a FTSE 100 company.

After gaining invaluable experience working in industry I changed career paths again to become a full time lecturer in Accounting at Sheffield Hallam University. My focus is delivery accounting and finance related modules and enhancing the employability of students through core and co-curricular engagement. I am committed to advancing my career and the career of students at Sheffield Hallam for many years to come.

I am an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

 

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2015: Post Graduate Certificate, Learning and Teaching, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2013: CIMA, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom
    • 2004: BA Business & Finance, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Consultancy

    Other

    • 2016: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Project

    • 2018: , Chartered Institute of Credit Management, United Kingdom

    Internal Leadership position with external engagement

    Placements

    • 2016: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Student/ industry engagement events

    • 2016: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2014: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Member of professional body

    Membership

    • 2006: , Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom

    Senior University leadership or strategic project role

    Other

    • 2016: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Senior Lecturer

    Teaching expertise

    • Financial Accounting and Management Accounting

    Research

    • Finance Accounting and Business Systems

    Industry Links

    • Chartered Institute of Credit Managers (CICM)

  • Teaching

    Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

    Sheffield Business School

    Fin Accounting & Man Accounting

    2015 to present: Financial and Management Applications, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2013 to 2017: Financial Accounting, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2013 to present: The Professional Accountant, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2013 to 2016: Business Analysis, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2013 to 2016: Managing Finance, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2013 to 2016: Introduction to Finance and Accounting, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

  • Publications

    Presentations

    Cookson, G. (2016). A comparative study; SHU and BAC International Finance & Banking collaborative award.

    Kemp, S., & Cookson, G. (2016). Comparative study of SHU and Botswana Accountancy College performance in relation to Learning, Teaching and Assessment.

  • Other activities

    External Responsibilities

    • 2015: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2015 to 2016: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2013: , Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom

    HEA fellow or senior fellow

    • 2015: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Prize or best paper

    • 2016: Faculty Winner: Inspirational Teaching Award, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

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