I believe that good teaching and learning is based upon: 1) developing understanding of subject matter through critical thinking and enquiry 2) developing self-belief, self-confidence and self-expression 3) combining the above with independent study.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I work in most aspects of management and social sciences, from foundation degree to PhD. The past year I have worked with A' Level, final year undergraduate, MBA and PhD students. I am equally at home with beginners as advanced students. My subject areas are core business skills; economics, entrepreneurship, innovation, project management, change management, communication studies, strategic management and planning, branding, PR, CSR, marketing, consumer behaviour, partnership and sponsorship. I also advise on research methodology, especially constructing dissertations and theses from Bachelor's degree to PhD, essay/report writing, personal statements, structure and proofreading and draft appeals for students unhappy with issues surrounding their grades.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BA (Econ) Economics
FAETC: Further & Adult Education Teaching Certificate
MA (Econ) Applied Social Research Methods
PhD: Project/Change Management
- How much do you charge?
The initial online consultation is free, if we agree a continuous programme of study, otherwise it is charged for. A structure of costs and a timeframe are then agreed. Reasonable travel costs are included in the fee.
- Where do you teach?
I teach and tutor within West and Central London. However, I will travel East to Tower Hill/Aldgate/Shoreditch, West to Uxbridge, North to Watford/Cockfosters and South to Morden/Wimbledon. Other locations are subject to availability and negotiation.
- When are you available?
I prefer weekday evenings and Sundays. My schedule (due to the nature of my profession) can vary, but prior notice is always given for lesson changes. After initial meetings, preparatory and continuous work can also be conducted via email, Skype or Facetime. Online tutoring is available after an agreed period.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
A-Level and Foundation degree to PhD.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
My preparation ranges from A' Level, Foundation degree, Bachelor's degree, Masters level: MA, MSc, MBA, GMAT prep, and PhD advice, after the external examiner's report.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Online tutoring can also be conducted via email, Skype or FaceTime and is available after an agreed period of face-to-face learning.
Undertaking tutoring (commissioning) is an acceptance of the terms and conditions (7 days cancellation policy either side), including written work sent to the client, for which hours are costed as agreed.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
Show passion, precision, discipline and dedication and your persistence and determination will be rewarded!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I studied at and worked for traditional (Russell Group) universities in Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, and taught abroad in Australia, China, Finland, France, India, Sweden, and the USA. I have also worked in the market research and marketing industries for 6 years outside of the above timeframe, and acted as a company director for retail and market research companies. I have acted as an external examiner for a number of universities on undergraduate and graduate programmes.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I have enhanced DBS.
- Where and with whom did you train?
BA (Econ) and MA (Econ) at Manchester University, PhD at Birmingham University.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
A mixture of A' Level, degree level 6 and post-graduate students from different business schools across London. I am also mentoring/personal coaching graduates.
• BA (Econ)
• MA (Econ) PhD
• DBS certified
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Kiran was my professor at the European School of Economics where I studied Sport Management, & Marketing & Sponsorship. He focused the course to motivate his students to learn & succeed to the best of their ability. His lectures were full of realistic examples & he constantly promoted class discussions. He was always available for extra help to ensure I had a complete understanding of the subject matter. After completion Kiran remained available for guidance. I would strongly recommend him as a professor.
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