Julie Hartley

MA Organisation Studies - Warwick University

Senior Lecturer

Oxford Brookes Business School

Julie Hartley


Julie in her academic role has been responsible for designing and delivering management courses on organisational behaviour, management and research methods. This has been to courses of Undergraduates, Masters and MBA students around the world and has included distance learning packages.

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

  • Critical Approaches to Business
  • Individual Consultancy Project
  • Residential Workshop 2

Currently she is Module Leader for the following Oxford Brookes Global MBA modules:

  • Critical Approaches to Business
  • Individual Consultancy Project
  • Residential Workshop 2

Responsible to the design and delivery of core modules online and face to face. Quality monitoring over a range of modules. 

Teaching on face-to-face and online Research Methods courses and Leadership Development programmes. Courses taught in Dubai, Macau, Malaysia, Kenya, and Singapore.

Julie has performed a blend of business based and academic based roles. These have centred on management including change management, personal and professional development, research methods and organisational behaviour and leadership.


  • Capstone project Supervision
  • Business Start Up Module
  • Individual Consultancy Module
  • Dissertation Module


Interested in the role of secondary data in student research projects

Research impact

Secondary data is a key aspect of student Capstone projects on the Oxford Brookes Global MBA

Professional information


For the Department of Trade and Industry Business Links: Julie performed training and development of Business Links advisors from all over the UK regarding succession planning in small businesses. The work focussed on assessing the risks in succession situations and the development of succession action plans. Julie facilitated the development of change management skills in advisors dealing with complex family and succession situations. 

Further details

Julie has been involved in the running of an automotive engineering business, a service and repairs business and a soft furnishing enterprise, holding the post of Company Secretary and Managing Director participating in the management decisions to turn the businesses around.

The engineering business has successfully obtained funding from both the Niche Vehicle Funding Network and Innovate UK.