Ross Jordan

MBA, PGCertHE, FHEA

Programme Lead Business & Management, Programme Lead Business, Enterprise, & Entrepreneurship, Academic Advisor for Senior Leader Apprenticeships

Oxford Brookes Business School

Role

Ross is Programme Lead for the Business & Management degree, and the Business, Enterprise, & Entrepreneurship degree. He is also Academic Advisor to our Senior Leader Apprentices.

Research

My PhD is in the area of creative destruction in pedagogy as a means to help students understand entrepreneurial risk.

Research impact

My research informs teaching practice particularly on the RN degree. 

Publications

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Teaching and supervision

Courses

Modules taught

  • Entrepreneurial Business Management (UG)
  • Business at the Cutting Edge (UG)
  • Global Business Environment (MBA)
  • Live Client Strategic Project (UG)

I have taught on and developed numerous other modules including "Evaluating Options" which encapsulates my pedagogic research.

Supervision

I am Academic Advisor to 70+ Senior Leader Apprentices and support them in their capstone Consultancy Project.

Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of Institute of Safety and Health

Conferences

  • Jordan, R. (2020) ‘Fostering the Entrepreneurial Mindset Across Oxford Brookes University’, Evolve Conference, 2020.
  • Jordan, R., & Adderley, S. (2018) ‘“Everywhere you go, you always take the weather with you”. Creating the Gales. Can pedagogy of creative destruction in Entrepreneurship Education support students in creating opportunities? A critical realist perspective’, British Academy of Management Conference 2018.
  • Jordan, R. (2016) ‘Hypothesis; A potential measure of success in Entrepreneurship Education is when students are ‘transformed’ to the extent that they rebel against Entrepreneurship Education’, Oxford Brookes Faculty International Research Conference 2016.

Consultancy

  • Director of Oxfordshire Business First
  • CEO and Founder of Brit Picks.

Further details

Ross is Programme Lead for the Business & Management degree, and the Business, Enterprise, & Entrepreneurship degree. He is also Academic Advisor to our Senior Leader Apprentices.

Ross brings to his teaching a wealth of industry experience gained from 20 years working in commercial property, retail, and the music industry.

With a disciplinary specialism in Entrepreneurship, he is part way through studying for a PhD.

In 2005 he was awarded an MBA.