MSc Operational Research and Performance Management (pending final results, graduation March 2012), Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Master Thesis: “Business Advice in the UK: A review and regional extension of the literature”
Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Practitioner level (2010)
Prince2, Practitioner level (2009)
BSc (Hons) International Business and Economics (2007), Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Bachelor Thesis: “Impact of FDI on German unemployment”
Academic group affiliation
Economics & Strategy Group
Year of entry
“Business Performance and Business Support in the English Regions: developing an analytical and evaluation framework using firm-level longitudinal data”. ESRC Case Award, case partner: UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
business support, SME, small business, data linking, English regions, business link
Professor Mark Hart
BN1105 Quantitative Techniques, BS1102 Economic Environment of Business
BS3357 Entrepreneurial Management
Other relevant information
Before commencing his PhD in 2011 Cord-Christian worked at BT in its Global Services section, undertaking a number of roles in the Business and Contract Management area with European and later global clients. Ultimately Cord-Christian filled the role of the Unit Business Manager looking after the financial side and commercial supplier matters for one of the BT units working on the NHS National Programme for IT Local Service Provider programme. Whilst at BT he also undertook and completed his part-time MSc.
He undertook a one-year trainee role at Amadeus IT Group in France as well as an internship at Lufthansa in Germany prior to joining BT – http://uk.linkedin.com/in/ccdrews.