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Suresh George


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    Suresh is an Associate Professor and Subject Lead for International Business.  He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and Arts (FRSA ) and is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Adademy (FHEA). Prior to becoming an academic, Suresh held senior positions in the telecommunication industry in India and Oman. Suresh spent his childhood years in living in Kenya and Nigeria, before moving to being educated in India and the UK. He also lived across several countries in the Middle East. Suresh brings this global experience into his HE  teaching and consulting practice.

    His research work primarily revolves around the following areas.

    Strategic Management research that is evolves around the linkages around Global political positions, Non-Market resources and the Resource-based view of the State.

    Pragmatic Global Strategy that is driven by over 23 years of a Global experience including living across Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe. My practice in this area also involves working with global firms and consultancy projects.

    International Business Pedagogy based on experiential teaching, innovation in IB pedagogy, Open Educational Resources and Research-informed teaching.

    Suresh has been involved in creating innovative experiential learning tools that have been used across the globe, designing successful postgraduate courses at Coventry University as well leading on Market entry consultancy projects for SMEs and medium to large firms across the globe.

    He is also an occasional blogger on several topical issues and tweets as @sureshgeorge

    Suresh is interested in the development of online teaching and learning solutions for education and is an an active consultant for several widely-used software solutions in strategic management and International Business pedagody. Some of the solutions include the Global Marketing management system platform,(GMMSO). In 2013, Suresh developed the GLOBESTRATEGY® system as an open education resource (OER) for international business.



    Suresh is an active consultant around the world. His clients include non-profit enterprises, Higher educational institutions, IT companies, International trading houses, and SMEs.

    Suresh’s consulting activities have included the following areas:

    • Corporate strategy
    • Business modelling
    • New market entry strategies
    • Online teaching and learning solutions
    • Training programmes on digital literacy for International Business teachers
    • Faculty Development seminars

    Research Interests

    Resources-based view of states ; Linkages in International business; Geopolitical context of doing business; Rising powers and business strategies ; E-learning tools in international business; Teaching apps and mobile learning platforms; India and China in the extractive industries

    Education/Academic qualification

    Strategy, Doctorate, Coventry University


    Award Date: 9 Nov 2015

    Education, Postgraduate Certificate


    Award Date: 31 Jan 2010

    International Businesss, MBA, Coventry University


    Award Date: 31 Jan 2006

    Zoology, MSc, Mahatma Gandhi University


    Award Date: 31 May 1994

    Zoology, Degree, University of Kerala


    External positions

    Chief External Examiner, Manchester Metropolitan University

    1 Apr 2017 → …


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