Suresh George

Suresh George


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    Suresh is the Curriculum Lead for International Business and Associate Professor in International Business. Suresh was educated in Kenya and Nigeria, before relocating back to India. Prior to an Academic career, Suresh has held senior positions in the telecommunication engineering business in both India and Oman. Suresh is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society and Arts (FRSA). He has also held Visiting Professorships in Portugal, France, India, Kenya, US in International Business and Global Strategy

    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.

    His latest consultancy is the  on developing the Global Market Potential and Strategy Online software, (GMPSO)

    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 and global 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

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 4 - Quality Education

    Education/Academic qualification

    Strategy, Doctorate, Resource Based view of State, 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

    External Examiner, University for the Creative Arts

    1 Oct 2020 → …

    Chief External Examiner, Manchester Metropolitan University

    1 Apr 201710 Dec 2021


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