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University of Northampton International College

Lecturer Profiles

Jake Hillard

Jake Hilliard

What do you teach?

Applied Concepts

What do you like most about the subject?

I take great pride in seeing my students' improve their writing skills, which are essential for their future studies and careers.

How would you describe your teaching style?

I like to make my lessons fun and interactive. I also have a strong interest in using technology in my teaching.

Where else have you worked?

Moulton College, Northampton

Your tip for university success:

Work hard, stay positive and enjoy the experience.

Hossein Kalatian

Hossein Kalatian

What do you Teach?

Business/ Marketing Strategies and Product Life Cycle

What do you like most about the subject?

The ambitious nature of the students.

How would you describe your teaching style?

I try to use my personal business experiences as much as possible to help students understand that the subject they are studying will directly affect their future. I use range of teaching methods such as; classroom lecture and seminars, group discussion, review of weekly case study supported by a blended learning approach.

Where have you worked/studied previously?

I earned my PgD in Strategic Management and Leadership from City of London College. My areas of research include marketing strategies, foreign direct investment, change management, and strategic management. My PhD research is on the impact of foreign direct investment in economic performance of the UK. My teaching experience includes the business studies and its functions in relation to the different type of the businesses.

Your tip for University success:

Be confident but don’t assume you know it all. There is so much to learn and gain by being a student.