Jacqueline Brodie

Jacqueline Brodie

Dr Jacqueline Brodie MA (Hons), MA, MSc, MSc BOE, PhD, PGCert TLHE, SFHEA

Associate Professor Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Dr Jackie Brodie is the Business School's Academic Lead in Learning and Teaching and an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She is a senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a reviewer of applications for HEA fellowship. She is a member of the JISC Student Experience Experts Group and a founding member of the Charity Board initiative steering group with RSM and Santander, which trains students to take up board positions on local charities. Jackie has led several funded Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) research projects, such as the QAA Enhancement theme project “Extension of a Dissertation e-Toolkit for International Students”, which built on findings from the HEA funded evaluation “Exploring the Maze: An Evaluation of a Dissertation e-Toolkit Designed for Direct Entry Students Transitioning to HE”. Jackie’s current research includes leading a funded University study on: “ An investigation into the value of the learning experience of the Get On Board extra-curricular programme” and a QAA enhancement theme funded project on "evidencing belonging in the online classroom". Other funded LTA projects Jackie has been involved with include the QAA enhancement theme project “A Benchmarking Exercise of Skills Award Frameworks” and teaching fellow research into “The Value of videos to support internationalisation in the Entrepreneurship Curriculum”. Jackie has published and presented her Entrepreneurship education and LTA research both internationally and in the UK, such as at the Barcelona EFMD Entrepreneurship Conference (Appropriate Methodologies for Entrepreneurship Education) and the QAA International Enhancement Themes Conferences in 2015 and 2017. Jackie is a reviewer for several journals and a journal board editor. At Edinburgh Napier University she is programme leader for the online MSc Business Management Suite of Programmes and module leader for Managing Innovation which is taught online to MBA and MSc students and overseas in Singapore. Jackie also supervises several PhD and DBA students within the Business School and has seven doctoral completions. An extract from her PhD, looking at the Design and Adoption of Mobile Technology by Mobile Workers, was published by Springer as a book Chapter in Mobile Virtual Work: a New Paradigm. Jackie enjoys judging the 'build a business' local Schools competition held annually at Craiglockhart Campus.


Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Steering Committee Member - Student Charity Board initiative
  • Board Member - Young Professionals as Trustees


Conference Activity

  • CABS Learning Teaching Student Experience Conference
  • GLOBE CONFERENCE, USA - Member of Scientific and Paper Review Committee
  • 3rd QAA International Enhancement in Higher Education Conference - Presenter/reviewer
  • QAA 13th Enhancement Themes Conference -Reviewer/Presenter
  • Institute For Small Business Conference - Reviewer/ Presenter
  • 2nd QAA International Enhancement in Higher Education Conference


Editorial Activity

  • Editor - Teaching Fellow Journal - Edinburgh Napier University
  • Journal Editor - The Journal of Hospital and Medical Management


External Examining/Validations

  • DBA Examiner -South Wales University; Title: Mode switching from component manufacturer to system supplier – requirements, opportunities and best practices. A resource-based reflection on R&D
  • Member of External Review/Validation Panel Business School Programmes - Anglia Ruskin University


Fellowships and Awards

  • GLOBE Conference - Certificate of Excellence in Paper Reviewing
  • Best Paper Award - 3E Conference (ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference), Leeds, May 2016.
  • Nomination for Best Paper in Gender Track - ISBE Conference 2015
  • Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy


Invited Speaker

  • Guest Speaker - QAA Enhancement Themes Conference - Round table Speaker - Workshop
  • Guest Speaker - CABS - Distance learning in Scottish Business Schools
  • Guest speaker EY Foundation - Governance Webinar for Social Entrepreneurs
  • Invited Speaker - ENU Business School Public Engagement Awareness Event


Media Activity

  • Media endorsement of STEPS "The Informed Trustee"
  • Guest Speaker - HEA Video - SFHEA and Mentoring


Membership of Professional Body

  • Member of North America Higher Education International (ANAHEI).
  • Prince 2 Practitioner
  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Institute of Small Business and Enterprise


Public/Community Engagement

  • Organising Member - Charity Board Iniatitive Launch Events - Queen Margaret, Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier Universities
  • Conference Organiser - Public Engagement Event - Connecting our Young Professionals as Trustees with Third Sector Leaders.



  • The International Journal of Management Education
  • International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research
  • Industry and Higher Education
  • Journal of Hospital and Medical Management


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