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Julie McCandless

Professor

  • Room 0G.015 - Riddel Hall Block 3

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Research Focus

Julie McCandless is a Professor of Practice (Education) in Business Management at Queen's Management School. She has a particular interest in transformational programme delivery, enhancing business performance through operations innovation and customer experience strategies. In addition, she serves as the Associate Director of business engagement within the School. 

Julie is a member of the Executive Education Committee, Education Committee and Ethics Committee within the School and a member of the faculty AHSS Student and Staff Partnership Group.

  • Office Location: Queen's Management School, Riddel Hall, Block 3, 0G.015
  • Office Hours: By Appointment 

Teaching

2019-2020

Module Coordinator for:

  • MGT3030 Consulting Projects (Co Taught)
  • MGT9203 Contemporary Issues in Management (Co Taught)

In addition, since October 2018 Julie has delivered TLI7006 Business Projects as part of the Fusion Programme at the William J Clinton Leadership Institute. 

2018-2019

Module Tutor/ Coordinator for:

  • MGT3030 Consulting Projects (Co Taught)
  • MGT9203 Contemporary Issues in Management (Co Taught)

Research Interests

Julie’s research interests are in working with local businesses to optimise operational performance through the delivery of change programmes and enhancement of the customer experience strategy.

Other

Academic Qualifications

  • Masters Business Administration, Queen's University Belfast
  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, Queen's University Belfast

Professional Experience 

Prior to joining Queen's Management School, Julie gained extensive experience in business consulting having worked for 3 international management consultancies in Dublin, Hong Kong and London. Consulting to business leaders and organisations as well as working with industry regulators and bodies.

For more details of Julie's professional experience, please view her profile on LinkedIn

Prizes

The Queen's Partnership Award

Julie McCandless (Recipient), 03 May 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

  • 13 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Hosting of external, non-academic visitor

NI Top 100 Companies Gala Dinner

Julie McCandless (Participant)
26 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

NI Women in Business Chair's Lunch

Julie McCandless (Participant)
24 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

EFMD Annual Conference

Julie McCandless (Participant)
05 Jun 201907 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

InterTradeIreland All Island Innovation Programme - Building a Strong Start-up Ecosystem in Northern Ireland

Julie McCandless (Participant)
13 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

NI Chamber of Commerce - Student Business Insights workshop

Julie McCandless (Member of the organising committee)
04 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course