Julie McCandless

Julie McCandless


  • Room 0G.015 - Riddel Hall Block 3

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Research Focus

As a Professor of Practice in Management, I am interested in collaborating with businesses to both create innovative experiential educational experiences for our students and to support business development and growth through research and collaboration.

I am interested in Practice Led Research, in particular in knowledge transfer partnerships, supporting innovative business ventures and in developing business case studies to support practice informed teaching.  Particular themes of interest are business transformations, operational innovation, data driven decision making and customer experience strategies.

I am the Director of Business Engagement for Queen's Management school, so if you are a business and would like to engage with the school, please reach out to me via email j.mccandless@qub.ac.uk or you can visit my office at Riddel Hall, Block 3, 0G.015.


My Current Teaching

  • Consulting Projects (Module Coordinator)
  • Developing as a Leader and Manager  (Module Cordinator)
  • Advanced Manufacturing Leadership programme (Tutor)

Workshops and Masterclasses:

  • Communicating with impact 
  • Technology advancements in business 
  • Project delivery workshops 
  • Consultancy industry insights 

Other areas of teaching include: Organisational Behaviour and Leadership, Business Projects and Contemporary Issues in Management


Professional Experience 

Prior to joining Queen's Management School, I 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 on strategic operations topics.

For more details of my professional experience, please view my profile on LinkedIn