Becoming an Education-Focussed Professor 2020


In 2019, the MKE project launched the ‘Becoming an Education-focussed Professor’ series that aimed specifically at supporting and developing business school academics on a Teaching and Scholarship track.

Last year’s focus for our ‘Becoming an Education-focussed Professor’ series was based on capacity building events to define education-focussed scholarship in a way that becomes useable, accessible and open to assessment, building on the Boyer/Carnegie fundamentals that it should be delivered externally and open to peer review.

For 2020, we are pleased to say that this initiative will continue with a series of interactive events.  The overarching goals of this MKE project remain:

  • To promote the centrality of the scholarship of teaching and learning in business schools and to achieve parity for teaching and scholarship (T&S) academics with research focused academics in consideration of promotion decisions. We propose that the scholarship of teaching and learning and conventional basic research (the scholarship of discovery) should be valued equally in terms of the status, recognition and reward for success.
  • To explore and establish the relevance of other forms of scholarship for T&S academics. This may include (to some extent and with particular focus) the scholarship of discovery (conventional research), along with the scholarship of integration and the scholarship of application.
  • To provide a programme of development for BAM members who wish to understand the nature and modalities of scholarship and develop their own scholarship profile.

The theme for 2020 is ‘Understanding and Capturing Your Impact’.  Here we add the goals of:

  • Offering facilitated time to understand and capture your impact to aid learning plus help career advancement.
  • Continuing to build on our strong community of scholars via further capacity building events.

Details of the workshops to be held in 2020 cover the following areas:

  • Session 1: Generating Visible Impact
  • Session 2: Mapping Impact
  • Session 3: Understanding Management Education Journals: Please find the Programme and Paper submission guidelines below.
  • Session 4: Disciplinary Impact



These events will take place from June to December 2020



  • Session 1 (3 June 2020, 12.30pm - 2.30pm): Online
  • Session 2 (17 June 2020, 11.30am - 2.00pm): Online
  • Session 3 (28 October 2020, 12.30pm -16.30): Online
  • Session 4 (7 December 2020, 12.30pm -16.30): Online



The programme is based on using time in 2020 to initially consider then facilitate the building and showcasing of your impact. 

Session 1 will officially launch the 2020 ‘Understanding and Capturing Your Impact’ Programme.  In this session we will consider the range of different ways through which visible impact can be generated.  These include National Teaching Fellowships, conferences, publication outlets and Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowships.  The initial BAM White Paper findings from last year’s Education Focussed Professor Series will also be shared.

Session 2 continues the thinking of the first session and focuses on mapping your impact.  The UK Professional Standards Framework will be used as a basis of this online exercise.  This is most helpful irrespective of whether you are looking to apply for, or upgrade your existing HEA Fellowship status.  In the session, facilitated time will be given to chart your experiences to the offered Professional Values and therein, to consider the appropriate level of HEA Fellowship. 

Session 3 The third session of the 2020 Education Focussed Professor Series helps us to better understand Management Education journals and develop potential publications.  The day will be formed of two parts.  In the first part, a panel that includes Editors-in-Chief will talk to the nature of their respective journals and invite questions.  Following this, three possibilities are available.  As you may have been working on future publications, delegates have the opportunity to submit a working paper (full and/or developmental) in advance of the day so that it can be considered for roundtable discussions that will help its development; alternatively, you may wish to join these roundtable discussions to help shape the work of others; or, you can speak to members of the journal editorial boards with ideas for future outputs.  Participants of this event are required to have BAM Membership and can submit a maximum of one full paper and two developmental papers for consideration of workshop discussion.

Programme and Paper Submission Guidelines, Session 3

Session 4 This, the final session of our Education-Focussed Professor 2020 Series, focuses on disciplinary impact.  The session will commence with an overview of the BAM Framework and MKE White Paper.  Participants will then enter their chosen learning circle for disciplinary or theme-based peer discussions that explore arenas where impact can be built.  The disciplinary learning circles are Accounting; Entrepreneurship; and Organisational Behaviour/Human Resource Management.   One further track that considers Leadership in Higher Education is also offered.  Following these conversations, delegates will then collectively share key lessons regarding the generation of impact for one’s field, academia, self and career.

Becoming an Education-focussed Professor Session Four


Provider Information

BAM Management Knowledge and Education



For specific information about this event please contact the workshop facilitator(s): 

Dr Ashley Roberts at

Dr Kate Black at

Dr Simon Brooks at

Professor Lisa Anderson at 

Professor Mark Saunders at

For general enquiries please contact Raluca Stroe at the BAM Office at


Event Fee 

EFP programme pricing this year is based on individual sessions rather than the full programme as BAM recognises the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 pandemic.

  • £25 per Online Session (Session 1 and 2)
  • £50 per Online Session (Session 3 and 4)

Please note that this event is for BAM members only.

If you are not a BAM member and would like to join BAM or find out more about the benefits of being a BAM member, please go to BAM membership.



Please login onto your account, then proceed with the registration by pressing the "Register Now" button on the top right side of the screen. For Online/Zoom sessions, joining details will be e-mailed to you at least 24 hours prior to the session. 

Please contact Raluca Stroe at the BAM Office at  if you require any further instructions and support.


Cancelation Policy - Should you wish to cancel your place, you will receive a full refund if your cancelation is made 4 weeks prior to the event. After this, full payment will be required.  BAM reserves the right to cancel the event if there are not enough people to justify running the workshops.


7th December 2020
EFP Session 4 for BAM Members Only £ 50.00
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