26 Jun 2023

Development Programme for Directors of Research (DPDoR) 2023/2024 - Registration now open!

The British Academy of Management is pleased to announce that the long-established Development Programme for Directors of Research (DPDoR) run in collaboration with the Chartered Association of Business Schools, is currently open for registration for 2023/2024 programme. 

The Development Programme for Directors of Research (DPDoR) 2023-24 helps those who are preparing for the role of Director of Research to build leadership capacity; to better understand the complexities of the role; and the nuances of delivering a research strategy and mission in these highly uncertain times.

With a reformed REF planned for 2028, it is critical that Directors and Associate Deans of Research in UK business schools have the knowledge, skills and networks needed to guide their institutions through a challenging assessment process. 

This well-established and well-regarded programme has been designed to nurture professional and leadership development. Over the course of 6 months, participants will attend four overnight sessions in which they will tackle a range of critical issues led by expert guest speakers.

Facilitator: Professor Natasha Mauthner, Director of Research, Newcastle University Business School

Programme Benefits:

  • Build and enhance the skills and competencies required to be an effective Director of Research
  • Understand how the current external research, funding and policy environment affects your strategy for business and management research
  • Gain confidence in managing internal pressures, relationships, faculty performance and HR.
  • Explore approaches to managing the REF process from strategy, implementation and the presentation of results
  • Work towards your professional development and learning objectives in the context of your institution's research priorities strategy

Programme details: There will be four interactive sessions, starting on in November 2023.

Event fee:

The fee to attend DPDoR is £4,150

More information about the programme can be accessed HERE