Obtaining your Masters in workplace L&D
Professor Brian Sutton, Middlesex University
What’s your next professional step to develop yourself in L&D? If you’re ready to develop yourself further to gain formal recognition for learning you have already undertaken you could study in the workplace and gain a Masters’ degree.
Join Professor Brian Sutton of Middlesex University as he discusses the new practitioner-focused Masters at Middlesex University, a unique programme that recognises your professional achievements while extending and challenging you to develop yourself and your practice even further.
· Learn more about this programme, and take the first step in the next stage of developing your career in L&D.
· Take your Masters while you continue at work, start to finish in less than 2 years
· Gain a third of credit by recognition of prior learning
· Study in a cohort with like minded professionals who face the same issues
· Define your own research project to focus on what matters to you and your organisation
· Publish your own dissertation and join a growing community of L&D researchers
· Collaborative blended approach with access to a professional supervisor and expert consultants
Brian Sutton (DProf, MSc, BSc, CEng, CITP, FLPI, MBCS) is Professor of Learning Performance at Middlesex University. In this capacity he acts as director of studies for candidates on the transdisciplinary DProf programme, an innovative programme that attracts senior professionals who wish to conduct practitioner inquiry into pressing issues in their own organizational or community setting. He has also just launched an MSc Transdisciplinary Practice which brings this innovative pedagogy to mid-career professionals. Brian has over 40 years of management experience gained in a variety of disciplines and organizational setting ranging from mechanical engineering design, IT Programme management and consultant working in both mainland Europe and the US. He spent over 20 years as a Naval Officer and in the late 90’s was Professor of Systems Management at the Information Resources Management College of the National Defense University, Washington DC. Brian’s particular focus is on developing senior professionals and in this capacity he has designed and developed work based learning programmes in support of the leadership teams of global companies in the FMCG arena. He has published a wide range of professional and academic journal articles and a series of practitioner guides for IT personnel. He was lead editor for the 2nd Edition of “Teaching and Learning On-line” published by Routledge 2014.
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