Alliance Manchester Business School


Alliance Manchester Business School


freelance teacher and trainer

  • Company Name Manchester Business School
  • Dates EmployedOct 2003 – Present
  • Employment Duration15 yrs 10 mos
  • Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Courses taught include:

  • weekly Advanced English class for MBA students
  • pre-sessional summer school for new MBA students
  • one company courses for overseas clients from the public sector and utilities industries
  • presentation skills courses
  • individual coaching

Business English teacher

  • Company Name Active English Academy
  • Dates EmployedMar 2006 – Present
  • Employment Duration13 yrs 5 mos
  • Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Small class Business English and Business Skills training. Teacher observations. Assistance with curriculum development and British Council accreditation process.


  • Business English and communication skills teacher and trainer
  • Company Name freelance
  • Dates EmployedAug 2002 – Present
  • Employment Duration17 yrs
  • Location North West UK

    • Specialising in teaching Business English and Business Skills to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Experience of teaching Business, Academic and General EFL
    • Trinity College London Diploma in TESOL
    • Over 20 years experience in line and business management with a multinational IT company

freelance teacher and trainer

  • Company Name Lancashire College
  • Dates EmployedOct 2009 – Apr 2013
  • Employment Duration3 yrs 7 mos
  • Location Chorley

Taught Business English component of two week Vocationally Oriented Language Learning course for experienced teachers from across the EU. Also one to one training on client company sites.

freelance EFL teacher

  • Company Name The Manchester College
  • Dates EmployedApr 2004 – Apr 2008
  • Employment Duration4 yrs 1 mo
  • Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Wide range of student level including IELTS preparation.

  • Company Name International Business Machines
  • Total Duration21 yrs

Technical Sales Support Manager

  • Dates EmployedSep 1991 – Aug 2002
  • Employment Duration11 yrs
  • Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Responsible for a UK wide team of technical specialists providing advice and consultancy to IBM customers. Roles included staff recruitment, skills development, performance assessment, coaching and achieving business results. Regional responsibilities for provision of services across UK, Netherlands and Ireland. Working in a team with other European managers to co-ordinate a European support strategy.

Systems Engineer

  • Dates EmployedSep 1981 – Sep 1991
  • Employment Duration10 yrs 1 mo
  • Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Worked with IBM customers in the banking, utilities, chemical and aerospace industries providing technical and marketing support for a wide range of IBM computer systems


The University of Manchester

  • Degree Name Master of Arts (MA) Field Of StudyComparative Literature
  • Dates attended or expected graduation 1980 – 1981

Kings College London

  • Degree Name Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Field Of StudyFrench Language and Literature
  • Dates attended or expected graduation 1975 – 1979

King Edward VI Grammar School for Girls Handsworth Birmingham

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