Dr Nick Quinn

  • Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Programme Director-MBA (Management)

telephone: +44 (0)141 330 4805
email: Nick.Quinn@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 224, Adam Smith Business School, 2 Discovery Place, Glasgow, G11 6EY

Import to contacts

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1021-0602

Biography

Nick is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and joined the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School in 2019 following a career in industry. He holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow, an MBA and MSc in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde. His first degree was in Economics and he is currently completing an MEd in Academic Practice. Nick is Deputy Director of Development and is the Director of the MBA and Executive Education.

Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, Nick worked in a variety of roles, including as a director of a manufacturing business and as a management consultant in the areas of organisational development, culture and leadership. In this capacity, he has worked with hundreds of companies of all sizes and in all sectors throughout the UK and has also designed and delivered executive education programmes with a wide variety of organisations. Nick is also a director of Sustainable Thinking Scotland which grows fresh produce for foodbanks in the Bo’Ness area.

Research interests

Nick is a member of the School's Entrepreneurship, Development and Political Economy research cluster

Areas of expertise:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management and Professional education and learning - Particularly active feedback, compression and experiential learning to enhance the development of transferable skills and employability
  • Business support networks and the wider entrepreneurial ecosystem, startup and innovation

 

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019
Number of items: 29.

2024

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2024) Establishing Professional Practice: Developing Graduate Attributes through Active Feedback in Experiential Settings. Presentation for the TILE Network, 12 Mar 2024.

Quinn, N. (2024) Walking the chalk and talk: Navigating the Terrain of Experiential Learning in Business Education. [Website]

2023

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2023) Developing Graduate Attributes Through Active Feedback in Experiential Settings. The Barcelona Conference on Education 2023, Barcelona, Spain, 19-22 Sep 2023.

Gibb, A. and Quinn, N. (2023) Establishing Professional Practice: Developing Graduate Attributes Through Active Feedback in Experiential Settings. The Chartered ABS's Annual LTSE Conference (LTSE 2023), Newport, UK, 22-23 May 2023.

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2023) The power of ‘active feedback’ to prepare students for professional experience. Times Higher Education, 2023, 9 May.

Quinn, N. (2023) Climbing out of the Comfort Zone: Being an Entrepreneurial Learner [Keynote speaker]. Nordan Group AS, Perfekt Samspill Development Conference, Dunblane, 6 January 2023.

2022

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2022) Turning Active Learning into Active Feedback. Workshop with the Principal Fellows HEA Network, Glasgow Caledonian University, 23 November 2022.

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2022) Activating Internal Feedback: Developing Students' Capacity for Self-Regulation Activating Inner Feedback: Building Students' Capacity. Third Virtual Conference on Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Higher Education, The Center for Research and Improvement in Education (CIME) of the Universidad del Desarrollo, 16 November 2022.

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2022) Developing Professional Practice: Active Feedback, Professional Learning and a Whole Course Approach. Third Virtual Conference on Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Higher Education, The Center for Research and Improvement in Education (CIME) of the Universidad del Desarrollo, 16 November 2022. (doi: 10.25416/NTR.21988976.v1)

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Kushwah, L. and Quinn, N. (2022) Beyond the Technology: Rethinking assessment and feedback - unlocking the power of comparison based feedback. [Audio]

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Kushwah, L., Quinn, N. and Knight, S. (2022) Beyond the Technology: Rethinking assessment and feedback - unlocking the power of comparison based feedback. Beyond the Technology: The Education 4.0 Podcast. [Audio]

Quinn, N. and Nicol, D. (2022) Using Active Feedback to Develop Entrepreneurial Mindset. SA-UK University Staff Doctoral Programme (Pascal International Observatory and the British Council, Universities of Johannesburg, Glasgow and Zululand) Workshop, University of Glasgow, 25th March 2022.

Offord, M. , Honeychurch, S. , Quinn, N. , Barr, M. and Mullen, H. (2022) The escape room: using a simple text-based game to promote business undergraduates’ digital self reliance. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 23, (doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi23.855)

Nicol, D. , Quinn, N. and McCallum, S. (2022) Inner Feedback Comparison. Principal Fellows HEA (Scotland) Network, 20th Jan 2022.

Offord, M. , Gibb, A. and Quinn, N. (2022) Business Games for Environment, Sustainability and Governance (ESG). Learning Design and Education for Sustainable Development Bootcamp 2022, 24 March-20 June 2022.

Quinn, N. and Mullen, H. (2022) Consulting for Change: SDGs in Scottish Social Enterprise. Learning Design and Education for Sustainable Development Bootcamp 2022, 24 March-20 June 2022.

2021

Nicol, D. , Quinn, N. and McCallum, S. (2021) Inner Feedback Comparison. Napier University Business School MBA Teaching Group, 24th Nov 2021.

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. and Quinn, N. (2021) Improving Learning by Building on Pupils’ Natural Capacity to Generate Inner Feedback. 4th SLO Formative Evaluation Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 18th November 2021.

Quinn, N. (2021) An Introduction to the Social Business Model Canvas. UKSAEI Climate Change and Sustainability Hackathon, Singapore, 21 Oct 2021.

Hunter, P., Mullen, H. , Offord, M. , Quinn, N. and Thompson, K. (2021) Early adoption in an agile online teaching environment: an intrapreneurial perspective. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 9(2), pp. 127-136. (doi: 10.14297/jpaap.v9i2.476)

Nicol, D. , Mullen, H. and Quinn, N. (2021) Using Comparison-based Feedback to Develop Students’ Entrepreneurial Mindset. Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (LTSE) 2021, 29-30 Jun 2021.

Mullen, H. , Quinn, N. , Offord, M. and Tasler, N. (2021) SoTLcast Podcast: Transitioning into HE from Private Sector. [Audio]

Honeychurch, S. , Offord, M. , Quinn, N. , Barr, M. and Mullen, H. (2021) The Co-Creation of a Digital Escape Room Designed to Develop Students’ Digital Confidence. SocMedHE21, 14 Dec 2021.

Nicol, D. , Quinn, N. , Kushwah, L. and Mullen, H. (2021) Helping Learners Activate Productive Inner Feedback: Using Resource and Dialogic Comparisons. In: Learning, Teaching and Student Experience 2021 (Chartered Association of Business Schools) Conference Proceedings, Online, 29-30 June 2021, pp. 44-48. (doi: 10.25416/edgehill.19535881.v1)

2020

Quinn, N. (2020) Organic growth vs acquisition – which is the best strategy? [Website]

Quinn, N. and Gordon, J. (2020) Developing Employer-led Soft Skills Through Compressed Pedagogy. CABS LTSE Online Conference, 14-18 Sep 2020.

Quinn, N. and Anderson, M.R. (2020) Webinar: Creating Magic - Essential Business Tips for Post-lockdown Success. Interface Business Webinar Series, 08 Jul 2020.

Quinn, N. and Anderson, R. M. (2020) 5 must-dos to help your business emerge from Covid-19 stronger. [Website]

2019

Quinn, C. and Quinn, N. (2019) "A Change Would Do You Good": Education and Peer Support Structures at NHS Tayside. Supported and Valued: Psychiatric Trainees Committee Conference, Manchester, UK, 24-25 Jan 2019.

This list was generated on Mon Jul 15 22:28:53 2024 BST.
Number of items: 29.

Articles

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2023) The power of ‘active feedback’ to prepare students for professional experience. Times Higher Education, 2023, 9 May.

Offord, M. , Honeychurch, S. , Quinn, N. , Barr, M. and Mullen, H. (2022) The escape room: using a simple text-based game to promote business undergraduates’ digital self reliance. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 23, (doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi23.855)

Hunter, P., Mullen, H. , Offord, M. , Quinn, N. and Thompson, K. (2021) Early adoption in an agile online teaching environment: an intrapreneurial perspective. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 9(2), pp. 127-136. (doi: 10.14297/jpaap.v9i2.476)

Conference or Workshop Item

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2024) Establishing Professional Practice: Developing Graduate Attributes through Active Feedback in Experiential Settings. Presentation for the TILE Network, 12 Mar 2024.

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2023) Developing Graduate Attributes Through Active Feedback in Experiential Settings. The Barcelona Conference on Education 2023, Barcelona, Spain, 19-22 Sep 2023.

Gibb, A. and Quinn, N. (2023) Establishing Professional Practice: Developing Graduate Attributes Through Active Feedback in Experiential Settings. The Chartered ABS's Annual LTSE Conference (LTSE 2023), Newport, UK, 22-23 May 2023.

Quinn, N. (2023) Climbing out of the Comfort Zone: Being an Entrepreneurial Learner [Keynote speaker]. Nordan Group AS, Perfekt Samspill Development Conference, Dunblane, 6 January 2023.

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2022) Turning Active Learning into Active Feedback. Workshop with the Principal Fellows HEA Network, Glasgow Caledonian University, 23 November 2022.

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2022) Activating Internal Feedback: Developing Students' Capacity for Self-Regulation Activating Inner Feedback: Building Students' Capacity. Third Virtual Conference on Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Higher Education, The Center for Research and Improvement in Education (CIME) of the Universidad del Desarrollo, 16 November 2022.

Quinn, N. and Gibb, A. (2022) Developing Professional Practice: Active Feedback, Professional Learning and a Whole Course Approach. Third Virtual Conference on Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Higher Education, The Center for Research and Improvement in Education (CIME) of the Universidad del Desarrollo, 16 November 2022. (doi: 10.25416/NTR.21988976.v1)

Quinn, N. and Nicol, D. (2022) Using Active Feedback to Develop Entrepreneurial Mindset. SA-UK University Staff Doctoral Programme (Pascal International Observatory and the British Council, Universities of Johannesburg, Glasgow and Zululand) Workshop, University of Glasgow, 25th March 2022.

Nicol, D. , Quinn, N. and McCallum, S. (2022) Inner Feedback Comparison. Principal Fellows HEA (Scotland) Network, 20th Jan 2022.

Offord, M. , Gibb, A. and Quinn, N. (2022) Business Games for Environment, Sustainability and Governance (ESG). Learning Design and Education for Sustainable Development Bootcamp 2022, 24 March-20 June 2022.

Quinn, N. and Mullen, H. (2022) Consulting for Change: SDGs in Scottish Social Enterprise. Learning Design and Education for Sustainable Development Bootcamp 2022, 24 March-20 June 2022.

Nicol, D. , Quinn, N. and McCallum, S. (2021) Inner Feedback Comparison. Napier University Business School MBA Teaching Group, 24th Nov 2021.

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. and Quinn, N. (2021) Improving Learning by Building on Pupils’ Natural Capacity to Generate Inner Feedback. 4th SLO Formative Evaluation Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 18th November 2021.

Quinn, N. (2021) An Introduction to the Social Business Model Canvas. UKSAEI Climate Change and Sustainability Hackathon, Singapore, 21 Oct 2021.

Nicol, D. , Mullen, H. and Quinn, N. (2021) Using Comparison-based Feedback to Develop Students’ Entrepreneurial Mindset. Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (LTSE) 2021, 29-30 Jun 2021.

Honeychurch, S. , Offord, M. , Quinn, N. , Barr, M. and Mullen, H. (2021) The Co-Creation of a Digital Escape Room Designed to Develop Students’ Digital Confidence. SocMedHE21, 14 Dec 2021.

Quinn, N. and Gordon, J. (2020) Developing Employer-led Soft Skills Through Compressed Pedagogy. CABS LTSE Online Conference, 14-18 Sep 2020.

Quinn, N. and Anderson, M.R. (2020) Webinar: Creating Magic - Essential Business Tips for Post-lockdown Success. Interface Business Webinar Series, 08 Jul 2020.

Quinn, C. and Quinn, N. (2019) "A Change Would Do You Good": Education and Peer Support Structures at NHS Tayside. Supported and Valued: Psychiatric Trainees Committee Conference, Manchester, UK, 24-25 Jan 2019.

Conference Proceedings

Nicol, D. , Quinn, N. , Kushwah, L. and Mullen, H. (2021) Helping Learners Activate Productive Inner Feedback: Using Resource and Dialogic Comparisons. In: Learning, Teaching and Student Experience 2021 (Chartered Association of Business Schools) Conference Proceedings, Online, 29-30 June 2021, pp. 44-48. (doi: 10.25416/edgehill.19535881.v1)

Audio

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Kushwah, L. and Quinn, N. (2022) Beyond the Technology: Rethinking assessment and feedback - unlocking the power of comparison based feedback. [Audio]

Nicol, D. , McCallum, S. , Kushwah, L., Quinn, N. and Knight, S. (2022) Beyond the Technology: Rethinking assessment and feedback - unlocking the power of comparison based feedback. Beyond the Technology: The Education 4.0 Podcast. [Audio]

Mullen, H. , Quinn, N. , Offord, M. and Tasler, N. (2021) SoTLcast Podcast: Transitioning into HE from Private Sector. [Audio]

Website

Quinn, N. (2024) Walking the chalk and talk: Navigating the Terrain of Experiential Learning in Business Education. [Website]

Quinn, N. (2020) Organic growth vs acquisition – which is the best strategy? [Website]

Quinn, N. and Anderson, R. M. (2020) 5 must-dos to help your business emerge from Covid-19 stronger. [Website]

This list was generated on Mon Jul 15 22:28:53 2024 BST.

Grants

Principal Investigator:ESRC IAA Accelerating Business Collaboration (£6k): Accelerating Employee Acceleration 

Co-Investigator - Accelerate EEE EIT Digital Award - €1.2 million

Teaching

  • Entrepreneurship and Consultancy, startup and innovation
  • Professional Entrepreneurial Practice (MGT5068) for final year B.Eng and M.Eng students in Engineering - Semester 2
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures, Management and Growth (MGT4019) for Junior and Senior Honours UG - Semester One
  • Integrating Business and Management in Practice (MGT 4091) Senior Honours UG - Semester Two (Capstone course)

Professional activities & recognition

Professional & learned societies

  • 2020: Fellow, Chartered Management Institute