Beverley Compaore

Beverley's Profile

Job title

Senior Lecturer

Academic qualifications

MSc, SFHEA (Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy), MCMI

Professional recognition / membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Chartered Management Institute Membership


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Beverley has worked at University College Birmingham for over 30 years. Prior to joining University College Birmingham (UCB), Beverley worked in the hospitality industry in both hotels and catering companies. Beverley also successfully started and operated a restaurant in Birmingham from 1988 to 2008 when she then successfully sold the business. She holds a BA (Hons) degree and MSc degree, a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching, is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).


After joining UCB, she taught on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Hospitality School as well as being the Block Programme Coordinator for delivery of the programmes overseas prior to moving to the Business School in 2013. Beverley was instrumental in the development of UCB’s block mode delivery method deployed in numerous off-site locations including: The Maldives, Jamaica, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Macau, Germany and Ireland. As Assistant Dean of Business in the Business School Beverley had overall responsibility for the management of the Business Enterprise programmes and the Enterprise Hive.


More recently following a restructure at UCB, Beverley has taken on the Senior Lecturer role in Postgraduate Business and Enterprise courses in the Business School where her role includes programme review, revalidation and validation and programme quality. Areas of teaching expertise include, Creativity and Innovation, International Business and Entrepreneurship, Research Project and Applied Masters Project.


Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, International Entrepreneurship, Research Project , Leadership related modules and Applied Masters Project

Research interests and scholarly activity

Entrepreneurship and embedding it in the curricula. Creativity and Innovation as drivers of entrepreneurial activity. Peer to peer collaboration in research.

External engagements

CMI member

Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Other activities

Active involvement in the revalidation of all UG programmes and the development of new programmes in the Business School.

Validation of the MSc Enterprise Management and MSc International Business Management

Establishment of the BSeen programme and Enterprise Hive at UCB 2017

Training and mentoring of new staff within the business school.

Students at UCB

Business School

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