Katerina Penna

Katerina joined the International Programme in May 2014, and has since convened several modules on both the OP and HRM programmes of study.

For the last three years, she has been responsible for the Comparative Employment Relations, International Human Resource Management and Professional Development and Learning Modules, and currently also in charge of the qualitative forums of the Research Methods module.

Katerina has taught Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Strategic Leadership, Leadership and Change, HRM and Leadership, Management Practices and Research Methods for over 13 years in several UK Higher Education institutions, and has been specialising in online learning delivery since 2010. Her research interests include professional identity, career theory, the psychological contract, groups and teams, executive and organisational coaching, coaching relationships, emotional intelligence at the workplace, leadership development and advanced qualitative methods.

Apart from her academic role, Katerina is a transformational career coach, working with private clients and organisations, enabling and empowering them to reach their full potential and implement meaningful change. She is also specialised in group coaching, emotional intelligence coaching and existential coaching and incorporates the guiding principles of these three approaches in both her coaching practice and her academic teaching.