Μichael C. Ηandrinοs
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Michael C. Handrinos

PhD Student

Research Subject and Interests

My research subject is the organisational evolution of British credit unions and their re-positioning in the lending market. Wider research interests include credit unions, co-operative banking, microfinance, social marketing and access to affordable credit. My supervisory team consists of Dr Nick Henry (Director of Studies), Professor Marylyn Cariggan and Dr Paul Sissons.

Biography

Academic qualifications:

  • BA Tourism Management – TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • BSc (Hons) Marketing – Lancaster University, UK
  • MSc Marketing – Birmingham University, UK
  • PgCert Learning and teaching in Higher Education (Associate Teacher Programme) – Lancaster University, UK
  • PGCE - School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • PgDip Career Councelling - School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Thessaloniki, Greece

Certifications:

  • Chartered Marketer and MCIM, Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), UK
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Teaching Agency for England, UK
  • Associate fellow, The Higher Education Academy, UK

Outputs

  • Ηandrinοs, Μ.C. (2015) ‘The role of British Credit Unions in the 21st century: from the margins to the mainstream of the lending market’. Research Poster Symposium 2015. Faculty of Business, Environment and Society. Held 2015 at Coventry University [poster]
  • Evangelopoulos, P., Handrinos, Μ.C., and Nikolopoulos, K. (2012) ‘The Institutional Transformation of British Credit Unions’. Finance India XXVI (2),  489-498.
  • Nikolopoulos, K., and Ηandrinοs, Μ.C. (2008) ‘The future of Credit Unions in the United States: evidence from quantitative extrapolations’. Applied Financial Economics Letters 4 (3), 177-182. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17446540701704349
  • Ηandrinοs, Μ.C., Nikolopoulos, K., and Lin, B. (2007) ‘Consumer access to credit: the case of the United Kingdom’. International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development 4 (1), 18–29. Available from http://dx.doiorg/10.1504/IJMED.2007.011453
  • Nikolopoulos, K., and Ηandrinοs, Μ.C. (2006) ‘Short to mid-term projections for Credit Unions in the United States’. in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the Faculty of Management Koper. ‘Advancing business and management in knowledge-based society’. Held 23-25 November 2006 at the University of Primorska, Portorož, Slovenia, 1303–1310.
  • Ηandrinοs, Μ.C., and Nikolopoulos, K. (2006) ‘The mutation of the British Credit Union movement: a critical approach to its bankalisation process’. in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the Faculty of Management Koper. ‘Advancing business and management in knowledge-based society’. Held 23-25 November 2006 at the University of Primorska, Portorož, Slovenia, 1311–1319. 
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