Gerry Urwin

Principal Lecturer in Business Strategy

School of Strategy and Leadership
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND LAW
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

William Morris Building
Room: WM113
Email: bsx026@coventry.ac.uk


Qualifications:

  • D.B.A, Henley Business School
  • Pg.Cert., Teaching
  • Advanced Diploma, Consultancy
  • M.B.A., Aston University
  • B.A., Business Studies, Thames Polytechnic


Professional Licences and Certifications:

  • 2008, PRINCE2 Practitioner


Research Interests:

  • Project Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Knowledge Management


Selected Outputs:

  • Urwin, G., and Burgess, S. (2009) 'Learning lessons in government sponsored projects'. Proceedings of the 8th ISOneWorld Conference, '8th ISOneWorld Conference'. Held 11-13 Apr 2009 in Las Vegas, USA. ISOneWorld
  • Urwin, G., and Burgess, S. (2009) 'Knowledge application: learning lessons in government sponsored projects'. Proceedings of UK Academy for Information Systems 14th Annual Conference, 'UK Academy for Information Systems 14th Annual Conference'. Held 25 Feb 2009 in Oxford, UK. UKAIS
  • Urwin, G., and Burgess, S. (2007) 'Promoting research between communities of practice'. International Journal of Computers, Systems and Signals 8 (2), 27-37
  • Charlesworth, D., Jeffery, B.H., and Urwin, G. (2005) 'Electronic Reverse Auctions: Changing the Balance of Power from Suppliers to Buyers?'. Proceedings of the 16th Australian Conference on Information Systems, '16th Australian Conference on Information Systems'. Held 29 Nov-02 Dec 2005 in Sydney, Australia
  • Urwin, G. (2004) 'Effective communication in managing information systems implementation'. Proceedings of the 3rd ISOneWorld Conference, '3rd ISOneWorld Conference'. Held 14-16 Apr 2004 in Las Vegas, USA. ISOneWorld
  • Urwin, G., and Manwani, S. (2003) Managing Complex Projects: Case Studies in Multinational Information Systems Implementation. Henley Management College Working Paper Series HWP 0401
  • Urwin, G. (2002) 'Seeking solutions to multi-dimensional problems in implementing information systems'. Proceedings of the 1st ISOneWorld Conference, '1st ISOneWorld Conference'. Held 04-05 Apr 2002 in Las Vegas, USA. ISOneWorld
  • Urwin, G. (2001) 'Managing complexity in implementing ERP projects'. Proceedings of the 12th Australian Conference on Information Systems, '12th Australian Conference on Information Systems'. Held 04-07 Dec 2001 in Sydney, Australia. ACIS
  • Urwin, G. (1996) 'Whose project is it anyway?'. Journal of Further and Higher Education 20 (3), 94-103


Selected Funding:

  • Applied Research Fellow, Coventry University, £21,000


Selected Professional Activities:

  • Visiting Professor, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Applied Research Fellow, Coventry University
  • Leader of The Applied Research Group in Business Process Innovation
  • Previously:
  • Teaching and Learning Task Force Member
  • BA Business Studies Programme Manager
  • Enterprise Fellow
Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021