Sathees Kunjuthamby

Lecturer in International Business

School of Strategy and Leadership
Coventry Business School
Faculty of Business and Law 

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Sathees Kunjuthamby is an experienced and a high performing Lecturer in International Business at Coventry University with over 5 years of teaching experience in Higher Education. Sathees Kunjuthamby has secured the CMBE accreditation in July 2019, has teaching, module leadership and dissertation supervision experience both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His research focuses on alliances and risk (relational and performance). Moreover, as an Associate Course Director for MSc Project Management, he is responsible for managing the course along with other academic and managerial responsibilities.

He is an experienced collaborative online international learning (COIL) project leader within the Faculty of Business and Law, with a portfolio of 10 COIL Projects with different international partners from Spain, Malaysia, Hong Kong, France and Oman that he has designed and led. Sathees has additionally overseas teaching experience and taught at Toulouse Business School (TBS) in France, Universidad de Burgos in Spain and VTC in Hong Kong. Additionally, Sathees has over 2 years of experience of working as the Associate Link Tutor for one of Coventry University’s TNE partner at School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) in Hong Kong for the course BA Business Administration.

Furthermore, as the COIL Lead within the School of Strategy and Leadership, Sathees is motivating and leading staff with their COIL projects and continuously aims to identify new collaborative partners for COIL engagement. In September 2018, Sathees Kunjuthamby was awarded the Faculty of Business and Law Excellence Award for 'International Engagement' and recently (September 2019) he was ‘highly commended' in 'International Engagement' at the 2019 Faculty of Business and Law Excellence Awards.

Teaching modules
  • 359SAM (UG) Principles of Strategy (Module Leader)
  • 366SAM (UG) Critical Issues in Globalisation
  • M109SSL (PG) The Postgraduate Research Project: Dissertation Route
  • M09SSL (PG) The Postgraduate Internship
  • 7048SSL (PG) International Trade Management
  • 7042SSL (PG) The Global Business Environment, Evolution amd Dynamics
Areas of expertise
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Alliance termination
  • Relational and performance risk
  • Pg.Cert, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education , Coventry University, 2015
  • International Business MSc, (Distinction) Coventry University, 2013
  • Business and Economics BA (Hons), (First Class) Coventry University, 2012
Research interests
  • Alliance termination
  • Relational and performance risk
  • Alliance management
  • Kunjuthamby, S. (2019) Developmental paper titled “How does risk (relational and performance) influence alliance termination: a research framework” for the IOC track of British Academy of Management 2019 Conference, held at Aston Business School, Birmingham UK) between 3 – 5 September 2019
  • Kunjuthamby, S. (2018) Coventry University International Staff Conference, Keynote speech: Internationalisation and you – held on the 16th February at Techno Centre, Coventry, UK
  • Kunjuthamby, S. (2017) OIL Project 2.0: Building relationships and a global passport using innovative enhanced technology platforms: Presented at the Coventry University Staff Conference: Achievement, Equality and Diversity held on the 23rd and 24th June in Coventry, UK
  • Kunjuthamby, S. (2016) “Technology as an enabler. There are no barriers for learning: Best Practice from an OIL Project between Coventry University and Universidad de Burgos” Coventry University Conference 2016: Creating better futures. Held on the 24th June 2016 in Coventry, UK
  • Kunjuthamby, S. (2019) ‘Internationalisation of Education – How international field trips cultivate international immersion' in Teaching and Learning Excellence The Coventry Way ed. by Simmons, C [online] Coventry: Coventry University, 93-96. Available from 25 June 2019
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