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Dr Frances O'Brien

Associate Professor of Operational Research


Research Interests

The strategic development process; the use of frameworks, methods and models to support strategy development, in particular scenario planning and visioning methodologies. Current practice within the UK of supporting strategic development. The design of creative approaches to scenario and vision development. The influence of methods and models on individual learning.


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Dr. Frances O'Brien publications


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Teaching in 2016-2017

Business Analytics
  • IB94U0: Strategy Analytics
Distance Learning MBA
  • IB8200: Modelling and Analysis for Management
Emirates: Leadership Development Programme
  • IB9FI0: Leading Strategy Implementation in Practice
Executive MBA
  • IB7020: Modelling & Analysis for Management
  • IB9C20: Strategic Development - Methods & Models
Undergraduate
  • IB3860: International Business in Context
  • IB3490: Operational Research for Strategic Planning
  • IB4080: Operational Research for Strategic Planning

Operational Research & Management Sciences Group

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 22095  /  Room: 0.209

Biography

Experience in the development and use of frameworks, modelling and analytical approaches to supporting organisational strategic development. In particular scenario planning for assessing future uncertainty and visioning approaches for developing organisational direction. Consultancy experience working with senior management teams in education, recruitment and not-for-profit sectors. Fellow,of the Operational Research Society. Board member and chair of the Events committee for the UK Operational Research Society. Conference organisation for the UK Operational Research Society annual conference

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