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Dr Ian Cammack 

Principal Teaching Fellow

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Dr Ian Cammack is Principal Teaching Fellow within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton.


Ian Cammack graduated in with a degree in Ancient History before going on to take postgraduate qualifications in Information Management (Lancaster, 1991), Critical Management (Lancaster, 2006) and Systemic Practice (Bedfordshire 2013). Before his academic career he worked as a project manager in the IT service industry, the telecoms sector and the professional services sector. His experience of managing the ‘wicked problems’ that project frequently present to its practitioners led him into an academic career at Lancaster University before moving to Southampton University in the summer of 2014.

His academic portfolio includes a range of successful initiatives to develop and direct post-experiential programmes for a range of organisations in the nuclear, automotive, defence and health sectors. In addition, he was deputy chair of the Project Management Institute (PMI) on Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3) between 2003 and 2006 and was a member of the PMI professional accreditation committee.

As programme director he was responsible for the launch of an innovative MSc Project Management and is now programme lead for the MSc International Management at Southampton University. In these roles he is keen to provide students with a balance of ‘thoughtful’ practical engagement alongside ‘purposeful’ academic enquiry.

As a global practitioner Ian as taught on a range of Master’s courses in the areas of project management, leadership and systems thinking in universities in the UK, France, Malaysia, India and China.

His main research interests are the actuality of management practice, problem structuring in a project environment, developing academic practice and the social construction of leadership.





Programme Leader MSc International Management

  • Module co-ordinator MANG6310 Project Management Processes
  • Module co-ordinator MANG6197 Quality and Operations Management (MBA)
  • Module co-ordinator MANG6315 Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • Teaching faculty on MANG6188 Project Management (MBA)
  • Teaching faculty on MANG6311 Project Management People
  • Teaching faculty on MANG3034 Project Management
  • Supervision of MSc & BSc dissertations
Dr Ian Cammack
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Room Number: 2/6009

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