Catherine Glaister has been a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University since 2003. She has particular interests in Learning and Development; Leadership and Management Development; Skills and Career Development, and teaches on a range of Postgraduate; Professional and Undergraduate Programmes.
Catherine is a Fellow of the CIPD; a Member of the British Psychological Society and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Prior to joining the Business School she worked for ten years in industry as an HR practitioner in a variety of roles including Learning and Development; HR Business Partner and Strategic HR roles. The application of theory to practitioner settings is a particular interest, with much of her teaching concerning the development of HR Professionals.
- MA HRM and PG DIP HRM - Leadership and Management Development; Skills of Individual and Organisational Effectiveness
- BA Hons Business and Human Resource Management - Learning and Development in Organisations
Recent research has concerned analysis of career choice processes for young people from varied socio-economic backgrounds. The use of focus groups as a method of data collection for young people specifically is also of interest.