Afzal Sayed Munna

Afzal Sayed Munna ProfDip (Business and Marketing Management), BBA (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), MBA (Marketing and International Business), MSET, QTLS, FHEA

  • Academic Co-ordinator (Weekend)
  • Lecturer

E-mail: a.munna@uwtsd.ac.uk

Role in the University

  • Academic Co-ordinator for Weekend Provision
  • Lecturer

Background

Afzal Sayed Munna is a Doctoral Researcher (Education) at the University of Bath. Afzal also serves as an education oversight consultant and an entrepreneur by profession. Afzal was born in Bangladesh and lives in East London. Afzal has experience of over 20 years working as a media and business consultant in various organisations in the UK and abroad.

Afzal began his teaching career in Higher Education in London, and he continues to teach on modules related to marketing, international business, business administration, business studies and business management modules. Afzal's motivation for teaching is based on the commitment to help others and the belief that teachers can change and transform minds. He has been engaged with education, development, training and community throughout his life. He has developed confidence in educating people of all ages, and in different areas of knowledge including business and learning skills.

Afzal has experience in teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at various UK Higher Education institutes. He has acted as an independent second marker for MBA dissertations, management information systems, and exam papers. He is familiar with different UK awarding organisations and with their curriculum of delivering lectures including: Edexcel, Institute of Administrative Management (IAM), Association of Business Executives (ABE), The Organization for Tourism and Hospitality Management (OTHM), ATHE-The Management Awarding Organization, Accrediting & Assessment Bureau for Post-Secondary Schools (AABPS), London Centre of Marketing (LCM), SFEDI (Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative), Education for Business Managers & Administrators (EBMA) and University of Wales (UoW).

Currently, Afzal works as a Lecturer, Module Leader and Programme Coordinator at the UWTSD London campus and UNICAF University, Ireland. Afzal is also the Director of THIRD EYE Communication Limited, a community based educational training provider.

Member of

  • Society for Education and Training (Member)
  • Higher Education Academy (Fellow)

Academic Interests

Afzal teaches on a variety of modules such as Problem Solving and Decision Making, Effective Team working and Communication, Managing Enterprise in the 21st Century, Academic and Employability Skills, Digital Skills and Research Methods, Professional Career Development and Developing Relationships & Workplace Achievement.

Research Interests

Afzal's research interests include international education; curriculum development and management; assessment, teaching and learning; research Methods; inclusive education; and student engagement. His interests also focus particularly on marketing, international studies, student engagement and inclusive education. He is also interested in educational policy making and particularly interested in how public policy is made and by whom, and in improving decision-making and constitutional, democratic structures.

Publications

Educating all children: Reducing achievement gap thru' inclusion. Saturday 25 February 2017. Newsbangladesh.com [Online] Private university and some private talks: The Weekly Holiday: August 03, 2007

Appropriate Economics, Sustainable Development of Bangladesh: The Weekly Holiday: August 25, 2006

Consumer Rights: Fundamental Rights: The Daily Bhorer Kagoj: April 27, 2004

Poverty Alleviation or Eradication: The Weekly Holiday: March 05, 2004

Consumer Rights and Bangladesh: The Daily Khabarpatra: September 27, 2003

Consumer Rights and Bangladesh: The Daily Sangram: August 23, 2003

Tomer Trishna (A collection of poems): Dipa Prokasoni: 07 October 1999

Additional Information

Obtained Foundation Diploma from Institute of Shipbrokers

APA - Advanced PC Application

Outstanding Innovation in Teaching Award, Waltham International College (WIC), 2018 & 2019

OCR Business GCE Assessor (Cambridge Assessment) 

End-Point Assessor - Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) 

Peer Reviewer - Journal of Education  

A Qualified EQA, Lead IQA and IQA 

A Qualified Teacher having Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status 

Selected three consecutive months, by peers and an independent consumer panel, as Employee of the Month (January – March 2009)

Achieved Personal Best & Group Best Award in Retail Sales – Kleeneze Ltd (group of Findel Plc) September 2008.

Employee of the Year, Maersk Bangladesh Ltd, 2006 - 2007