Laura Roper

Laura Roper

  • Accreditation Manager
  • Dorset House D144, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Laura has a passion for humanistic leadership and encouraging people to embrace continuous improvement and best practice. With a background in Higher Education quality assurance and project management, Laura has held a number of roles within Bournemouth University, giving her a wide range of experience and insights into HE processes.

Working with a variety of academic and professional colleagues in HE has prompted Laura to think differently about how to achieve improvements in service. To support this learning she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Business and Management Educator. Laura is currently completing an MSc in Higher Education Management and Leadership.

Laura has presented at a number of national and international conferences and is currently involved in a Service Improvement Community of Practice (COP) as well as a founding member of a UK wide HE COP focused on providing support and guidance for individuals seeking to establish their own HEI based COPs...

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Favourites

  • Roper, L. and Clarke, S., 2020. Ubuntu; strengthening the heart of your team. In: Devis, ed. Humanising Higher Education A Positive Approach to Enhancing Wellbeing. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Clarke, S., Roper, L., Farquharson, L. and Renaud, V., 2019. Identity and Values to Drive Respect for People: A case-study based on embedding kindness as an organizational value. In: Yorkstone, S., ed. Global Lean for Higher Education A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools. Routledge.

Chapters

  • Roper, L. and Clarke, S., 2020. Ubuntu; strengthening the heart of your team. In: Devis, ed. Humanising Higher Education A Positive Approach to Enhancing Wellbeing. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Clarke, S., Roper, L., Farquharson, L. and Renaud, V., 2019. Identity and Values to Drive Respect for People: A case-study based on embedding kindness as an organizational value. In: Yorkstone, S., ed. Global Lean for Higher Education A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools. Routledge.

Conference Presentations

  • AUA Annual Conference 2019, Building Teams and Communities with Lean Thinking, 14 Apr 2019, Manchester University
  • AUA 3rd Southern Region Symposium, Designing Service Excellence: Developing Personal Effectiveness, 14 Nov 2018, Bournemouth University
  • Lean In Higher Education 2018 Conference, Ubuntu and the Power of Active Listening, 01 Nov 2018, Norway
  • LeanHE Annual Conference 2018, Ubuntu and the power of active listening, 30 Oct 2018, The Arctic University of Norway
  • ASET - Integrating work and learning, Ubuntu and the power of active listening, 04 Sep 2018, Nottingham University
  • AUA Annual Conference 2018, Designing excellent service: Getting to great - starting from empathy, 25 Mar 2018, Manchester University
  • Festival of Learning, The Power of Positivity, 11 Jul 2017, Bournemouth University

Qualifications

  • MSc in Higher Education Management and Leadership (Nottingham Trent University, 2021)
  • Project Fundementals Qualification in Project Management (Association of Project Managers, 2017)

Honours

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Higher Education Academy, 2020)
  • Chartered Business & Management Educator (Chartered Association of Business Schools, 2020)
  • Fellowship (Association of University Administrators, 2019)
  • Accredited Member (Chartered Management Institute, 2019)
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