Mark Ridolfo

Mark Ridolfo

  • 01202 965525
  • mridolfo at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Principal Academic
  • Dorset House D214, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Mark Ridolfo is a Principal Academic within the Business School, Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Business Studies, and a Senior Fellow of the HEA. Mark delivers courses in International Management and Developing Management Competencies.

Mark's academic interests lie in enhancing the student experience, innovation in assessment, professional effectiveness and cross-cultural capability. He has delivered courses in presentations and report-writing, and, from 1997 to 2007, he was a visiting lecturer and curriculum advisor to the prestigious China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China.

In 2003, Mark was jointly awarded a BU Fellowship, for outstanding and innovative work in internationalising the curriculum. Mark has given many workshop and conference presentations on this subject.

In 2011, Mark's contribution to learning, teaching and assessment at Bournemouth University was further recognised, as he became the first recipient of the Vice Chancellor's Award for Making an Exceptional Contribution to Enhancing the Student Experience...


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Profile of Teaching UG

  • Developing Management Competencies
  • International Management

External Responsibilities

  • SRH Heidelberg, Germany, Visiting Lecturer (2017-)
  • University of Bolton, Independent Adviser on Transnational Education (2013-)
  • York St John University, External Examiner (2011-2015)
  • Worcester Business School, Evaluation Panel Member (Business) (2011-)
  • York St John University, Subject Review Panel Member: Business / Management (2011-)
  • ESC Amiens, France, Visiting Lecturer (2004-)
  • China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Visiting lecturer, examiner and curriculum adviser (1997-2007)


  • PG Dip in Management Studies (Bournemouth University, 2000)
  • BSc (Hons) in Modern Languages (Aston University, 1989)
  • Licence in Modern Languages (Université d'Orléans, 1988)


  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (2018-),
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Academic Member (2017-),
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Member (2015-),
  • IALIC, Member (2004-),
  • The Institute for Learning and Teaching, Member (2002-2004),
  • SIETAR, Member (2000-),

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