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Ms Julie Hayward MCIPD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

Programme Manager Business and Management (BA)

Tel: 01792 481233
E-mail: Julie.hayward@uwstd.ac.uk

Julie is a committed and student-centred lecturer in the field of Human Resource Management/Development and Leadership and Management. Experience of teaching on all levels of the BA Business Management programme, specifically on topics related to Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, and Leadership and Management.  Also lectures on the CIPD professional programmes at Level 5 and 7.

Julie is an experienced people manager and professional HR Generalist with a bias towards Learning & Talent Development. She brings a wealth of industry experience from a number of sectors to inform her teaching.

Most recently, Julie held a senior management position at Tata Steel Europe, providing expert support to the business in driving forward talent management and leadership development strategies. This included, designing initiatives and progressive approaches that ensured the organisation had the right people in sufficient numbers, for leadership and key role succession.  Through coaching support and alignment to the appropriate leadership development, she ensured identified potentials had the right experience and capabilities to deliver the organisations goals. 

For further information visit www.linkedin.com/in/julie-hayward-82a49559


  • Doctoral Candidate (DBA) from 2017
  • Level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Enhanced Learning:
  • Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management:
  • Certificate in Personnel Practice
  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring
  • Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Current teaching portfolio includes:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership and Management
  • Evidence Based Decision Making
  • Professional Development and Employability
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Julie is currently studying towards a DBA, her research interests include: 

  • The Future of Work
  • Complexity Leadership 
  • Employability 
  • Technology Enhanced Learning and Gamification of Learning

Julie is an expert in talent management, leadership and management development, coaching & mentoring and HR process improvement.

She continues to develop expertise in teaching and learning, with particular interest in the use of technology, learning games and gamification to enhance the student experience.

Owner of The Hedgehog Learning Company a consultancy specialising in leadership development and coaching. Has had recent successes supporting the leadership development offering of a major construction company and a local education provider.

  • CIPD South West Wales Committee Member
  • CIPD Student and Centre Steering Group Member
  • Aurora Programme Mentor