Professor Yvonne Beach

Management School

Chair in Management Education

Associate Dean for Strategic and Executive Partnerships

Yvonne Beach, Management School Executive Board member
Yvonne Beach, Management School Executive Board member
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Professor Yvonne Beach
Management School
Western Bank Villa
300-302 Western Bank
S10 2TN

Yvonne is responsible for the development of valued added strategic & executive partnerships including the third sector, corporates, industry, policy makers and professional bodies.

In addition, Yvonne leads the Executive & Professional Education portfolio of the Sheffield University Management School with the aim to equip and deepen the understanding of leadership and management, focused on professional and executive education which will support career progression.

This is delivered through a variety of professional development pathways, from degree and higher-level apprenticeships, MBAs, EMBAs and post-experience MSc programmes to short courses and bespoke in-house solutions.

Yvonne is a professional senior project manager delivering strategic projects and managing a portfolio of continuous improvement and organisational change projects which drive through the necessary changes to deliver strategic intent whilst focused on stakeholders.

In addition, Yvonne delivers professional guest lectures, coaching and consultancy with organisations within and outside Higher Education organisations.

Research interests

My research interests are located in organisational studies with a particular interest in complex organisational change projects with a focus on socio-political dynamics.


Conference proceedings papers

Professional activities
  • Lean Six Sigma (Services) Black Belt
  • Lean Practitioner
  • Prince2 Practitioner

Conference Papers