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Dr Michael Brennan

Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management

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Dept of Mgmt, Leadership & Marketing


Room 01B14 Shore Road Newtownabbey Co. Antrim BT37 0QB



Michael Brennan joined the university as a lecturer in Management in 1996 and was appointed senior lecturer in 2009. Michael’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of Strategy, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity.

Michael is a member of the Higher Education Academy, and teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Michael has a primary degree in Archaeology; postgraduate qualifications in Accountancy and Business Administration (MBA); and a PhD in Entrepreneurship. After several years experience of managing an SME, Michael was appointed a management trainer in the Northern Ireland Small Business Institute before joining the faculty of Business & Management at Ulster. He has attracted significant funding from UK Research Councils and EU programmes. In addition, he had extensive experience of international consultancy in the USA and EU.