Professor Liz Warren BA Hons, MA, PhD

Professor of Accounting and Business Education

Key details

Prof Liz Warren

Professor Liz Warren
BA Hons, MA, PhD

Professor of Accounting and Business Education


Professor Liz Warren is the Director of Learning and Teaching and is part of the Senior Management and Executive Team, within the Business School at the University of Greenwich. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA). She has been lecturing since 1999.

She has specialised in the areas of Management Accounting and Strategic Financial Management. In both of these areas, she has run large courses at the undergraduate level. At the postgraduate level, she has taught in the area on Management Accounting. She has lectured in the UK, France, across Malaysia, China and Hong Kong.

Responsibilities within the university

Liz is the Director of Learning and Teaching (DLT) at the Faculty of Business, and the current Acting Head of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour (HROB).

In her role as DLT, Liz leads the development and implementation of the faculty's Learning and Teaching Strategy and manages the faculty and university's learning and teaching activities including:

  • the development of the academic portfolio;
  • the promotion of innovation in teaching, learning and assessment;
  • student engagement in teaching and learning strategy;
  • quality enhancement and quality assurance. 

These responsibilities cover both on and off campus provision.
 
She sits on many university committees and contributes to strategic development and policy making. Additionally, she chairs the faculty's Learning, Quality and Standards Committee. She is also a personal tutor and supervises PhD students.

Awards

  • Personal Tutor of the Year - Student Led Teaching Awards 2020 Winner
  • Personal Tutor of the Year - Student Led Teaching Awards 2018 Winner
  • Personal Tutor of the Year - Faculty of Business Staff Awards 2016 Winner

Recognition

  • Member of the Research Board of CIMA - since 2019
  • Member of the CMBE Professional Standards Board for the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) - since 2019
  • Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE) - since 2019
  • Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) - since 2020
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education - since 2005

Research / Scholarly interests

Liz's main research interests are in two key areas; management accounting and pedagogy/andragogy.  In management accounting, she has a strong interest in the energy sector and also in understanding the impact of regulation in all markets. In the area of pedagogy and andragogy, she is interested in issues surrounding student engagement, students retention, blended learning and the impact of new technologies on the student experience.

Media activity

Keynote speeches

Warren, L.  ''Management control, regulation and investment uncertainty in the UK electricity generation industry - the future?'', 19th March 2014, HEC, Canada 

Industry contributions

Interviewed for:
Tsagas, I (2014) ''Resource adequacy.'' PV magazine. 10, p116-118

Recent publications

Article

Warren, Elizabeth , Reilly, Dawn, Herdan, Agnieszka, Lin, Yong (2020), Self-efficacy, performance and the role of blended learning, Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education ISSN: 1758-1184 (Print), 2050-7003 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-08-2019-0210) Inpress.

Reilly, Dawn , Luo, Jing, Sun, Wenxian, Warren, Elizabeth (2020), Extended programmes: widening participation by narrowing content, University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching ISSN: 2044-0073 (Print), 2044-0081 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.21100/compass.v13i1.1073) Published.

Reilly, Dawn , Warren, Elizabeth, Herdan, Agnieszka (2019), Getting the blend right: listening to the wide student voice to enhance the online learning experience, In: , , , . , Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change pp. 1-8 ISSN: 2055-4990 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v5i1.884) Published.

Reilly, Dawn and , Warren, Elizabeth (2019), Creating a supportive learning environment for direct entry Chinese students to reduce the attainment gap, Advance HE. In: , , , . Advance HE, Advance HE: News + Views (doi: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/creating-supportive-learning-environment-direct-entry-chinese-students-reduce) Published.

Warren, Elizabeth and , (2019), Creating a learning and teaching festival, Advanced HE. In: , , , . Advanced HE, Advanced HE website Advance HE: News + Views (doi: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/Creating-a-Learning-and-Teaching-Festival) Published.

Reilly, Dawn , Sun, Wenxian, Vellam, Iwona, Warren, Elizabeth (2019), Improving the attainment gap of Direct Entry Chinese students - lessons learnt and recommendations, University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching ISSN: 2044-0081 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.21100/compass.v12i1.932) Published.

Warren, Liz and , Jack, Lisa (2018), The capital budgeting process and the energy trilemma - a strategic conduct analysis, Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, British Accounting Review pp. 481-496 ISSN: 0890-8389 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2018.04.005) Published.

Warren, Elizabeth and , Seal, Will (2018), Using investment appraisal models in strategic negotiation: the cultural political economy of electricity generation, Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Accounting, Organizations and Society pp. 16-32 ISSN: 0361-3682 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aos.2018.04.001) Published.

Conference item

Brickman, Karen , Otley, David, Warren, Elizabeth (2016), Control mechanisms for risk-taking: Evidence from the UK Financial Services Industry, In: The 10th Management Control Research Conference, 6 - 9 September 2016, University of Antwerp, Belgium , . , (doi: ) Unpublished.

Brickman, Karen , Otley, David, Warren, Elizabeth (2016), The impact of Incentives and risk-taking: Evidence from the UK banking sector, In: 39th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association in The Netherlands, 11-13 May 2016, Maastricht , . , (doi: ) Unpublished.

Conference proceedings

Warren, Elizabeth and , Reilly, Dawn (2019), An investigation of self-efficacy: can it help us to understand and improve the retention and progression of our students in the era of TEF?, SRHE. In: SRHE Annual Research Conference 2019 'Creativity, Criticality and Conformity in Higher Education', 11th - 13th December 2019, Newport, South Wales , 'Creativity, Criticality and Conformity in Higher Education' SRHE Annual Research Conference, 11-13 December 2019, U. SRHE, (doi: https://www.srhe.ac.uk/conference2019/downloads/SRHE_ARC_Abstracts_2019.pdf) Published.

Other

Warren, Elizabeth and , Reilly, Dawn (2019), Addressing the attainment gap: business schools can lead the way by providing an inclusive approach to the student experience, Chartered Association of Business Schools. In: , , , . Chartered Association of Business Schools, Chartered Association of Business Schools, blog (doi: https://charteredabs.org/addressing-the-attainment-gap-business-schools-can-lead-the-way-by-providing-an-inclusive-approach-to-the-student-experience/) Published.