Dr. Mark Loon is a faculty member at Bath Business School, Bath Spa University. He has published in various academic journals such as the Journal of Managerial Psychology, as well as practitioner reports and books. He is currently the Chair of the British Standards Institute's Human Capital Standard Sub-Committee on developing International HRM Standards and the Deputy Vice Chair of the Programmes and Qualifications committee within the University Forum on Human Resource Development. Prior to academia, he was in management consulting, working for firms such as Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young and KPMG.
The format is intended to both develop practitioners who are already effective in their own field of practice and also aims to prepare practitioners for the expanding future roles within health and social care. The content of the programme addresses a wide range of interesting academic and practice-based issues which are of concern to practitioners. A wide range of accredited modules is offered to facilitate individualised learning, promote career opportunities and equip practitioners to play a key role in leading and influencing change within practice.