Bhupan Jayantilal Haria

Principal Lecturer at the Guildhall School of Business and Law

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Bhupan J Haria is a Principal Lecturer at the Guildhall School of Business and Law with a diverse range of academic and industry experience. He is a qualified skilled personal transformation and peak performance facilitator, with extensive experience that encompasses a diverse range of organisations as a corporate and personal coach, in both the public and private sector. He has worked with a diverse client base in the areas of leadership, team development, behavioural change, communication skills and peak performance. Bhupan is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and its impact on individuals, wanting to support and encourage those who are in the minority find voice and influence within organisations. Whilst working with established leaders and managers to challenge their own actions and behaviours and use their influence and power to bring about lasting legacies for change. Bhupan has brought this experience and knowledge into all his roles in Higher Education.

He has facilitated and delivered a wide range of workshops from leadership and coaching to creativity. His clients have included NHS Leadership Academy as a facilitator on their flagship programmes working with over 2000 delegates, Future Foundation Youth Leadership Programmes, Northampton University, KornFerry Hay Group, McKenzie Youth Leadership, Happy Ltd, Cardboard Citizens, The Prince’s Trust, University of Creative Arts – EDI programme.

As an industry orientated lecturer with his own personal lived reality around intersectionality he can fully appreciate and relate to the challenges and issues faced by many of the students, and staff. He has integrated in all aspects of his work his passion for experiential and lifelong learning, supporting students in their academic, professional and personal development.

He has developed, designed, and delivered various modules at Foundation and Undergraduate levels. When developing learning and teaching material he brings his experience from his coaching and facilitation practice to a wide range of courses and modules. All modules are developed and delivered to challenge the student’s perception of higher education and engage them in discussions with regards to skills and attributes required; as well as enable them to gain self-awareness, and self-development tools, whilst continuing to develop their academic skills.

With his reflexive, compassionate and humanistic pedagogical approach, he seeks to enable all members of the School community to achieve their full potential in an inclusive environment characterised by equality of respect and opportunity. He continuously seeks to encourage, motivate, and engage all students by providing the opportunity to demonstrate their ability and development, find their voice and support students to develop self-efficacy and agency. He believes that diversity in the classroom should be openly discussed and celebrated, and strives to create an open, safe space in which students, feel free to express different ideas, opinions, and experiences.

A strong believer that “when everyone in the classroom, teacher and students, recognises that they are responsible for creating a learning community together, learning is at its most meaningful and useful.” ― bell hooks. He works with students and colleagues as partners to create a positive and inclusive learning environment. Inspiring and enabling all students to take part in learning and fulfil their potential.

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Careers Development
  • Context of Business
  • Serving Customers in a Global market
  • Theory and Practice of Selling
  • Development for Success in Business
  • Personal and Academic Development
  • Learning through Organisations
  • Business and Enterprise
  • Fundamentals of Leadership and Management