Mr Richard Parkman

Mr Richard Parkman

Partnership Manager

UK and International Partnerships (Academic Partnerships)


Partnership Manager
UK and International Partnerships


PhD (examination 2019)
MSc. Tourism and Hospitality Management 
PG. CERT Post Compulsory Education Teaching
PG. CERT Research Methods 
BSc. (Hons) Hospitality ManagementHCIMA Professional Certificate, 
BTEC HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management

Professional membership

Fellow Institute of Hospitality (FIH)

Teaching interests

My teaching interests are as follows:

Leadership and Organisational Behaviours

Cruise Operations Management

Passenger Services and Cruise Operations

Food and Beverage Operations

Staff serving as external examiners

Currently External Examiner for 

London Metropolitan University 

Newcastle College 

Research interests

Research areas of interest are : -

Leadership capacity in the cruise ship industry

Organisational behaviours for the cruise industry

The role of emotion control for service industry employees 

Reports & invited lectures

Cruise Connect Global Summit 2019 Manila, Philippines 

'Complex circumstance impacting the behavioural performance fo cruise workers'

Additional information

I am the approved program provider (APP) to deliver Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) approved qualifications up to level 2 (NQF) which are Internationally recognised qualifications.