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Dr Kathryn James

Teaching Fellow

Kathryn James
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Biography

I have been a lecturer in Quantitative Methods at the University of Portsmouth since September 2013. I hold a PhD in Operational Research from University of Wales, Swansea, which looked at measuring efficiency in NHS Trusts using Data Envelopment Analysis. Following my PhD, I spent 9 years as a Government Operational Research Service analyst, working in the Department of Education and Employment, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Border Agency. During this time, I worked on diverse projects such as the development of a value-added measure for 16-18 year olds, forecasting air passenger traffic demand, analysing performance ratings by gender and ethnicity and forecasting nationality applications.

 

Teaching Responsibilities

Quantitative Methods and Decision Analysis; Quantitative Methods for Accountants; Business Intelligence (SAP BW and SAP Hana); Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (Advanced Microsoft Excel and SAP S/4 Hana); Business Operations and Systems Management.

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