Econsultancy is a global independent community-based publisher, focused on best practice digital marketing and e-commerce, and is used by more than 300,000+ internet professionals every month. Our hub has 190,000+ members worldwide from clients, agencies and suppliers alike with over 90% member retention rate.
We help our members build their internal capabilities via a combination of research, reports and how-to guides, training and development, consultancy, face-to-face conferences, forums and professional networking. For the last 10 years, our resources have helped members learn, make better decisions, build business cases, find the best suppliers, accelerate their careers and lead the way in best practice and innovation.
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) can trace its history as a provider of business education back to 1889. Today, MMU is a 'full-range' business school, offering undergraduate, postgraduate and higher research degrees in all major sub-disciplines of business and management, engaging in applied research and providing in-house courses and consultancy services for corporate clients.
With some 3,000 undergraduate and 1,500 postgraduate students (including 60 PhD and 350 professional accounting students), MMU is one of the largest business schools in the UK. MMU offers a comprehensive range of postgraduate qualifications from diplomas to doctoral degrees, providing a 'ladder' of opportunities for individuals at different stages of their business and management careers.
MMU has a well-established tradition of offering high quality postgraduate management and business education. Their portfolio of general management and specialist masters programs not only reflects the latest thinking in management and business, it also benefits from a solid research base as well as extensive links with industry, commerce and the public sector.
Course Tutor, MSc in Internet Retailing
Ian Jindal is a consultant, publisher, and advisor on eCommerce in integrated retail, publishing, and broadcast. Clients include Marks & Spencer, House of Fraser, Camelot UK Lotteries and Westfield Shopping Town. A regular keynote speaker and conference chair, Ian co-founded InternetRetailing, the magazine, portal, and conference for Europe's leading retailers and multichannel retailers.
Previously he was Group E-commerce Director for Littlewoods Shop Direct Group where he grew online revenues to £405m pa. Before that, Ian was Head of Online Operations at the BBC, establishing the team that managed over 400 BBC websites and a non-executive Director of Business Link for London.
Ian co-founded the European eCommerce Forum, a private conference and 'think tank' to advance the art and craft of online selling.
When not tending his solitary olive tree, Ian can be found at www.innoparticularorder.com
Programme Director, MSc in Internet Retailing
David has been at MMU Business School since September 2004, and previously worked in the School of Computing and Management Science at Sheffield Hallam University for 2 years. Before moving to Hallam he was the manager of the learning design team at Academee, whilst prior to that he worked at the Information Systems Institute at the University of Salford. David has also been a director of a number of limited companies in the new media sector.