McFarlane, Bronwyn

Assistant Professor - Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (Room 2.11)


Key Responsibilities at NCI

  • Programme Director - BA (Hons) HR Strategy and Practice - part-time CIPD degree
  • Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour on CIPD and QQI programmes - both undergraduate and postgraduate



  • BA (Mod) Natural Sciences,Trinity College Dublin
  • MSc Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • MA Human Resource Management, Kingston University, UK
  • IBEC/NCI Certificate in Employment Law
  • NUI Maynooth Certificate in Training and Education
  • Diploma in Employment Law - Dublin Business School (2015)
  • Diploma in Life and Executive Coaching (2016)


Academic Experience

  • Lecturer on a variety of Human Resource Management and Business programmes both at NCI and in other institutions (level 6 to level 9 of the QQI framework)


Industrial Experience

  • Several years experience in the UK and Ireland working in Human Resource Management for large organisations in Telecommunications, Information Technology, Consulting, Financial Services and not for profit sector.
  • Areas of industry experience - employee relations and employment law, recruitment and selection, change management, performance management, policy development.


Research Interests

  • Coaching and Positive Psychology
  • Equality and diversity
  • Assessment and selection


Professional Body Membership

  • Chartered Member CIPD (Chartered Institue of Personnel & Development)

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