Meet our professors

Programme details


4 weeks


July 2024


Equivalent prices:
$2,350 USD
€ 2,250 EUR
$3,200 CAN
$3,550 AUS



Meet our professors

The brains behind the First Certificate in Business, professors from Cambridge Judge Business School, are internationally recognised leaders in business research and strategy. Their areas of expertise cover the many core and elective modules on offer as part of this exciting online course.

Below are the world-leading Cambridge academics who are involved in designing and delivering a programme that will help aspiring entrepreneurs to stand out from the crowd.

Christopher Marquis

Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management

About Christopher’s research

Professor Christopher Marquis is the Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management. His research and teaching is focused on the 2 areas of sustainable business and doing business in China. Under these themes he has examined entrepreneurship in China, the triple-bottom line and building sustainable businesses globally, and business competition in emerging markets. These research projects build on Professor Marquis’ earlier research on how business can have a positive impact on society and in particular how historical and geographical processes have shaped firms’ and entrepreneurs’ social and environmental strategies and activities.

Michael Kitson

Associate Professor in International Macroeconomics

Research interests

Michael Kitson researches macroeconomic policy and performance; international trade; regional economics; corporate performance; innovation and the commercialisation of science.

Patrizia Vecchi

Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour

About Patrizia’s research

Dr Vecchi’s research interests include interpersonal relationships in organisations, social networks, interpersonal cognition, and teamwork. She taught professionals and executives around the world in topics such as negotiation, and power and politics. She is currently the Academic Programme Director for the Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme.

Shasha Lu

Associate Professor in Marketing

About Shasha’s research

Shasha’s research interests mainly lie in developing quantitative tools that combine state-of-the-art video analytics and machine learning techniques from computer science with current marketing models to improve business practices in areas such as retailing, advertising, fashion and entertainment marketing, among others.

Mo Tanweer

First Certificate of Business Lecturer

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