Sheikh, Shariq Dr

Dr Shariq Sheikh

Lecturer
Dr Shariq Sheikh holds a PhD in Management on the ‘Socialisation and Career Orientation of potential inheritors in Asian Family Businesses in Scotland’ awarded from the University of Edinburgh. He was awarded the prestigious Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate award for his Masters and PhD and has been a recipient of British Council’s Chevening Technology Enterprise Scholarship for commercialisation of technology research conducted at UK universities. He has previously been selected for the St. Gallen’s symposium (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland) and BIARI (Brown International Advanced Research Institute, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA). He also holds a Bachelors in Engineering in Electronics and Communication, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Entrepreneurship Management and a Research Masters in Management. Dr Sheikh has been with Glasgow Caledonian University since August 2015 having previously taught at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

He is the module leader for Management Issues and Concepts at the Department of Management. His areas of interest lie in Transnational Education and is module leader in programmes currently delivered at African Leadership College, Mauritius and Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman. He has taught on a wide range of modules (New Venture Creation, International Business Strategy, Global Strategy, Management of Innovation and Creativity and other modules in Entrepreneurship, Management and Business Ethics) and programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He also supervises undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and on the DBA programme.

Dr Sheikh has previously worked in the industry in the areas of Business Development in India, as a Technology Commercialisation Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and as an Enterprise Intern with the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE).

Dr Sheikh is currently actively researching in the areas of Family Businesses and Family Entrepreneurship particularly researching aspects of Portfolio Entrepreneurship in Family Businesses.