Profile

Erica Cargill
First Name: Erica
Surname: Cargill
Position: Academic Strategic Lead – Department of Management
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263846
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ORCID: ORCID Icon http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7236-1222

Duties and Responsibilities

Erica Cargill is Academic Strategic Lead for the Department of Management at Aberdeen Business School. The Department is responsible for the delivery of a suite of seven undergraduate courses (including two Graduate Apprenticeships), a programme of eight CMI accredited MSc courses and our three flagship MBA courses, including the MBA Sustainability and Energy Transitions which is the first of its kind in the UK. Our suite of courses run in full-time, blended and distance learning delivery modes.

Erica has been central to Aberdeen Business School’s achievement of a range of accreditations including AACSB, AMBA and BGA. She works closely with the CMI on dual accreditation of the School’s Masters courses and is a chartered member and active local contributor to the CIPD.  Erica’s main teaching and research interests are in the areas of Learning and Development, especially Work-Based and Work-Related Learning together with the building of employability skills and career capital.

Academic Background

Erica has an LLB (Hons) from Aberdeen University and an MSc HRM (with distinction) from Aberdeen Business School. She is currently working on a DBA thesis which considers the impact of e-portfolio assessment on the development of career capital in work-based learners. 

Research Interests

Erica is currently working on a DBA Thesis which considers the impact of e-portfolio assessment on the development of career capital in work based learners. She is also developing research avenues in generational theory, personal reflection, the use of metaphors in education and early career non-technical skills development.

Funding

2011 - Maximising the Impact of Skills in the Oil and Gas Industry – Knowledge Transfer Project. Funding received from Scottish Funding Council.

2010 - $25,000 project funded by IAEER: Searching for Good Practice in the Development and Assessment of Non-Technical Skills.

2009 - Accountancy Graduates; a Global Study. £6000 project funded by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland: Development of Relevant Non-Technical Skills in ICAS Trainees.

Professional Memberships

Erica has been a Chartered member of the CIPD since 2000 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Publications

Cargill et al. (2020) ‘Exploring assessment and feedback through a different lens: Business School Academics in management roles undertaking doctoral studies.’ Conference Paper 10th Annual Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Belfast.

Fulford, H and Cargill, E. 2016 Five go on a Country House Adventure. Conference Paper 6th Annual Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Chartered Association of Business Schools, Bristol.

Fulford H and Cargill, E 2016 The Direction of Reflection. Conference Presentation. ASET Annual Conference; University of York.

Cargill, E., Gammie, R. 2015. Connect to Business; a new filling in the sandwich? Conference Paper 5th Annual Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Aston University, Birmingham

Cargill, E. 2014 Management Programme Journey. Conference Presentation 4th Annual Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, York

McWhirr, S.M., Fulford, H., Bailey, M. and Cargill, E. 2014. Metaphorically speaking: The doctoral experience. Poster presentation, 9th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Ulster Business School and School of Social Enterprises Ireland, Belfast. (Awarded prize for best conference poster)

Gammie, E., Hamilton, S. and Cargill, E., (2010), Searching for good practice in the development and assessment of non-technical skills in accounting trainees – a global study, IAAER.

Gammie, E., Hamilton, S. and Cargill, E., (2008), Development of relevant non-technical skills in ICAS trainees, ICAS, Edinburgh.

Elizabeth Gammie, Erica Cargill, Bob Gammie, (2004) Selection techniques within the accountancy profession in Scotland, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 7 Iss: 2, pp.1 - 51

Gammie, E, Gammie, R and Cargill, E. (2002) Personal Skills Development in the Accounting Curriculum, Accounting Education Vol 11, No 1 pp 63-78