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Dr Roger March

Professional biography

Dr March’s career in higher education spans 32 years – as lecturer, researcher, academic manager and consultant. He has a PhD, Master of Commerce (Honours) and BA from UNSW Australia and a Graduate Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

He has taught undergraduate and MBA classes in Australia, Japan, France and New Zealand. As a consultant specialising in Japanese and Asian tourism, he has been commissioned by Australia’s leading tourism organisations to undertake research in-country. He specialised in research in the tourism industry, focusing on both current and historical Japanese tourism. He has published over 40 academic journal papers.

Roger’s senior management roles include Director Accreditation and Associate Professor in Marketing at UNSW Business School; Dean of the Management & Marketing School at CQUniversity Australia; Dean at Macleay College; Executive Dean at Kent Institute Australia; and Head of the School of Business & Management & Director of Postgraduate Studies at the International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS).

He lived, studied, and worked in Japan for 12 years in a variety of occupations including English teacher, sub-editor, and copywriter and, for the last three years in Japan, as a professional translator specialising in finance, business and economics. He was also popular as a corporate trainer, teaching Japanese business men and women presentation and negotiation skills when doing business with Western companies; his clients included the Japan Management Association. He continued his cross-cultural training on his return to Australia, working with multinational Japanese companies in training their local staff to operate Japanese workplace culture and undertaking personalised pre-departure training for Australian executives prior to their posting to Japan.

Roger joined Bond University in January 2017 as Adjunct Teaching Fellow to teach Negotiation in the full-time and Executive MBA programs.

Professional Appointments

Adjunct Teaching Fellow Bond University
Advisory Board Member Australian Polytechnic Institute

Teaching Expertise

International Marketing, Marketing in Asia, Contemporary Japanese Business, Tourism Marketing, Services Marketing, Destination Marketing

Subjects

BBT Effective Negotiation to Effective Negotiation
GMBA71 Global Business Leadership to Global Business Leadership

Academic Qualifications

 PhD in Marketing UNSW Australia
 Graduate Diploma Australian Institute of Company Directors
 MCom Honours UNSW Australia
 Graduate Diploma of Education Sydney University
 Bachelor of Arts UNSW Australia

Qualifications

  • PhD, Master of Commerce (Honours), University of NSW
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of NSW
  • Graduate Diploma, Australian Institute of Company Directors