The MA in Leasing and Asset Finance, a collaboration between Falmouth University and The Leasing Foundation, has announced that Paul Caunter, Director of Ignition Asset Finance, will be joining the team as Associate Lecturer.
Paul has been in the vehicle & asset finance business for 23 years, 15 years with a large Corporate Bank and 8 years with Truro-based Ignition Asset Finance, recently acquired by STAR Asset Finance. He will continue as Director at Ignition, whilst providing advice and support to students and assisting in the development of the new MA course.
Paul will initially help the Foundation develop case studies for the Module in Leadership, Innovation and Strategy. In this module, students will explore the high-growth, intensely competitive industry environment, where increasingly sophisticated business customers are demanding easier access to more flexible finance, expect better customer service and access to more flexible finance, expect better customer service and access to online services. Students on the module will explore contemporary case studies with a focus on the leadership, innovation and strategy challenges that companies in the industry face.
Paul Caunter comments: “It is very positive to see Falmouth University offering a practical and business-focused course in leasing and asset finance, helping to develop skills and expertise in the industry. I’m delighted to be involved.”
The part-time MA course, which starts in September 2016, is particularly suitable for those already working in the industry who wish to accelerate their career, or for those working in a related finance and business area wishing to enter this dynamic industry.
Exploring content delivered online using Falmouth University’s Learning Space online platform, students will be supported by academic supervisors from Falmouth University and mentors from The Leasing Foundation.