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Dymphna Scanlon

Lecturer in Event Management and Learning and Development for Higher Education

  • dscanlon@ait.ie
  • Room: F1611
  • Building: HTL Campus
  • Faculty: Faculty of Business & Hospitality

Dymphna Scanlon joined the lecturing staff of the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Studies in 1999. She holds a Master’s Degree in Travel and Tourism Management from UCD and a BBS (Hons) Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management from AIT. Prior to joining the Institute, she spent ten years working in a management capacity in the hospitality industry.

In her current role, Dymphna lectures across a broad range of subject areas, including Event Management, Front Office Management, Learning and Development for Higher Education and Customer Service. Her work also involves course design and development in the HTL department. In order to keep up to date with developments in the HTL industry, Dymphna liaises closely with industry partners and participates in seminars and conferences to update her skills and knowledge.

Dymphna has served on the Institute’s Academic Quality and Strategy Committee and Academic Council.

Undergraduate:

Event management

Learning and development for higher education

Front Office

Information Technology

Communication and Customer Care

Introduction to Management

Customer Service / Care

Participated in the working group for the AIT strategic plan 2014 – 2017 Pillar 7: Socio-Economic Engagement and External Stakeholder Partnership

Attended the AEHT Annual Conference & Competitions – Costa Mediterranea 2013#

Operations coordinator of Midlands Simon Community Homelessness Conference 2013

Guest lectures delivered at the International Week of TAMK School of Business 2012, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland

Chairperson of organising committee for THRIC conference 2011

As part of the Event Management module the 4th year students organise an event and any proceeds goes a local charity – organisations that have received money includes – Special Olympics, St, Hilda’s, Saplings, MNDA, Console

External examiner - Cork Institute of Technology & Galway / Mayo Institute of Technology

  • Biography

    Dymphna Scanlon joined the lecturing staff of the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Studies in 1999. She holds a Master’s Degree in Travel and Tourism Management from UCD and a BBS (Hons) Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management from AIT. Prior to joining the Institute, she spent ten years working in a management capacity in the hospitality industry.

    In her current role, Dymphna lectures across a broad range of subject areas, including Event Management, Front Office Management, Learning and Development for Higher Education and Customer Service. Her work also involves course design and development in the HTL department. In order to keep up to date with developments in the HTL industry, Dymphna liaises closely with industry partners and participates in seminars and conferences to update her skills and knowledge.

    Dymphna has served on the Institute’s Academic Quality and Strategy Committee and Academic Council.

  • Research & Consultancy

  • Teaching Experience

    Undergraduate:

    Event management

    Learning and development for higher education

    Front Office

    Information Technology

    Communication and Customer Care

    Introduction to Management

    Customer Service / Care

  • Interests & Professional Development

    Participated in the working group for the AIT strategic plan 2014 – 2017 Pillar 7: Socio-Economic Engagement and External Stakeholder Partnership

    Attended the AEHT Annual Conference & Competitions – Costa Mediterranea 2013#

    Operations coordinator of Midlands Simon Community Homelessness Conference 2013

    Guest lectures delivered at the International Week of TAMK School of Business 2012, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland

    Chairperson of organising committee for THRIC conference 2011

    As part of the Event Management module the 4th year students organise an event and any proceeds goes a local charity – organisations that have received money includes – Special Olympics, St, Hilda’s, Saplings, MNDA, Console

    External examiner - Cork Institute of Technology & Galway / Mayo Institute of Technology