Dr. Peter Heslin is a Professor of Management, Academic Fellow at Warrane College, and UNSW Scientia Education Fellow. He is a Registered Psychologist who was elected Chair of the Academy of Management Careers Division.
Peter leads the "Executive Blueprint" course that launches AGSM students on their journey throughout and beyond their MBA(Executive) program. He also coordinates the Management Theory - Micro Perspectives predoctoral course.
Professor Heslin pioneered research on growth mindsets in organisations and wrote the most cited ever sole-authored peer-reviewed article on career success. Peter’s ongoing research on mindsets in careers, leadership development, and sustainability appears in leading scholarly and practitioner-oriented outlets.
• 2020 - Finalist for the Careers Division’s Award for Best Careers Paper Published in 2019
• 2016 - Finalist for the 2016 Academy of Management Career Division’s Best Overall Symposium Award
• 2014 - Finalist for the 2014 Academy of Management Career Division’s Best Overall Paper Award
• 2012 - Won the Academy of Management's Best Overall Paper in Management Education Award.
• 2018 - UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence (General category)
• 2018 - UNSW Business School's Bill Birkett Award for Sustained Teaching Excellence
• 2014 - AGSM MBA Programs Teaching Excellence in a Core Course Award (2014)
• 2006 - C. Jackson Grayson Endowed Faculty Innovation Award for Excellence and Creativity in Teaching.
• Chair, School of Management Learning and Teaching Committee (Mar 2011–June 2013)
• Fosters Business School faculty engagement in Peer Support of Teaching (since 2019)
• Mentor and workshop facilitator on the School of Business’ Early Career Academic (ECA) and Academic Women’s Career Advancement Program (AWCAP; since 2019)
• Delivered the 2020 university-level workshop on developing an Education Case for promotion to Level E (Professor)
• Currently serves as a UNSW First Responder, Ally@UNSW, and Summative Peer Reviewer of Teaching (since 2018), as well as the School of Management Wellbeing Champion and Research Subject Pool Coordinator.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire if Peter is available to mentor you.
Learning and Teaching
- student learning
- assessment and feedback
- formative peer observation of teaching
Learning and Teaching Awards, Grants and Promotions
- development of an application for a faculty learning and teaching award
- development of an application for a UNSW Award for Teaching
- development of an application for a UNSW promotion
- reviewing a journal article
- establishing a research profile
- how to establish and build networks
- how to decide on career priorities
- supporting critical reflection through listening and asking questions
- identifying leadership opportunities in learning and teaching
- research and social engagement
Conditions for mentoring facilitation
- one-on-one mentoring
- 1-2 mentees at any stage
Academic level of potential mentees
- Any level
Willing to mentor within my discipline and/or across disciplines.