Jon-Hans Coetzer is the Academic Dean of the EU Business School Online Campus, and has more than 15 years of experience as a senior academic leader in higher education. His specific areas of expertise include: quality assurance and student learning outcomes assessment; faculty development; curriculum design and high-impact educational practices; strategic planning; international education; enrolment management; strategic partnership and research; accreditation; and strategic crisis management. His research interests focus on the cross-cultural challenge in the international classroom of business management studies and changes in higher education.

Dr. Jon-Hans Coetzer

"What is the use of teaching students mathematics when they cannot use it in practice? Education must train and teach people in accordance with their opportunities in life." H.F. Verwoerd, SA Prime Minister, 1958-66

Academic Dean
Online Campus
Education
2000

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Tourism Management, Breda University of Professional Education, The Netherlands

2001

Master of Arts Degree in European Tourism Management (ETM), Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

2001

Diplôme d’Etude Supérieures Spécialisées (DESS), Université de Savoie, France

2009

Doctor of International Relations (DIR), Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Switzerland

2017

Higher Diploma in Training and Development Management, University of Western Cape, South Africa

Employment
2013-15

Project Coordinator for Swiss Federal Crisis Management Training (Project Contract), Swiss Federal Government

2012-13

Senior Communications Consultant of Leidar Group in Switzerland and Norway

2012-13

Training and Development Consultant for the United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) in Switzerland

1997-11

Spokesperson and Regional Delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

1993-97

National Marketing Manager of the South African Red Cross (SARCS)

Teaching
2019-

EU Business School: Dean Online Campus

2017-18

Chief Academic Officer, EU Business School

2016-17

Chief Academic Officer, Glion Institute of Higher Education

2013-15

Academic Dean & Dissertation Coordinator, EU Business School Switzerland

2009-12

General Manager & Academic Coordinator, Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations

2007-09

Academic Director, International Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (IHTTI), Switzerland