SCU Staff Directory
Dr Tania von der Heidt
DipFin(SIA), BBus(NRCAE), GradCertHEd(L&T)(SCU), MBA(SCU), PhD(SCU)
Current Appointment: Senior Lecturer
Organisational Unit: School of Business and Tourism
Telephone: 02 6620 3086
Facsimile: 02 6621 2717
Tania is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Management at the School of Business and Tourism. For her learning-centred approaches, education for sustainability and creative problem solving curricula, Tania has won three Vice Chancellor awards and a national OLTC award for outstanding contribution to student learning. Tania's research interests include the capstone landscape at universities, education for sustainability in business, creative problem solving in marketing education, tourism accommodation and transport in the sharing economy, and consumer behaviour related to green products. For her PhD, she developed and tested a model of multi-stakeholder relationships for collaborative product innovation in Australian manufacturing. Tania has supervised to completion (as principal supervisor) more than 15 higher degrees research candidates, particularly doctorates, in marketing and management. Tania currently supervises around three HDR candidates' marketing-related research projects using a range of methodologies. Prior to joining SCU, Tania worked for more than ten years with companies in Australia and Germany: As a Fund Manager with State Street Bank & Trust Company, as a Consultant in productivity improvements with Alexander Proudfoot Management, as a Marketing Controller with automobile manufacturer Audi AG and as an Export Consultant with natural pharmaceutical manufacturer TP Health Ltd.