Esperanza Tevar-Terol

Department: Business, Management and Law

Office/Location: 2.55C, Ogmore Building, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 6436


Staff Overview

Esperanza is a senior lecturer at the Business, Management and Law Department at the Cardiff School of Management. She is also the Field Group Chair for the Languages and Cultural Diversity Field Group.

Esperanza holds a BA (Hons) from University of Alicante, a MA in applied Linguistics (Intercultural communication) from Cardiff University, a Post-graduate Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education (PgCTHE) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Social Research (PGCASR) both from Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Having joined the university in September 1993, Esperanza has extensive experience in programme management roles, academic leadership, validation events, international curriculum design and authentic assessment design.

From September 2008 to July 2021 Esperanza was the programme director for the BA (Hons) International Business Management Programme. She also has experience with transnational education and collaborative provision. From 2008 to 2011, Esperanza was the link tutor/moderator for the BA (Hons) International Business Management programme at Varna University of Management in Bulgaria.


​Esperanza is predominantly involved with the teaching of Level 5 and Level 6 modules for which she is module leader:

  • Intercultural Awareness for Business
  • International Business and Cultural Diversity
  • Spanish Business Communication and Contemporary Global Issues
  • Spanish in Professional Contexts

She also supervises dissertations on the International Business Management programme and has previously been involved with modules on personal development planning and work experience.

Esperanza is personal tutor to Level 6 International Business Management students and students on the Business and Management programme at the Cardiff School of Management.


​Esperanza's research interests are focused predominantly around the areas of:

  • Cross-cultural management and leadership
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Student experiences of internationalisation of education at home and abroad
  • Development of intercultural competencies for global graduates
  • International curriculum design
  • Authentic assessment design
  • Foreign language acquisition and development
  • Sociolinguistics and Applied Linguistics

Key Publications

Other Projects and activities

​As part of the foreign language team at CSM, Esperanza is also involved in the Routes into Languages Cymru Steering Group.

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