Mr Sam Baillie

Position

Manager Global Business Development

School /
Work Unit

Global Development & Performance

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 1350

sam.baillie@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 15
Level: 1
Room: 7C

City campus

College/Portfolio

Global Development

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Responsibilities

Sam Baillie was appointed to the position of Manager, Business Operations and Development (Transnational Education) at RMIT University in October 2011. Sam's role within the Transnational Education (TNE) team is to manage new and existing offshore teaching partnerships as well as develop systems to strengthen the management of RMIT's TNE activities.

In partnership with other areas of the University, Sam plays a leading role in the assessment and implementation of new offshore partnerships and programs. Among other services, Sam is able to provide expert technical and strategic advice to stakeholders on a range of industry related topics including: market demand, country-specific legal and regulatory requirements, offshore delivery models, risk–benefit analysis, pricing strategy and competitor assessment.

Work Experience

Sam is an international education and business development specialist with a broad range of skills and experience in transnational education as well as international student mobility and recruitment. Sam has had over a decade of experience working in international education in three countries outside of Australia including the United Kingdom, USA and Ecuador.

Prior to RMIT, Sam spent four years working abroad in London at Middlesex University as the International Partnerships Manager. Before moving into transnational education, Sam spent six years working in student recruitment and student exchange at Regents University (UK), Deakin University (Australia), University of South Florida (USA) and Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo (Ecuador).

Academic Experience

Sam has completed a MA International and Cross Cultural Marketing in London with Middlesex University, UK. His research focuses on international market entry strategies used by Australian and British transnational education providers.

He also has a Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations), with a major in journalism and marketing, from Deakin University as well as an Advanced Diploma in Business (Marketing) from The Gordon Institute.