Dr. Michael Shaner, Professor of Management, was selected as the Fall 2009 speaker. Dr. Shaner spoke at 7:00pm on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 in BSC 170.
Dr. Shaner received his M.B.A. from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Management from the University of South Carolina. He teaches graduate, undergraduate, and executive Masters level courses; and he has been awarded every teaching honor, both school and university, that the University bestows. His teaching methodology includes a strong emphasis on experiential learning, practical application, and student participation in all aspects of his courses. He has also developed and uses a computer simulation of the business environment.
In addition to his extensive teaching experience, Dr. Shaner has developed and delivers programs in the areas of strategic management, employee motivation, situational leadership, teambuilding, change management, and a program called "Adventures in Attitudes". He has provided management development and consulting services to both large and small organizations, national and international, in both the public and private sectors. Mike also provides coaching services to executives seeking to maximize their business potential, run organizations effectively, and manage people wisely.