Patricia S. Kelly

Patricia S. Kelly

Instructor of Management

AS, BS, MS, Quinnipiac University


Management
Faculty Office Building  006

203 582-7834
Patricia.Kelly2@quinnipiac.edu
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MG 210Essentials of Management and Organizational Behavior   -   Fall 2016
MG 302Human Resource Management   -   Fall 2016

About

I am an Instructor Teaching Professor of Management at Quinnipiac University. I have been teaching at Quinnipiac University since the Fall of 2011, during which time I have taught courses in the management department with my main area of focus on management and organizational behavior and human resource management courses including compensation and benefits. From 2011-2015, as a part time faculty member I taught courses in the management department, freshman business program, career development program and multicultural education program. While teaching part time, I worked in a human resource management role and training/development consulting. My areas of expertise and research include project management, group and team dynamics, generational awareness, women in leadership roles, resource allocation and emotional intelligence. I am an active member of PMI, SHRM and NACADA. In my role as Associate Director of the Center for Women & Business, I work closely with the Director and Co-Associate Director to help women achieve their professional goals through skill-building workshops and motivational events as well as to build a community through networking opportunities. The Center, as part of a thriving three - campus University, provides programs designed to educate and inspire women professionals focused on achieving their personal best through life-long learning.

Work Experience

I am a strong, successful leader with a bias for action and positive attitude* Expertise in project management, healthcare management and organizational change management theory and practical application* In my teaching roles in higher education I have focused on my areas of expertise from previous corporate experiences such as: *Healthcare Management, Network Manager for Anthem East *Experienced negotiator securing and maintaining contracts with network hospitals and providers. *Planning & Change Management Division *Program Management for Anthem East PMO *Portfolio Management as related to Anthem/WellPoint merger - developed, implemented and executed solutions utilized across entities *Worked closely with team members to establish and implement Program Management Office for Anthem East *HR/Organizational Leadership Consulting – group facilitation, team dynamics, generational competencies, resource allocation. *Specialized skills include portfolio management relative to process improvement, assessment of team dynamics, diagnosis and treatment including group facilitation,ability to coach and counsel to success

Selected Workshops & Presentations

SNEC-PMI Conference April 26, 2016 Conference Co-presented the topic of “Leading Project Teams that Span across Generations” at the April 25, 2016 SNEC-Project Management Institute Conference at the CT Convention Center in Hartford, CT.* Fairfield University May 27, 2016 Conference *Co-presented the topic of “Using Technology to Organize and Manage Teams” to Collaborations for Empowerment & Learning: Innovative Pedagogy & Course Redesign *Fairfield University Summer Conference: May 27, 2016 *Co-presented the topic of “Moving the Dial for Emotional Intelligence with Team-Based Assignments” to Collaborations for Empowerment & Learning: Innovative Pedagogy & Course Redesign *Fairfield University Summer Conference: May 27, 2016, *Educational Consulting, June 9, 2016 Co-presented and conducted training seminar for leadership team of a local corporation related to managing a diverse workforce. * Focus was on generational competence related to millennial workers.

Significant Administrative Duties

Associate Director: Center for Women & Business @ Quinnipiac University Our vision is: To build and develop a community of women focused on achieving their professional goals consistent with their personal values. Our community is comprised of women committed to life-long learning who are eager to share their wisdom and experience with each other to educate, inspire and foster growth. Our mission is: To help women achieve their professional goals through skill-building workshops and motivational events as well as to build a community through networking opportunities. The Center, as part of a thriving three - campus University, provides programs designed to educate and inspire women professionals focused on achieving their personal best through life-long learning. Our target audience is: Ambitious women coming together to engage in professional development to empower themselves and others. Our value proposition is: The Center is part of a dynamic and growing University with a commitment to academic excellence and to building a strong sense of community. The Center can effectively serve the needs of women professionals by providing opportunities for life-long learning, professional development and community- building.

Courses Taught

MG210 Management and Organizational Behavior * MG302 Human Resource Management * MG355 Compensation and Benefits * SB101 The Business Environment * MG335 Project Management * SB112 Career Development and Planning* QU 201 Multicultural Education

Educational Background

*Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, Quinnipiac University, *Project Management Certification, George Washington University