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Dr. Valerie Wallingford

Associate Professor

Business Administration

Office: DH 122

Phone: (218) 755-2594

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Education:

Ph.D. Northcentral University

M.B.A. University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh

B.S. Central Michigan University

Professional Certification:

SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), Human Resource Certification Institute

CMPE (Certified Medical Practice Executive), American College of Medical Practice Executives

Faculty Advisor:

Human Resource Club

Business Club

Wiffle Ball Club

Memberships:

Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business, Management, and Administration.

North American Management Society

Lake Country Human Resource Association

Society for Human Resource Management

Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business Administration

American College of Medical Practice Executives, Medical Group Management Association

Beta Gamma Sigma, National Society for Collegiate Schools of Business

Sigma Iota Epsilon, National Honors Society in Business Administration and Management

Golden Key National Honor Society

Teaching Interests:

Human Resource Management
Management
Employment Law
Introduction to Business
Strategic Management

Research Interests:

Leadership
Human Resources
Organizational Structure

Publications

"On the Job Development: A Proposed Model and Self Evaluation Assessment," Journal of Management Development, Co-authored, February 2014.

"Assessing TRIO/SSS Leadership, Institutional Structure and Student six Year Graduation Rates," Journal of the North American Management Society, Summer 2013).

"Building Learning Communities Utilizing Team Based Learning in an Online Environment," Journal of the North American Management Society, Co-author, Fall 2012.

"CEO Decision Making at Prairie Health Services Case Study and Teaching Note," Ivey Publishing, Fall 2011.

"Character is Key to Ethical Healthcare Leadership," American Journal of Health Sciences, Fall 2011, Vol. 2 (2).

"On-the Job Management Development: A Proposed Model and Self Evaluation Assessment" with Dean Frost, March 2011, MBAA International Conference, Proceedings.

"ABC Healthcare: A Case Study," March 2011, MBAA International Conference, Proceedings.

"Leadership Driving Organizational Change in a Healthcare Setting, Journal of Business Leadership, Fall 2011.

"Assessing Leadership, Institutional Structure, and Student Retention". VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG., Saarbrucken, Germany, Fall, 2009. ISBN #978-3-639-19403-6.

Presentations:

"Working Effectively with Groups," Bemidji State University, Center for Professional Development UTAP Luncheon, March 26, 2013.

"Assessing TRIO/SSS Leadership, Institutional Structure, and Student Six-Year Graduation Relationships," MBAA International Conference in Chicago, IL, February 27-March 1, 2013.

"Building Learning Communities Utilizing Team Based Learning in an Online Environment," "Developing Online MBA Programs," and "Best Practices for Course and Student Assessment Ratings in an Online Environment," co-presenter, MBAA International Conference in Chicago, IL, March 28-30, 2012.

"Assessing Leadership, Institutional Structure, and Student Six-Year Graduation Relationships" with Sharon Gritzmacher. Council for Opportunity in Education's 30th Annual Conference, Washington, DC, September 26, 2011.

"On-the Job Management Development: A Proposed Model and Self Evaluation Assessment" with Dean Frost. MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 23-25, 2011.

"ABC Healthcare: A Case Study," MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 23-25, 2011.

"Assessing TRIO/Student Support Services Leadership, Institutional Structure, and Student Retention Relationships." TRIO Tri-State Spring Conference, LaCrosse, WI, April 2010 and Minnesota TRIO Spring Conference, Nisswa, Minnesota, April 2009.

"First Steps for Research in TRIO" with Tri-State Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel Conference, Rochester, Minnesota, April 2007.

"Providing Credited Developmental Courses as Part of a Retention Initiative" with Sharon Gritzmacher. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Conference on Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Students, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 2006.

"Putting Multiple Strategies Together to Improve Retention of Underrepresented Students" with Sharon Gritzhmacher. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Conference on Recruitment and Retention of underrepresented Students, St. Paul, Minnesota, February 2005.

"Benefits of and Options for Funding All Day Every Day Kindergarten." Bemidji Public Schools Board meeting, Bemidji, Minnesota, March 2003.

Consulting:

Tru Star Financial Credit Union, Human Resource Management

Minntex Investment Corporation, Employee Handbook

Project Stretch, Grants