Dr. Kelly La Venture

Assistant Professor

Office: DH

Phone: (218) 755-4404

Box #: 30

Email: klaventure@bemidjistate.edu

Degrees

  • University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
    Ed.D. Organizational Development, 2013
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
    M.S. Training and Development, 2004
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
    B.S. Business Administration, 1999

Recent Work

Awards and Grants
  • Socio-Economic Approach to Management ($1,500), 2014
    Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN
  • Outstanding Non-Teaching Faculty, 2011
    Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI
  • Outstanding New Faculty Member, 2008
    Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI
Grant Applications in Review
  • Socio-Economic Approach to Management Practitioner Certificate ($5,000)
    Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN, 2014
Refereed Publications and Papers
  • “Socio-economic approach to management: In business schools.” La Venture, K., 2014
    Paper presented virtually at the Ireland International Conference on Education, Dublin, Ireland
  • “A proposed model of faculty training of online instruction.” La Venture, K. & George, B., 2014
    Paper presented at Canada International Conference on Education, Cape Breton University, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
  • “What do organizations need to learn to become a learning organization?” Heorhiadi, A., La Venture, K. & Conbere, J., 2014
    OD Practitioner, 46(2), 5-9.
Accepted Manuscripts
  • Working title “The value of SEAM in education.” La Venture, K., 2014
    International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education (IJCDSE), Special Issue Volume 6, Issue 2.
  • “In with the old, out with the new: Green marketing and the used merchandise sector.” La Venture, K. & Norrgard, C., 2015
    Paper presentation at Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANIZBA), Melbourne, Australia
  • Working title “Promoting productive workplace behavior with SEAM and the four essential steps.” La Venture, K., 2015
    3rd Annual Socio-Economic Approach to Management Conference, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
Manuscripts in Review
  • “A model of faculty training for online instruction: Part I: Institutional readiness.” La Venture, K. & George, B., 2014
  • “A model of faculty training for online instruction: Part I: Faculty preparation.” La Venture, K. & George, B., 2014
Books Contracted for Publication
  • “The handbook of people process culture.” Kersten, J., La Venture, K. & Lui, K., 2015
    Author contract with the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents
    Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Published Interviews
  • “Meeting students where they’re at!” La Venture, K. & George, B. Interview by Norm Spatz, ProfWeb, 2014
    English: http://www.profweb.ca/en/publications/real-life-stories/meeting-students-where-they-re-at
    French: http://www.profweb.ca/publications/recits/la-classe-hybride-etre-a-l-ecoute-des-etudiants
Presentations and Poster Presentations
  • “Individual and Organizational Double-Loop Learning.” La Venture, K., 2013
    Poster presented at the Organization Development Network (ODN) Conference, San Jose, California
  • “PIE Making 101: Planning for, implementing, and effecting change in higher ed classrooms.” La Venture, K. & George, B., 2013
    Presentation at the UBTech Conference, Orlando, Florida
  • “Fostering double-loop learning.” La Venture, K., 2013
    Presentation at the Midwest Qualitative Research Conference, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewer
  • Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANIZBA), Melbourne, Australia, 2014
    Reviewing invitation extended by School of Management, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia

 

Other Information

Certifications
  • Improving Your Online Course, Quality Matters, 2014
  • Applying the QM Rubric, Quality Matters, 2014
  • Creating New Supervisor Training, Association for Talent Development, 2007
  • DiSC Behavioral Assessment, Certified Administrator and Facilitator, 2006
  • Supervision and Leadership Development Certified Instructor (196), Wisconsin Technical College System, 2006
  • Marketing and Merchandising Management Certified Instructor (104), Wisconsin Technical College System, 2006
  • Business Administration Certified Instructor (102), Wisconsin Technical College System, 2006