Missouri State University

Course Listing - by Instructor

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John Fleming

John Fleming

John Fleming photoJohn is the founder of Enterprise Productivity Consulting.  He has been involved in the design and implementation of lean enterprise solutions for the past 22 years.  He received his training in lean, in the U.S. and Japan, as a result of learning through the GM/Toyota Joint Venture in Fremont, California and by working with the founders of Shingijutsu, experts in the Toyota Production System.  John started at General Motors where he was part of the GM Production System team and led the first GM plant team to incorporate Toyota's lean principles.

John held numerous positions for General Motors and has spent the last 17 years with United Technologies Corporation, in the Pratt & Whitney, Transport Air Conditioning Carrier and Otis Elevators.  Holding various operations and management positions with UTC, he provided lean training and workshops in all seven divisions of UTC worldwide.

John holds a BGS from Wayne State University, Industrial Engineering/Work Methods-GMI and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Dale McCoy

Dale McCoy

Dale McCoyDale McCoy is a Training & Organization Development Practitioner, specializing in human performance improvement and leadership cultivation through learning and development strategies that yield measurable, data-driven, client-specific business results.

After managing a multi-million dollar retail sales operation in Los Angeles, CA for eight years, Dale gained extensive experience as a Human Resources Development Specialist with MCI Telecommunications, and as Manager of Training & Development with UnitedHealthcare Operations.

Before launching his independent practice in July, 2001, Dale was Professional Services Manager of Training Development for Ineto, Inc., a web-based customer relations technology solution company headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Dale is a certified Zenger-Miller Master Trainer and a certified facilitator of Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  He is certified by the Consulting Psychologists Press to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and by Personnel Decisions International (PDI), to administer the 360-degree Profiler.

Dale is a graduate of Drury University in Springfield, MO, and has a Master of Science degree in Education & Online Teaching and Learning from California State University East Bay.

Dale is a member of the American Society of Training & Development, as well as the Society of Human Resources Management and the Organization Development Network.

Dale lives in Springfield, Missouri with his wife, Mary, their two children, Max and Chelsea, and their dogs, Roxy and Nelson.

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Glenn Pace

Glenn Pace, MBA and SPHR

Glenn Pace photo

Glenn is an instructor for the Management Development Institute, and instructs academic classes for the College of Business at Missouri State University, the largest College of Business in the state of Missouri. Having been associated with the University since 1977, Glenn currently teaches Human Resources, Labor Relations, Operations Management, Strategic Management and International Management in the MBA program.

Glenn received a BS in Management from Missouri State, an MBA from the University of Missouri, and has completed Ph.D. hours at the University of Arkansas. During his MBA, he also completed a dual course of study in University of Missouri's School of Law.     

With over 27 years experience, Glenn has established an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality and fun professional development training. His extensive Human Resources, Legal and Management background allows him to provide the practical, up-to-date information, tools and techniques that can be applied immediately in the workplace. Glenn's work experience includes 13 years with Zenith Electronics Corporation both in the US and Mexico and most recently as Director of Personnel for the Springfield Public School system.

He has earned the certification of Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

A plaque presented to Glenn Pace, May 17, 2002 was inscribed with the following message:

 "In sincere appreciation of your extensive knowledge and dedication to Management Development.  Your presentation style coupled with both interactive and textbook teaching has enhanced us as individuals as well as professionals."

The plaque was presented from the Kansas City Human Resources Certificate Spring 2002 class

Scot Scobee

Scot R. Scobee, SPHR

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Scot R. Scobee, SPHR, Assistant Director, Management Development Institute, Missouri State University

Scot is a seasoned business administration and human resource professional with over 20 years experience with a special emphasis in compensation, performance management, conflict resolution, strategic planning, workers' compensation, safety and training and development. Scot has held upper management positions with profit and non-profit organizations in manufacturing, hospitality and charitable giving.

Scot is an enthusiastic trainer able to deliver high impact training to front-line, mid and senior level employees. He has designed and delivered multiple management and safety programs resulting in cost reduction and performance improvement success across several disciplines including orientation programs, performance management, effective interviewing, employment law and supervision. Scot has a special aptitude in synthesizing complex employment law situations and implementing effective strategies that work.

Scot holds a B.S. degree in Human Resource Management from Missouri State University.

Alia Stowers Alia Stowers is a leadership consultant who works with managers and teams. Her passion is in helping an organization develop high performing teams and engaged work environments. She has been coaching leaders for 15 years and has a natural diagnostic gift when consulting with organizations. Her training topics focus on leadership and include topics such as engagement, diversity, communication, and teambuilding. Alia's communication and teaching style is fun, interactive, and unique (she works hard to deliver customized content). A natural communicator, she relates to the variety of different organizations with which she has worked, including non-profit, networking, manufacturing, healthcare, education and faith-based. She has her M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Evangel University, and is a Gallup-certified strengths coach.