Mark Goudreau

Associate Professor + Department Chair, Management,  College of Business

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Professor Mark Goudreau
JWU’s College of Business provides students with curricula that incorporate both industry experience and classroom learning.”


Mark Goudreau is an associate professor in Johnson & Wales University’s College of Business, specializing in management. 

Having started as an adjunct professor in 1999, Goudreau has taught a variety of business and management courses, including Operations, Supply Chain, and Quality Management, as well as courses in human resources, organization behavior, strategy and economics.  

He was the lead advisor on JWU’s Summer Work Abroad Program (SWAP), where he annually took a team of students to conduct process and quality improvement initiatives at Hasbro’s Waterford, Ireland, manufacturing operation. He also serves as the faculty advisor to the JWU APICS student chapter. 

Gourdreau serves on the board of APICS Providence and was their vice president of finance from 2004–13. He is also an active member of ISM, ASQ and World at Work.

Prior to starting his academic career, Gourdreau spent 11 years working for Fidelity Investments and Textron Inc., managing compensation and benefits programs.

Gourdreau received an MBA in Finance from Providence College and a B.S. in Business Management from Rhode Island College. He received a Certified Compensation Professional designation from World at Work (formerly American Compensation Association).


Areas of Expertise

  • Finance
  • Business Management


  • World at Work (formerly American Compensation Association)
    Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 2030: Operations & Supply Chain Management I
  • MGMT 3040 Process and Quality Management
  • MGMT 2001 Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 3050 Total Rewards
  • MGMT 2040 Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgmt
  • MGMT 3035 Operations & SCM II