Kenneth Rourke

Associate Professor,  College of Arts & Sciences

Contact Information
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I was a stockbroker for 8 years. I love giving students a real-world perspective on the subjects I teach, primarily economics.”

Bio

I have been employed at Johnson & Wales University since 1982. I have an extensive background in business including various positions in accounting, owning my own business in the retail music industry, and being a senior stock broker. I have taught numerous courses in economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, investments, finance, and accounting during my career at JWU.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance 
  • Investments
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology

Professional Memberships

Western Economic Association International, 2016-present

Certifications

  • Series 7 - October 2001

Courses Taught:

  • ACCT1220 - Managerial Accounting
  • ECON1001 - Macroeconomics
  • ECON1002 - Microeconomics
  • ECON3030 - Managerial Economics
  • ECON3070 - Contemporary Economics Issues
  • ENTR3060 - Financing New Ventures
  • FISV2000 - Finance
  • FISV3001 - Investments
  • FISV4070 - Series 7 Securities
  • FISV5600 - Financial Management
  • ILS2325 - Economics of Sin
  • MGMT1001 - Contemporary Business Management
  • MGMT2001 - Human Resource Management
  • MGMT2040 - Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • MGMT4001 - Process Planning and Control (Operations Research/Management Science)
  • MGMT4020 - Strategic Management
  • MGMT4030 - Senior Business Capstone (Management Seminar)
  • MRKT1001 - Principles of Marketing
  • MATH1001 - Basic Mathematics
  • MATH1002 - A Survey of College Mathematics