Frank Satterthwaite Jr.

Professor,  College of Business

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My mission as a teacher is to help my students learn how to become the best versions of themselves as leaders in a fast-changing work world that will be filled with many unanticipated challenges and opportunities.”

Bio

My mission as a teacher is to help my students learn how to become the best versions of themselves as leaders in a fast-changing work world that will be filled with many unanticipated challenges and opportunities.

In addition to my formal education (BA in psychology from Princeton and PhD from Yale in organizational behavior), I have had wide-ranging real-world experience that includes working in Brazil; being a professional squash player who was also a sports business consultant; working as a planner for NIMH in Washington, DC; doing management consulting in New York and writing and hosting shows for public television. For the past 18 years, I have also worked part time as an executive coach and trainer.

In addition to giving leadership courses at JWU, I have written two highly acclaimed professional books: “Becoming a Can-Do Leader: A Guide for the Busy Manager,” and “The Career Portfolio Workbook.” I continue to do leadership articles, videos, blogs, webcasts and international presentations for the Association for Talent Development, the world’s premier association for workforce development professionals.

When appropriate, I make every effort as a professor, to bring my wide-ranging professional and real-world experience into my teaching and advising. And I take particular pleasure in helping my students find personally satisfying ways to manage their careers as leaders.

Sample Courses

  • MGMT 5800: Effective Leadership
  • MGMT 6000: The Leader as Coach
  • MGMT 6056: Contemporary Leadership Issues & Strategies

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Talent Development, 2001-present
  • National Career Development Association, 1997-present
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2005-present