Christopher Nelson

Assistant Professor of Business

Phone: 260.422.5561 x2111

Email: cdnelson@indianatech.edu

Office: Cunningham Business Center


Office Hours:

  • Monday – 7 AM to 8 AM & 1 PM to 6 PM
  • Tuesday – 7 AM to 9:30 AM & 10:45 AM to 12:30 PM; 1:45 to 3:15 PM
  • Wednesday – 7 AM to 8 AM
  • Thursday – 7 AM to 9:30 AM & 10:45 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Friday – 7 AM to 8 AM

Class Information

2017-18 Academic Year

  • MBA 7000 Business Policy & Strategy
  • MBA 5340 Operations Management
  • MBA 5200 Financial Management
  • BA 4010 Quality Management
  • IME 4110 Total Quality Management
  • BA 3110 Project Management
  • BA 2430 International Management

College/School

School of Business


Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Business Administration – Strategic Management, Liberty University in progress
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Villanova University
  • Master of Science: Finance & Accounting, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Bachelors – International Management, Southeastern Lousiana University

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Business – 2016 to present
    • Focus in the classroom: Global Innovation, Strategic Planning, Operations Excellence, Continuous Improvement.
  • Business Development Manager – 2015 to 2016
    • Traveled across Canada and USA extensively working with
      clients and presenting at conferences alike.
  • Supply Chain Operations Manager – 2012 to 2014
    • Led a team of 50+ direct & indirect reports across the United
      States.
  • Operations Manager – 2008 to 2012
    • Responsible for KPI’s, hiring, improvement programs and
      yearly reviews for all direct reports. Managed 3 cities, averaging 18-20 direct reports.

Selected Publications/Presentations

Nelson, Christopher (2017). Going Global? Deciding When to Pull the Trigger and How. LinkedIn, Strategic Planning Society.

Nelson, Christopher (2017). Public Policy 101: Contingency Planning at the Government Level. LinkedIn, (CSCMP) Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

Nelson, Christopher (2017). Innovation: Best Practices for Past Performance. LinkedIn, (CASE) Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

Nelson, Christopher (2017). Why Harvey Davidson Should Value Different Perspectives: Corporate Innovation. LinkedIn, Innovation Enterprise.

Nelson, Christopher (2017). Quality versus Excellence: A Unique Perspective. LinkedIn, Operations Management in Practice.