Leana M. Mitchell
Intro to Business Cerro Coso Community College
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About Me

A faculty member for business and nonprofit management specializing in online, asynchronous instruction adhering to best practices in student engagement in online education. 

(DBA) Doctor of Business Administration - 2022

Business Administration

Trident University International

(MBA) Master of Business Administration - 2016

Business Administration

Walden University

(BS) Bachelor of Science - 2016

Business Administration

Capella University

Teaching History
Intro to Business
Cerro Coso Community College

Mar 2022 - Current

I am teaching an Intro to Business course via correspondence for the college's incarcerated student program. I designed the course to use all open-source materials that can be copied and distributed because the students have no access to computers/internet. Course business plan templates were developed to accommodate students that have to submit all handwritten work.

Taft Community College

Jan 2019 - Dec 2021

BUSN 1510 Business Communication (3.0): Developed syllabus and overall course structure, updated online course shell, and administered all grades. 3.0-unit course. Spring 2019
• MGMT 1525 Time Management
• MGMT 1520 Team Building
• MGMT 1545 Customer Service
Developed syllabus and overall course structure, updated online course shells, and administered all grades. Each was a two-week .5-unit course. Spring 2019 
(No new classes due to Covid-19)

Nonprofit Management and Financial Management in Nonprofits
Johns Hopkins University

May 2017 - Current

I teach financial management and analysis in nonprofits as well as fundamental of nonprofits. I developed visually pleasing and engaging course shells featuring open-source materials, group work, social entrepreneurship, and all project-based summative assessments. The completion rate of students is typically 90-100%. 

Areas of Specialization
Leadership Management Team Building Business Business Administration Nonprofit Management Financial Management Business Communication

Connect Five

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