Title: Assistant Professor of Business & Leadership
Coordinator of Masters of Organizational Leadership Program
Office: Business, Zimmerman Hall 107
Professional Information: D. Min with emphasis on Leadership Development - Fuller Theological Seminary ('01)
M.Div with emphasis on Administration - Ashland Theological Seminary ('93)
M.A. with emphasis on Christian Education - Assemblies of God Theological Seminary ('78)
B.S. in Chemical Engineering - Cleveland State University ('76)
Active as a consultant and speaker in the Healthcare Industry where I served for 27 years as a corporate executive before joining the Evangel faulty.
Job Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in leadership; coordinator of and faculty advisor for Master of Organizational Leadership; member of the Academic Council.
Courses Taught: Undergraduate:
Personal Finance (Fall and Spring) since Fall 2012
Foundation of Leadership (Seated and Hybrid) since Fall of 2009
Strategic Management (Seated and Hybrid) since Fall of 2007
Communications (Fall 2009) Communications for Effective Leaders (MOL)
Publications: "Operational Safety Issues in MRI" in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (1987)
Dissertation titled, LEADERSHIP AND A LEARNING ORGANIZATION: A CIMPLE MODEL. Emphasis on organizational culture, change management and systems thinking.
Started Work: Summer 2007
Favorite Thing About Work: Make a difference and bring a holistic perspective to the subject matter.
Originally From: Cleveland, OH
Personal Information: Married to Judy (Harman) Praschan since 1975. Sons: Kevin, Eric and Brian - all graduates of Evangel.
Other: Work and ministry has allowed me to travel to over 30 countries, leading short-term mission's trips in three continents and teaching/preaching internationally at schools and churches. I have also consulted for various organizations, conducting training on business principles in China, Argentina and France.
Prior to joining the Business Department, I served as an executive with responsibility for Quality Systems, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs. During the 27 years at Philips Healthcare, I conducted audits, ensure global product registration, managed clinical trials,implemented mentoring program, developed and conducted training programs, project manager and had oversight of Quality Systems for 30 global locations.
I am an ordained minister (1982) with the Assemblies of God. Have 30 years of pastoral experience. Since 1985, have been bi-vocational.
MGT 600 - Syllabus