John Bennett, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Business

Areas of Expertise:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
  • Strategy
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Health Care Ethics


  • Doctor of Health Care Ethics (In Progress), Duquesne University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Regent University
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Regent University
  • Certificate, Project Management, Martinsburg College
  • Master of Science, Duquesne University
  • Bachelor of Science, Duquesne University


  • Person-Entrepreneurial Leadership Fitness Instrument (PELFI): Development and Validation of Theoretical Process Based Measure.

Professional Credentials:

  • Professional Development and Course Certificates: Army Medical Department, Army Logistics University, Defense Acquisition University,
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Certifications: Life Cycle Logistics, Systems Engineering, Program Management Science and Technology Management, Program Systems
  • Certificates, Talent Smart’s Emotional Intelligence Program: Mastering Emotional Intelligence Level One and Two
  • Certificate, Association of Supply Chain Management/American Production and Inventory Control Society, Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Learning System
  • Certificate, University of Florida Center for Entrepreneurship Excellence: The Experiential Classroom - Becoming a Great Entrepreneurship Educator
  • Lean and Six Sigma Certification
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Certificates: Dissertation Chairman, IRB Chairman, IRB Member, Conflict of Interest
  • Professional Development Certificates in Teaching, Pedagogy, and Andragogy: Brain-Based Learning, Outcome Based Learning Design, Constructivist Based Learning, Collaborative Based Learning, Education Technology, Instructional Design, Lecturing Skills, Creating Effective Writing Assignments, Using Electronic Resources, Teaching Strategies for Online Courses, Embedding Critical Thinking In Your Teaching, Innovative Instructional Strategies, Fair Use and Copyright for Faculty, Getting Your Students Ready for Learning Experiences Online, Effective Undergraduate Teaching, Effective Teaching of Hybrid/Blended Learning Courses, The Importance of Objectives in the Online Course, Organization in the Online Course, Impacting Online Learning with Visual Elements, Connecting with the Online Student, Meaningful Assessments in the Online Course, Best Practices in Online Teaching, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, E-learning and E-College, Moodle, Canvas Learning Management System

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Founder, President, and Consultant – Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership Excellence
  • US Army Commissioned Officer (Ordnance, Logistics, Acquisitions, Medical Service Corps – Research Psychology)
  • Fellowship in Health Services and Operations Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Fellowship in Public Health Research, Department of Defense
  • Visiting Professor, European University (Spain, Switzerland, and Germany)
  • Visiting Professor, South China University of Technology (Guangzhou, China)
  • Over five-plus years of experience as a Faculty Member
  • Over 20 years of experience in technical and leadership positions in the government, military, research and development, manufacturing, healthcare, and higher education industries