A management professor at The College of St. Scholastica will lend his expertise to a well-known East Coast institute focused on behavioral science.
Bob Hartl, an expert in organization development, has been invited to teach a week-long course at the Cape Cod Institute. The Institute, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is known worldwide for its continuing education courses. From July 1-5, he will present a seminar on “The Contemporary Use of Organization Development.”
Hartl is an associate professor of management at St. Scholastica and directs its Master of Business Administration program in Leadership and Change. The program, steeped in the principles of organization development, prepares mid-career professionals to become leaders and agents of change in their organizations, industries, and professions.
Hartl began his career in municipal government, serving as the chief administrative officer for the City of Duluth. Following his work as the Vice President of Human Resources and Organization Development for the St. Mary’s/Duluth Clinic Health System (now Essentia Health System), he became chair of the Management Department at St. Scholastica in 2001. He began his OD consulting practice in 1987. When not teaching, he is CEO and senior partner at Hartl Pearson Consulting, LLC. He works in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, frequently with health care organizations, government agencies, and in higher education.
St. Scholastica is nationally recognized for quality and value. It has been named the top Minnesota college for economic mobility, and rankings by U.S. News & World Report classify it as one of the Midwest’s top regional universities. It is one of SmartAsset.com’s top 10 “Best Value” colleges in the state and ranks on Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for your Money” list. The Center for First-Generation Student Success has named it one of the top 80 colleges in the country for commitment to first-generation students. Learn more at css.edu.