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Denise Simion, Visiting Instructor

"I have a passion for helping people obtain their highest ability. This passion has led me to thoroughly enjoy creating pragmatic engaging courses that allow people to develop."

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. – Universite Paul Valery de Montpellier, 2019
  • MLA in Management – Harvard University
  • B.S. in Marketing and Management – Slippery Rock University

Career Highlights:

Professionally, I have worked in various industries ranging from finance, technology, and human capital. I currently work as the Director of Project Management at a human capital firm in the Boston area. I am the Executive Director for IPSEC, a nonprofit research firm. The scientific co-editor of The Phenomenon of Migration: Proceedings of Harvard Square Symposium Volume 2 (2016). I am also a current member of the International Scientific Board of Scientia Moralitas Research Institute.

Which classes do you teach online?

Women & Leadership, Leadership and Cultural Diversity, and others.

What do you want your students to take away from class?

Learning outcomes vary depending upon each course, but personally I hope that each student is able to grow as a learner, manager, leader, as well as personal growth.

What advice would you give to your online students?

My first advice is to create a plan to manage your time. Put aside enough time to thoroughly dive into the material. Come to each session with an open mind ready for learning.

What is the one book you think everyone should read?

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.

What qualities make someone particularly successful in business?

Communication, vision, creativity, discipline, and maintaining a high level of ethics.

What do you do when you need a laugh?

Ask my husband to cut tree limbs.

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