Name: Mandy Spiess
Title/Position: Instructor
Department: Metropolitan State University
Specialties: Identifying, designing and implementing organizational strategy and operational improvements.
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Faculty Bio

Master’s degree in organizational leadership from Regis University – Denver, CO, Bachelor’s of Business Administration from University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN, Certification in process improvement Process Management International Certification in training US Army – Total Army Instructor Trainer Course (TAITC), Certification in project management (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI), Certification in program management (PgMP) from US Program Management Office. Twenty-three years of experience, in a broad range of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, military, legal services, healthcare and non-profit.


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Course ID Course Number Course Name Instructor Room Number Days Time Credits Prerequisites
1120 1120 Capability Mapping: Use the Right Resources on the Right Things at the Right Time Fall dates will be posted in August 2018 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. .48 CEUs None
1110 1110 Value Stream Mapping & The Business Model Canvas: Two Tools for Improvement Fall dates will be posted in August 2018 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. .48 CEUs None