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Michael C. Shaner, Ph.D.


966 Chesterfield Villas Circle

Chesterfield, MO  63017

Phone: + 1 636 519 0202


Mike Shaner is Professor Emeritus in management from the Saint Louis University School of Business and Administration. In addition to his extensive teaching experience, Dr. Shaner has developed and delivers programs in the areas of strategic management, understanding yourself and others, situational leadership, team-building, and a program called “Adventures in Attitudes." He has provided management development and consulting services to both large and small organizations, national and international, in both the public and private sectors. Mike also provides coaching services to executives seeking to maximize their business potential, run organizations effectively, and manage people wisely. A sample of his clients include: Monsanto Company, Anheuser-Busch, British Shipbuilders, Citicorp, Institute of Management Studies, MasterCard International, South Australian Police, UPM-Kymmene, Imperial Chemical Industries, United States Air Force, and the Nokia Company. All of Mike’s consulting services are tailored to meet clients’ specific needs.

Dr. Shaner received his M.B.A. from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Management from the University of South Carolina. He teaches graduate, undergraduate, and executive Masters level courses, and he has been awarded every teaching honor, both school and university, that the University bestows. He received the 2013 “Best Management Professor” award from the World Education Council in Mumbai, India. His teaching methodology includes a strong emphasis on experiential learning, practical application, and participation in all aspects of his courses.


Mike’s International teaching experience includes the development and delivery of executive MBA courses at the University of Glasgow Business School, Leeuwarden Business School in the Netherlands, Adelaide University, The University of South Australia in Singapore, and Hong Kong, Helsinki School of Economics, and both European and Asian Summer Schools for Advanced Management where he teaches a course on “Failing Forward: Leadership in Challenging Times” to executives from all parts of the world.

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