Speakers & Experts
Michael D. Miller, MBASenior Lecturer
Phone: (818) 720-1707
Since 1989, Mike has been a member of CLU's Shool of Management adjunct faculty.
He spent fourteen years in corporate America with Bendix and Allied Signal corporations, and has been an owner or partner in two firms. Positions he held included acquisition manager, divisional marketing manager, new product development manager, distribution manager, national sales manager and marketing communications manager. Since 1989, Mike has been in the consulting industry.
Outside of Mike’s day-to-day professional activities, he has been an adjunct professor in California Lutheran University’s (Thousand Oaks, CA) evening MBA program for working adults since 1989. In 2007, Mike helped start California Lutheran University’s first Entrepreneur Roundtable program, designed to help entrepreneurs start their enterprises outside of the classroom. He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Southern California Edison/California Lutheran University Venture Forum.
He holds a B.S., Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA), and a M.B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, (Los Angeles, CA). Mike has also been certified by the Center for Creative Leadership (Greensboro, North Carolina) to conduct 360º leader, manager and team assessment and development processes.
"What is leadership?"
Leader attributes and skills. The difference between management and leadership. How to make a jump and how to stay there.
"Strategic Marketing: What business should I be in?"
How do I know what business I am in? What business should I be in? What business model should I have? How do I get there? How do I secure the necessary resources?
"Business Planning: Obtaining Funding"
What do funders look for in a business plan? How to craft and present your business plan. How to speak like angel investors and venture capitalists. How to approach funders. Necessary resources to know about.