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Duane Praschan, D.Min.


Job Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in leadership; coordinator of and faculty advisor for Master of Organizational Leadership; member of the Academic Council.

Courses Taught: Undergraduate:
Personal Finance, Personal Leadership and Community Leadership, Human Resource Management, Workforce Selection & Development, New Testament Survey Adult Studies: Strategic Planning for Church Leaders
Graduate: Masters of Organizational Leadership:
Foundation of Leadership (Seated and Hybrid)
Strategic Management
Business Communications

Publications: “Operational Safety Issues in MRI” in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (1987)
Dissertation titled, LEADERSHIP AND A LEARNING ORGANIZATION: A CIMPLE MODEL. Emphasis on organizational culture, change management and systems thinking.

Started Work: Summer 2007

Favorite Thing About Work: Make a difference and bring a holistic perspective to the subject matter.

Was an Evangel Student: CBC – Fall 1976; AGTS (1977-1978)

Originally From: Cleveland, OH

Personal Information: Married to Judy (Harman) Praschan since 1975. Sons: Kevin, Eric and Brian – all graduates of Evangel.

Other: Work and ministry has allowed me to travel to over 30 countries, leading short-term mission’s trips in three continents and teaching/preaching internationally at schools and churches. I have also consulted for various organizations, conducting training on business principles in China, Argentina and France.

Prior to joining the Business Department, I served as an executive with responsibility for Quality Systems, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs. During the 27 years at Philips Healthcare, I conducted audits, ensure global product registration, managed clinical trials,implemented mentoring program, developed and conducted training programs, project manager and had oversight of Quality Systems for 30 global locations.

I am an ordained minister (1982) with the Assemblies of God. Have 30 years of pastoral experience. Since 1985, have been bi-vocational.

MGT 600 – Syllabus