Ertugrul Tuzcu

Distinguished Service Faculty, Management

tuzc9307@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4240

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 343F
Minneapolis, MN 55403

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bosphorus University
M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Minnesota

See publications in UST Research Online

Ertugrul Tuzcu teaches in the Full-time and Evening UST MBA programs. His teaching interests include leadership, management and organizational effectiveness with emphasis on self-awareness/emotional intelligence and integration of all life domains to be successful and happy leaders. He introduced True North Groups to the Full-time program Leadership Development labs.

Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 660 - 111 Leader Development Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Leader Development Lab I : CRN: 42940
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. Leadership involves more than just obtaining technical knowledge and skills. It also involves managing yourself and your career, as well as knowing your strengths and values and knowing how to apply them to managing and leading in organizations. The first lab in this series reviews the emerging literature on emotional intelligence and self-management: students will do activities in which they discover and articulate their own uniqueness as a business person as well as their styles of working with others in groups and teams. In the second lab students will further develop knowledge and skills in self-management and will gain an understanding of how to operationalize their uniqueness in the world of business. Implications for the global marketplace will be discussed. In the third lab, students will learn more about their roles in groups and teams and how to operationalize their ethical values on an interpersonal level. -- Prerequisites: None.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
SCH 1271330-170025 Aug '17
SCH 1271330-170028 Aug '17
SCH 1271330-170030 Aug '17
SCH 1271300-170015 Sep '17
SCH 1271300-170006 Oct '17
SCH 1271300-170003 Nov '17
SCH 1271300-170017 Nov '17
MGMT 662 - 121 Leader Development Lab III See Details * *
Description of course Leader Development Lab III : CRN: 42941
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. See description for MGMT 660. -- Prerequisites: None.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
SCH 1270800-130008 Sep '17
SCH 1270800-114506 Oct '17
SCH 1270800-114503 Nov '17
SCH 1270800-114508 Dec '17
MGMT 806 - 201 MGMT Executive Perspective - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 127
Description of course MGMT Executive Perspective : CRN: 42952
Chief executive officers and senior managers from large, medium and small organizations will discuss their goals and strategies as they apply to the management of their businesses. Students will have an opportunity to relate the management philosophies and techniques developed in the MBA program to those presented by CEOs. Candor, depth and free exchange among the students and CEOs will be the discussion format. Topics include: issues current to CEO's industry and to business; management style; personnel selection and staff motivation; career goals and personal objectives; dealing with stress; a satisfying personal life and is it compatible with a successful business career. -- Prerequisite: MGMT 603 or MGMT 600.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
J-Term 2018 Courses
J-Term 2018 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
Spring 2018 Courses
Spring 2018 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 660 - 115 Leader Development Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Leader Development Lab I : CRN: 22458 2 Credit Hours
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. Leadership involves more than just obtaining technical knowledge and skills. It also involves managing yourself and your career, as well as knowing your strengths and values and knowing how to apply them to managing and leading in organizations. The first lab in this series reviews the emerging literature on emotional intelligence and self-management: students will do activities in which they discover and articulate their own uniqueness as a business person as well as their styles of working with others in groups and teams. In the second lab students will further develop knowledge and skills in self-management and will gain an understanding of how to operationalize their uniqueness in the world of business. Implications for the global marketplace will be discussed. In the third lab, students will learn more about their roles in groups and teams and how to operationalize their ethical values on an interpersonal level.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
SCH 1271300-170026 Jan '18
SCH 1271300-170002 Feb '18
SCH 1271300-170009 Feb '18
SCH 1271300-170023 Feb '18
SCH 1271300-170016 Mar '18
SCH 1271300-170006 Apr '18
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Distinguished Service Faculty, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2013 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2011 - 2013)
  • President, COO Lifetouch National School Studios, Lifetouch, Inc., Eden Prairie (2008 - 2010)
  • President, COO Lifetouch Portrait Studios, Lifetouch, Inc., Eden Prairie (2007 - 2008)
  • Executive VP, Director of Stores, Macy's North, Inc., Minneapolis (2005 - 2007)
  • Executive VP, Director of Stores, Macy Department Stores/Marshall Fields, Minneapolis (2004 - 2005)
  • , Dayton Hudson Corporation/Target, Minneapolis (1978 - 2004)

Professional Service
  • MN International Center,
  • University of MN Alumni Association,
  • Walker Art Center,

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