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 2018 Courses
Fall 2018 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 660 - 111 Leader Development Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Leader Development Lab I : CRN: 42979 1 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 organizations with initiative and influence. The first lab in this series, MGMT 660, 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.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
SCH 1271330-170027 Aug '18
SCH 1271330-170029 Aug '18
SCH 1271300-170007 Sep '18
SCH 1201300-170014 Sep '18
SCH 1271300-170005 Oct '18
SCH 1271300-170002 Nov '18
SCH 1271300-170016 Nov '18
MGMT 662 - 121 Leader Development Lab III See Details * *
Description of course Leader Development Lab III : CRN: 42980 1 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 organizations with initiative and influence. In the third lab, MGMT 662, students will learn more about their roles in groups and teams and how to operationalize their ethical values on an interpersonal level. Prerequisite: MGMT 661
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
SCH 1270830-114507 Sep '18
SCH 1270830-114505 Oct '18
SCH 1270830-114502 Nov '18
SCH 1200830-114507 Dec '18
MGMT 806 - 201 Executive Perspective - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 127
Description of course Executive Perspective : CRN: 43099 3 Credit Hours
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 2019 Courses
J-Term 2019 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
Spring 2019 Courses
Spring 2019 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 661 - 115 Leader Development Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Leader Development Lab II : CRN: 22136 1 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 organizations with initiative and influence. In the second lab, MGMT 661, 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. Prerequisite: MGMT 660
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
SCH 4211300-170001 Feb '19
SCH 1271300-170008 Feb '19
SCH 4211300-170015 Feb '19
SCH 1271300-170022 Feb '19
SCH 1271300-170015 Mar '19
SCH 1271300-170005 Apr '19
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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