Who is Dr. Wayne Applewhite?Dr. Applewhite has an eclectic experience base that he brings to the leadership community and to the nation at large. He has over 20 years of diverse and challenging leadership experiences, coupled with a solid foundation of continuing education. Wayne has been an Associate Professor for Boston University's Metropolitan College in Virginia and Boston, MA. He was also the Director of the Boston University's Metropolitan College Graduate Military Programs in Virginia. As a side note, Wayne started teaching and working for Boston University at the Boston University, Metropolitan Campus in Brussels, Belgium. Additionally, Wayne has been an adjunct professor, instructor, lecturer, and teacher, at many other colleges and universities in the United States. Wayne was also the Associate Dean for the School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College.
Enjoying people and sharing ideas with them, Wayne has been a successful national / international independent consultant with such clients as the Consulate General in Hamburg, Germany, NATO in Brussels, Belgium, and the National Board of the BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates), to name a few. Wayne sees himself as not only a consultant with a diverse audience expertise, but more significantly as a life long learner. Wayne loves to read and write. He has authored and published Back to the Basics: A Handbook for Success in America, and more recently, co-authored a manuscript, titled, Whose Vision is it Anyway?
Wayne enjoys teaching and learning in the areas of leadership, process improvement, change management, team building, the translation of vision to practice, project/program management, and self efficacy on the micro, macro and mega levels. Wayne developed and introduced a great leadership tool called, The SIP3 © (pronounced SIP Cubed) Model, for strategic thinking, a collaborative model he calls The Soccer Model used for lateral and vertical thinking, and another that he calls the Environmental Influence Model which speaks to active and passive strategic positioning and learning.
Wayne received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Resources Management from Troy State University, a Masters of Arts Degree in Management and Supervision with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University, and his Doctor of Management Degree in Systems Management from Colorado Technical University.
If you ask him, his greatest joy and accomplishment, is being a husband and a Dad!
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