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Moorer, Daniel F., Jr.

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  • Near-Earth space particles and fields, entrepreneurial efforts, small business, medium business, industry strategy, leadership, ethics, business performance excellence, project management


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courses taught

  • EMEA 5016 - Communication as a Technical Leader
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022 / Spring 2023
    A technical leader spends a majority of their day interacting with others. Indeed, studies repeatedly point to the impact communication skills have on the ability of managerial leaders to succeed or fail. Too often, individuals move into managerial leadership roles without an awareness of the need to improve in this area. This course focuses on interpersonal skills such as listening, counseling, non-verbals, mentoring, coaching, building trust, and providing feedback.
  • EMEA 5017 - Technical Managerial Written Skills
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2023
    Writing effective documents to influence teams and decision-makers is one of the essential elements of successful management. Additionally, in all of its forms, writing remains one of the primary vehicles by which a leader exercises leadership. Just like the other forms of communication, it must be coherent, complete, make a clear argument, and include appropriate decorum. This course focuses on these attributes as applied in all forms of modern written communication.
  • EMEA 5018 - Speaking to a Technical Group
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2023
    Great speakers focus on voice, nonverbals, eye contact, body language, and storytelling to captivate their audiences. Moreover, as a leader, it is possible to communicate in such a manner and in such a tone of voice so as to inspire in others nothing but an intense desire to excel, making this form, potentially, the most powerful leadership-communication skill of all. This course focuses on the fundamentals of excellent oral communication.
  • EMEN 5015 - Engineering Communication
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Summer 2022 / Fall 2022
    Enables students to communicate their thoughts and ideas in written and oral form in professional environments. Understand and demonstrate the ability to write a correctly-formed document. Develop active listening skills, particularly when providing and receiving feedback. Learn to orally communicate ideas by speaking clearly, persuasively, energetically, and with appropriate non-verbal elements. Present in various environments and to various audiences.
  • EMEN 5030 - Fundamentals of Project Management
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Summer 2022 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023
    Provides an in-depth introduction to the project management discipline, including the concepts, tools and techniques used in the management and leadership of projects small and large alike. Key topics covered include the role of the project manager; project team selection and management; cost, schedule and risk management; quality in projects; introduction to creating and maintaining project plans through the project lifecycle.
  • EMEN 5052 - Leading Others
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Understand and apply leadership techniques that develop and sustain a high-powered technical organization. Specifically, students evaluate qualities associated with successful leaders, learn practical leadership skills such as defining roles and responsibilities, setting vision, coaching, and dealing with conflicts. The course then addresses team building, from hiring the right team members, to managing the team, and conducting effective team meetings.
  • EMEN 5080 - Ethical Decision-Making in Engineering Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023
    Learn how to recognize ethical issues and dilemmas affecting managers in the workplace. Understand various models and practices offering solutions to these issues and how to create a culture of ethics and integrity in supporting and/or building a profitable, healthy and responsible organization.
  • EMEN 5830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    May be repeated up to 9 credit hours.
  • EMEN 6940 - Master's Degree Candidate
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020


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