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Kathy Dye Hooding A StudentAssistant Professor of Business Administration

Dr. Kathy Dye is a consummate educator in college and corporate classrooms. She has combined her extensive experience in the corporate world with impressive academic study in Human Resource Development (M.Ed.) and Instructional Systems Technology / Management (Ph.D.).

Kathy currently teaches two courses in the accelerated MBA program at Thomas More College, where she is honored to work with bright, talented working professionals.

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What Students Say

Thomas More Graduate Students

  • Kathy is a great instructor. She kept the environment fun even when there was a great deal of work to accomplish.
  • Kathy is a great professor. She seems very passionate about teaching us and made the course very enjoyable.
  • Great instructor. Enthusiastic and supportive!!
  • Kathy is an excellent teacher. This class was extremely beneficial.
  • Kathy Dye continues to be a top-notch professor here at TMC.
  • Kathy, thanks for all your help, direction, and motivation.
  • Kathy was great. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, down-to-earth. A great learning experience!

Academic Courses: Thomas More College

Current Graduate Courses

PRJ692 – Master’s Project

Master’s Project is the capstone course of the Thomas More College accelerated MBA program. This 7-credit-hour course requires students to consult with an actual business (for-profit or not-for-profit) and help the address a current business problem or opportunity. The course focuses on consulting skills, project management skills, and applied business research skills. The major course deliverables are completion of a rigorous and helpful consulting engagement which is documented and presented to the client and faculty in a formal research report and oral presentation.

MGT610 – Introduction to Graduate Professional Education
Introduction to Graduate Professional Education is graduate school “boot camp.” This 3-credit-hour course welcomes students to Thomas More’s accelerated MBA program and coaches them on the foundational skills of successful graduate studies: research, individual and group writing, group presentations, and teamwork. The major course outcomes are formation of an effective study group, research of the continuing case industry, creation of an annotated bibliography, and development of an overview report for the continuing case industry.

Additional Undergraduate Courses

FYS150 – Perspectives on Globalization
This 3-credit-hour course is limited to incoming freshmen (traditional students). As part of a four-person team, Dye provides an historical perspective on globalization. In addition, she facilitates “first year college” topics such as time management, study skills, and college etiquette. Dye also serves as freshman advisor for all students enrolled in the course.

EDU255 – How Adults Learn
How Adults Learn is a 3-credit-hour undergraduate course designed to help adult students take control of their own learning. “Teaching” is what someone else does for us; “learning” is what I do for myself. Concepts in this course include theories and models of adult learning, using technology to facilitate learning, and the differences between individual, group, and organizational learning. The major course deliverables are learning journals and a variety of individual and group learning plans. Concepts from this course are equally useful in a business setting and an academic setting.

BUA302 – Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior is a 3-credit-hour undergraduate course that explains the three perspectives of organizational action: individual action, group action, and organizational action. Drawing from psychology and sociology, students learn the factors that influence behavior within an organization and discuss how to apply them in practical workplace situations.

Corporate Courses
With 20 years experience in the corporate world, Kathy has developed and/or facilitated hundreds of business courses. A representative assortment of courses and topics is listed below. Please note that most of these courses are proprietary to the company for whom they were developed.

  • Career Development / Resume Writing
  • Coaching
  • Consulting Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Decision Making
  • Goal Setting
  • Interview Skills
  • Legal Issues for Managers
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Mentoring
  • Proposal Development and Writing
  • Selling Skills
  • Writing Skills for Business

Professional Development for Training and Development Professionals
Along with corporate courses, Dye is experienced in providing individualized professional development and coaching for HRD professionals. Common themes for development include:

  • Evaluating Effectiveness
  • Instructional Design
  • Instructional Development
  • Instruments and Measures
  • Message Design
  • Needs Assessment / Analysis
  • Reigeluth’s Simplifying Conditions Method
Assistant Professor Kathy Dye • Thomas More College • 333 Thomas More Parkway • Crestview Hills, Ky 41017