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Jessica Burkland

  • Assistant Professor of Practice
Academic Division: Management

Bio

Jessica Burkland is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Organizational Behavior at Babson College. Highly interested in training, course design, and teaching methodologies, Jessica earned her Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of Missouri in 2016. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Education and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Management, both from Missouri State University. Before joining Babson College, Jessica taught Principles of Management, Business Communications, Service Learning in Management, and Small Business Consulting coursework in multiple modalities as an Instructor at Missouri State University.

Jessica is the owner of Activate Consulting and Training where she works with mid-sized business owners to create training programs for managers and employees using her management and instructional design knowledge and experience. Jessica's academic interests include effective teaching and course design methodologies for students, working professionals, and small to mid-sized companies. In her free time, you can find Jessica doing anything crafty or creative, reading both fiction and non-fiction books of all kinds, or spending time with her two miniature dachshunds.

Academic Degrees

  • EDS, University of Missouri
  • MBA, Missouri State University
  • BS, Missouri State University

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2023

    • MOB 7800 MANAGING PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS
  • Degree Courses 2022

    • MOB 6110 CREATING YOU:BLDG PROFESSIONAL LIFE
    • FME 1000 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS