Instructor Profile

PMP Certification Exam Preparation 

Dan Purdy teaches Marketing Management, Marketing Principles, Consumer Behavior, Integrated Marketing Communications, Lean Startup and Innovation to MBAs and undergraduates in the Western College of Business and Economics as well as being the Director of Western’s Community Development office; The Front Door to Discovery.

Purdy has more than 20 years of Marketing and Project Management experience including 6 years as Associate Director of the Western MBA Program.  In addition to his MBA Program and teaching duties, Purdy served in various project management roles for the College of Business and Economics including strategic planning, brand development, marketing communications, website redesign and event management.  Prior to his MBA Purdy worked in the Electrical Power Industry, both in civilian, co-generation power plants, as well as a submarine-based Nuclear Reactor Operator, on ballistic missile submarines, for the United States Navy.

Dan graduated from Western Washington University with both his MBA, and BA in Marketing, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Golden Key and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies.

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