Business Faculty

Moira Tolan

Professor of Business; Graduate Program Coordinator
 

Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy, State University at Albany
Master of Business Adminstration, Iona College
Bachelor of Business Administration, Iona College

Office: Aquinas Hall, Room 200
Office Hours:  T/TH from 1–2:30 pm.
Phone:  845-569-3288
email: moira.tolan@msmc.edu

Courses

BUS 1010 – Principles of Management
BUS 3080 – International Business
BUS 3150 – Organizational Behavior
BUS 4010 – Seminar in Management
MGT 5130 – International Business Environment
MGT 5050 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 6600 – Research Seminar in Planning and Implementation of Business Policy

Bio

During Professor Tolan's early career, she worked for nine years in marketing for Burroughs, Unisys and Standard Register, selling custom business forms and financial equipment to financial firms in New York’s financial district. She achieved the 100 Plus Club in each year that she was eligible, a prestigious recognition that annual quotas had been exceeded.

Professor Tolan has taught finance, marketing and management courses in the business division at Mount Saint Mary College since 1992. Professor Tolan's area of specialization in her research is management education. She currently serves the college as Business Graduate Program Coordinator.

Professor Tolan has served on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Business and Economics Association since 2014 and is the Vice President and Program Director of this group for their 2016 conference that is to be held at the Thayer Hotel at West Point.

Instructor’s Expectations

A priority of Professor Tolan's has been to develop a lifelong love of learning in her students so that after a particular course is over, they will have refined many of the skills that are necessary for the attainment and expression of knowledge.

A continual focus on the development of reading and writing skills and the use of technology as a learning facilitator helps her to achieve her goals. She also emphasizes each topic’s relevance to contemporary society in order to build enthusiasm for the subject matter. Students are encouraged to actively participate in all of her classes.

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