Adjunct Professor, Founding Director, The Institute for Postindustrial Leadership, University of Indianapolis
The professional career of Matthew Chodkowski spans forty years working in the private sector in General Management, Human Resource Management, and Organizational Effectiveness & Development – holding positions as General Manager, District Manager, Director, Strategic Planner, Global Consultant, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Board of Director. Dr. Chodkowski also established Dynamic Development Enterprises in 1985, a freelance training and consulting practice providing services to business and industry in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
In the academic world, Dr. Chodkowski held the role of Lead Consultant at Kalamazoo Valley College Technical Applications Center, and has taught courses in Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, and Leadership at the undergraduate and graduate levels over the past twenty-five years at a number of colleges and universities including: Kellogg College; Kalamazoo Valley College; Davenport College; Western Michigan University; SUNY at Stony Brook; Ball State University; University of Indianapolis; and Purdue University.
Chodkowski has designed, developed and delivered personal growth and professional development workshops and programs in supervision, management, and leadership, and has created and facilitated both small and large-scale organizational change and effectiveness interventions. His expertise in human capital includes: Talent Management & Succession Planning, Knowledge Management, Organizational Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Developmental Assessment Centers, Competency Modeling, Organizational Surveys and Diagnostics, and Executive Development & Coaching.
Currently, Chodkowski is teaching, training, conducting research, and focusing his attention on 21 st Century Leadership, the Psychology of Change, and Transforming Organizational Culture. He is the creator of the LEAD Program – A Journey of Discovery, and was instrumental in establishing the Institute for Postindustrial Leadership.
Dr. Chodkowski believes that the key to organizational effectiveness is transforming organizational culture – one leader at a time. His personal and professional mission is to help organizations and their members learn to help themselves through the Institute for Postindustrial Leadership.