Dr. Ben A. Carlsen, MBA    --   Ben @ drben.info  --   Miami, Florida
consulting and education                                                                                                         



Specializing in:  Professional Development, Staff Development,Team Building, Organization Development, Productivity Improvement, Strategic Planning, Custom Training Seminars, General Business Consultation, and Teaching and Education.

Ben Carlsen is a consultant and educator in the fields of Business and Public Administration.
Dr. Carlsen has worked with businesses, both large and small, profit and non-profit in order to improve individual and organizational performance, and to better position organizations for the future environment.

Ben has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at various colleges and universities for over twenty years.  Currently on the faculties of Axia College of Western International University and Corinthian Colleges, he directs the Business and General Education departments at Everest Institute and teaches Business and Management courses. Previously he taught in the Organization Development, Public Administration, Human Resources and Information Systems programs for the College of Professional Studies at the University of San Francisco.  He also taught classes in the Business and Law  department at California State University at Domiguez Hills, and was a faculty member of the Institute for Professional Development at the University of California, Davis, where he developed and delivered on-site professional seminars for that institution.  He is a "Teacher of the Year" award recipient and has held academic leadership posts including Provost and CEO of the Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health, an accredited  Associates Degree granting institution.

During his extensive professional career, Dr. Carlsen has been successful in both the public and private sectors, and in both for-profit and non-profit organizations.  He has served in executive positions such as:  CEO, Division Chief, Program Manager, and Department Director.  In addition, Carlsen headed the County of Los Angeles (California) Productivity Network, was Chair of the Marketing Managers Network, President of the Southern California Association for Systems Management and served as a member and officer on several Boards of Directors.  He is a principal of FORWARD THINKING, a consulting firm specializing in Stategic Planning and Organizational Development.
Carlsen is listed in "Who's Who in California", "Who's Who in the West","Who's Who in the World", and "Who's Who Registry of Business Leaders".

Bachelor of Science - University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Master of Business Administration - Pepperdine University (Malibu. CA)
Doctor of Education - University of San Francisco (Major: Organization and Leadership)

Clients include: 
County of Los Angeles 
Security Pacific National Bank
Pacific Institutional Services Corp.
Mustard Seed Foundation
Stanyard Creek Publishing


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