Oakland University

2008 - Present

Rochester, MI

Special Lecturer

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop, create, and instruct classes in the Human Resource Development Department.
  • Classes taught in the Undergraduate Program: HRD307 Presentation and Facilitation, HRD401 Organizational Behavior, HRD351 Fundamentals of Human Interaction, HRD306 Introduction into Human Resource Development, HRD364 Career Development, and HRD 363 Group/Team Development and Leadership.
  • Classes taught in the Graduate Program: HRD611 Program Administration, HRD635 Leadership Theory and HRD504 Organization Development
  • Faculty Advisor for the HRD Professional Society
  • Held two OU seminars supported by the Dean: Effective Communication and Positive Work Environments.
  • Developed and taught all Part-Time instructors on OU Orientation, titled Teaching and Learning.
  • Served as a Marshall for the December 2009 Graduation.
  • Guest speaker for the Human Resource Development Induction 2010 and 2011

Jennifer E. Wenson Consulting

1995 - Present

Farmington Hills, MI

Instructor/Coach/Consultant/Owner

 

Provide management and leadership consulting services to organizations in the following industries: Construction and building trades, heating and cooling, financial services, healthcare, municipalities, insurance, school systems, title work, law, and food & beverage.

 

Responsibilities

 

Develop, instruct, present, facilitate, and evaluate training seminars on the following topics:

  • Career Development
  • Change Management
  • Coaching
  • Counseling
  • Confrontations
  • Group DynamicsNegotiation Techniques
  • HRIS
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity/Ethics
  • Performance Reviews
  • Recognition
  • Recruitment Compensation
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Group Dynamics
  • Labor Law/Interviewing
  • Time Management
  • Motivation
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Organization Change
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behavior/Development
  • Delegation
  • Leadership Styles
  • Effective Communication
  • Employee Relations
  • Empowerment
  • Succession Planning
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Human InteractionHR Policies/Benefits
  • Dealing with Problem Employees
  • Provide initial training and follow-up training
  • Coaching/mentoring of managers in all aspects of company practices, culture and leadership skills
  • Develop and perform internal/external customer satisfaction surveys
  • Coach individual employees on leadership and management skills

Johnson & Higgins (Marsh, Inc.)

1990-1995

Detroit, MI

Marketing Director

 

A provider of insurance brokerage services to Fortune 500 companies.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Coordinated all TV, press and news reports as it applied to the company’s clients
  • Developed and monitored all corporate entertainment
  • Established and facilitated all corporate seminars         Assisted in the development and monitoring of all sales plans and goals
  • Coordinated all TV, press and news reports as it applied to the company’s clients
  • Developed and monitored all corporate entertainment
  • Established and facilitated all corporate seminars
  • Assisted in the development and monitoring of all sales plans and goals

Henry Ford Community College  

1991 - 1995              

Dearborn, MI

Instructor – Part Time

 

Developed and instructed Human Resources, Marketing, Management, and Finance courses for evening students.