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Southern Oregon University

Management

Office: Central Hall 137
Phone: (541) 552-6720
FAX: (541) 552-6715
Email:  Ordonez@sou.edu
Website:  webpages.sou.edu/~ordonez/

Education:

Ph.D., 1997, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL
MBA, 1987, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
BA, 1982, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

Teaching:

BA 282  Applied Business Statistics
BA 380  Operations Management
MBA 499  Strategic Operations Management

Professor René Ordoñez has been a member of the faculty of the SOU School of Business since 1988. He served as the Department Chair from 2004 to 2011. Currently, he teaches Applied Business Statistics, and Operations Management in the undergraduate business program, and Strategic Operations Management in the MBA Program. Past courses he taught include Introduction to Management Science, Applied Business Research, and Business Planning. In 2001, he spent 5 months in the Philippines, where he taught at the College of Commerce of the Ateneo de Naga University, as part of his sabbatical. In summer 2010, he taught at the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.

Rene was born and raised in the Philippines. His academic credentials include: a Bachelor of Arts degree, major in Economics, from the University of the Philippines (1982); an MBA (management) from the University of Akron (1987); and Doctor of Philosophy in Management Science (with Academic Distinction) from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago (1997).

His research interest is in the use of technology in pedagogy. Since 1999, he has been actively involved in the design, development, and implementation of course curricula that incorporate technology in the classroom as well as in the delivery of course content.

Specific Areas of Expertise:

Statistical Process Control
Decision Making Models in Excel
Business Research Methods
Statistics as a Decision Making Tool
Management Science
Web Survey Design and Implementation
Statistical Data Processing Using Excel and Minitab