Michael R. Van Dyke, MFA, PMP provides interactive training in project management, operational management, and leadership, based on 25 years working in commercial, government, and non-profit venues.  He is a certified coach (NCC) through the Newfield Network. He has been on the faculty at Yale University, Dartmouth College, Smith College, Amherst College, and the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).  Michael designs customized training for in-person and online delivery, coordinating training delivery in seven cities across the US for USDA.  He recently acted as consultant/trainer in project management for the national (USA) Credentials-to-Careers Grant Consortium that included negotiation with local partners for employment support.

From his experience as a facilitator of objective-based team building high-ropes courses and involvement in technical theater production, Michael brings an innovative perspective to class room learning that can transfer fresh perspectives to improve organizational performance.