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Business Department

Jana Craft, M.A.
Jana Craft
Business - Assistant Professor

(507) 457-1491

Jana Craft is an Assistant Professor of Business at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Professor Craft teaches management, marketing and entrepreneurship courses.

Scholarly & Creative Interests
Business Ethics
Organizational Behavior

Courses Taught Recently at SMU
Principles of Management
Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Consumer Behavior

Professional Organizations
Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity

Ph.D., Human Resources Development, University of Minnesota, (in progress)
Certificate of Advanced Leadership Studies, The College of St. Catherine, MN, 2005
M.A., Management, The College of St. Scholastica, MN, 2002
B.S., Business Administration, California State University Bakersfield, CA, 1999
A.A., Liberal Arts, Bakersfield College, CA, 1997

Teaching Experience
2008 to Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Business, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2007-2008: Faculty, Business Administration, Winona State University, Winona, MN
2002-2006: Faculty, Department of Business, Rasmussen College, Eagan, MN
2005-2006: Adjunct Faculty, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AR

Other Professional Experience
2008 to Present: Small business owner
2008: Certified Trainer for Development Dimensions International
2007-2008: Facilitator, Winona State University Leadership Academy
2006: Member, Task Force for revision of The National Standards for Business Education-Entrepreneurship Standards
2005: Reviewer for Successful Business Planning for Entrepreneurs 1e by Jerry Moorman and James Halloran 2006, ISBN-10: 05385439211
2000-2002: Financial Accounting Consultant
1997-2000: Staff Accounting

2008: Faculty Initiate, Delta Sigma Pi, Kappa Upsilon Chapter
2005: Field Leadership Excellence Award, Civil Air Patrol
2005: Instructor of the Quarter, Rasmussen College

Corporate Criminals Projects, International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, New York, NY, October 2008

Performance Appraisal Practices of US Multinational Manufacturing in Taiwan, Association for Global Business Conference, Washington DC, November 2007

Group Dynamics, Minnesota M.I.L.E. Leadership Seminar, 2007

Ethics for the Practical Needs of Leaders and Managers, featured speaker for NDC Chamber of Commerce lunch session, Eagan MM, February 2005

Health of the Program-Business Department, Rasmussen College Annual System Meeting, 2003, 2004 and 2005

Saurers, D. Lin, S., Kennedy, J., Schrenkler, J., A Comparison of the Performance Appraisal Practices of U.S. Multinational Subsidiaries with Parents Company and Local. Management Review News, March 2009

Schrenkler, J., Corporate Criminals Projects, Abstract publishing in the proceeding of the International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, October 2008

Saurers, D. Lin, S., Kennedy, J., Schrenkler, J., Performance Appraisal Practices of US Multinational Manufacturing in Taiwan, published in the Proceeding of the Association for Global Business Conference, November 2007

Rasmussen College Business Department, Business Capstone Student Handbook and Cases, custom textbook written for B280 Business Capstone, Rasmussen College. Published by Thomson South-Western, 2006 ISBN 0-324-53439-6, 2006

Craft, J. Making the Case for Ongoing and Interactive Organizational Ethics Training. Human Resource Development International, 13(5), p. 599-606, 2010