Theresa Coates

Assistant Professor of Management

Theresa Coates

Email Address

Office Number

800-795-7151

Dr. Theresa Coates is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Division of Professional Studies at Limestone College. She is also a full- spectrum business consultant with expertise in strategy formation and R&D management and a business consultant and seminar developer in the areas of R&D and virtual teams, commercialization of new technologies, and competitive intelligence. Publications include many journal articles, cases, and book chapters in the area of management of technology, entrepreneurship, and case research. She is currently working on book chapters for an upcoming book researching entrepreneurs who become philanthropists. Speaking engagements include the American Women’s Business Association. Businesses for which she has consulted include GE, Analog Devices, Interstate Bakeries, and the Reardon Company. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY and an MBA from Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. She is an active parent with four children and has two large Great Pyrenees. Barcelona, Spain is one of her favorite places to visit and she enjoys art. She is known for being a creative person and enjoying games. Students often indicate that she is hard and pushes students, but makes the knowledge gained applicable

Professional Accomplishments

She has been teaching strategy, entrepreneurship, and new business development for over decade. Her extensive consulting experience includes new venture planning for numerous large firms such as Analog Devices, GE Plastics, and McGraw Hill. Emerging technologies, competence development, virtual teams, and innovation management are her research areas. She has authored numerous business case studies and several articles on entrepreneurial and innovation strategy.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • MBA from Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota