Mr. Mandl (Mike) is formerly (now retired) Director of Academic Affairs with ATA College, a Nursing and Allied Healthcare school in Spring Hill, Florida. As the chief academic officer for the school, he provides administrative leadership and direction to the College's teaching and public services programs.
Before this, he was Chief Financial Officer of The TMT Group, a Healthcare Consulting, and Practice Management Company, and served as the Vice President of Operations with A+Plus Coding Consultants, LLC. He has over 30 years' experience in management and leadership in business, higher education and in the military.
As a practice management consultant, executive education director, and graduate college chair, Mr. Mandl has demonstrated expertise in education, operations, and financial assessment, as well as leadership and curriculum development in the for-profit education sector. He also excels in developing and implementing provider and staff education regarding the strategic initiatives necessary to help these groups achieve success in the Health Care and Management field. This is important as industries continue to evolve in the twenty-first century, that organizations remain agile enough to change with the rapidly evolving dynamic that is business and healthcare today.
Mr. Mandl formerly served as Director of Education with Daymar College in Louisville, Kentucky. As the chief academic officer for the flagship campus in the Daymar Group he provided administrative leadership and direction to the College's teaching and public services programs. As the Academic Dean for Virginia College, in Augusta Georgia, he was responsible for establishing a successful academic team for this start-up campus while successfully guided the department through the initial stage of local campus accreditation through the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
During his tenure with the University of Phoenix, he successfully assumed various leadership positions at campuses in multiple locations nationwide. His progressive history of success included positions such as Graduate College Chair, Director of Operations, Academic Affairs Manager, and Continuing Education and Learning Center Manager within the larger organization.
With 20 years' military service, Mr. Mandl served as a Drill Sergeant, Operations Manager, Platoon Leader, and Military Police law enforcement. He retired in 1995 as a disabled veteran, who saw military service in 5 countries, on three continents in the 1970's though the 1990's.
Like many of you, Mr. Mandl received his undergraduate degree later in life from the University of Phoenix Colorado Springs Campus, and a Master of Business Administration Degree with a major in Global Management in 2001 from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix Arizona (online).
Hello All and Welcome to Class!
Please note that on your Main Course Page for this class, you will find a menu on the left-hand side of the page which is titled "Announcements." In this tab for each course section there are essential tools to help you with topics such as:
1. Proper reference and citation format for the OER textbook
2. APA Formatted Paper and APA Library Resource Links
3. Avoiding Plagiarism
4. End-of-Course Reflection Paper
...and a few others.
I wanted to point this out so that starting on day one (and even before that) you have the tools you need to help you to success in this class. As always, I am available to you at any time should you have questions or comments on any of the material you will find on your Main Course Page.
Thank you and "see" you in class!
Last updated 5/8/2023