Mike Cheng, MBA

Title(s):
MBA Program Director & Lecturer
School(s):
Business
415-442-6500
Campus(es):
San Francisco
Mike Cheng

Mike Cheng retired as an executive from the technology industry in 2007 to pursue his mission of helping corporations achieve their performance potentials and working with the next generation business or technology professionals to advance their business knowledge through practice-based learning in an academic setting.

Before becoming the MBA Program Director for the Ageno School of Business at Golden Gate University, Mr. Cheng served on its Advisory Board for 11 years. He has been teaching at GGU since 2007. 


COURSES TAUGHT

MGT 210
Management Theory and Communications
MGT 320
Management Leadership: Theory and Practice
MGT 345
Contextual Environment of Business
MGT 362
Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage
EMBA 345
Contextual Environment of Business

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Business Strategy Formulation and Execution
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibilities and Sustainability
  • Leadership Theory

EDUCATION

  • MBA, Golden Gate University
  • Graduate, American Electronic Association/Stanford Executive Management Institute
  • BS (Chemical Engineering), University of California Berkeley

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 - Present: MBA Program Director, Golden Gate University
  • 2007 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
Varian Associates, Inc., Microwave Power Products Division
  • 2000 - 2006: Corporate VP and Eimac Division President
  • 1999 - 2000: VP Operations
  • 1995 - 1999: VP, Marketing
  • 1994 - 1995: Marketing Manager
  • 1991 - 1994: Senior Production Manager
  • 1985 - 1991: Program Manager
  • 1980 - 1985: Process Engineer
  • 1977 - 1980: Associate Engineer, General Electric Corporation, Nuclear Energy Division

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Golden Gate University, Advisory Board