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Professor Kenneth G. Brown, Ph.D.

Professor Kenneth G.  Brown
  • The University of Iowa
  • Michigan State University
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By mastering the underlying mechanisms of influence, you are better prepared to be a transformative force—to change things that happen in your homes, your businesses, and your communities.

Dr. Kenneth G. Brown is Professor of Management and Organizations and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow in the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa. He also serves as Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies in the College of Education and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. Professor Brown earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Michigan State University. An expert on everyday management, Professor Brown has been recognized repeatedly for his work. He was twice voted as the Student’s Choice for Faculty Excellence in the Tippie College and gave the university’s Last Lecture in 2011. He also won The University of Iowa’s highest teaching honor, the President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence. For his scholarly work, Professor Brown has received annual research awards from the American Society for Training and Development and the Society for Human Resource Management. Professor Brown is coauthor of Human Resource Management: Linking Strategy to Practice. He has served on numerous national committees, including an elected term on the Executive Committee of the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management. He is editor-in-chief of the premier business educational journal, Academy of Management Learning & Education.

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"Dr. Ken Brown is an excellent presenter and is smooth in course delivery. I look forward to future courses by the professor! Well worth the money and time!"

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10 Courses and Sets

  1. Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill Sale

    Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Kenneth G. Brown
    Save up to $160.00 Starting at $19.95 $39.95 $19.95$39.95
    Whether you realize it or not, you’re constantly surrounded by people and groups trying to influence the way you think, act, and feel. But you don’t have to let influence just happen to you. You can actively take charge of your decisions—and your life—by grasping the science behind how influence works and by strengthening your own skills at influence and persuasion. In Influence: Mastering Life’s...
  2. (Set) Influence & Effective Communication Skills Set on sale

    (Set) Influence & Effective Communication Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $357.00 Starting at $48.90 $97.90 $48.90$97.90
    Learn vital skills that will vastly increase your chances of attaining your personal and professional goals, and strengthen your relationships with your family, friends, and coworkers with this fundamental and practical course set. In Influence: Mastering Life’s Most Powerful Skill, you’ll learn the science behind how and why influence works and specific techniques to improve your own abilities in...
  3. (Set)  Influence & Transformational Leadership Set

    (Set) Influence & Transformational Leadership

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $219.90 Starting at $219.90 $454.90 $219.90$454.90
  4. (Set) Influence & Art of Conflict Management Set

    (Set) Influence & Art of Conflict Management

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $219.90 Starting at $219.90 $454.90 $219.90$454.90
    Learn how you can harness the power of influence to attain your personal and professional goals, as well as handle the conflict we all experience on a regular basis in a productive rather than a harmful manner, in this immensely practical and helpful course set. In Influence: Mastering Life’s Most Powerful Skill, you’ll learn the science behind how and why influence works and specific techniques to...
  5. (Set) Influence & Art of Critical Decision Making Set

    (Set) Influence & Art of Critical Decision Making

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $219.90 Starting at $219.90 $454.90 $219.90$454.90
  6. (Set)  Influence & How Conversation Works Set

    (Set) Influence & How Conversation Works

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $159.90 Starting at $159.90 $299.90 $159.90$299.90
  7. (Set) Mastering Stage Presence & Influence Set

    (Set) Mastering Stage Presence & Influence

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
    Learn to sway an audience with this set. First, gain the skills to present your best self to any audience. Then, delve into the powerful skill of influence and learn how to become more influential.
  8. (Set) Communication, Influence & Memory: 4 Course Set Set

    (Set) Communication, Influence & Memory: 4 Course Set

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $529.80 Starting at $529.80 $599.80 $529.80$599.80
    Learn the skills to improve your life with this set of courses. Begin by unlocking the scientific secrets for a powerful memory. Move into 6 lessons for better communication–learning the tips you need for better conversations. Then, discover the tools you need for public speaking from some of the greatest speeches in history. Finally, gain mastery of life’s most powerful skill, influencing those around you.
  9. (Set) Negotiating the Best Deal & Influence Set on sale

    (Set) Negotiating the Best Deal & Influence

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $363.00 Starting at $57.90 $106.90 $57.90$106.90
    Learn to use expert negotiating skills and the power of influence to ethically and respectfully achieve your personal and professional goals with this practical and engaging course set. In The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal, Professor Seth Freeman shows you how to come up with creative options and assemble your strongest possible case in any negotiation situation. And in Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful...
  10. (Set) How Ideas Spread & Influence Set

    (Set) How Ideas Spread & Influence

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $179.90 Starting at $179.90 $399.90 $179.90$399.90
    Build a toolkit that will help you succeed at work and in your personal life. In How Ideas Spread, study the phenomenon of social epidemics and what makes one idea viral and another a dud. Then, in Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill, gain the skills to navigate social encounters with ease and achieve win-win solutions when you negotiate.