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Bill Brantley

Online Lecturer

Academic Background

Master’s in Political Management from George Washington University
Master’s in Business Administration (Project Management) from Jones International University
Master’s in Education (Organizational Performance, Learning, and Change) from Colorado State University 
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management from Walden University

Professional certifications in Project Management; Human Resources; Training and Development; Flipped Learning; and Data Science.

Dr. Brantley’s research interests include communication theory, project management; leadership theory and development; organizational theory; public administration; information and communication technology; and political communication. He works in the Enterprise Training Division of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where he manages the Supervisor Certification Program. He has co-authored several articles on public speaking apprehension and written three book chapters on adaptive case management and business process analysis. Dr. Brantley is also a pioneer in using new technologies and innovative methods for training and teaching.


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Selected Publications

Leadership Development for the Simply Irresistible Organization” 2018 Association for Human Resource Development’s International Research Conference in the Americas, Richmond, Va (February 16, 2018)

“Using Deductive Qualitative Analysis to Examine the Concept of Communication in Project Management” Kentucky Communication Association 2017 Conference, General Butler State Park, KY (September 16, 2017)

“Using a Simulation and Microlearning to Teach Political Communication”
Kentucky Communication Association 2017 Conference, General Butler State Park, KY (September 16, 2017)

“The Simply Irresistible Government Agency for a Multigenerational Workforce” Federal News Radio – “For Your Benefit” radio show (June 15, 2017)

“The Current State of Project Management Communication Research: From a Functional Communication Model toward ComplexCommunication Models” UMD’s Project Management Symposium2016 (May 12, 2016)

“Shiny Headless Drupal: AMVP of Drupal, R, and the MEAN Stack” Drupal GovCon 2015, Washington, DC (July 23, 2015)

“Complexity Issues in Collaborative Governance” (Panel organizer and presenter on network health) NECoPA2014, Portsmouth, New Hampshire (November 8, 2014)

“Agile Policy Analysis and Making: Using Big Data and Data Science to Improve Policy-Making and Implementation”  SECoPA2014, Atlanta, Georgia (September 18, 2014)

“Project Management Communication: The Undiscovered Research Field” UMD’s Project Management Symposium2014 (June 10, 2014)

“Lean Scope Project Management” (part of “Project Management: An Essential Ingredient of Innovation”) GovLoop’s Government Innovators’ Virtual Summit (April 8, 2014)

“Use Open Source Software to Build an HR Analytics Dashboard” Spring Workforce Analytics Forum East (March 18, 2014)