Online Faculty

William Paterson Faculty - Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor | Professor

“Our MBA graduates will effectively apply knowledge and skills in their areas of professional interest and will master them by developing solutions to selected real-world business problems.”


Degrees Held:

  • MBA Management – Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1979
  • BA – William Paterson University, 1976
  • Career Highlights:

    Over 45 years in business with a unique blend of entrepreneurial, corporate, consulting, and academic experience.

    In which online degree program do you teach?

    • Which classes do you teach online?

      RPS 7080-080, RPS 6100-070

    • What do you want students to take away from your courses?

      Our MBA graduates will effectively apply knowledge and skills in their areas of professional interest and will master them by developing solutions to selected real-world business problems.

    • Why did you start teaching?

      To give back to the next generation of leaders by imparting my knowledge and knowledge from some of my wins and losses so they become better at what they do.

    • What advice would you give to those considering this online program?

      Be disciplined, read what is asked of you, and participate with the class. These are the best ways to get the most out of the class.

    • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the area in which you teach?

      The ability to see the big picture and think outside the box.

    • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

      Breaking old stereotypes of what used to be done versus the new professional sales way.

    • Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know about you.

      I am up at 5 a.m. and walk four miles every morning.