Theunis Christoffel Robberts (Christo)
 Title: College Lecturer - Visiting
 Dept: Operations and Supply Chain Management
 Office: BU 539
 Phone: 216-687-4740
 Fax: 2166875135
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 539, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Business Administration, Northcentral University, 2017
M.B.A., Business Administration, Baker College, 2008
Masters Diploma, Food Technology, Cape Technokon, 1991
National Higher Diploma, Food Technology, Cape Technikon, 1984
National Higher Diploma, Post School Education, Cape Technikon, 1981
Brief Bio:
Cleveland State University, visiting instructor
University of Minnesota Crookston, program director, manufacturing management.
Technikon Witwatersrand, Associate Director, food technology.
Cape Technikon, Senior Lecturer, food technology.
Pretoria Technikon, lecturer, food technology.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, National Chemical Laboratory, beer flavor research.
De Beers Industrial Diamonds, research technician.
Honors and Awards:
Received the University of Minnesota Distinguished Faculty Award for 2007 ¿ 2008.
Received a Citation for Excellence in Practice from ASTD for teaching at Marvin Windows & Doors.
Received the Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Award for senior researchers at Technikons.
Research Interests:
Developing trend lines for selected stock traded on the NYSE to determine buy, sell, hold positions.
Teaching Areas:
Business statistics
University Service:
Chair of University curriculum committee
Chair of online quality committee
Faculty advisor for student council
Faculty advisor for black student association
Professional Service:
U.S. Economic Development Administration
Completed projects for The University of Minnesota, Crookston EDA Center.
Completed a strategic plan for Swift County Minnesota as an EDA Center project.
Determined the value of an Entrepreneurial Idea Competition sponsored by the Northwest Minnesota Foundation.
Developed a lease contract and selection protocol for tenants of a new light manufacturing incubator for the Pine City Technical College, Pine City, MN.
Published a marketing report to help the city of Grand Marais, MN to sell the lots in their business park.
Published a report of the feasibility for a proposed business park in Tower, MN
Community Service:
President of Crookston Rotary club
Research Grants:
Northwest Minnesota Foundation: To determine the feasibility of methane digestion in the area. I was the PI for the project and it was completed and reported in August 2007.
Council for Scientific Development: To determine the latitude of an African symbolic language.