Robert Porter, Ph.D.

Executive Academic Director, Executive Development Center & Lecturer of Management

Robert Porter, Ph.D.


Department of Management

Robert L. Porter, PhD, is an accomplished leader in business development and implementing strategic leadership. He earned his PhD at UCF’s College of Business Administration Department of Management, his MBA is from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College, and he completed his Bachelor of Engineering at UCF.His research, teaching, and consulting focus on Entrepreneurship and Strategy.

Prior to joining academe, he enjoyed an illustrious career with General Electric, NCR Power Systems, and AT&T, along with numerous start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures. Dr. Porter is a faculty member in the UCF Department of Management and teaches in UCF’s Executive & Professional MBA programs. He is also the Executive Director of the UCF Executive Development Center.

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  • Bill Steiger Highlights Professional Selling Program at Dean’s Luncheon
    To promote thought leadership in the UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness), Dean Paul Jarley hosts a monthly luncheon, gathering faculty from various departments to discuss events in the college. February’s guest speaker was Bill Steiger, coordinator of the Professional Selling Program. The Professional Selling Program is a selective degree track within the Department of…

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