Michael Glauser

Professional Practice Professor and Executive Director of The Center for Entrepreneurship

Department(s):
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • SEED

Michael Glauser

Education

Ph.D., Organizational Studies, Purdue University
MS, University of Utah
BA, University of Utah

Biography

Mike has extensive experience as a successful entrepreneur, business consultant, and university professor. He is the founder and former chairman of Golden Swirl Management Company, and a founder of Northern Lights. Both companies were sold to CoolBrands International, a world leader in the frozen dessert industry. Mike has consulted with numerous corporations in the areas of business strategy, market research, organizational effectiveness, and leadership development. His clients have included Associated Food Stores, The Boeing Company, Clinical Innovations, Department of Workforce Services, Esso of Inter-America, Harmon Music Group, Saudi Consolidated Services, and USANA Health Sciences.

Mike has held faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, the University of Petroleum & Minerals, and Westminster College. He has designed and taught courses in business strategy, entrepreneurship, management, organizational behavior, and small business consulting. Mike has published numerous articles in professional journals and magazines, and published three books on entrepreneurship: Glorious Accidents, The Business of Heart, and Main Street Entrepreneur, which chronicles his 4,000 bicycle ride across America to interview remarkable entrepreneurs who have successfully merged livelihood and lifestyle in places they want to live. He has appeared on Great Day America, First Business from Washington, The G. Gordon Liddy Show, Voice of America, Kansas City Live, Good Morning Chicago, Associated Press Radio, and many other radio and TV programs.

News Articles

How We Teach Entrepreneurship (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Spring 2015) 
100 Cities 100 Entrepreneurs
 (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Fall 2014)
The Jeffery D. Clark Center for Entrepreneurship (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2013)
Huntsman Professors Have Written Some Books You Should Know About (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2012)


Links

Mike Glauser interview with Jennie Christensen on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Books

  • Glauser, M., (2016). Main Street Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur Press *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

CEML 5700 - Continuing Education Unit: Special Topics in Marketing and Strategy, Fall 2020
MSLE 3510 - New Venture Creation, Fall 2020
MSLE 3550 - Entrepreneur Leadership Series, Spring 2020
MSLE 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Spring 2020
MSLE 3510 - New Venture Creation, Fall 2019
MSLE 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Fall 2019
ENGL 6920 - Directed Study, Summer 2019
MSLE 3550 - Entrepreneur Leadership Series, Spring 2019
MSLE 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Spring 2019
MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2018
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Fall 2018
MGT 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Fall 2018
CEMG, MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Summer 2018
MGT 3510 - New Venture Fundamentals, Summer 2018
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Summer 2018
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Summer 2018
MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Summer 2018
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Summer 2018
MGT 3550 - Entrepreneur Leadership Series, Spring 2018
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Spring 2018
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Spring 2018
MGT 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Spring 2018
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Fall 2017
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Fall 2017
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2017
MGT 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Fall 2017
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Summer 2017
MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Summer 2017
MGT 3550 - Entrepreneur Leadership Series, Spring 2017
MGT 3580 - New Venture Execution, Spring 2017
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Spring 2017
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Spring 2017
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Spring 2017
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Spring 2017
MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Spring 2017
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Spring 2017
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Spring 2017
MGT 3590 - Small Business Consulting, Spring 2017
MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2016
MGT 4800 - Independent Research and Readings, Fall 2016
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Summer 2016
MGT 3510 - New Venture Fundamentals, Summer 2016
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Summer 2016
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Summer 2016
MGT 3550 - Entrepreneurial Executive Lecture Series, Spring 2016
MGT 4800 - Independent Research and Readings, Spring 2016
MGT 3580 - New Venture Execution, Spring 2016
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Spring 2016
MGT 3510 - New Venture Fundamentals, Spring 2016
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Spring 2016
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Spring 2016
MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Spring 2016
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Spring 2016
MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2015
MGT 4800 - Independent Research and Readings, Fall 2015
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Fall 2015
MGT 3510 - New Venture Fundamentals, Fall 2015
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Fall 2015
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Fall 2015
MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Fall 2015
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Fall 2015
HONR 4900 - Senior Thesis/Project, Fall 2015
MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Summer 2015
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Summer 2015
MGT 3530 - New Venture Marketing, Summer 2015
MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Summer 2015
MGT 3570 - New Venture Social Responsibility, Summer 2015
MGT 3550 - Entrepreneurial Executive Lecture Series, Spring 2015
MGT 4800 - Independent Research and Readings, Spring 2015
MGT 3580 - New Venture Execution, Spring 2015
MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2014
MGT 4800 - Independent Research and Readings, Fall 2014
MGT 3510 - New Venture Fundamentals, Fall 2014
HONR 4900 - Senior Thesis/Project, Fall 2014
MGT 3580 - New Venture Execution, Spring 2014
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Spring 2014
MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2013
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Summer 2013
MGT 2900 - Entrepreneurship: Starting Your Own Business, Spring 2013
MGT 2900 - Entrepreneurship: Starting Your Own Business, Spring 2013
MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Spring 2013
MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2012
MGT 6900 - Independent Research and Reading, Spring 2012
MGT 4710,6470 - Senior Leadership Project, Spring 2012