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Curt J. Howes

Curt Howes


  • Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing and Strategy Department

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location:
Huntsman Hall 436C
DialPhone: 801.201.6259

Educational Background

MA, Organizational Communications, Brigham Young University, 1978
BA, Interpersonal Communications and Business Mgt minor, Brigham Young University 1977


After earning a master’s degree in organizational communications and business at Brigham Young University and pursuing doctoral studies at Rutgers University, Curt worked for eighteen years at Exxon, where his responsibilities included leadership development and advanced-management education. He then worked at Accenture for eight years, serving as an associate partner for the organizational-change-strategy practice in the resource sector. He then went on to found Organization Performance Strategies, where he currently is its president. Curt has consulted with numerous international organizations, including Cobalt International Energy (Houston, Texas), Mecca Municipality (Saudi Arabia), Orascom (Egypt), Protection of Women and Children (Saudi Arabia), the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (Saudi Arabia), Tosco (Phoenix, Arizona), BP Angola (London and Angola), TNK BP (Moscow, Russia), BG (Brisbane, Australia), Exxon affiliates (United States), TXU (Dallas, Texas), Aramco (Saudi Arabia), PDVSA (Venezuela), ADNOC (Abu Dhabi), and the Ministry of Water and Electricity (Saudi Arabia), among many others. In addition to his consulting practice, Curt served on the advisory board of the organizational-behavior/human-resources track of Brigham Young University’s MBA program and taught case-study classes in the MBA programs at Brigham Young University and Utah State University. He is currently an Executive in Residence/ lecturer at Utah State University Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Center of Entrepreneurship.
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Scheduled Teaching

MSLE 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2019

MSLE 3580 - New Venture Execution, Fall 2019

MSLE 3580 - New Venture Execution, Fall 2019

MSLE 3580 - New Venture Execution, Summer 2019

MSLE 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Spring 2019

MSLE 3580 - New Venture Execution, Spring 2019

MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2018

MGT 6410 - Enterprise Creation, Fall 2018

MGT 3540 - New Venture Financing, Fall 2018

MGT 3520 - New Venture Management, Fall 2018

MGT 3560 - New Venture Planning, Fall 2018