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Click for videoScott P. Nolan
BU 110
Casper College
125 College Drive
Casper, WY 82601

B.A., Flagler College
M.B.A., University of Wyoming

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Scott Nolan joined the Casper College School of Business and Industry in August of 2008 as a business instructor anddepartment head for the business division. Scott came to Casper from Tampa, Florida where he served as the Division Manager for the Advisor Select Division of Raymond James Financial, a member New York Stock Exchange brokerage firm. The Advisor Select Division grew from three to twenty office locations and to over one billion dollars in assets under management in his seven years with Raymond James. He was also instrumental in expanding the Advisor Select Division to include offices in thirteen states.  Scott held several stock brokerage licenses including the Series 7: General Securities Representative, Series 9/10: NYSE Branch Supervision, and Series 63: State Regulations licenses.He has also been a small business owner,served as the Senior Financial Analyst for the Wyoming Medical Center, and as a Class “A” PGA Golf Professional at golf clubs in Florida and Wisconsin.

He earned his BA degree from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida where he studied business administration, finance,and economics. Scott also was a four year varsity letterman in golf at Flagler College,was twice named captain of the team,most valuable player, and earned a spot on the Florida Sun Conference “All Conference” golf team. He went on to earn a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wyoming. He instructs classes for the School of Business and Industry that include Leadership, Business Ethics, Principles of Management, Business Mathematics, Spreadsheets for Management, Leading Organizational Change,and Business Communications. Scott serves as a faculty advisor to the Casper College SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise) team, and is also active in the community serving as a coach to youth football and basketball teams in Casper.

BADM 1005 Business Mathematics I (2L,2LB,3CR): Designed to review basic mathematics skills and build a proficiency in the operation of electronic calculators.  These skills are applied to practical business problems in bank services, payroll, taxes, risk management, mark-up, discount, depreciation, financial analysis, simple and compound interest. Prerequisite: MATH 0920 or Algebra Domain 40-65.

BADM 1020 Business Communications(3L,3CR): Helps students to compose, edit, and rapidly revise business messages on microcomputers. Group interaction is emphasized with written communications, reports, and other communications resources such as speaking and listening, and use of the Internet and e-mail.

BADM 2030 Business Ethics (3L,3CR)[E]: This course focuses on the importance of ethics in business considerations as well as ethical issues in the news today. This course will examine how ethics is an essential part of all business elements, from management to employee development.

MGT 2050 Leading Organizational Change (3L,3CR): This class will combine leadership concepts with models of organizational change. Change will be examined at the individual, team, and organizational or systems level. The focus is on uncovering traps that create stress, waste resources, slow change efforts, or lead to outright failure and discovering how to lead, cope and win in the face of great change. Class participants become familiar with a variety of change models as they are utilized in real organizations attempting change. The class will examine how organizational culture is an ever present barrier to lasting change and how that impacts the decision on the part of organizations to initiate change. Prerequisite: MGT 2100 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in MGT 2150.

MGT 2100 Principles of Management (3L,3CR)[E]: Analyzes objectives, policies, organizational structure, material and human resource utilization, human relations, planning, innovating, and controlling as management responsibilities. Students also study and discuss current activities in specific areas of business and industry.

MGT 2150 Leadership (3L,3CR): This course will focus on the application of leadership skills in the classroom and in the context of management. There will be a thorough study of leadership theory up to the present, with a focus on how this theory has to be modified to accommodate our changing global environment in business. This course will also focus on how leadership will play a role in restructuring of our organizations, both profit and nonprofit, as business moves into the 21st century. Prerequisite: MGT 1000, MGT 2100, or permission of the instructor.

Scott spends much of his spare time in the outdoors camping, hiking, hunting, and doing yard work.  He coaches both youth football and basketball programs in Casper and has been known to play a bit of golf along the way.  Scott also likes to follow the stock market, politics, and enjoys exploring Wyoming.

Scott’s wife, Maria, is a National Board Certified Teacher and holds two masters degrees in education.  She also serves as an American Sign Language instructor at Casper College.  They have two children; Timothy and Thomas Nolan. 

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