- Special expertise in community sociology, ethnic and minority group relations, leadership development, creativity and innovation, strategic planning and organizational learning
- Applied Strategic Planning
- Brain Training
- Change Management
Kenneth J. Kovach has built upon his advanced studies in sociology and organization development in the fields of human resources development and organization development. He has special expertise in community sociology, ethnic and minority group relations, leadership development, creativity and innovation, strategic planning and organizational learning.
Ken has extensive experience in designing and presenting education and training programs for all levels and ranges of employees, managers, and senior-level executives in business, government, and the private sector. Ken’s international assignments have involved work in Austria, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine. He has established an ongoing Management Development Program as a joint venture with a private school of Business and Administration in the Volgograd region of Russia.
Special assignments have involved work for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, U.S. Commission on Neighborhoods, U.S. Department of Commerce/Bureau of the Census, CARITAS/Catholic Relief Services, United Way International, and Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management. Developed a highly successful national think tank program. As Director of the Regional Training Center for United Way Services, he was a co-developer of the BoardWALK Series for trustees of organizations. He has served in numerous leadership roles in professional and community associations.
His formal academic work includes graduate studies in comparative theology at religious institutions in the United States, France, and Switzerland. He has a masters degree in sociology and has completed course work for a doctorate degree. He has bachelor degrees in sociology, psychology, and divinity.