Leonard Pederson


Leonard Pederson

Operations and Management

Office: 268 Jarvis Hall- Tech Wing
Phone: 715/232-2338
Email: pedersonle@uwstout.edu


BS Mathematics, California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo, CA
MS Business Administration, Boston University, Boston, MA
MS Taxation, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
PhD Technology Management, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Certified Public Accountant, University of Illinois
Certified in Production and Inventory Management, Fellow Level, APICS
Certified Purchasing Manager, ISM
Senior Professional in Human Resources, SHRM


UW-Stout Outstanding Teaching Award for 2011-12
ASPIRE-SSS Multicultural Student Services Certificate of Excellence

Research Interests

Tasks and Responsibilities of a First-Line Supervisor in a Manufacturing Environment

Courses Taught

INMGT 120 Quality Concepts
INMGT 200 Production and Operations Management
INMGT 220 Service Quality Assurance
INMGT 300 Engineering Economy
INMGT 305 Resource Planning Materials Management
INMGT 325 Quality Management
INMGT 405 Resource Planning Practicum


Spent 30 years in industry, mostly in operations and financial management positions. In the last seven years prior to coming to UW-Stout, I was a plant manager and chief financial officer for a plastic injection molding company in Minnesota.  Retired colonel U.S. Army.