Dr. Bari Courts received his PhD from Capella University in Organizational Management and an MBA in Management from the University of Cincinnati. In addition, Dr. Courts has a BS in Mathematics from Kenyon College. He earned his degree from Capella entirely online and is very familiar with the time commitment and other issues associated with completing a degree online; he understands it is not easy but it is very rewarding. Dr. Courts has been teaching online for over 12 years now and has taught courses that include e-Commerce, Economics, Management, Organizational Behavior, Research Methodology, and Statistics. His professional background includes some time in the insurance industry and a position as a project manager for a major ERP software implementation. He also owns a small self-storage business just outside of Cincinnati.
Professionally Dr. Courts is a board member of two organizations, conducts presentations on various topics, and writes course curriculum. His research interests include writing about social media. His most recently published article is titled "The Influence of Social Media on 21st Century Leaders". In his free time Dr. Courts stays active by playing soccer for exercise, and singing in both a barbershop chorus and barbershop quartet.