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Program Benefits

  • Top 10 Online Master’s in Project Management by The Best Colleges
  • PMI GAC Accredited
  • Digital Badging and Graduate Certificates Available
  • Valuable PMP Exam Preparation

Dr. D Gregory Kerkvliet holds a B.S. in Business and Information Technology Management, Masters of Science in Information Technology, and a Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership.

Dr. Kerkvliet currently serves as a Sr. Director of the HR Technology team at Target. He has been at Target for over 13 years in various roles including the Leader of Strategic Workforce Planning, where he worked on org transformations from 2015-2019. He also held multiple roles Leading Talent initiatives, where he worked on Performance Management Projects in 2013 and 2014 to enhance the talent profile with performance reviews, goal implementations, and integrate LinkedIn. In 2011, Dr. Kerkvliet was a Leader of Data Management where his talents were used to create and lead a globally distributed team, supporting HR systems. Prior to this role, he spent three years as a Leader of Business Intelligence Reporting and Application development.

Outside of Target, Dr. Kerkvliet is an assistant professor for Saint Mary’s where he is an instructor for graduate and undergraduate courses focused on Leadership and Project Management. His areas of expertise include leadership, emotional intelligence, stakeholder management, team development, quality, RFP process and project cost methodologies. He inspires students by providing insightful content, an energized personality within a productive work environment.

Get more details about the faculty teaching in Saint Mary’s University’s online Master's in Project Management: call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor or request more information.