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Philip Miller

Assistant Dean
Carlson MBA & MS Programs


  • MBA 1997
    Strategy, Operations, Marketing Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • MA 1995
    History University of Oklahoma
  • BA 1991
    History Rice University


  • Business Development, Strategy, Strategic Planning, Innovation, Growth, Corporate Venturing, Process Improvement, Management Consulting
  • Performance Measurement, Market and Industry Analysis, International Expansion, China, Critical Thinking, Structured Problem Solving
  • Coaching, Career Management


I am a business executive and educator with experience in management consulting, general management and non-profit leadership. I currently run the Consulting Enterprise at the Carlson School of Management, leading MBA students in general management business consulting projects while teaching additional Carlson School classes at the executive, MBA and undergraduate level in management and critical thinking. I have a passion for improving business situations through application of proven problem solving techniques and individual performance through education and hands on coaching and mentoring. Past clients have included large cap, small-cap, startups, non-profits and public sector organizations. A select list includes: 3M, Andersen Windows, Carlson, Chevron, Deluxe, General Mills, Goodwill MN, Lifetime Fitness, Marvin Windows, Mayo Clinic, McKesson, Minneapolis Public Schools, Northwest Airlines, Polaris, The Saint Paul Foundation, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, United Health Group, University of Minnesota as well as multiple start-ups.

Selected Works & Activities.

  • Administrative Appointments

    Professional Director, Carlson Consulting Enterprise

  • Honors and Awards

    2010 Undergraduate Faculty of the Year

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