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Carolyn Hirata

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Program Chair
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography

Carolyn Hirata is a lecturer and program chair of technological entrepreneurship and management at the Polytechnic School in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. Hirata received her bachelor's degree in operations management from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business and her master's degree in technology management from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Prior to her ASU appointment, Hirata worked in the technical industry (Motorola) for 15 years. She began her Motorola career as a manufacturing manager with oversight of the workflow and assembly methods for a manufacturing program with 24/7 emphasis. Later, recruited to the Human Resources Department, Hirata was the director of human resources for manufacturing. In this role, Hirata focused on leadership development, acquisitions, mergers, and plant closures of facilities throughout the world.

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480-727-1538
Education
  • M.S. Technology Management, Arizona State University
  • B.S. Operations Management, Arizona State University
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TMC 498Pro-Seminar
TMC 584Internship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
OMT 452Industrial Human Resource Mgmt
TMC 470Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TMC 410Enterprise Operations
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
OMT 452Industrial Human Resource Mgmt
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
OMT 452Industrial Human Resource Mgmt
TEM 493Honors Thesis
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TEM 494Special Topics
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TMC 480Senior Project
TEM 499Individualized Instruction
TMC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
OMT 484Internship
TMC 595Continuing Registration