Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, CBPA
Ph.D., University of Louisville
M.B.A., Central Michigan University
B.A., Central Michigan University
With over 20 years of practical (hands on) experience, Dr. Sinclair has
personal experience as both a corporate and conventional entrepreneur.
As a corporate entrepreneur, he has provided products to such companies
as General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan. As a conventional
or self-employed entrepreneur, his companies employed 22 employees
manufacturing and distributing products to not only the automotive
industry, but also to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) around the world.
currently hold the title of assistant professor of entrepreneurship. He
has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Entrepreneurship and a Master
of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Doctor
of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship from the University of Louisville
(one of only seven universities in the world to offer such a degree at
that time). In addition, Rob has what he likes to call “Another P.hD.
in Entrepreneurship from the school of hard knocks.” His research
focuses on entrepreneurial emergence from the general population and has
been presented at such conferences as the Academy of Management
conference, the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, the
Society of Entrepreneurship Scholars Conference, and the United States
Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (USASBE).
Based on the combination of practical experience and academic
training, Rob has designed a comprehensive entrepreneurship program at
Governors State University designed to meet the specific needs of both
current and nascent (new) entrepreneurs. This program includes a
Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree, an Entrepreneurship
Concentration in conjunction with a Business Administration degree, an
Entrepreneurship Minor for those pursuing other areas of study and a
Corporate Entrepreneurship specialization under the Business
Administration Masters program all of which designed to meet the needs
of needs of the modern entrepreneur.