Over the last several years, Dr. Keith Mathis has emerged as one of the most effective business trainers in the field traveling throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America. His provocative, informative, and humorous presentations on a variety of organizational development topics are demanded by progressive companies. Keith never merely talks to an audience, but he also seeks to involve them in his presentations through high content and numerous illustrations. Intellectually demanding of himself, Keith demands no less of his audiences.
As a consultant who specializes in project management and organizational behavior/development, he comes with thousands of presentations to every kind of organization. He is flexible by teaching in full-day formats, multi-day conferences, or one-hour keynotes for conventions. His work includes teaching corporate America skills on topics such as team building, leadership, motivation, conflict resolution, project management, supervision, performance appraisals, goal setting, and numerous other organizational proficiencies. His problem-solving expertise provides him with the ability to help companies in the solving of the most complex difficulties.
He is a co-founder of The Mathis Group, based in the Springfield, Missouri area. The Mathis Group, an Authorized Training Partner with PMI, offers a variety of courses that provide Professional Development Units (PDUs) for individuals who are seeking certification through one of the credentials of PMI®. The Mathis Group is also a woman-owned small business with a Federal GSA contract. Project Management training has been conducted for agencies such as FCC, USDA, and FAA. The States of Missouri and Kansas have contracted for training, as well as non-government organizations such as PPL Corporation and JP Morgan.
Keith continues to broaden his knowledge base and practical advice by teaching. He serves as an online adjunct professor of business/management at DeVry University and Liberty University.
Keith has authored numerous training programs as well as magazine and newspaper articles. He has written two books, Dinosaur Tracks: Modern Leadership Strategies for Changing Employee Performance and Behavior and 21 Deadly Project Management Mistakes.
Keith holds a B.A. in Behavioral Science, an M.S. in Management, and a Ph.D. in Administration Management. He is certified as a PMP® (Project Management Professional) and a PMI-ACP® (Agile Certified Practitioner) by Project Management Institute. He is also a CSM (Certified ScrumMaster) and a COI (Certified Online Instructor).