Ross Waters, Ph.D.
- Ph.D. - University of Arkansas at Fayetteville;
Major: Strategy/Policy. Completed: January 1982. Honors - Third Year
Appointment - awarded to top eight doctoral students each year -
September 1976 to May 1977.
- MBA - Sam Houston State University, Huntsville,
Texas; Major: Management. Completed: August 1974.
- BBA - University of Texas at Austin. Major:
Personnel Management. Completed: August 1970.
Gail Ross Waters,
Professor of Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly Pomona and has coordinated
hundreds of business plans by students working with area businesses as
director of the Small Business Institute. He was co-founder of the Competitive Marketing Edge Program
(a graduate and undergraduate consultation coaching program.) Dr.
Waters currently serves on the Board of Directors
and Executive Committee of the Inland Valley Economic Development
Corporation (2000 – present.)
He has taught in
residence, developed training outreach programs, and written teaching
materials for several international universities: the Beijing Institute of
Foreign Trade, People's Republic of China (1984), Chinese University of
Hong Kong (1986 - 1990), University of Swaziland (1995-1996), National
University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (1996), CSU MBA
program in Moscow, Russia (2000), Science and Engineering University of
Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia (2000) and Competitive Marketing Edge Program in
London, UK (2004).
He has developed a wide
and rich scope of international entrepreneurship experience to share with
his students from the start up of two small
business ventures in Hong Kong the ‘Cockatoo Ltd.’ (retail) and ‘Cockatoo
International Ltd.’ (wholesale/trading.) (1986 – 1990.)