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Nancy Harding, MBA, QMC, QAC, CPM


Adjunct Faculty
College of Professional Studies and Advancement

Programs/Classes Taught:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Online and Blended Learning
  • Project Management
  • Business Communication
  • Management and Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Procurement/Supply Chain
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quality Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Professional & Personal Development


Nancy Harding has been an adjunct instructor at National Louis University (NLU) since the mid 1990’s.  She teaches primarily in the BSM program at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Ms. Harding’s professional background is in Project & Quality Management, Organizational Behavior, Procurement & Supply Chain Management.  Much of her career has been focused on Supplier Development and Project Management in the U.S., Asia, Mexico and South America.  She considers herself a lifetime learner and her extensive professional travels have expanded her cultural knowledge and learning experiences.  


  • B.S. Management, Elmhurst College
  • M.B.A., Illinois Benedictine University (Major in Management and Organizational Behavior)
  • Quality Manager Certification, DePaul University
  • Quality Auditor Certification, ASQC
  • Certified Purchasing Manager, NAPM (Received lifetime certification status having achieved over 20 years experience in project management, leadership, quality, operations and general management.)

Research and Interests:

Research:  Prepared and presented White Paper Reports on the feasibility of South America and Mexico as a viable toy manufacturing alternative to China.

Interests:  Online and blended learning,   motivation and barriers to learning for the adult student 

Contact Information:

NLU email:


    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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