Angelika Lofgren

Angelika L.

Excelsior, MN
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About

Angelika delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2004

I am an experienced university teacher, Assistant Professor, researcher and PhD in Business Studies, from Sweden but currently living and teaching in the USA. I am a great fit for any student wanting to learn more about:
*Marketing
*International Marketing
*Marketing Communications
*Organizational Theory
*Management
*Human Resource Management
*Swedish language (beginner-advanced, any age group)
*Swedish culture


For my business students: I use visual aids and plenty of real-life examples in the form of case studies, videos and pictures, to increase and deepen your understanding of the theoretical concepts that you are learning. I have years of experience explaining complex theoretical concepts in business studies, so that anyone can understand. By focusing on deep learning related to real-life scenarios, you will retain the knowledge better, and thus perform better in your studies. It is not mainly about memorizing, it is about really understanding what business is about that will make you successful in your studies and your work life ahead.

For my Swedish language students: I teach based on real-life scenarios and settings, such as going to the grocery store, meeting a new friend, or introducing yourself to a business partner. The feeling resembles learning lines for a theater play and it is a highly effective method which I learned from studying Japanese at Middlebury College Language Schools. The reason this method is so effective is that the vocabulary is used in a context, the way words normally are used, and these memorized conversations can thereafter be used in a multitude of situations, simply by changing only a few words. You will be able to understand and participate in real conversations from start!

I teach Swedish "around your interests". This means that I will take the time to get to know what interests you, what you would like to be able to say and do in Swedish/Sweden, and then I adapt the lessons to that. For those that are interested in literature, I love to introduce some Swedish literature. For students of Business Swedish, I do not think that you can find a more knowledgeable teacher in business Swedish! For the beginner student wanting to learn some basic language to make friends and travel in Sweden and Swedish speaking parts of Finland, we will focus on everyday conversations on current topics in Sweden and Finland. For kids of all ages, we might take a stance in Swedish Donald Duck cartoons (which are highly popular in Sweden- you can find them in every grocery store!) or talk about Minecraft, school related topics etc. .

As a person, I am down to earth and easy to talk to. There are no "stupid questions" in my book. As your teacher, I am on your team, and I will do my very best for you to succeed in your studies!

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Experience

Assistant Professor in Business Studies
Sep 2014 - Jun 2018
Jonkoping International Business School, Sweden

As an Assistant Professor at JIBS, I taught courses in marketing, marketing communication, international marketing, marketing management, organizational theory and more. JIBS is an international business school in Sweden with about 50% international students, so I have taught students from all over the world, including USA, Europe and Asia.

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Education

PhD in Business Studies
Aug 2004 - Jun 2014
Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Master in Business Studies
Aug 2000 - Jun 2004
Uppsala University, Sweden

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Japanese
Limited Proficiency
Swedish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Higher Education Teaching Certificate
May 2019
Harvard University, The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning,

A webbased course from Harvard for teachers in higher education, focusing on effective methods for teaching in higher education.

Affiliations

Mensa
Dec 2016

Mensa, the high IQ society, provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members. There are members in more than 100 countries around the world. Activities include the exchange of ideas through lectures, discussions, journals, special-interest groups, and local, regional, national and international gatherings; the investigations of members' opinions and attitudes; and assistance to researchers, inside and outside Mensa, in projects dealing with intelligence or Mensa.

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