Roberta Sawatzky

Education & Training 

Robert Sawatzky

  • Chartered Professional inhuman Resources (CPHR) designation
  • High Potential Traits Indicator Certified            
  • Strengths Finder (Strengths Quest) Consulting Certified Level 1
  • Masters in Organizational Leadership (with Honours) Briercrest Seminary (Articulated with University of Regina)
  • Competency-Based Management Certificate Level 1, HRMI      
  • Certified Career Development Practitioner, BCCCDA                                                   
  • Diploma in Adult Education, Vancouver Community College
  • Provincial Instructors Diploma, Vancouver Community College

Teaching Experience at Okanagan College

  • Buad 123 Management Principles
  • Buad 262 Organizational Behaviour
  • Buad 269 Human Resource Management
  • Buad 246 Recruitment and Selection (in-class and on-line)
  • Buad 298 Small Business Management (in-class and on-line)
  • Buad 293 Entrepreneurship
  • Buad 247 Training and Development
  • Buad 341 Introduction to Non-Profit Management
  • Buad 370 Leadership
  • Learner Centered Instruction on-line tutor

       Additional Teaching

  • University of British Columbia Okanagan College, Organizational Behaviour
  • Summit Career College, Kelowna; Communications/Issues in Education/Creativity in the Classroom


  • Global Faculty Colloquium, Finland, re Pedagogy and Research
  • Public Health Practitioners of BC Conference re Toxic Workplaces
  • Leadership Lunch and Learn re ‘Teacher as Leader in the Classroom’
  • Conference presenter at various Leadership Conferences across Canada

Past/Present Business Experience

  • Business coaching and consulting focusing on Remote (distributed) work environments, and Training & Development
  • Curriculum developer for business and leadership training
  • Deliver notification support during terminations
  • Track chair for North American Case Writers Association Conference (NACRA)
  • Leadership roles in Human Resources and Management


  • Co-wrote (with Dr. Kyleen Myhra) Lunapads: Co-leadership In a Social Business (Case Study)
    • Case Research Journal-Volume 36-Issue 4-Fall 2016
  • Created to Serve: a Workbook for Leaders (May 2007)