Joe Piergiovanni, SPHR, is a learning and development professional with over 20 years of human resources management and development experience. He has held leadership positions in the manufacturing, technology, and financial services industries. Joe’s areas of interest include: instructional design, rapid design, and Agile for Learning development. Joe received his M.Ed. in Instructional Systems from Penn State and his undergraduate degree in Communication Arts from Villanova. He is an avid supporter of Wildcat Basketball and Football.
Q. How many years have you been teaching at Villanova (How many years have you been teaching in general)?
A. This is my first year at Villanova. However, I have taught undergraduate HR courses at another college for about 15 years.
Q. Where did you begin your teaching career?
A. My teaching in an academic setting began at Delaware County Community College as an adjunct faculty member. I actually started in the classroom long before DCCC, teaching adults computer-related courses and as a corporate trainer.
Q. If you had to pick just ONE area of Human Resources in which you would label yourself a Rock Start, which function would that be?
A. Instructional Design.