DM (candidate), Organizational Development and Change, Colorado Technical University, 2016
MBA in International Management, International Marketing, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, 1990
BBA, Administrative Assistant, Pacific Union College, 1989
BA, French, Pacific Union College, 1989
Professor Pichot aims to provide academic excellence and practical business competencies to her students through a variety of learning activities that engage the learners. As interim chair, she provides leadership in the Department of Business through curriculum design, assessment, and excellence in teaching, instilling in students a desire for service, excellence, and moral leadership. Her passion is to impart knowledge by facilitating learning and professional growth whether in the classroom or leading students in community service outreach through the Enactus organization. Before she came to Washington Adventist University, she taught at Andrews University, Institute of Business and Medical Careers, Lake Michigan College and Southwest Michigan College.
Research and Professional Activities:
Over the past 20 years, she has helped over 200 organizations go from “getting by” to “exceeding expectations.” She trains managers and employees in time management, organizational skills, and productivity, along with team-building and visioning for corporations. She has also facilitated hundreds of workshops and strategic planning nationally and internationally. She possesses extensive knowledge of multi-cultural environments, having lived, studied and worked in South America, Europe and Africa. She is fluent in Portuguese and French, in addition to English.