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  Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 04:38:46 PM Mon, 14 Sep 2015 
 Contact Information
Dr. Diane M. DeSimone
Lecturer-Engineering Technology
Office LocationRoom No.: F115-G 
Email  diane.desimone@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-2364   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Associate Membership-August 31, 2014   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy International Marketing The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH  
Master of Business Administration Business Administration / Marketing University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN  
Bachelor of Science Economics / Marketing Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN  
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015CNET4780001Senior Design I Download Syllabus
Fall 2015CNET3150001Construction Contact Documents Download Syllabus
Fall 2015CNET1160001Construction Methods and Materials Download Syllabus
Spring 2015CNET4790001Senior Design II Download Syllabus
Spring 2015CNET2180001Construction Methods and Surveying Download Syllabus
Fall 2014CNET4780001Senior Design I Download Syllabus
Fall 2014CNET3150001Construction Contact Documents Download Syllabus
Fall 2014CNET1160001Construction Methods and Materials Download Syllabus
Spring 2014CNET4790001Senior Design II Download Syllabus
Spring 2014CNET2180001Construction Methods and Surveying Download Syllabus
Fall 2013CNET4780001Senior Design I Download Syllabus
Fall 2013CNET3150001Construction Contact Documents Download Syllabus
Fall 2013CNET1160001Construction Methods and Materials Download Syllabus
Spring 2013CNET4910005Special Problems  
Spring 2013CNET4790001Senior Design II Download Syllabus
Spring 2013CNET2180001Construction Methods and Surveying Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CNET4780001Senior Design I Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CNET3160001Construction Cost Estimating Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CNET3150001Construction Contact Documents Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CNET1160001Construction Methods and Materials Download Syllabus
Spring 2012CNET4910005Special Problems Download Syllabus
Spring 2012CNET4790001Senior Design II Download Syllabus
Spring 2012CNET4180001Problems in Project Management Download Syllabus
Spring 2012CNET2180001Construction Methods and Surveying Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CNET4910005Special Problems Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CNET4790001Senior Design II Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CNET4180001Problems in Project Management Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CNET2180001Construction Methods and Surveying Download Syllabus
Spring 2010CNET2180001Construction Methods and Surveying156Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CNET3160001Construction Cost Estimating Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CNET3150001Construction Contact Documents Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CNET1160001Construction Methods and Materials Download Syllabus
Fall 2010CNET3150001Construction Contact Documents Download Syllabus
Fall 2010CNET1160001Construction Methods and Materials Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
-PresentSenior LecturerEngineering Technology University of North Texas
2000-2011Partner / General Manager  Derecor Homes,Argyle, TX
1998-1999President / Consultant  DeSimone Market Feasibility,Argyle, TX
1991-1998Vice President /Business Manager  Nortel Networks,Richardson, TX and Nashville, TN
1986-1990Director  Nortel Networks,Richardson, TX and Nashville, TN
1984-1986Product Manager  Nortel Networks,Richardson, TX and Nashville, TN
 Adjunct faculty  University of North Texas
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
  YearPublication  Type
Transnational Marketing in the Information Age
Diane M. DeSimone
Garland Publishing
toggle toggle Consulting Activities
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)*Company/OrganizationRoleFundingWork Performed
2013Individual clientsOther Gen Contractor for SIPs project
2012Woodcrest ConstructionPrincipal Investigator Created TQM plan
toggle toggle Teaching
Construction Methods and Surveying

International Marketing

toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
 Greater Dallas Home Builders AssociationMember 
 Greater Dallas HBA Board of DirectorsVP & Secretary 
 Texas Association of Builders BoardMember 
 National Association of Home Builders Board of Directors  
 Included in Who's Who Registry of Global Business Leaders  
 People to People Exchange to Russia and Czech RepublicDelegate 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
 Certified Green ProfessionalNational Association of Home Builders
toggle toggle Biographical Sketch
-Owner / General Manager of Derecor Homes, a development & custom home building company. Board of Directors and Vice President of Dallas Home Builders Association. Board of Directors of Texas Association of Builders and National Association of Home Builders.
-Executive level management experience in both very large and small companies
-Project management and interface between engineering, development, sales, and customers
-All aspects of Marketing including strategic planning, product management, product introduction, marketing communications, sales assistance, and sales.
-Published author: Transnational Marketing in the Information Age; Garland Publishing.

-Excellent liaison between technical and non-technical personnel, and clients; experienced at managing sub-contractors to meet schedule and budgets
-Experienced at negotiating compromises among international and corporate interests in setting critical communications standards
-Detail oriented resulting in projects staying on track and on time;
-Skilled at managing day to day operations while staying focused on long term goals and implementing overall strategies;
-Experienced at creating work teams as permanent departments or special task forces;
-Outstanding oral and writing abilities, evidenced by published book and papers, and professional presentations on varied subjects given in numerous forums;

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