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  • Sessional Instructor

    Business Administration Department
    Room 366 Drake Centre
    181 Freedman Crescent
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4

    T: 204-480-1085
    F: 204-474-7545


Janet Eisbrenner joined the Asper School of Business in 2012. She teaches various business administration courses, including human resource management, organizational behaviour, staffing, labour and employee relations, organizational theory and management, and collective bargaining.

Eisbrenner holds a PhD in Human Resource Management, a Master of Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation from Abilene Texas University, a Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Regina, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution Studies from Menno Simons College in affiliation with the University of Winnipeg. She also has two years of study at the University of Saskatchewan in the Bachelor of Education degree program. She holds certifications in Counseling Skills, and Basic and Family Mediation. She also has achieved grade-8 level from the Royal Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto.

Her professional work experience includes the start-up, ownership and operation of a small business, and management and administrative positions in various public and private-sector organizations.

Eisbrenner has an assortment of published work and presentations. When not teaching at the Asper School of Business, she is involved in mediation and counseling consulting, and facilitation and instruction of online conflict resolution and business courses. She engages in on-going educational pursuits in business-related areas, such as organizational conflict resolution system design and conflict management.

Research Interests

  • Workplace Conflict Resolution
  • Organizational Dispute System Design
  • Mediation
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics and Decision-Making

Teaching Interests

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Theory and Management
  • Labour and Employment Relations
  • Collective Bargaining and Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace