Dr. Nikki Giovanni Finley Dr. Nikki Giovanni Finley Assistant Professor, Business Administration Location:Science and Technology301D Phone:757-627-2140 Expertise:1.Marketing goods and services 2.Marketing yourself (Personal Branding)

Mrs. Nikki Giovanni Finley

  1. Current Rank

    Assistant Professor


  2. Department

    Department of Business Administration


  3. Education

    Doctoral Degree:

    Business Administration with a Focus in Marketing. Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia. December 2016

    Masters Degree:

    Masters of Education, in Marketing Education with an Endorsement in Vocational Special Needs. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. December 1999

    Baccalaureate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, in Fashion Merchandising with a concentration in Marketing. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. December 1996


  4. Courses Taught

    Hampton University

    ECO- 201 Macro- Economic Principles

    ECO- 202 Micro-Economic Principles

    MKT-305 Principles of Marketing

    MKT- 307 Retail Management

    MKT- 311 Consumer Behavior

    MKT- 328 Sales Management

    MKT- 417 Advertising Management

    MBA- 300 Critical Thinking

    MBA- 500 World Cultures

    MBA- 502 Critical Thinking, Business Negotiations & Strategy

    MBA- 101-615 Leadership Application Program


  5. Certifications

    Wise Financial Literacy Certified

    Microsoft Word Certified by Certiport

    Customer Services Certified by The National Retail Federation


  6. Intellectual Contributions


    Published article, Preliminary Research of Avatar Marketing: The Impact on Firm Financial

    Performance, Hampton University School of Business Journal Spring 2015  


    Published article, Planting the Seed of Entrepreneurship, Peninsula Chamber of Commerce September 2013  


  7. Commendations

    Received The Gold Star Teacher Award for Personal Finance class receiving 100% pass rate on The Wise Financial Literacy Certification Exam, November 2015


    Selected as Teacher of the Year for Heritage High School, April 2014


    Selected by Newport News City Council Woman Ms. Tina Vick as An Outstanding Woman in the Tidewater Area, March 2014


  8. Service

    Professional Organizations

    Member, Women Transportation Advisory Board of the Hampton Roads Area, 2015- present

    Member, American Marketing Association, 2010- present

    Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, 2001- present

    Member, DECA (Marketing) Organization, 1999- present