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Fred Baker

United States

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Fred Baker is a designer at heart!

For more than ten years, he has been practicing and teaching Instructional Design, leading innovative multi-phase projects, and designing and implementing large-scale strategic initiatives. He is currently focused on expanding his work in project management.

Fred holds a doctorate degree in Instructional Design & Development, and certifications in Project Management (PMP), ROI Analysis (CRP), quality online course design (Quality Matters Master Reviewer), and product certification with He has also received recognition for his work in mentorship, scholarly research, and teaching. Fred has extensive experience with a variety of tools, processes, and approaches for designing effective training and instructional systems geared toward improving performance in any organization.

Fred lives with his wife and their four awesome sons in Florida.

Connect Topic(s) of Interest

  • Infrastructure and Research Technologies
  • IT Professional Services
  • Leadership and Management
  • Teaching and Learning

Professional Associations

Project Management Institute
2021 - Present

Social Links


University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama, United States
Doctor of Philosophy, 2014
Instructional Design & Development
2010 To 2014
Dissertation: Policies related to the implementation of openness at research intensive universities in the united states: A descriptive content analysis
Advisor: Dan Surry

University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama, United States
Bachelor's of Business Administration, 2008
2004 To 2008