James Dupree

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Office: HAL 318H Box #3004
Email: [email protected]
Office phone: 724-458-3354
Office hours:

  • M 11:00-12:00 p.m.
  • WF 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • T & TH 2:30-5:00 p.m.
  • By appointment

Education

  • Ph.D. Communication The Pennsylvania State University; University Park, PA 16802
  • MA Communication Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, IL 60ll5
  • M.Div. Pastoral Studies Denver Seminary; Denver, CO 80120
  • BA International Relations University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ 85721
  • Certification International Marketing University of South Carolina
  • Certification International Business University of South Carolina
  • Current 2009 Cohort Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation Collaborative

Professional Certifications

  • Wilson Learning – Managing Interpersonal Relations
  • Carew Sales – Carew Positional Selling
  • DDI – Targeted Selection (Interviewing)
  • Blanchard Tech. – Situational Leadership
  • PDS – Road Map to Problem Solving (Quality Circles)
  • Zenger-Miller – Supervision
  • Learning International – Interpersonal Managing Skills
  • Penn State – Communication Anxiety Program

Courses Taught

  • BUSA 414 – Strategic Marketing
  • ENTR 318 – Tech Venture Startup
  • ENTR 420 – Mentoring Seminar
  • ENTR 423 – Family Business
  • ENTR 459 – Organizational Change and Consulting

Previous Career Experience

  • Consulting Associate and Program Developer, WorkLife
  • Develop content for online and CD-ROM based training.
  • Develop and deliver on-site, one-on-one, and one-on-group training.
  • Management Development, Citibank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1987 – 1990
  • Developed and delivered management training for the credit card operation of Citibank with 2100 employees and 450+ managers.
  • Delivered management and executive development training.
  • Manager, Sales Training, Travelers Express, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Provided training support to all divisions and three subsidiaries of an 1100 employee financial services company.
  • Designed and developed product sales training programs to be delivered by content experts. Co-trained with content experts.
  • Delivered interpersonal skills training to managers.
  • Manager, Training, Conklin Company, Minneapolis, MN.
  • National Sales Trainer, Conklin Company
  • Interdenominational Ministry, (Navigators), Fayetteville, NC and Church Ministry, Deer Trail, CO.
  • B.F.E. Drywall contracting, drywall construction subcontractor for residential and commercial construction.
  • Veteran’s Employment Representative, state of North Carolina, Fayetteville, NC.
  • USAR, Major (Ret.), Tour-Republic of Viet Nam – Bronze Star for Valor with Oak Leaf Cluster, USAR Company Commander – Bronze Star for Meritorious Service.

International Experience

  • Co-led and taught Contemporary Business and Entrepreneurship in China, Spring 2006. Dr. Linda Christie and I took 19 students and alumni to Beijing, China, visiting businesses, and government agencies, utilizing expatriate and Chinese national business and academic leaders as guest lecturers.
  • Conducted Effective Leadership Training for Chinese MBA and MA students in Chongqing and Dalian, China (P.R.C.) with SAFE, June 2005.
  • Lead speaker joint American-Russian educators conference sponsored by Partners with Russia, “Using Computer Simulations in Business Education,” in Russia, January 2002.
  • Conducted Marketing and Strategic Planning seminars for Chinese (P.R.C.) managers in Nanjing, China, for the Executive Development Program for Pacific Institute of Business Management, July-August 1999.
  • Taught in and evaluated European travel study-abroad program out of King’s College, Summer 1994.

Hometown

Poughkeepsie, New York, Raised Tucson, Ariz, and Southern California

Personal and Professional Interests

Target shooting, swimming, travel
Faith integration into business practice