James Dupree

Jim Dupree
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


  • 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.


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

Personal and Professional Interests

Target shooting, swimming, travel
Faith integration into business practice