Faculty

Jim Robison, DBA, CFPIM, PMP

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Jim Robison has over 30 years' experience in business management as director of supply chain, director of production control, materials manager, inventory manager, purchasing manager, accounts payable manager, and as the owner of a small business. Jim has served as a project manager, or project team member, in several organizations. He has a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in Operations and Technology Management from Golden Gate University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Sonoma State University and a Bachelor of Science degree, in business and industrial management, from San Jose State University.

Jim is certified as a Project Management Professional, PMP®, by the Project Management Institute. He is also a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management, CFPIM®, and is Certified in Integrated Resource Management, CIRM®; both certifications awarded by APICS, the Association for Operations Management. In addition, Jim earned the Certified Purchasing Manager, C.P.M., designation from the Institute for Supply Management. He retired from the US Army Reserve, after 22 years of service, as a Lieutenant Colonel. He has been teaching business courses at Sonoma State University since 2003.