University of Southern California

W. James Gosline, Jr.
Professor of Clinical Management Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-0197
Education: 
MPW, University of Southern California; BA, UC-Santa Barbara

Overview

Jim Gosline's areas of expertise include persuasive business writing, public speaking and business presentations, communication for accountants and tax professionals, and training in U.S. business communication customs and protocol. He has consulted for a variety of organizations, including Intel, Korea Telecom, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Southern California Gas Company, Sandy Corporation, and Transamerica Corporation. Professor Gosline's corporate background as a communication coach allows him to bring practical experience in persuasive writing and public speaking to the classroom. His interests focus on techniques to increase persuasion by using communication strategy and critical thinking.