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Maria Colman

  • Lecturer of Business Communication
  • Marshall Case Team Advisor

Maria Colman is the owner and founder of handmadeMaria®. The original business plan was part of her MBA at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Maria has over 30 years' experience in retail marketing, accounting management, direct sales, and education. Her upcycled products and art pieces are sold at brick and mortar and online stores.

Courses taught include; BUAD 302, BUAD 302T, WRIT 340, GSBA 542, and GSBA 523T—core courses for undergraduate and graduate students.

Her commitment to her students surpasses teaching—she also coaches undergraduate student teams for case competitions as an advisor for the Marshall Case Team and accompanies them to competitions.

Maria Colman

Areas of Expertise

Business Communication
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
How to Sell
Used Goods


Business Communication