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Mitchell  Friedman

Mitchell Friedman

Director of MBA Professional Development

As a Term Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Professional Studies, Mitchell Friedman teaches MBA classes on Management Communication and undergraduate business classes on Management and Organizational Dynamics. In addition, Mitchell serves as the Director of Professional Development. In this capacity, he seeks to enhance career skills, knowledge, and job readiness of USF MBA students.

During his tenure with the USF MBA program Mitchell has overseen job placement and career development for over 300 MBA students. In his previous role as the Director of MBA Career Services he built and managed relationships with more than 200 employers, generated hundreds of opportunities for jobs, internships, and classrooms projects at Bay Area for-profit and nonprofit organizations and improved student abilities to create internship and project options.

Mitchell also provides communications consulting and training to organizations such as Ask Jeeves, Bank of America, California Resources and Training, and the Diocese of Oakland. He also has been an adjunct instructor at West Virginia University, Golden Gate University, University of California, Berkeley Extension, and San Jose State University.

Mitchell currently is President of Phi Delta Kappa (Chapter #1484) and a member of the Academy of Management and the American Educational Research Association.