James A Corbett

James A Corbett, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Woodland Hills Campus


My name is Prof. James Corbett, and I am pleased to have been provided the opportunity to teach BUS319 Principles of Finance in the Adult Degree Education Program at CLU.  Although I have taught finance, mathematics, and computer programming at various educational institutions in California and Germany, this is my first term teaching at Cal Lutheran. 

My background in finance includes 35 years experience in a variety of management positions with Fortune 100 companies in the petroleum, entertainment, insurance, and banking industries.  This includes positions in financial advisory services, consulting, auditing, economic analysis, and business enterprise development.  Other related qualifications and expertise in support of these assignments include the design, implementation and reconciliation of operating budgets, revenue and expense forecasting, internal controls auditing and compliance Sarbanes-Oxley), marketing analysis, cost control, assest management, profitability analysis and performance measurement systems.     



University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.  Graduate School of Business.                       Degree: Masters in Business Administration.  Major:  Finance and Business Enterprise Development.

University of Southern California, International Study Program - Kaiserslautern, Germany         Graduate School of Education.  Major:  Educational Administration.  Instructor Computer Programming and Mathematics.

University of California, Los Angeles.  Teacher Credentialing Program.  UCLA School of Education

Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, NY.  School of Business Administration                        Degree: Bachelor of Science.  Major:  Industrial Management.




Corporate Training, Licenses, and Certifications

  • Project Management - Six Sigma Yellow
  • Management Leadership Courses - Strategic Planning, Commercial Lines Insurance, Employee Development & Recruiting, Performance Evaluation.
  • Licensed Income Tax Preparer
  • Licensed Real Estate Appraisal
  • Licensed Life Insurance, Disability, and Fixed Annuities
  • Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Certified Systems Professional 
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