Jim Smith, Jr.

Executive MBA Lecturer

Area of expertise
Management & Global Business
Academic degrees

Doctorate in Business, Temple University Fox School of Business

MJ, Journalism, Temple University  

BA English, Widener University


Friday, March 22, 2019
Student Testimonials
Thank you for delivering this awesome presentation skills session in class.
I am responsible for national commercial operations for a global Medtech company and I had to deliver a "commitment journey & recovery improvement plan" to the commercial executive leadership. For years, I used to have a fear of public speaking and this gradually went away but I always have some sort of anxiety before a presentation delivery. It impacts the clarity of the message and people see and feel this.

For the first time in my entire career, I felt confident to do some storytelling to kick off my presentation following the steps you coached us. In addition, as per your instruction, professor, I thought extensively about the audience & the graphics of the content.

I stood up in the front of the room with zero fear of getting my message across. As you taught us, it's all about the MINDSET! When I was done, I got a lot of positive feedback and many of my coworkers noticed the change in how I had approached my presentation delivery. What an amazing presentation skills coach you are! And this is just the beginning
—  Marie R. EMBA’ 2023