James Arnold

Adjunct Faculty, Management

jkarnold@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4112

M.B.A., , University of St. Thomas
A.B.D., Doctorate in Leadership - Expected December 2010, University of St. Thomas
B.S., Business, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

See publications in UST Research Online

Jim Arnold is a communications professor in the Full-time UST MBA program, with primary responsibility as professor for Applied Verbal Communication Skills Labs. He is a founding faculty member of the Full-time UST MBA program.

Arnold also coaches student teams in presenting at national and international case competitions. He conducts research in public speaking anxiety and various organizational behavior topics.

Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 664 - 115 Applied Communication Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22030
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3540800-095021 Jan '15
TMH 3540800-095026 Jan '15
TMH 3540800-095028 Jan '15
TMH 3540800-095010 Apr '15
TMH 3540800-095001 May '15
MGMT 664 - 116 Applied Communication Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22031
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541010-120021 Jan '15
TMH 3541010-120026 Jan '15
TMH 3541010-120028 Jan '15
TMH 3541010-120010 Apr '15
TMH 3541010-120001 May '15
MGMT 664 - 117 Applied Communication Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22032
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541300-145021 Jan '15
TMH 3541300-145026 Jan '15
TMH 3541300-145028 Jan '15
TMH 3541300-145010 Apr '15
TMH 3541300-145001 May '15
MGMT 664 - 118 Applied Communication Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22033
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541510-170021 Jan '15
TMH 3541510-170026 Jan '15
TMH 3541510-170028 Jan '15
TMH 3541510-170010 Apr '15
TMH 3541510-170001 May '15
Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 780 - 711 Professional Communication See Details * *
Description of course Professional Communication : CRN: 30408
This course examines effective communication techniques with a particular emphasis on the accounting profession. Students will expand their knowledge of spoken, listening, visual and nonverbal communication skills in a business environment. The ethical dimensions of business communications will also be analyzed.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541245-1545M - - - - - -
TMH 3541430-1700M - - - - - -
Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 663 - 115 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42999
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3540800-120011 Sep '15
TMH 3540800-120018 Sep '15
TMH 3540800-120002 Oct '15
TMH 3540800-120006 Nov '15
TMH 3540800-120020 Nov '15
MGMT 663 - 116 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 43000
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3530800-120011 Sep '15
TMH 3530800-120018 Sep '15
TMH 3530800-120002 Oct '15
TMH 3530800-120006 Nov '15
TMH 3530800-120020 Nov '15
MGMT 663 - 117 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 43001
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541300-170011 Sep '15
TMH 3541300-170018 Sep '15
TMH 3541300-170002 Oct '15
TMH 3541300-170006 Nov '15
TMH 3541300-170020 Nov '15
MGMT 663 - 118 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 43002
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3531300-170011 Sep '15
TMH 3531300-170018 Sep '15
TMH 3531300-170002 Oct '15
TMH 3531300-170006 Nov '15
TMH 3531300-170020 Nov '15
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Chairman, Institute for Management Studies, Minneapolis (2002 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, St. Paul / Mpls (2000 - present)
  • Founder/ Lead Consultant, Jim Arnold & Company, Minneapolis (1987 - 2010)
  • Adjunct Instructor, St. Mary's University, Minneapolis (1999 - 2000)
  • Director of Marketing, ChartHouse International Learning Corporation, Minneapolis (1996 - 1998)
  • Instructor, Total Benefit Communications, Atlanta (1995 - 1998)
  • Senior Copywriter/ Account Team, Loyalty Marketing Division, Carlson Marketing Group, Minneapolis (1986 - 1987)
  • Copywriting Director, Piper Jaffray & Companies, Minneapolis (1985 - 1986)
  • Securities Analyst, Piper Jaffray & Companies, Minneapolis (1983 - 1985)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • American Society for Training & Development
  • Association for Business Communication

Professional Service
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer

Publications

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Communication
  • Leadership

Presentations