Jim Robison, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Management | Coordinator & Lead Instructor, Project Management Certificate & Supply Chain Management Certificate

(707) 664-2904
  • Golden Gate University - D.B.A. in Operations and Technology Management
    • Dissertation: The Effect of Process Flexibility on Work-In-Process and Finished Goods Inventory in the U.S. Wine Industry
  • Sonoma State University - M.B.A.​
    • Thesis: Inventory Profile Analysis: An Aggregation Technique for Improving Customer Service while Reducing Inventory
  • San Jose State University - B. S. in Business and Industrial Management

Professional Certifications:

  • Agile Certified Practitioner
  • PMI-ACP (Project Management Institute), 1/21/2017
  • Project Management Professional, PMP (Project Management Institute), 1/20/2016
  • Certified Fellow in Production & Inventory Management, CFPIM (APICS), 7/27/1994
  • Certified in Integrated Resource Management, CIRM (APICS), 5/11/1994
  • Certified in Production & Inventory Management, CPIM (APICS), 7/17/1993
  • Certified Purchasing Manager, C.P.M. (Institute for Supply Management), 6/12/1996 (inactive)
  • Accredited Purchasing Practitioner, A.P.P. (Institute for Supply Management), 7/27/1997 (inactive)
Academic Interests
  • Strategic management
  • Operations management
  • Management information systems
Selected Publications & Presentations
  • Robison, J. (2008). Process flexibility in the U.S. wine industry. A peer-reviewed presentation at the APICS Education and Research Foundation Conference.
  • Robison, J. (May 2007). Bridging the aggregation gap – Supplementing sales and operations planning with inventory profile analysis. A peer-reviewed presentation at the Production Operations Management Society (POMS) International Conference, and included in the conference proceedings.
  • Robison, J. (2001). Inventory profile analysis – An aggregation technique for improving customer service while reducing inventory. Production and Inventory Management Journal.
  • Robison, J. (January 2018). WineSim Owners Manual
  • Robison. J. (2008). The match game: Managing to the system constraint. APICS International Conference.
  • Robison. J. (2003). A New Model for Solving, and Resolving Inventory Problems. APICS International Conference.
  • Robison. J. (March 2003). Mathematicians or Managers?”  APICS - The Performance Advantage.
  • Robison. J. (February 2001). Inventory Reports Missing Critical Information. Inventory Reduction Report.
  • Robison. J. (2000). Inventory Management Techniques. APICS International Conference.
  • Robison. J. (January 2000). Inventory Profile Analysis. Inventory Reduction Report.
  • Robison. J. (1999). Inventory Profile Analysis. APICS International Conference.
  • Robison. J. (August 1999). Inventory Profile Analysis. APICS - The Performance Advantage.