Steven Osinski

Osinski currently teaches courses in Sales and Direct Marketing at San Diego State University. In addition, he also teaches classes to International students through the American Language Institute. He brings valuable business experience to his students within the Advertising, Marketing and Sales professions.

Osinski’s commitment towards enhanced education extends far beyond the classroom. He is an active member of the College of Business’ Board of Directors and serves on its Marketing committee. In 2012, he and his wife contributed $150,000 towards the creation of a PSSM (Professional Sales & Sales Management) program at SDSU, which will be implemented in the fall, 2013. He was also recently named “Marketing Professor of the Year” by SDSU’s chapter of the AMA (AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION).

Osinski is also the founder and CEO of 3 Hour Learning (, an online digital educational program targeted towards teaching entrepreneurs, business professionals and recent graduates the fundamentals of success in sales and how to better market themselves.

Prior to teaching, Osinski was the founder and CEO of the SMART GROUP; a national advertising agency that specialized in serving the direct marketing needs of some of the nation’s largest Wireless carriers. The SMART GROUP was acquired by TMP WORLDWIDE / MONSTER.COM in 1998. Osinski served as the Vice President of Marketing for their Directional Marketing division overseeing a half billion dollars in ad revenues for two years.

Prior to joining the faculty at SDSU, Osinski spent his post MONSTER.COM years serving on numerous Boards and in multiple non-profit organizations including CHAIRMEN'S ROUNDTABLE, CONNECT, JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT and the SAN DIEGO SOCIAL VENTURE PARTNERS.

Osinski attended the University of Miami where he earned a BA in Mass Communications and an MBA in Marketing. He is married and has two daughters.

Dr. Chang is active and productive in research. She has studied issues in auditing, accounting and information systems to investigate information processing of experts, and cross-cultural issues related to professional judgments and decisions in auditing and managerial accounting. Her studies have been published in Abacus, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Data Base, the International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Accounting Literature, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Review of Business Information Systems, etc. In addition, she has presented many papers at national and international meetings of major associations and institutions. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine.

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