Susan Berston

Photo of Susan Berston Department Small Business 
 Office Cloud Hall 106
 Phone (415) 452-5921
 Mailbox C106
 Fall 2014 
 Office Hours
Fall 2014 Teaching Schedule
GNBS 119 Introduction to Business 3.0 70309 001 Lec M W 09:10-10:25AM CLOU U201 Deadlines Final Book 70310 002 Lec T R 09:40-10:55AM MUB A270 Deadlines Final Book 71828 003 Lec M W 12:10-01:25PM MUB A270 Deadlines Final Book
GNBS 119-001, 002 & 003 accept students for regular credit and, via a contract with the instructor, for honors credit. Questions on honors credit, call 239-3376 or e-mail
SMBS 135 Ownership/Operation of Sm. Bus 3.0 70337 001 Lec T R 01:10-02:25PM MUB A260 Deadlines Final Book SUPV 234 Communications for Bus. Mgmt. 3.0 71375 581 Lec M 06:00-08:50PM 88 4th St. U818 Deadlines Final Book

Want to make an appointment? I am rarely in Cloud 106, as listed above.
My mobile office or "coffice," is in the Multi-Use Building (next to Chasing Lions Cafe),
so please email me a day in advance for an appointment. Showing up to my class when it ends is a great way to find me as well. I can be reached at

Who am I? Learn more about me on LinkedIn...

Please go to my class website to learn more! -- course syllabi and loads of information!

School stuff:
University of California, Berkeley, B.S. P.E.I.S. (Political Economies of Industrialized Societies)
MBA, Finance, University of San Francisco

Really neat awards that I'm super proud of:

Elected as a Member of City College of San Francisco's Academic Senate, May 2014

Office of Student Advocacy 2012 Excellence Award

Books Published (don't try this):

Contemporary Business
Louis Boone and David L. Kurtz
Contributing Author
(c) 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Business: A Practical Introduction
Williams, Sawyer and Berston
(c) 2013 Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ

Exploring Management
John Schermerhorn
Contributing Author
(c) 2014 John Wiley & Sons


Business Instructor Writes Textbook The Guardsman February 22, 2012

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I welcome the chance to stay in touch with students who have graduated! Find me on LinkedIn, and please come speak to our current students!

Student Engagement and other fun stuff in my free time:
Council, American Conservatory Theater Young Conservatory
Current Advisor, Alpha Beta Gamma and CCSF Kiva Microfinance Club
Lick-Wilmerding High School Arts Council

Coach, counselor, guide, motivator and mentor to those interested in transferring to a four-year school.

Writing, research, theater, and my family.

A second generation faculty member proudly serving students since 1997.

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