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Lessons offered by James
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • International Business
Levels
  • All Levels

Dr James Atkinson, DBA,MScCIS., 11 years experienec teaching MBA and Computer Information Systems topics, 20 years experiencec in business/international business, 30 years experience in Information Te

Methodology

I am retired military, a retired executive from the Department of Defense, serial entrepreneur with experience in Europe, ASEAN, Ocenania, Latin America, Caribbean, and the United States, My teaching philosophy is that students rise to meet the expectations put on them. High expectations result in high performance. Mediocre expectations result in no or mediocre (at best) results). Yet, I also believe in tailoring my approach to the background and experiene of the student(s). I work with students to build success.

Background

Dr Atkinson’s unique background and experiences bring in-depth knowledge and expertise of immense value to the organization. Specifically:
• Domestic U.S. & International Finance & Resource Management, Program Management, Project Management, Management Information Systems, Organizational Behavior, Auditing, Information Technology, Financial Analysis, Projected Valuation, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Venture Capital Frog-Kissing, Investor Relations, & Customer Due Diligence (KYC/CDD) across the Department of Defense, in the United States, Western & Eastern Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Caribbean, & Oceania.
• DoD Program Management including the Finance, Resource Management, and Organizational Behavior/Management, Program and Project Management, environmental water, air, and soil recovery/contamination mitigation, renewable energy, municipal solid waste management, management information systems, Information Technology, security, cyber security, statistical analysis, and the like.
• Advanced knowledge of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), automated ERP/CRM systems (SAP & Oracle).
• Recognized ability to operate independently, develop multi-national, cross-cultural teams, increase productivity, & provide turnkey solutions.
• Internal Controls, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), Federal Tax Law, Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Examination, Patriot Act, National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules, Know Your Customer (KYC), Customer Due Diligence (CDD), KYC Maturity Model, Government Acquisition, Contracting, Cost Estimating, Financial Management, Earned Value Management, Program Management, Information Technology, & Production, Quality & Manufacturing.
• Delphi analysis, data mining, statistics, and analysis
• Automated financial systems (SAP & Oracle), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Connect, Skype, Blackboard, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, & Visio, & standard government RP & finance systems & equipment.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $30
Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $30
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $25

Details

Travel cost for 50-100 miles is $1/mile; $0.50 per minute of travel.

Lessons offered by James
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • International Business
Levels
  • All Levels

James's resume

Dr Atkinson’s unique, cross-industry, cross-cultural background, experience, and subject-matter expertise bring in-depth knowledge of immense value to you. Specifically:
• Domestic U.S. & International Finance & Resource Management, Program Management, Project Management, Management Information Systems, Organizational Behavior, Auditing, Information Technology, Financial Analysis, Projected Valuation, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Venture Capital Frog-Kissing, Investor Relations, & Customer Due Diligence (KYC/CDD) across the United States, Western & Eastern Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Caribbean, & Oceania.
• DoD Program Management including the Finance, Resource Management, and Organizational Behavior/Management, Program and Project Management, management information systems, Information Technology, security, cyber security, statistical analysis, and the like.
• Advanced knowledge of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), automated ERP/CRM systems (SAP & Oracle).
• Recognized ability to operate independently, develop multi-national, cross-cultural teams, increase productivity, & provide turnkey solutions.
• Internal Controls, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), Federal Tax Law, Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Examination, Patriot Act, National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules, Know Your Customer (KYC), Customer Due Diligence (CDD), Maturity Model, Acquisition, Contracting, Cost Estimating, Financial Management, Earned Value Management, Program Management, Information Technology, & Production, Quality & Manufacturing.
• Delphi analysis, data mining, statistics, and analysis
• Green technology including environmental recovery and mitigation, off-the-grid technologies, solar energy, wind energy, waste to energy, municipal solid waste & contaminated soil mitigation, water and air purification, & air filtration & purification.

Dr Atkinson holds multiple degrees: AAS in Administration of Justice, BA (Pre-law), MSc in International Management, MSc in Computer Information Systems, and a Doctorate in Business Administration; He is a subject matter expert and faculty in the Capella University MBA program. He is a Certified Defense Financial Manager- with Acquisition specialization, (CDFM-A), Chartered Asset Manager (CAM), Chartered Economist - Economic Policy Analyst (ChE), Master Financial Professional (MFP), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Registered Financial Specialist (RFS). Defense Financial Management Certification Program Level 3 (highest level possible), Army Civilian Training and Education Development System (ACTEDS) Civilian Program 11 (Financial Management) Level IV (highest level possible), and Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Finance and Earned Value Management Acquisition Specialist.


Experience

• 08/2017-Present - Private Consultant – The Perfect Solution: Program Manager for multi-million dollar Water and Waste Water Treatment system projects across Central and South-East Gulf Coast of Texas. Cla-Val, Superior Chlorine and Ammonia systems, and VFD Water and Waste Water Control Systems subject matter expert servicing city, county and private industry.

• 10/2010 – Present: Part-Time Faculty - Capella University: Instructor to more than 1,200 students in 90 MBA and DBA courses covering 35 different subject areas

• 08/2015 – 08/2017: Chief Financial Officer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District
• 09/2012 - 08/2015: Supervisory Finance Officer: Defense Intelligence Agency
• 09/2008 - 08/2012: Supervisory Finance Officer: Dugway Proving Ground
• 09/2006 - 08/2008: Finance Officer – Special Operations Command Europe

Supervise and oversee all financial, accounting, human resource, and fiscal planning, programming, budgeting, execution systems of assigned organizations.

• 12/99 - 09/2006: Founder, Entrepreneur, & Director Environmental Earth Solutions (Financial Investment Manager for private green technology Swedish equity fund managing investments in multiple EU, Caribbean, Latin America, ASEAN, and Oceania countries).

• 06/1993 - 09/2006: Founder, Entrepreneur, & Director of The Perfect Solution (Green Technology and Information Technology venture spanning two American states and four countries).

Other

International Finance and Program Management Consultant to the Coalition of Hope. COH is an NGO providing humanitarian services around the world.

Pro-Forma Chief Financial Officer for The Empowerment US Company. Empowerment is a tech industry startup focused on addressing emerging portable cellphone power requirements.

2018-2019 - Substitute Teacher - Edna Independent School District, Edna, Texas

Grades 9-12 Science, Physics, and Biology.


Education:

University of Phoenix; Phoenix; AZ; United States
09/2010 - Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
12/2005 Master of Science Computer Information Systems (MScCIS)

Echelon Institute of Management Development (EIMD); Monnickendam; Netherlands in cooperation with Johnson and Whales Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate School
05/2002 – Master of Science Management / Master of Science International Management (MScM/MScIM)

University of Washington Tacoma; WA; United States
06/1998 Bachelor of Arts; US & International Studies (BA) [pre=law]

Affiliations:

Association for Financial Professionals
Association of Government Accountants
Association for Information Systems
Network Professional Association
Microsoft - Microsoft Certified Professional Microsoft Partner
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
American Academy of Financial Management
American Society of Military Comptrollers
Project Management Institute

Certifications

Microsoft Certified Professional
Certified Defense Financial Manager-Acquisition (CDFM-A)
Defense Financial Certification Program Level 3 (DFMCP-3)
ACTEDS CP-11, Level IV

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