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Francis O.

Austin, TX

$40/hr

Friendly and Patient Tutor who aims to bring back fun in learning.

Background check passed as of 9/14/14
Usually responds in about 13 hours

Friendly and Patient Tutor who aims to bring back fun in learning.

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I am an experienced tutor in the broad areas of Computing, Business -including Accounting and Finance, and Maths - including Statistics. I have a very strong engineering and analytical background.
I am a licensed certified public accountant and very experienced in preparing students for the CPA exam. I work painstakingly the MCQs and simulations together with the students and give them tips and strategies to be successful in the exam.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Finite Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Computer:
C,
C++,
Computer Engineering,
Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
Fortran, General Computer, Mathematica, MATLAB,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project,
Networking (Computer), QuickBooks,
SPSS
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
Accounting, Business,
Economics, Finance, Marketing,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, QuickBooks,
Tax Preparation
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, CFA,
SAT Math, Series 63, Series 7
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business,
C++,
Economics, Finance, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Networking (Computer), SPSS, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Business

I have an Master of Business Administration(MBA) degree as well as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate. I have been involved in various aspects of business such as Finance, Accounting and Business strategies for many years. As a CPA, I have also assisted numerous clients to improve their businesses.

C

I have a PhD degree in digital communications. I have in excess of 10 years of industry experience in the use of the C/C++ programming languages and embedded real-time software, including RTOS, for wireless devices especially cell phones for 2nd/3rd/4th generation wireless systems. I have very good knowledge of C coding standards and methodologies.

C++

I have a PhD degree in digital communications. I have in excess of 10 years of industry experience in the use of the C++ programming languages and embedded real-time software, including RTOS, for wireless devices especially cell phones for 2nd/3rd/4th generation wireless systems. I have very good knowledge of C++ coding standards and methodologies.

CFA

I have an MBA degree with good theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in finance. As a licensed CPA, I have had to, on numerous occasions, deal with very complex finance structures and instruments and the interconnection of global markets an information transfer. I am very conversant with methodologies used by large organizations to manage their portfolio risks and to improve the bottom line. I will gladly provide additional information if required.

Computer Engineering

I have a bachelors degree in electrical/electronics engineering and PhD in digital communications. I have worked extensively in industry as a software programmer and embedded real-time software developer. I have programmed microprocessors, DSPs, for system-on-a chip(SOC). I currently teach C and C++ programming languages and very familiar with most of the advanced topics in computer engineering (hardware and software). I believe i have the necessary background and experience to teach the course effectively.

Computer Programming

I have a bachelor's degree in electrical/electronics engineering and PhD in digital communications. During the course of my undergraduate and graduate degree programs, I took several courses in computer programming, including computer algorithms -linked-lists, binary search algorithms, writing and debugging techniques, software architectures, and memory management. I have also taken post-graduate courses on specific computer programming languages such as: C, C++, Python, and Assembler.
I have in excess of 7 years' experience as a computer programmer in industry.

Computer Science

I have a bachelors degree in electrical/electronics engineering and PhD in digital communications. I have worked extensively in industry as a software programmer and embedded real-time software developer. I have programmed microprocessors, DSPs, for system-on-a chip(SOC). I currently teach C and C++ programming languages and very familiar with most of the advanced topics in computer science such as linked-lists, sorting, memory-management. I believe I have the necessary background and experience to teach the course effectively.

Electrical Engineering

I have B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering (EE). I have also worked several years, in industry, as an electrical engineer in a variety of applications. Over the course of my studies, I took all the necessary basic and advanced courses in EE.

Linear Algebra

Linear algebra is fundamental area in electrical and electronics engineering. I have a PhD in Digital Communications (which is part of electrical engineering) and have taken and worked with advanced topics relating to linear equations, matrices, affine projection spaces, matrix decomposition. I have also used the tool 'Matlab' which is a short form for Matrix laboratory to solve many problems in this area.

Marketing

I have a master's in business administration (MBA) degree. I have taken advanced courses in marketing strategies and procedures to aid in understanding the competitive environment and framework. I have solid experience in market forecasting techniques and business statistics. I believe I have the necesssary background and experience to effectively tutor this course.

MATLAB

I have a good and solid engineering and scientific background and used MATLAB extensively during the course of my research (PhD). In addition, I have several years (>10years) of experience in industry as a Research and Development engineer and used MATLAB tool extensively. I am very familiar with most of the advanced topics in Matlab and confident in my ability to teach the course effectively.

Microsoft Project

I have in excess of 15 years' experience in the engineering industry. During this period, I have worked as a project and program manager for a variety of very high-profile and capital intensive projects. Also during the course of my MBA degree program I took all relevant courses in Project Management as required for PMP certification. I am very experienced in Microsoft Project 2014 software and topics such as Gant chart and resource allocations. Also as a CPA accountant I am very versed in budgetary matters and cost accounting for projects.
I believe I have the necessary experience and qualifications to tutor this course efficiently.

Regards
Francis

QuickBooks

I am currently a QuickBook ProAdvisor with Intuit Canada. I have installed several QuickBooks such as Pro 2010, Premier 2010 and 2011 for clients in a variety of industries such as transportation, medical, retail, and other professional services. I have over five years of experience with QuickBooks.

Tax Preparation

I am a fully certified CPA with Illinois State. I am registered with the IRS and have a PTIN with IRS. I have experience in income tax preparation and have prepared over 500 returns both for US and Canada individual income tax. I am knowledgeable in relevant tax laws and the tax code and also experienced with tax for entities such as Corporation and Partnership.

UNIVERSITY OF IFE NIGERIA
University of Phoenix
MBA
Imperial College, University of London
PhD

Education

UNIVERSITY OF IFE NIGERIA

University of Phoenix (MBA)

Imperial College, University of London (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

My rates are flexible and with special pricing for multiple hour lessons, subject specific rate and student rate.

Travel policy

Francis will travel within 40 miles of Austin, TX 78752.


About Francis

I am an experienced tutor in the broad areas of Computing, Business -including Accounting and Finance, and Maths - including Statistics. I have a very strong engineering and analytical background.
I am a licensed certified public accountant and very experienced in preparing students for the CPA exam. I work painstakingly the MCQs and simulations together with the students and give them tips and strategies to be successful in the exam.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF IFE NIGERIA
University of Phoenix
MBA
Imperial College, University of London
PhD

Education

UNIVERSITY OF IFE NIGERIA

University of Phoenix (MBA)

Imperial College, University of London (PhD)


Tutor Policies

My rates are flexible and with special pricing for multiple hour lessons, subject specific rate and student rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Austin, TX 78752

Francis’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Finite Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Computer:
C,
C++,
Computer Engineering,
Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
Fortran, General Computer, Mathematica, MATLAB,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project,
Networking (Computer), QuickBooks,
SPSS
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
Accounting, Business,
Economics, Finance, Marketing,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, QuickBooks,
Tax Preparation
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, CFA,
SAT Math, Series 63, Series 7
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business,
C++,
Economics, Finance, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Networking (Computer), SPSS, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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