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Jim S.

Northville, MI

$59/hour

MS (cis), specializing in Microsoft Office & Computer Science

5.0 average from 1 ratings
Patient and experienced tutor made computers fun
— Jennifer, Northville, MI on 9/21/16

$59/Hour


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University of Detroit
Master's

Education

University of Detroit (Master's)

About Jim

For the last 5 years, I am an adjunct instructor at EDMC’s South University at the Novi campus teaching college computer and Internet literacy classes for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 & 2013 in Windows 8. Also, well versed in MAC Office 2011. Past CIS teaching as an adjunct professor was at University of Detroit Mercy for both undergrads & graduate students for Software Management, Life Cycle, Requirements & Database Design.

My favorite hobby includes custom woodworking being a member of WorkShop in Northville for uniquely designed home furnishings. Also, I do volunteer work for the Habitat for Humanity building & home restorations in Wayne county. My past work history included a successful career in quality senior management for major logistics, steel processing and packaging suppliers to the automotive industry for ISO quality system certifications, value added continual improvements, lean concepts, value-stream mapping , A3, SWOT Analysis for structured problem solving & use of critical thinking for better decision making for substantial cost savings project programs. I am course certified in Information Security.

I am a native of Detroit, and reside in the Villas at Northville Country Club with my lovely wife Margaret (Johns) of forty-six years. We have five adult children. Previously, we lived in Ramblewood community of Farmington Hills for twenty-five years.

Proven success teaching diverse students & business people that learn by first, explaining & showing, then by participant's actual doing for lasting learning & retention.
For the last 5 years, I am an adjunct instructor at EDMC’s South University at the Novi campus teaching college computer and Internet literacy classes for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 & 2013 in Windows 8. Also, well versed in MAC Office 2011. Past CIS teaching as an adjunct professor was at University of Detroit Mercy for both undergrads & graduate Read more

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Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Group rates available. Special pricing (-10 %) for multiple hours/# days lessons. Training materials extra...

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Northville, MI 48168

"Patient and experienced tutor made computers fun"

- Jennifer, Northville, MI on 9/21/16
Test Preparation:
Career Development

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Business

Every business and aspiring employee needs Lean Concepts in order to survive.

As Senior Continuous Improvement Manager and Corporate Trainer (20+ years), I trained and coached hundreds of Hourly Employees, Supervisors, Management, Suppliers, Quality Personnel and even Customers for Job Instruction Training (JIT) and Quality related subjects.

I taught mainly in the areas of: 5S, FEMA, Value Stream, Flow Charts, Swim Lanes, Project Team Management, Stream lined Procedures & Processes, ISO Certifications and Information Security Compliance for workforce development and new start ups!

Career Development

I am a college Instructor for 5+ years teaching Critical Thinking. The Intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action for better decision making.

Taught from the use of working models from Paul Elder, Benjamin Bloom, and What is RED?

In its exemplary form, it is based on universal intellectual values that transcend subject matter divisions: clarity, accuracy, precision, consistency, relevance, sound evidence, good reasons, depth, breadth, and fairness.

Computer Science

I am Information Technology experienced in the use of computers, file storage processes, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data for various certifications. I am also course certified in Information Security.

I am a Trainer/Coach as a Sr. Continuous Improvement Manager for 12+ years in a large International logistics company for flowcharting for business systems in Data, System, Swim Lanes, and Entity diagrams start-up operations. I am also proficient in local/International Lean Value Streams and Information Mapping processes and procedures for varies business and computer related applications.

Microsoft Excel

Teaching in classroom Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010 & 2013 to College students for over 5+ years at EDMC South University - Novi Campus.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have taught Microsoft Office, including Powerpoint and inserting video's for the past 5 years.

Microsoft Project

* educational background: Company course trained in Microsoft Project Software.
* experience: Extensive 12+ years use of Project Management for Quality Certification and new company startups!
* tutoring or teaching; Assisted 100 - 1000+ fellow workers, supervisors & students for project management techniques and tutoring methods: providing shortcuts, pitfalls & advanced techniques; like setting up milestones & back dating projects to ensure on-time below budget delivery.

Microsoft Word

I have taught over 200+ college students in Microsoft Word functions: Insert Graphic Posters, Make Resumes & Cover Letters, Complete a research paper using MLA & APA 6th ed., file recovery & storage formatted for 2007, 2010 & 2013 versions for over 5+ years at EDMC South University - Novi Campus.

University of Detroit
Master's

Education

University of Detroit (Master's)

Patient and experienced tutor made computers fun

Jim's classroom and one- on- one teaching experience showed. He was very prepared with every topic I wanted to cover. He showed me practical examples of computer skills for exactly what I needed. After the explanation and doing tasks together. He had me complete an assignment start to finish. I thought that was great! It proved I learned to create documents and got to practice before I left the se

— Jennifer, Northville, MI on 9/21/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $59.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Group rates available. Special pricing (-10 %) for multiple hours/# days lessons. Training materials extra...

Travel policy

Jim will travel within 25 miles of Northville, MI 48168.