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James B.

Doylestown, PA

$40/hour

Tutor / Professor with Real World Experience

20+ Hours
4.8 average from 10 ratings
Fantastic Experience
— Tamara, Kaysville, UT on 10/19/17

$40/Hour


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Rider University
Computer Science

Education

Rider University (Computer Science)

About James

Teaching is my avocation and I enjoy sharing what I know with those looking to learn. I have over 30 years teaching computer and business courses at the college level as an adjunct professor. While I have never had any formal training as a teacher, I consistently receive high marks from my students for explaining complex concepts in an easy to understand way. My students also enjoy the way in which I reinforce most concepts with my real world experience.

As for my day job, I have spent most of my career as a business / computer consultant for both Fortune 500 as well as local companies. My job has literally taken me around the world.

I offer both face-to-face and online teaching experiences.

My teaching style is relaxed and informal.
Teaching is my avocation and I enjoy sharing what I know with those looking to learn. I have over 30 years teaching computer and business courses at the college level as an adjunct professor. While I have never had any formal training as a teacher, I consistently receive high marks from my students for explaining complex concepts in an easy to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required

Rate discounts are available for recurring lessons, depending on the number of hours per lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Doylestown, PA 18902

"Fantastic Experience"

- Tamara, Kaysville, UT on 10/19/17

"Great lesson, great tutor!"

- Joe, Katy, TX on 10/13/17

"Amazing QuickBooks Tutor!"

- Rebecca, San Antonio, TX on 10/11/17
Math:
Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Microsoft Excel
Computer:
Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft Project, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
PHP,
QuickBooks,
SQL
Business:
Business,
Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Marketing, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, QuickBooks

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Business

I have worked over 30 years as a consultant for two major consulting firms; Deloitte and Price Waterhouse Coopers. During my tenure at Deloitte, I help to develop their Systems Auditing group as a National Instructor. I also consulted for numerous Fortune 100 corporate clients. Today I work as a consultant for a group which focuses on small or medium size business in the areas of accounting and technology.
Finally, I teach accounting at a local community college.

Computer Programming

I have over 30 years teaching for Bucks County Community College (Newtown, PA) for the STEM dept. Most recently I have taught courses on Database Design and Development focusing on MySQL and PHP. In the recent past I have taught courses in JAVA and C++.

Computer Science

I have over 30 years as professor for the department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology, where I teach both computer and accounting courses.

Microsoft Excel

Started teaching spreadsheets in 1982 for the administrators at Penn State University. Switched over to MS Excel in the 90's and have been both using and teaching it since. I'm very familiar most advanced Excel concepts including Pivot Tables, Visual Basic Programming and interfaces to SQL databases. While my educational background is in programming, I also have a strong accounting background which enables me to understand and address the needs of business management, and provide solutions using MS Excel.

Microsoft Outlook

I have been a user of Microsoft Outlook since it was released and have taught it in the corporate work for over 20 years. I'm very familiar with its installation and optional features. In addition to Outlook, I have 15 years of experience installing Microsoft Exchange configuring it with Outlook. I presently used MS Outlook 2016.

Microsoft Windows

As both an IT consultant and professor at a local college, I have over 30 years working with Microsoft Windows starting with MS Windows for Workgroups 3.0. I'm also well versed in the installation, configuration and use of MS Windows Server starting with MS Windows Server NT Version 4.0.

Networking (Computer)

I have started the networking program / curriculum for Bucks County Community College - STEM dept. in 1988. I currently teach the following networking courses:

CISC244 - Introduction to Microsoft Server - focusing on the 70-410 Exam Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2

CISC235 - Network Devices - Focusing on the CISCO CCENT / CCNA exams.

PHP

I currently teach a course in Database Design & Development (CISC215) at Bucks County Community College which focuses on MySQL and PHP.

I also maintain my companies website which partially written in PHP.

QuickBooks

I've been using and teach Quickbooks Professional, Premier and Enterprise starting in 1990. I developed and taught Quickbooks courses for Bucks County Community College (Newtown, PA) in 1990 as well.

Rider University
Computer Science

Education

Rider University (Computer Science)

Fantastic Experience

James was wonderful to work with. He made it easy to set up our tutoring session. I was working under a deadline and James accomodated my schedule by working with me during his vacation. I had a follow up question after our session and he worked with me until I understood the concepts he taught. Excellent tutor. I highly recommend him.

— Tamara, Kaysville, UT on 10/19/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Rate discounts are available for recurring lessons, depending on the number of hours per lesson.

Travel policy

James will travel within 30 miles of Doylestown, PA 18902.