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I am completing my Ph D in financial economics. Because economics requires calculus, I can also teach math. I am licensed as a CPA and a member of the State Bar of Texas so I can teach accounting, law and many associated business fields. I have particular expertise in banking and have taught on the college level for 6 years. I am completing my Ph D in financial economics. Because economics requires calculus, I can also teach math. I am licensed as a … Read more
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I am a software engineer by trade and I would consider myself a bright individual with good math and cognitive skills. So when someone asks me, “If a train from Chicago is going south at 50 mph and a train from Dallas is going north at 60 mph etc” I can figure out the answer.
After years as a coder, I decided to move up to management and I’m working on an MBA in Technology Management. This is a discipline that is focused on using technology in ways that make businesses more efficient and ultimately more effective.
That’s great, but there’s one catch! Most techies like me look at the world and focus on projects from a “COOLNESS” factor. If its cool it worthy of spending millions! Hey, how can you blame us!
That being said, I registered for a core class in the Economics of Technology Projects. Talk about being out of place! I was like a guy dressed up as a Klingon at a Harry Potter Convention. It was painful!
The class was about ROI, APR, MARR, IRR, Time Value of Money and a million other things I had never heard of! To make things worse, it was all done in MS Excel and I had to figure out lots of those crazy financial functions (PV, FV, NPV, RATE etc.) that no techie ever uses.
Anyway, I contacted Mike and he was great!
He not only helped me understand what it all meant, but related it to lots of stuff in everyday life and it was an eye opener!
Now have a greater understanding of the financial world and a greater appreciation for the financial folks that keep telling me “NO” on my crazy tech projects.
Now, thanks to Mike, I posses the knowledge to approach the CFO and CEO and explain why we should risk valuable corporate resources on a crazy idea.
Finally, on top of everything, I got an “A” in the class!
Thanks Mike! You ROCK!
Michael has helped me to understand business strategy in a way I was was not able to "get" with the course. I greatly appreciate his help. This is the second course he has helped me with and it has been a good experience. I would highly recommend this tutor for anyone struggling with finance or business strategy.
Michael is very knowledgeable in decision science. He was able to tutor the subject on our first lesson together without needing time to remember how to solve the problems in that subject. I feel like if a tutor says he can tutor you in a subject the student shouldn’t have to pay for a first lesson just to sit while the tutor tries to remember how to solve the problems in that subject. Michael knew the subject well enough to teach me on the first day and even taught me how to look at the problems and solve them from the perspective of test taking. He is patient and takes the time to work out the solutions step by step. I have walked away from every session feeling like I learned valuable information and that the information would make me successful in the subject.
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I have been a licensed CPA in Texas since 1987. I have been a teaching assistant for Intermediate Accounting the University of Texas at Austin for Professor Dan Short (no longer there) in 1985 and 1986. I taught Principals of Accounting at LSU Alexandria in 2002. I use accounting data in financial analysis that I teach and perform often.
Knowing American history is an integral part of knowing and understanding US law. Labor law has roots in the industrialization of America. Civil rights is rooted in the drive to end slavery and the racial distinctions that were inherent in slavery. We fought wars to create and defend our form of democracy.
I have worked as an accountant for Big 4 firms. International Paper as an internal auditor, EW Blanche as Tax Manager, practiced law and taught finance, economics and business law at the college level. I have been licensed as. CPA since 1987.
Although I do not have the CFA designation, I am licensed as a CPA, I am licensed as a lawyer in Texas and I have almost complete a PhD in Financial Economics. Thus I believe that I have covered all aspects of what a CFA needs to know.
I am ABD in financial economics from University of New Orleans. I have taught micro, macro, money and banking, capital markets and international at Northwood University in Cedar Hill, University of New Orleans and finance at University of Evansville and University of Dallas.
I am completing my PhD in Financial Economics, which is considered a PhD in both Finance and Economics. I have taught finance at University of New Orleans, University of Evansville, and University of Dallas. I am also a CPA licensed in Texas and have an MBA from UT Austin.
I do not know what to say beyond I am a lawyer.
I am licensed as a lawyer in Texas. I am currently inactive since I do not practice law.
I am licensed as a CPA in Texas. I have prepared federal income tax returns professionally for over 10 years. I have also severed as tax manager for a publicly held corporation. My responsibilities included preparing and filing the corporate income tax return.
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