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Desmond B.

Plano, TX

$60/hour

Experienced, knowledgeable MS Project / Microsoft Project Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/16/13
5.0 average from 2 ratings
Fabulous Tutor of Microsoft Project 2013; Very patient and informative
— Trudy, Irving, TX on 10/17/13

$60/Hour


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University of Guyana
Spanish and History
Univrsity of the West Indies Trinidad
Other
University of the West Indies Trinidad
Master's

Education

University of Guyana (Spanish and History)

Univrsity of the West Indies Trinidad (Other)

University of the West Indies Trinidad (Master's)

About Desmond

I am a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Earned Value Professional (EVP) with more than seventeen years experience using Project / MS Project / Microsoft Project and performing project planning and scheduling as well as Earned Value Management. I have Microsoft Office Specialist certification in MS Project - obtained in 2000 from Microsoft. I also have Microsoft Project certification - obtained in 2002 from BrainBench, and Integrated Planning and Development of Projects Using Microsoft Project - obtained in 1998 from the University of the West Indies Continuing Engineering Education Center. I have taught the course 'MS Project Basics for PMs'* to project managers at General Dynamics IT and GeoEye among others and I have also developed and taught role-specific Earned Value Management courses for Project / Program Managers, Control Account Managers and Earned Value Analysts. I have over 25 years of Project Planning, Scheduling and Controls experience and a decade and a half of Earned Value Management experience working for several major defense contractors including BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. I have provided consulting services to General Dynamics, HP, GE Aviation, Eaton Corporation and a number of smaller companies..
*Please note this is a seven and a half hour course that can be spread over two days.
I am a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Earned Value Professional (EVP) with more than seventeen years experience using Project / MS Project / Microsoft Project Read more

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Cancellation
2 hours notice required

The rate is $60 per hour per person. Group rates are available for 3 or more students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Plano, TX 75094
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Fabulous Tutor of Microsoft Project 2013; Very patient and informative"

- Trudy, Irving, TX on 10/17/13
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Microsoft Project

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Microsoft Project

I have more than seventeen years experience using MS Project and performing project planning and scheduling. I have Microsoft Office Specialist certification in MS Project - obtained in 2000 from Microsoft. I also have Microsoft Project certification - obtained in 2002 from Brainbench, and Integrated Planning and Development of Projects Using Microsoft Project - obtained in 1998 from the University of the West Indies Continuing Engineering Education Center. In addition, I have trained PMs at General Dynamics IT and GeoEye on 'Introduction to MS Project for PMs.' I am also Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified.

University of Guyana
Spanish and History
Univrsity of the West Indies Trinidad
Other
University of the West Indies Trinidad
Master's

Education

University of Guyana (Spanish and History)

Univrsity of the West Indies Trinidad (Other)

University of the West Indies Trinidad (Master's)

Fabulous Tutor of Microsoft Project 2013; Very patient and informative — Mr. Desmond B. came to my home to teach me Microsoft 2013. Not having experienced receiving a tutor before I was pleasantly surprised and tremendously pleased with Desmond B's professionalism; clearly he's been a professor, teacher and wonderful coach and tutor - I couldn't have been more pleased. He is worth every bit of his hourly fee and then some; working with him was a bargain and I came awa ...

— Trudy, Irving, TX on 10/17/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

The rate is $60 per hour per person. Group rates are available for 3 or more students.

Travel policy

Desmond will travel within 40 miles of Plano, TX 75094.