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Education

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College and University Education
Other Training and CEU Coursework
Self Training

College and University Education

The University of Michigan
School of Business Administration

(Ross School of Business)
Ann Arbor, MI
1986-1988

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) awarded April, 1988

  • Awarded a modest, partial scholarship on the basis of excellent academic standing.
  • Concentration in marketing (advertising) and consumer psychology.
  • Prepared in-depth situational appraisals, recommendations, and reports.
  • G.P.A. earned for total of 130 credit hours: 3.47 (A=4.0).

Macomb Community College
Warren, MI
1994-1986

Degree Earned: Associate of General Studies awarded May, 1986

  • G.P.A. earned for total of 68 credit hours: 4.0 (A=4.0).
  • Attended college full time while teaching guitar 40 average hours weekly.
  • Only 60 hours were required to earn the Associate of General Studies, but elected to take additional courses totalling an extra 8 credit hours for personal gain.

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS)
Portland, OR
1999-2000

Certificate Earned: Certificate of Aromatherapy (Cert. Aroma)
Title Earned: Certified Aromatherapist

  • Completed the ACHS Certificate of Aromatherapy Program (390 Hours)
  • The ACHS Cert. Aroma program meets the Level Two (Professional) requirements of both the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and the Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA).
  • ACHS is a state licensed and accredited educational institution specializing in health sciences and herbal studies.
  • Received grades of As and A+s for all major assignments.
  • Selected as ACHS' Famous Alumni for 2009 for my role in founding and operating AromaWeb (see Experience section). ACHS states that "award winners must meet select criteria set for the quality of their contribution to their chosen profession in specific, and society in general."
    View ACHS 2009 Famous Alumni Press Release
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Other Training and CEU Coursework

Dale Carnegie Training
Garden City, NY
Course Held in Southfield, MI
Fall, 1986

Certificate Earned: Dale Carnegie Training Certificate

  • Expanded skills in all facets of oral communication.
  • Enhanced capability of motivating others and sharing ideas.
  • Obtained key strategic information for establishing, prioritizing and evaluating goals.
  • Learned how to effectively manage difficult and stressful business situations.

Allaire (Now Macromedia)
FastTrack to ColdFusion Course
Southfield, MI
January, 2001

Certificate Received: Fast Track to ColdFusion

Ziff-Davis University (ZDU)
Cambridge, MA
Courses Taken Online
1998 - 1999

CEUs Granted Through the American Council on Education:

  • Optimizing Web Site Performance
    CEUs: 3
  • Internet Advertising
    CEUs: 2
  • Building an Online Community
    CEUs: 2
  • Exploring E-Commerce
    CEUs: 2
  • Visual Basic 5 Programming Part 1
    CEUs: 3
  • Visual Basic 5 Programming Part 2
    CEUs: 3
  • Active Server Pages Part 1
    CEUs: 3

Other courses were also taken from ZDU without electing to receive CEUs.

American Management Association
New York, NY
Seminar Held in Southgate, MI
Spring, 1998

Certificate Earned: Knock-Your-Socks-Off Customer Service Certificate and CEU credit

  • Obtained additional skills and techniques for providing outstanding customer service to clients.
  • Course emphasis included treating all colleagues and managers as clients for providing effective communication, assistance and teamwork for the betterment of the company.

Self Training

Books

As an avid reader and perpetual student, I am continually reading books related to the industry fields that I serve.

Other

  • Frequently visit sites that focus upon Web technologies, development, design, marketing, writing and aromatherapy.
  • Keep up-to-date on relevant news by visiting technology-oriented news sites on a daily basis.