Certifications*

2005 – Present

  1. Microsoft .NET Core, Microsoft, 2005.
  2. C# Programming, TestOut, 2006.
  3. CompTIA A+, TestOut, Jun 2007.
  4. Managing and Maintaining Microsoft Windows Server 2003, TestOut, Sep 2007.
  5. Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client, TestOut, 2008.
  6. Foundations of Leadership, HCSC, 2010.
  7. Coaching and Feedback, HCSC, 2010.
  8. Ultimate Time Management System, Productivity Pro/Day-Timer, May 2010.
  9. Microsoft Office Specialist in Outlook 2010 Training, Microsoft, Nov 2011.
  10. Competent Communicator, Toastmasters International, Jun 2012.
  11. Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP, Learning Tree, Dec 2012.
  12. SQL Programming Language Introduction, Learning Tree, Jan 2013.
  13. SQL Server Analysis Services for Business Intelligence, Learning Tree, Feb 2013.
  14. Crystal Reports, Learning Tree, Feb 2013.
  15. Oracle Database 11g Administration, Learning Tree, Feb 2013.
  16. Advance Communicator, Toastmasters International, Sep 2013.
  17. NSA-IL Speakers Academy, National Speakers Association – Illinois Chapter, 2013 – 2014.
  18. ITIL v3 Foundation, Global Knowledge, April 2014.
  19. ITIL Service Lifecycle: Service Transition, Global Knowledge, April 2014.
  20. Microsoft Office Specialist in Access 2013 Training, Microsoft, Sep 2014.
  21. Microsoft Outlook 2013 Step by Step Training, Microsoft, Oct 2014.
  22. Microsoft Office Specialist in Microsoft 365 Training, Microsoft, Nov 2014.
  23. Microsoft Certified Professional Credential, Microsoft, Dec 2014.
  24. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Credential: SQL Server 2012/2014Microsoft, Dec 2014.
  25. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Credential: Data Platform, Microsoft, Dec 2014.
  26. Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft, Jul 2015.
  27. Microsoft Business Intelligence, Global Knowledge, Jul 2015.
  28. Configuring and Supporting Windows 8.1, Microsoft, Jan 2016.
  29. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Credential: Data Management and Analytics, Microsoft, Sep 2016.
  30. Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server Jump Start, Microsoft, Nov 2016.
  31. Implementing Data Models and Reports, Microsoft, Nov 2016.
  32. Installing & Configuring Windows 10, Microsoft/TestOut, Jan 2017.
  33. Configuring Windows Devices, Microsoft/TestOut, Jan 2017.
  34. Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016, Microsoft/TestOut, Jan 2017.
  35. Leading Teams: Developing as a Leader (Foundations of Everyday Leadership), University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Feb 2017.
  36. Marketing in a Digital WorldUniversity of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, May 2017.
  37. Digital Marketing Channels: Landscape (Digital Media and Marketing Principles), University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Sep 2017.
  38. Digital Marketing Channels: Planning (Digital Media and Marketing Strategies), University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Oct 2017
  39. The Digital Marketing Revolution (Marketing in an Analog World)University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Nov 2017.
  40. Identity & Networking with Windows Server 2016, Microsoft/TestOut, Dec 2017.
  41. MCT: Microsoft Certified Trainer Credential, Microsoft, 2017-2018.
  42. Applications of Everyday Leadership (Leading Teams: Building Effective Team Cultures)University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Mar 2018.
  43. Designing the Organization: From Strategy to Organizational StructureUniversity of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Mar 2018.
  44. Managing the Organization: From Organizational Design to Execution, University of Illinois (UIUC), May 2018.
  45. Digital Marketing Analytics in Theory, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jul 2018.
  46. Digital Marketing Analytics in Practice, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jul 2018.
  47. Digital Marketing Specialization, University of Illinois (UIUC), Jul 2018.
  48. Financial Accounting: Foundations, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Sep 2018.
  49. Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Oct 2018.
  50. Digital Marketing Specialization CapstoneUniversity of Illinois (UIUC), Nov 2018.
  51. Investments I: Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Nov 2018.
  52. Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Dec 2018.
  53. Product Management: Customer Development, Linkedin, 2018.
  54. Product Management: Building a Product Strategy, Linkedin, 2018.
  55. Product Management: Building a Product Roadmap, Linkedin, 2018.
  56. Product Innovation for Product Managers, Linkedin, 2018.
  57. Corporate Finance I: Measuring and Promoting Value Creation, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Feb 2019.
  58. Corporate Finance II: Financing Investments and Managing Risk, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Mar 2019.
  59. Financial Management Specialization, University of Illinois (UIUC), Mar 2019.
  60. Exploring and Producing Data for Business Decision Making, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Apr 2019.
  61. Inferential and Predictive Statistics for BusinessUniversity of Illinois (UIUC), May 2019.
  62. Business Strategy, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jun 2019.
  63. Global Impact: Cultural Psychology, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jun 2019.
  64. Global Impact: Business Ethics, University of Illinois (UIUC), Jul 2019.
  65. Corporate Strategy, University of Illinois (UIUC), Jul 2019.
  66. Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization, University of Illinois (UIUC), Jul 2019.
  67. Global Immersion Specialization Capstone: Germany, University of Illinois (UIUC), Aug 2019.
  68. Marketing Management (Developing a Winning Marketing Strategy), University of Illinois (UIUC), Sep 2019.
  69. Marketing Management (Developing a Marketing Mix for Growth), University of Illinois (UIUC), Oct 2019.
  70. Applying Data Analytics in Finance, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Oct 2019.
  71. Applying Data Analytics in Marketing, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Nov 2019.
  72. Operations Management: Analysis and Improvement Methods (Operations and Supply Chain Decisions and Metrics), University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Nov 2019.
  73. Global Immersion Specialization Capstone: Brazil, University of Illinois (UIUC), Dec 2019.
  74. Managerial Accounting: Cost Behaviors, Systems, and Analysis, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Feb 2020.
  75. Firm Level Economics: Consumer and Producer Behavior, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Feb 2020.
  76. Managerial Accounting: Tools for Facilitating and Guiding Business Decisions, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Mar 2020.
  77. Value Chain Management Specialization, University of Illinois (UIUC), Mar 2020.
  78. Predictive Analytics and Data Mining, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, May 2020.
  79. Operations Management: Strategy and Quality Management for the Digital Age (Process Improvement), University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, May 2020.
  80. Introduction to Business Analytics with R, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, May 2020.
  81. Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jun 2020.
  82. Country Level Economics: Macroeconomic Variables and Markets, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jun 2020.
  83. Data Modeling and Regression Analysis in Business, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jul 2020.
  84. Country Level Economics: Policies, Institutions, and Macroeconomic Performance, University of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Jul 2020.
  85. Business Analytics Specialization, University of Illinois (UIUC), Aug 2020.
  86. Firm Level Economics: Markets and AllocationsUniversity of Illinois (UIUC) via Coursera, Dec 2020.
  87. Managerial Economics and Business Analysis Specialization, University of Illinois (UIUC), Dec 2020.
  88. PMBOK 6/7: Project Management Training, Project Management Academy & TIA Education Group, Oct 2022.
  89. Project Management Professional (PMP) CredentialProject Management Institute, Nov 2022.
  90. Introduction to Service Management with ITIL 4, Dion Traning Solutions via Udemy, Dec 2022.
  91. VPs and Directors of Product Management: Finding Excellence, Udemy, Dec 2022.
  92. Product Management for AI & Data Science. 365 Careers via Udemy, Dec 2022.
  93. ITIL Foundation Credential: IT Service Management. Axelos, Dec 2022.
  94. Advanced Product Management: Vision, Strategy & Metrics. Udemy, Dec 2022.
  95. Advanced Product Management: Leadership & Communication. Udemy, Dec 2022.
  96. Security Principles. (ISC)² via Coursera, Dec 2022.
  97. Incident Response, BC, and DR Concepts. (ISC)² via Coursera, Jan 2023.
  98. Access Control Concepts. (ISC)² via Coursera, Jan 2023.
  99. Network Security. (ISC)² via Coursera, Jan 2023.
  100. Security Operations. (ISC)² via Coursera, Jan 2023.
  101. Certified in Cybersecurity Specialization. (ISC)² via Coursera, Jan 2023.
  102. Official (ISC)² Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) Training, (ISC)², Jan 2023.

* The Student Challenge, which was the catalyst for the above content, has ended but I’ve decided to maintain this partial list of my educational activities. Feel free to continue sharing your educational successes and new learning platforms that you encounter with me – also reach out to ask a question or to just catch up.