About Us: Software Applications Training

Richard J. "Rich" Wersinger

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Teaching/Training
Success
  • RJW Consulting, LLC. Vancouver, WA (July 2010 – Present) President, Chief Screncasting Officer, & owner of Software Applications training company. I make the software of my business clients easy to understand and use. Develop technology training screencast videos and provide instructor-led on-site and via Webinar training. Hold Independent Contractor Agreements with Webucator, Inc. and The Training Associates, Inc.
  • Jive Software, Inc. (March 2010 – Present) For Jive Software, as one of our Jive Education Course Instructors, I provide online and onsite training to Jive's enterprise customers, and create professional online courseware including videos and CBT materials. Courses cover end-user training, system administration, and technical development of the Jive SBS solution.
  • Fios, Inc. (2007 – Present) For Fios, Inc., as Technical Trainer for Fios, Inc., the leading provider of electronic discovery readiness and response services, I apply my nearly 10 years teaching experience training Fios' clients on the company's award-winning, hosted review platform, PrevailŪ, and e-discovery review processes.
  • Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD) (2005– 2007) As training instructor in support of WFLHD, developed and delivered end user training to meet the needs of a wide range of user abilities. My objective was to help current staff (~270) become more productive in the use of the entire suite of Microsoft Office Applications. Vancouver, Washington. Developed and conducted training supporting upgrade from Microsoft Office 2000 to Microsoft Office 2003 Professional Enterprise Edition. Contracted position.
    – Diligent Consulting, Inc. (2006 – 2007)
    – S&K Technologies, Inc. (2005 – 2006)
  • Heald College (1999-2005). Helped students discover that their personal computer is a practical, useful tool at school and at work. Designed and maintained Web site http://www.MrWteaches.net to enhance student learning.
  • Heald College courses: Web Page Design and Creation, Introduction to Windows 95/98/2000/XP, Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP/2003, Advanced MS Word 2000/2002/2003, Advanced MS Access 2002, Advanced MS PowerPoint 2000/2002/2003, Advanced MS Excel 2000/2002/2003, Public Speaking, Business Math, and Algebra. Positive and supportive teaching approach enabled student success in accelerated schedules.
  • Warner Pacific College, Adult Degree Program. In February 2006 as Adjunct Professor, scheduled to teach courses such as Principles of Adult Learning. Portland, Oregon.
  • WSU-V (1999). Taught three levels of Word and Excel courses, Introduction to PC, and Introduction to Windows classes under contracts with Washington State University - Vancouver Continuing Education Program.
Applications Expertise
  • Power user and trainer of Microsoft Word on Windows and Macintosh.
  • Expert Microsoft Excel user and trainer on Windows and Macintosh.
  • Skilled user and trainer of Microsoft PowerPoint, including integration with Word and Excel.
  • Practiced user and teacher of FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Access databases.
  • Extensive Windows and Macintosh platform experience on networks. Solid cross platform acumen.
  • Experienced teacher and creator of Web sites employing XHTML and CSS “hand” coding and Macromedia Dreamweaver on Windows and Macintosh .
Certifications
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Master & Master Instructor: Office 2003
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Master & Master Instructor: Office XP
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Master & Master Instructor, Office 2000
Education
  • 1982—1984 — Golden Gate University — San Francisco, CA
    Master of Science in Human Relations
  • 1979—1980 — Darton College — Albany, GA
    MBA preparation courses
  • 1966—1970 — University of South Carolina — Columbia, SC
    Bachelor of Science, Major in Chemistry and Naval Science
Web Site Development
  • Created in 2000, designed, deployed and now maintain MrWteaches.net supporting courses taught at Heald College, Portland.
    — Made extensive use of XHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL technologies.
    — Integrated Blogging, Forum and MediaWiki technologies.
    — Web site user testing and feedback greatly informed design evolution.
  • Created, designed and now maintain the non-profit Menswork.org, since 2003.
    — Again, made extensive use of XHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL technologies
    — Integrated e-commerce enabling online registration for Annual Gathering
    — Created and maintained password protected intranet for Leadership Council planning and management of Gathering.
  • Through membership in Portland, Oregon Internet Professionals Northwest (IPN.org), have an effective network of local web industry colleagues. IPN presents excellent professional development opportunities.
Procurement Management
  • 1990—1998 — AEGIS Program Office — Arlington, Virginia
    Acquisition Manager (Federal Civil Service GS-13)
    — Managed procurements for major US Navy program.
    — Significant leadership, fiscal, and business responsibilities.
    — Performance Awards: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997.
  • 1987—1990 — Naval Sea Systems Command — Arlington, Virginia
    Project Engineer (Federal Civil Service GM-13)
    — Directed procurements, budget, technical issues for foreign navy program.
    — Performance Awards: 1988, 1989, 1990.
Interests
  • Volunteer. Men's Council of the Greater Washington DC Area. Designed and maintain their Web site. http://www.menswork.org
Associations
Software Competencies

Updated: 23-Jan-2011