I have taken my education seriously and take every opportunity to further my knowledge, whether formal or informal.

Qualification Date Institute
Post Graduate Diploma Marketing 2001 Victoria University of Wellington
Bachelor of Arts 1995 Victoria University of Wellington
Bachelor of Science 1993 Victoria University of Wellington
National Diploma Design 2004 NZQA-Design and Construction Consultants ITO
Diploma in Knowledge & Emerging Technologies 2014 Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
National Diploma Business Administration 2004 NZQA-InfraTrain New Zealand
Certificate in Web Design and Writing 2012 The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
National Certificate Design (Technician) 2001 NZQA-Design and Construction Consultants ITO
National Certificate in Computing 2005 NZQA-InfraTrain New Zealand
Certificate Desktop Publishing 2000 The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Qualification for Entrance to University 1988 Universities Entrance Board New Zealand
Wellington Certificate in Science 1986 Department of Education and Wellington Science Teachers Association
Higher School Certificate 1988 Department of Education
Sixth Form Certificate 1987 Department of Education
School Certificate 1986 Department of Education
Certificate in Vocational and Personal Development 2007 The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Apple Certified Associate Mac Integration 10.8 2013 Apple-Prometric
ICAgile Certified Professional 2015 International Consortium for Agile
Certified ScrumMaster 2015 Scrum Alliance
iOS Development Nanodegree 2015 Udacity - co-created with AT&T
PRINCE2® Foundation Certification 2015 AXELOS
Project Management - Lean Process Certified 2015 Management Strategy Institute
Certified Scrum Product Owner 2016 Scrum Alliance
Certified Kaizen Facilitator 2016 Management Strategy Institute

Current Study

Short Courses Date Institute
Learn C sharp in 1 hour 2016 Mammoth Interactive on stackskills
Certified Scrum Product Owner 2016 LASTing Benefits at Equinox IT
DevOps Foundation 2016 ALC Training
Sparx EA - Requirements in the problem domain 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
Sparx EA - Domain Model 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
Sparx EA - Use Cases 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
LEAD online 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
TALK online 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
Introduction to Safety Essentials 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
Manager module: Getting your new employee started 2016 Housing New Zealand Corporation
Swift for Beginners 2015 Zenva Academy
The Complete Apple Watch Course - Build 5 Real-World Apps 2015 Zenva Academy
Intro to iOS App Development with Swift 2015 Udacity
UIKit Fundamentals 2015 Udacity
Learn to Build a Cross-Platform App using Phonegap 2015 Zenva Academy
iOS Persistence and Core Data 2015 Udacity
iOS Networking with Swift 2015 Udacity
Agile Professional Foundation 2015 International Consortium for Agile - Boost Agile
Learning for Sustainability: Developing a personal ethic 2015 University of Edinburgh - Coursera
Certified ScrumMaster 2015 EquinoxIT - Scrum with Style
Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia 2015 Lund University - Coursera
Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certified 2015 Management Strategy Institute (MSI)
Project Management - Lean Process Certified 2015 Management Strategy Institute (MSI)
Introductory e-Course on Climate Change 2014 UN CC:Learn
CloudU Certificate course 2014 Cloud University sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
Creative Programming for Digital Media & Mobile Apps 2014 Coursera - University of London/Goldsmiths College
Geodesign: Change Your World 2014 Coursera - The Pennsylvania State University
CISSP 2013 Domain: Software Development Security 2014 Skillsoft
GPS: An Introduction to Satellite Navigation, with an interactive Worldwide Laboratory using Smartphones 2014 Coursera - Stanford University
Visual Studio Data Tools for Developers 2014 Pluralsight
Enterprise WPF with XAML and C# from Scratch 2014 Pluralsight
Asynchronous C# 5.0 2014 Pluralsight
Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service Essentials 2014 Pluralsight
Architecting with AWS 2013 Amazon
Space Race Politics: Rockets & Rhetoric 2012 Victoria University of Wellington CEC
A Gentle Introduction to Python 2012 Mechanical MOOC
Core Spring 2012 VMWare University
Introduction to Project Portfolio Management 2011 Element K
E-Business: Practical Applications 2010 element K (via ACM)
Administering an EPM Solution 2010 Element K
Introduction to Programming 2010 Element K
Leading Virtual Teams 1: Putting Together a VTeam (Includes Simulation) 2010 element K
Project Management for Technical Teams 2010 Element K
Green IT: Data Centers and Virtualization 2010 Element K
Green IT: Organization Management 2010 Element K
Green Fundamentals 2010 Element K
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification: Fourth Edition - Comprehensive 2010 Element K
Agile Essentials 2009 element K (via ACM)
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) 2009 element K (via ACM)
Project+ Certification (Part 1): Project Initiation and Scope Definition 2009 element K (via ACM)
Leading Effective Meetings (Second Edition) 2009 element K (via ACM)
Bookbinding 2007 Wellington High School CEC
Building Bridges - Not Barriers 2007 Academy of Training
Introduction to Project Management 2006 Simpl for WCC
MS Project Intermediate - Project Management 2006 SoftTrain
Mastering Marketing Workshop 2005 Paterson/Consulting Worldwide/
Professional Photoshop Training 2005 David Harradine Photography & Training
Tactical Campaign Management 2004 Direct Marketing Association
Editing and Proofreading 2004 Victoria University of Wellington CEC
ArcGIS Training session 2004 City Information - WCC
Plain English 2003 Wellington City Council
Effective Customer Service 2002 Champagne Consultants
Foundation Series: Microsoft Publisher 2000 2001 SkillDrill
ColdFusion - Half Day Workshop 2001 Delta Software
Publisher 2000 level 1 and 2 2000 Whitireia Community Polytechnic
Introduction to Perl 2000 Victoria University of Wellington Interface Club
Web Publishing using HTML 1999 Victoria University of Wellington CEC
The Physics of Star Trek 1997 Victoria University of Wellington CEC
Doing the Paperwork 1996 Wellington High School CEC
Self Employment 1996 Wellington High School CEC

Tertiary Courses Date Course Code
Web Programming 2013 71257
Data Warehousing 2013 71356
Electronic Commerce 2012 71254
Research Methods and Interpretation 2012 73213
Future Trends and Emerging Technologies 2012 71355
Web Design 2011 71552
Writing for the Web 2011 72182
Marketing Communications 2001 GDMK 815
Research Paper in Marketing 2001 GDMK 828
Marketing Strategy and Policy 2001 GDMK 832
ST: Negotiations 2001 MMBA 571
Marketing Management 2000 GDMK 801
Marketing Futures 2000 GDMK 811
Introduction to Desktop Publishing 1999 793
Educational Ideals and Institutions 1994 EDUC 226
Educational Psychology 1994 EDUC 234
Peace Education 1994 EDUC 306
Educational Administration 1994 EDUC 384
Organisational Behaviour 1994 MGMT 202
Introduction to Managerial Decision Analysis 1994 MGMT 204
Advanced Managerial Decision Analysis 1994 MGMT 304
Introduction to Computer Program Design 1993 COMP 102
Human Development 1 1993 EDUC 112
Education Aims and Policies 1993 EDUC 225
Children, Computers and Schools 1993 EDUC 310
Management of Innovation 1993 MGMT 306
Pacific Society and Culture 1992 ANTH 104
Education and Society 1992 EDUC 111
Petrology 1992 GEOL 333
Physics 1 1991 PHYS 111
Pedology 1991 GEOL 213
Historical Geology 1991 GEOL 202
Physical Geology 1991 GEOL 201
Environmental Earth Science 1991 GEOL 131
Energy and Environmental Physics 1990 PHYS 131
Rocks and Minerals 1990 GEOL 112
Geology of New Zealand 1990 GEOL 111
Intro to Computer and Applications 1990 COMP 130
Contemporary Chemistry 1990 CHEM 130
New Zealand Conservation 1990 BIOL 132
Provisional credits towards Bachelor of Design through Massey University 2001

NZQA Unit Standards Category NZQA Level
Establish and manage administration systems BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SERVICES 7
Plan and manage a project in the computer field GENERIC COMPUTING 7
Develop, implement, and review organisational strategies, strategic policies and plans MANAGEMENT - ORGANISATIONAL DIRECTION AND STRATEGY 7
Develop, communicate, and review quality strategic vision and plan QUALITY MANAGEMENT 7
Determine team and design performance, and market position Generic Design 7
Appoint contractors and suppliers for design implementation Design 7
Administer contracts and supervise work in progress for design implementation Generic Design 7
Control design and construction project expenditure Professional Practice in Design and Construction Consultancy 7
Write a project report in a style for publication or company requirements Writing 7
Supervise design prototype production Product Design 6
Supervise print production for design implementation Graphic Design 6
Insure design and construction practices Professional Pracice in Design and Construction Consultancy 6
Prepare application for design protection Generic Design 6
Co-ordinate specialist consultants and suppliers for a design project Generic Design 6
Manage administration of special interest groups BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SERVICES 6
Present business administration information BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 6
Prepare and use budgets and cash flow forecasts FINANCIAL SKILLS 6
Manage policies and processes for negotiation and consultation HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 6
Collaborate in a group to deliver an oral presentation INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 6
Develop and strengthen customer relationships and services MANAGEMENT - BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS 6
Manage quality aspects of the design of products, services, systems, and processes QUALITY MANAGEMENT 6
Manage the development of small business ventures SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 6
Undertake feasibility studies for design projects Generic Design 6
Present contract documents for design project implementation Generic Design 6
Produce applied design artwork Generic Design 6
Establish and maintain a design and construction clientele Professional Practice in Design and Construction Consultancy 6
Produce production drawings for design using digital techniques PRODUCT DESIGN 6
Prepare graphic documents for design reproduction (digital techniques) Graphic Design 5
Insure design and construction projects Professional Pracice in Design and Construction Consultancy 5
Produce product design calculations Product Design 5
Produce product rendering using digital techniques Product Design 5
Apply anthropometric and human factors engineering data to design problems Generic Design 5
Perform the accounting processes for GST ACCOUNTING - MIDDLE LEVEL 5
Explain and apply concepts of taxation ACCOUNTING - MIDDLE LEVEL 5
Explain and apply concepts of external financial reporting ACCOUNTING - MIDDLE LEVEL 5
Manage text processing and production of business information BUSINESS INFORMATION PROCESSING 5
Manage credit FINANCIAL SKILLS 5
Manage and/or supervise workplace operations FIRST LINE MANAGEMENT 5
Demonstrate an understanding of computer software development GENERIC COMPUTING 5
Behave professionally and ethically in all aspects of human resources management HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 5
Plan, organise, and allocate work to achieve objectives MANAGEMENT - DEVELOPING AND COORDINATING PEOPLE 5
Develop, provide, and report information for management decision making MANAGEMENT - ORGANISATIONAL DIRECTION AND STRATEGY 5
Plan, manage, and review projects MANAGEMENT - SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES 5
Explain and apply principles and practices of operations management MANAGEMENT - SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES 5
Establish costs, prices, and conditions for provision of products and services for a small business SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 5
Write a design brief Generic Design 5
Prepare proposals for design services Generic Design 5
Establish design project procurement options and make recommendations Generic Design 5
Develop design solutions Generic Design 5
Prepare design project cost assessment Generic Design 5
Render design intention using manual techniques Generic Design 5
Produce design illustrations using digital techniques Graphic Design 5
Produce sequential images for moving image Graphic Design 5
Apply management procedures to design and construction projects Professional Practice in Design and Construction Consultancy 5
Record information for product design reference Product Design 4
Produce type faces for graphic design Graphic Design 4
Design typographic layouts for visual communication techniques Graphic Design 4
Obtain client approval for design solutions Generic Design 4
Produce and deliver a multi-media presentation Design - Graphic Communication 4
Write a design brief and specifications Generic Design 4
Produce architectural, structural, and interior design drawings Design - Graphic Communication 4
Produce promotional and marketing graphics Design - Graphic Communication 4
Develop a graphic image to promote a product or service Design - Graphic Communication 4
Gather and interpret research information on a design project brief Generic Design 4
Produce conceptual design ideas Generic Design 4
Select materials and processes for design projects Generic Design 4
Coordinate design project procurement options and make recommendations Generic Design 4
Coordinate contracts and monitor work in progress for design implementation Generic Design 4
Coordinate specialist consultants and suppliers for a design project, under supervision Generic Design 4
Evaluate single-user personal computer applications GENERIC COMPUTING 4
Use computer technology to research and present a topic GENERIC COMPUTING 4
Describe types of computer systems GENERIC COMPUTING 4
Use single-user and multi-user computer operating systems GENERIC COMPUTING 4
Create and operate an interactive website to provide a solution for an organisation GENERIC COMPUTING 4
Produce design illustrations using manual techniques Graphic Design 4
Produce scale production drawings using computer aided draughting (CAD) programs Design - Computer Graphics 3
Prepare, plan, and present design project work Generic Design 3
Produce 2D or 3D models for design and presentation Design - Graphic Communication 3
Be assertive in a range of specified situations Communications Skills 2
Manage own learning programme Core Generic 2
Produce a plan for own future directions Core Generic 2
Develop and use keyboarding skills to enter text Business Administration 1
Enter and manage text for generic text and information management Business Administration 1
Read texts for practical purposes Communication Skills 1
Participate in a team or group to complete routine tasks Communication Skills 1
Write formal personal correspondence Communication Skills 1
Manage personal wellness Core Generic 1
Identify basic employment rights and responsibilities, and sources of information and assistance Core Generic 1
Produce a CV (curriculum vitae) Core Generic 1
Demonstrate care and timeliness as an employee Core Generic 1
Deliver transactional oral text English 1
Use standard units of measurement Mathematics 1
Solve problems which require calculation with whole numbers Mathematics 1
Solve problems using calculations with numbers expressed in different forms Mathematics 1
Read and interpret information presented in tables and graphs Mathematics 1
Protect health and safety in the workplace Occupational Health and Safety 1
Use communication aid or equipment Supported Learning 1

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