Article & Business Writer | Copy Editor | Creative Presentation & Document Guru | Internet Researcher Extraordinaire
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Creative and passionate about everything I do, including my genealogy research and writing, I am also set on quality in everything. I cannot leave a job alone until I know its as good as it can be. Furthermore, years of project management have instilled an ability to work to a deadline.
I have over 20 years of business experience in the IT industry. My focus has been on designing and writing training courses and materials,...
I am proud to offer the following services:
Integration of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint to create powerful business and marketing presentations;
Presentation development and delivery
Professional business writing
Technical writing in IT and business industries
Copy-editing and final layout of documents
Innovative design and development of templates and documents
Why Choose Me?
Because I have been doing it over and over again for 20 years and I know I got it right!
A qualified and experienced school teacher of 13 years, I switched to adult training in Microsoft Office applications, designed course curricula and wrote training manuals. In 1997, after extending my skills further, I became Software Test Manager for the South Africa Breweries Year 2000 project, responsible for researching global best practice and standards (rather few and far between at that time), developing the test methodology and approach, and designing the test templates and documents for the project. I was also Project Manager for the testing team and used PMBOK and Prince2 methodologies. Companies worked for: Sage Training, CATS (Cheshire Associated Training Services), MSI Group, SA Breweries.
My next step, in 1999, was to start up a Software Quality Assurance and Testing company, iLAB Project Services (Pty) Ltd, at a time when the field was still immature in South Africa. Believing that nothing can be...
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Managing Director MSI Training (Pty) Ltd
1995 - 1999
All duties applicable to position of Managing Director of the company which delivered computer skills training.
Project Management and Test Management of the South African Breweries Year 2000...
Various Computer Training Colleges in South Afric
Trainer; Manager of Technical Training Department
1992 - 1994
Presented training courses to adults, attending primarily for business purposes, in all Microsoft Office applications and Windows all versions from 3.0 - 8.1.
Developed training manuals for all...
Northlands Primary School, Bryanston Primary Schoo
Primary School Teacher
1982 - 1991
Subjects taught: English, Biology, Science, Mathematics, Computer Skills