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Michael Atkins, MBA, PhD | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 18, 2014

Michael Atkins, MBA, PhD

Business, Education, Science, Analyst, Writer
   United States
  |   Burke, VA
  |  3:14 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $75

I am an MIT-educated freelance analyst and writer with extensive qualifications and experience in business, education, and science. I am ranked in the top 1% in the Writing & Translation category at Elance. My mission with Elance is to help others achieve their own goals using my experience and expertise.

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Portfolio

Example of peer-reviewed academic/science writing
This is an Executive Summary from a business plan I wrote for my consulting company OTEC.
Example of business proposal writing abilities
Example of marketing plan writing abilities
Example of balanced scorecard performance evaluation and decision analysis
Example of accounting and financial analysis abilities

Skills (5)

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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Service Description

I can help clients achieve their goals using my experience and expertise in the following functional areas:

Education/Academic Sector
Professor of biological sciences for 7 years
Scientific research, analysis, and writing
Editing and proofreading academic writing (manuscripts, theses, dissertations)
Science curriculum design, development, and implementation
Academic research expertise in biotechnology, alternative ocean energies, especially algal biofuels

Business Sector
CEO of international ocean science consulting firm for more than 5 years
Business expertise in biotechnology, alternative ocean energies, especially algal biofuels
Development and implementation of business mission, vision, and culture
Writing and development of strategic business and marketing plans
Securing initial financing and investment at specified phases
Development of strategic international partnerships
Strategic marketing to increase revenue streams in target international markets
Budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and strategic planning
Researching and writing proposals and reports
Creating and maintaining media relationships through interviews and
discussions with journalists, editors, and publishers.
Served on various boards of advisors and directors as science expert
Global project management
International business development
Balanced scorecard performance analysis
Financial analyses

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Education

Kaplan University Graduate School of Business
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2010 - 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD
1994 - 2000

Keywords

Business Education Science Analyst & Writer
Financial & Performance Analysis
Project Management
Biotechnology
PhD MBA MIT
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Michael Atkins, MBA, PhD | Elance

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