Dr. Randall J. Dyck
IBM Master certification in Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics 2018
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (Instructor Excellence Award) 2015
Microsoft Certified Trainer (C#.NET, VB.NET, XML, ASP, ADO, SQL Server) 2008
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Information Systems Audit & Control Association, USA 2007
Doctorate in Business and Technology (PhD) Northcentral University, Prescott, Arizona, USA 2005
Investigated complexities in computer development (Specializations: Electronic Commerce and Supply Chains)
Fellow, Certified in Management (FCIM) Canadian Institute of Management, Toronto, Canada 1999
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 1998
(Specializations: Accounting and Finance)
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS: (Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals, USA)
CSP - Certified Systems Professional (systems analysis, project management)
CCP - Certified in Scientific Systems (statistics, pattern identification)
CCP - Certified in Operating Systems (configuration, databases)
CCP - Certified in Business Systems (design, development)
CDP - Certified in Data Processing (administration)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (20 years in industry designing computers for business processes)
10/2020 - Present Empowering New Generations of Achievers
Providing guidance on education improvements, publishing books, and accounting tools for learners
08/2005 – 09/2020 Southern Alberta Institute Technology (Instructor) > 2,000 students taught
Conducted Data Analytics courses (20 times)
Conducted ORACLE and SQL Server database courses (50 times)
Conducted Mobile development courses (5 times) – Android, IOT
Conducted Programming courses (45 times) - C#, VB.NET
Conducted Business courses (10 times) – Finance
01/2011 – 09/2020 University of Lethbridge (Professor) > 800 students taught
Conducted IT courses (25 times) – MGT3061 Information Systems, MGT3862 E-Commerce,
and MGT3070 Supply Chains
08/2005 – 12/2010 University of Phoenix (Professor) > 2,000 students taught
Conducted courses in Computer Concepts (5 times), E-Commerce (5 times), Accounting,
Statistics (25 times), Finance (10 times), and Marketing (5 times)
08/2000 - 06/2008 DeVry University (Professor) > 2,000 students taught
Conducted ORACLE database courses (20 times)
Conducted Programming courses (20 times) – C#, VB.NET, C, Java
Conducted Business Systems Development courses (20 times)
04/1998 - 07/2000 Cambridge Consultants (Consultant)
Constructed software tools to evaluate firms and their technological environments.
Conducted feasibility studies to assess financial benefits and organizational impacts of systems.
08/1996 - 03/1998 Mark's Work Wearhouse (POS/EDI Specialist)
Designed billing and bank reconciliation systems across departments.
Improved transaction processing by interfacing databases to banking networks.
Supervised installs of applications and DB/2 databases throughout national locations.
02/1992 - 07/1996 Richer and Associates (Consultant)
Implemented EDI and integrated inventory systems to cut costs and paperwork.
Connected banking systems to internal DB/2 and ORACLE systems for better controls.
Developed a Point of Sale system to lower training times and reduce operating costs.
11/1986 - 01/1992 I.S.I. Infosystems (Consultant)
Created financial systems to improve revenue generation and auditing controls.
Designed a national service system to increase revenues and customer service.
Converted databases to reduce development efforts for ORACLE and DB/2.
Led the design, development, and implementation teams.
Information Technology and Systems Journal - Software complexity issues (ssrn)
Communications of ACM - Doctoral program evaluation (editorial)
News 3X/400 - Attaching business systems to the Internet
Internet World - Internet access techniques
COMPUTER BOOKS PUBLISHED:
Computerized Financial Systems (2014, October)
E-Commerce Concepts (2014, January)
SYNON International Conference - Interfacing software to financial institutions
Calgary Oracle Users Group - Data warehousing and Data mining techniques
(coug.ab.ca June 10, 2010 and November 15, 2015)
INDUSTRY CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
CIO Summit Conference (2 times) Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Synon International Conference (2 times) San Diego, California, USA
Internet World Conference (2 times) San Jose, California, USA
World Wide Unix Conference - San Francisco, California, USA
CISA Technology Conference - Singapore
SOFTWARE / HARDWARE:
Microsoft, Unix, IBM AS/400 (iSeries)
Oracle, SQL Server, DB/2, Access
ASP.NET, ADO.NET, HTML, XML, SQL
Travels throughout Canada, USA, UK, Mexico, China, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.