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  1. Tyler F.

    Tyler F.

    Professional Business Planning & Consultation

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    To Help Businesses Meet Their Goals Desired Projects Include: * Business Plan Writing (Top 20% via Odesk) * Business Research * Leads and Prospect Lists (see example in portfolio) * Helping Businesses Raise Capital * Bookkeeping * Marketing * Advertising * Business Consulting (Top 20% via Odesk) * Banking * Financial Advisory * Mergers and Acquisitions. * Entrepreneurial Activities * Global Strategy * Creative Writting Formalized Work and Experience: Commercial Lending w/ Active Management of a Loan Portfolio . Can provide reconciliation service as needed, which includes quick books and book keeping via excel. Provided consultative services to retail and business banking clients by understanding the goals of each and offering personal financial advice to meet their needs. Guided current homeowners through the process of refinancing a mortgage, by helping clients to understand interest rates and loan repayment options. Enhanced interpersonal skills by utilizing cold calling initiatives to create relationships with prospective mortgage clients. Developed goals and incentives for production employees in order to increase production efficiencies and individual employee compensation using controlled time & motion studies at two facilities in MD and PA. Developed a capital asset inventory program of all plant machinery and furnishings which was submitted to corporate headquarters. Education: University of Maryland University College Masters Degree in Business Administration. McDaniel College Bachelor of Arts; Major in Business Administration

    $29.99 /hr
    372 hours
    4.98
  2. Artashes Vardanyan

    Artashes Vardanyan Agency Contractor

    MBA, ACCA, Business planning, Startups, Entrepreneurship, VC, Finance,

    Armenia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    In the fast changing business environment business and financial wisdom is very important to achieve sustainable results and better financial goals. Since 2012 on oDesk, I've helped start-up companies from all over the world to get their business off the ground by supporting them in raising funds from angel investors and VC companies. No matter how complex your business and finance related questions are, I have the capabilities and experience to build high quality financial models and business plans to show you the road-map how the choices you make today will affect your business in the future. My core values are – open communication, innovation, high quality services. Feel free to contact us anytime for free advice.

    Associated with: Fincos - Your business and financial doctor

    $27.00 /hr
    346 hours
    4.86
  3. Bhanu Pratap Singh Rawat

    Bhanu Pratap Singh Rawat

    Business Consultant /MBA Finance/Financial Planning UK (Ins) Cert

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Currently engaged in providing solutions to clients through innovative methodologies to enable them take key decisions about their strategies, communication, brands, products and services. Writing business plans, data analysis, data mining work for both domestic and international clients. I have a work experience of more than 12 years and have worked with market research companies in India. Demonstrated excellence in planning, migrating, transitioning and managing several successful processes with involvement in technological updations. Previously managing my own business and last worked with Capita Offshore Business Services Ltd. And Trivium Educations services as Operations Manager. Have worked with companies like Evalueserve as Team Lead in the Market Research Domain. Proficient at managing & leading teams for running successful process operations & experience of developing procedures, service standards for business excellence. Experience Highlights Managing various market research projects including B2C to B2B, across North America, Europe, internationally and in many different languages. These were managed through conducting primary and secondary research. Primary research was conducted through telephonic and web based surveys providing the report through SPSS, presentations, excel word. Writing Business plans for various business studies; providing information on various verticals like Information Technology, Telecommunication, CPG, FMCG, Energy, Utilities, Travel and Transportation, Real Estate, Finance and Insurance, Pharma and Bio Pharma. Providing tools like project design & objectives, questionnaire design, sample selection, quality control, data collection, data processing and analysis, report writing, providing customized reports. Conducting market segment studies; client profiling through primary and secondary research; preparing RFP & RFQ’s for the client. Developing presentation & proposal; handling survey programming. Data Analysis for individual and companies Some Projects Handled End-to-end market research project from a company, which provides high quality consumer and commercial location-based services for the wireless industry. Objective of the project was to expand their knowledge of the European Consumer marketplace as a potential target for the company’s products; In-depth analysis of the Indian Wireless Market, from a leading, global consulting firm based in US. (Telephonic survey project) In-depth analysis of the leaders in the Canadian telecom market and it’s potential for financial growth. Collecting, analyzing and forecasting key financial data for various technology companies and finally benchmarking them on pre-defined parameters. Focus area was all the leading players in each segment of technology domain It involved primary research with Head of IT and IT Managers of various companies Worked as part of a team of six members, for a leading company in US Acquired knowledge in usage of e-databases like Bloomberg, Dialog-pro, etc.

    $13.00 /hr
    345 hours
    4.86
  4. Muhammad Adeel Khatri

    Muhammad Adeel Khatri Agency Contractor

    Business Planning, Investor Pitch & Teaser, Marketing & Branding

    Pakistan - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 8

    My recently written business plan secured $8 million investment. Looking for challenging work to show my expertise in the field of Business Consultancy, Business planning, strategies, & financial reporting . My primary objective is to give my employers the best work that they expect for their company. I have over 6 years of progressive experience in business plan development, business coaching, marketing, market research, branding, pricing and consulting management fields. Having written over 100 real world business plans, many of them are now successfully running businesses, I can proudly offer my services to the owners of start-up and in-operation companies who are desperately looking to get off the ground and to take their companies to the next level. The biggest challenges with the start-up companies are to seek and secure start-up capital and then get off the ground. My professionally written business plan addresses both these critical issues. My investment focused business plans are tailored to the specific needs of raising capital. In addition, these plans also provide a clear roadmap to the entrepreneurs which are backed by realistic and strong financial projection. Business plans are normally delivered in .pdf and .docx formats. I make sure that the final draft not only inspire you, but also inspire your investors and other stakeholders. Therefore, to make your business plan stand out, the writer should also focus on the designing to make it forceful and elegant. I design the business plan by coloring all heading, charts and tables identical to your company's logo. Apart from this, I also insert relevant pictures and SmartArt throughout the document to improve its readability and to add value to the business plan draft. At the end, It is important to highlight that I have more than 95% client satisfaction rate so far with my overall services and almost 100% with my provided business plans.

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: SuperPlanz, Webienz, MYBSolution

    $15.00 /hr
    649 hours
    4.94
  5. Aram Dadayan

    Aram Dadayan Agency Contractor

    Financial Analysis and Business Planning, Masters degree, ACCA

    Armenia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12

    Hello! I am an experienced financial consultant and business plan writer. Currently I work for Tier 2 telecom operator as senior financial controller and offer my services on oDesk. I would be happy to help you and your company to complete the following tasks: -Business plan writing -Financial modeling -Financial forecasting -Financial analysis -Valuations -Pitch Decks Thank you for taking time to visit my page and happy working!!!

    Associated with: Fincos - Your business and financial doctor

    $10.00 /hr
    71 hours
    4.55
  6. Paul Poyasnyk

    Paul Poyasnyk

    Sales Administration Manager, Business Planning Analyst

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 15

    For the last four years I've been teaching Economics, Management and Bussiness Planning at Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University. Though I don't have any experience working for a company, I had some major achievements whilst being a student (such as scholarship as an award for winning in BOSCH business planning contest or participation in the 2010 International Business Plan Competition, hosted by the University of Hartford, Barney School of Business). Author of more than ten articles on Economics, Management, Forecasting and Analisys. Now I am looking for full-time job, while doing my Ph.D. in Economics research. I am experienced in: Management, Analysis and Business Planning, I speak decent English and always willing to answer any of your questions, if needed.

    $7.78 /hr
    190 hours
    4.90
  7. Geoffory C.

    Geoffory C.

    Business and Technology Executive and Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    To utilize my vast skills, experience and knowledge in the Technology and Business Management fields. Over the past 16 years, I have assisted several companies in everything from production to analysis to growing companies to valuation to liquidation. I have mentored and coached several young future business people in the arts of efficiency, confidence and maximization of potential. I am a problem solver, entrepreneur, innovator, engineer, motivator and, most importantly, a deliverer of results. My proven track record in technology and business management, marketing and leadership speaks for itself. When you get me as a consultant and manager, you get what I live, breathe, eat and even sleep - success!

    $55.56 /hr
    4,225 hours
    5.00
  8. Dawn C.

    Dawn C.

    HR Consultant-Expert Resume Writer/ Policy and Handbook Writer/Trainer

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a HR Consultant, MBA, and expert Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile writer. Over the years I have held various positions in the HR field such as Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, HR Generalist,Training Manager, and VP of HR. I own and operate a HR Consulting company and have been assisting small businesses in many areas of HR for over 8 years. I also found a large demand for my services from job seekers and have been assisting individuals put their best foot forward when applying for jobs. What I offer for job seekers: I know what recruiters are looking for! ☛ Career Consulting. ☛ Tailored Resume and Cover Letter writing to highlight strengths and accomplishments. ☛ LinkedIn profile writing. ☛ Interview Prep. What I offer for businesses: I can help your HR dept. run smoothly! ☛ Successful development and administration of company-wide policies and procedures. ☛ Employee Handbook creation. ☛ Effective job posting and job description writing. ☛ Recruitment of most qualified individuals for open positions. ☛ Cost effective creation of a complete benefits package and administration of benefits. ☛ Counseling for managers and employees in resolving employee relation issues. ☛ Consultation, creation, and facilitation of successful training programs for soft skills training. ☛ Performance Appraisals administration. ☛ Employee Recognition Program creation. ☛ Bio writing. Additional services include article writing, business plan writing for investor appeal, web content writing, and test creation.

    $55.56 /hr
    278 hours
    4.93
  9. Andreea A.

    Andreea A.

    Ph.D. in Finance

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    In top 5% freelancers at oDesk, I am a professionally trained academic writer, financial analyst and market researcher with two years oDesk experience and over 2,000 hours worked to design academic articles, research projects, market reports, marketing presentations, business plans, financial analyses and economic studies. I hold a bachelor degree in finance-Specialization "Finance and Banks", a master degree in Economics and a doctorate degree in "Finance" with merit Excellent (2011). I have written 34 articles published in international databases rated journals or published in the volumes of national and international conferences from Romania and abroad (Kavala-Greece, Prague, Hradec Kralove-the Czech Republic (ISI Proceedings indexed), Izmir-Turkey, Tallin-Estonia, Chisinau-Republic of Moldova). Education -Doctorate Degree in Finance with merit Excellent, 2011; -Diploma for participating in the national science writing program included in the project "Doctorate in Excellence Schools- The Evaluation of Research Quality in Universities and Increasing Visibility by Scientific Publications", April 29-30, organized by UEFISCU and the National Government of Romania, 2010; -Master Degree in Economics, 2008; -Jean Monnet permanent course "European monetary and financial integration" Certificate No. 001763, 2006-2007, organized by the Center for European Studies, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania, 2008; -Bachelor of Finance (specialization: Finance and Banks), 2007. Articles published in international databases rated journals (National University Research Council- CNCSIS B+) or CNCSIS acknowledged journals: 2011: The Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism under Financial Distress. An Overview, Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Vol. XI, Issue 1, (B+), RePEC, DOAJ, Ovidius University Press, pp. 1832-1838, co-author; 2011: Optimum Currency Areas Theory: Economic Foundation for Monetary Unification, Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Vol. XI, Issue 1, (B+), RePEC, DOAJ, Ovidius University Press, pp. 2315-2320, co-author; 2010: The Challenges Facing Single Euro Payments Area Adoption in the Light of the Financial Crisis”, Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series (B+),RePEC, DOAJ, Ovidius University Press, ISSN 1582-9383, pp. 211-216; III. Articles published in the volumes of international conferences from abroad: 2011: Determinants of Romanian Credit Default Swap Spreads in the Context of the European Debt Crisis, Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference Economies of Central and Eastern Europe: Convergence, Opportunities and challenges, Tallin School of Economics and Business Administration of the Tallin University of Technology, Tallin, Estonia, (co-author); 2011: Romania and the Challenges of Economic and Monetary Union: An Overview, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Doctoral Conference of Faculty of Finance and Accounting, Prague, Czech Republic (ISI Proceedings indexed); 2011: Testing for Government Bond Market Integration. The case of the European Union, Proceedings of the 14th International Students’ Conference on Economics, Izmir, Turkey; 2011: Financial Integration of European Money Market: from EMU to the Global Crisis and Beyond, Proceedings of Hradec Economic Days 2011 Economic. Development and Management of Regions, University of Hradec Kralove Publishing House, Czech Republic, ISBN 978-80-7435-101-3, pp. 17-21, (co-author); 2010: The Implications of European Retail Banking Integration on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Financing. An Overview, Proceedings of Management of International Business and Economic Systems, Department of Information Management, Kavala Institute of Technology, Kavala, Greece, ISBN 978-960-98411-8-4, pp. 605-619, (co-author); 2010: Private Equity Investments and Innovation Stimulation, published in the volume of the international conference Competitiveness and innovation in Knowledge Economy, Economic Studies Academy, Chisinau (co-author); 2010: Perspectives on Single Euro Payments Area Adoption in the Light of the Financial Crisis, published in the volume of the international conference Financial policies for growth recovery under the global economic crisis, Policolor Publishing House, Chisinau, ISBN 978-9975-9956-2-7, pp. 90-95.

    $50.00 /hr
    2,517 hours
    4.87
  10. Zachary L.

    Zachary L.

    MBA Candidate Business Development Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    I have worked as a business development consultant for organizations in both the private and public sector, providing everything from basic structural business mechanisms to entrepreneurial strategy advice. I have significant experience in research and reporting data, which serve as the foundation for good business and marketing decision-making. I hope to continue to use my skills for the benefit of clients who seek deliverables that are backed by accurate information. Past projects have included business plans, industry analyses, branding strategies, and market research quality assurance reports.

    $55.56 /hr
    289 hours
    4.94