Michael William Craggs, B.A., LL.B.
340 Avenue Q South
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2Y3
Phone: (306) 222-3203
- Proven sales, management and team coordination skills.
High facility in all forms of communication; friendly, confident outgoing personality.
- Efficiently organized and diligent, with an intelligent approach to problem-solving.
- Cognitive of long-term goals while moving towards achieving short-term solutions.
Education:1992-1996 Full-time student, University of Saskatchewan
in the College of Law, receiving an LL.B. specializing in corporate, business
and tax law.
1988-1992 Full-time student, University of Saskatchewan in the
College of Arts and Science, receiving a Double Honors BA in Political Studies
1985-1988 Student at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute, completing
Grade XII, receiving the Social Science Award for academic excellence.
- Demonstrated ability in finding solutions specific to
the needs of any situation, even in tense situations resulting from urgent deadlines
and inflexible parties.
- Strong oral communication and presentation ability
demonstrated not only through competition in Science Fairs at an international
level and numerous debating tournaments but also the promotion of two home businesses
and coordination of computer fairs.
- Organizational ability as exhibited by
fund raising, volunteer recruitment, chairing meetings, primary level research,
and operating and managing a successful home business.
- Research ability as
demonstrated by completion of several major academic papers, and practical research
into the workings of government as encountered in a political office. Bureaucratic
research skills obtained while working as a Constituency Secretary.
of comprehensive courses in Statistics, Applied Calculus, Political Analysis,
Econometrics and four years of law courses, specializing in business law (including
courses in Commercial Crime, Municipal Law and Intellectual Property).
- Extensive computer background on IBM/Macintosh systems and
networks including MAC OS System 6-9/X, LINUX, UNIX, MS-DOS, MS-Windows 3.11/'9X/2000/NT
- Comprehensive experience with most current applications in the marketplace,
including programming code in various languages.
- Experience with the Internet
including FTP, Telnet, World Wide Web, HTML coding, DHTML, Java, CGI scripts,
PERL, MySQL, managing servers, developing ecommerce solutions and commercial internet
presences, researching for information, data assessments, etc.
Micwil Computer ConsultingSole
In business under this name since March 1994. Previously MicalAnde
- A sole proprietorship involved in assembling and
troubleshooting computer systems and software, training, technology consulting,
business to business development / partnerships and Internet consulting and development.
Launched in March of 2000, ErgoCanada.com, a division of Micwil, is a targeted
ecommerce portal designed to focus on an emerging market niche in Canada.
Business Manager, Clinical AffairsCollege of Dentistry,
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E4
Employed full-time from
November 2, 1998 to July 2, 1999
Director, Clinical Affairs: Dr. David Tyler
- Operational manager of the day to day affairs of
the Dental Clinic
- Supervisor of clinic office personnel
- Responsible for
budgeting and accounting of clinic income and expenses
- Developed the 5 Year
Business Plan for the Clinic
- Information Technology infrastructure planning,
deployment, support and maintenance.
Internet Advertising Development
Consultant Saskatoon StarPhoenix
204 5th Ave. N. Saskatoon, SK S7K 2P1
Employed full-time from July 2, 1996 to December 31, 1996 (TERM POSITION)
Electronic Media Manager: Doug Lacombe Phone: 664-8341
- Contacting, arranging
and consulting with clients in order to design an effective World Wide Web presence.
Developing a marketing strategy and ensuring production capabilities were available
to meet client needs, including project management.
Free-Net Computer Fair '95 & '96
Box 339 RPO University Saskatoon, SK S7N
4J8 Dialup Line: 956-3700
Employed full-time from June 21, 1995 to October
1, 1995 and part-time from January 15, 1996 to June 6, 1996.
Ron Bernsten Phone: 683-7593
- Contacting potential local and national
vendors and securing their participation in the fair.
- Approaching media and
vendors for sponsorship of various parts of the fair.
- Organizing and implementing
the physical layout and assisting with on-site management of the fair.
SecretaryLynda Haverstock's Greystone Constituency Office
Street E., Saskatoon, SK S7H 0V7 Phone: 374-0029
Employed full-time from April
1, 1993 to August 25, 1993 and part-time to May 30, 1996.
- Handling inquiries for information and resolution of
concerns with government agencies, preparing replies for the MLA to revise, running
day-to-day operations at the office.
- Design and installation of a customized
filing program to link offices around Saskatchewan.
Head Injury Association
2310 Louise Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7J 2C7 Phone: 373-1555
Employed full-time from April 11, 1990 to Sept. 3, 1990 and May 11, 1991 to August
Program Coordinator: Ayesha Janzen
- Creation and organization
of a resource center including developing a customized user friendly computer
circulation and search program for library materials.
- Physical arrangement
and organization of the resource center, computerization of office operations
and independently running the office.
- Volunteer with Industry Canada's Computers for Schools program.
interests include tennis, racquetball, cycling, bowling and golfing.
interest in computers and their integration into society, including volunteer
with the Saskatoon Free-Net Association
- Leisure interests encompass science
fiction (both reading and writing), and games of logic and strategy such as Chess,
Go and Terrace.
- Inactive member of MENSA Canada.