Experience: John has over twenty-five years of business and project management experience. Working extensively with clients in both the private and public sectors, John’s project management and business experience includes successfully navigating the challenges and complexity of managing global product launches for a manufacturing firm, the creation of an electronic trading system for a precious metals operation, and successfully delivering client projects through his own IT company.
An award-winning instructor, John has provided project management and related business training to individuals and organizations across Canada, the United States and (through virtual courses) globally.
Strengths: John is a professional, engaging, and passionate teacher. His extensive experience using both predictive (traditional) and adaptive (agile) project management techniques, enables him to help clients go beyond the theory and obtain tangible results by addressing the practical project management challenges they face. John feels project management is a thoroughly fascinating and valuable field, each project presenting its own unique challenges. His energetic teaching style reveals the enthusiasm he offers and generates for students. The experience John has gained is related through real-world anecdotes and occasional humour. Relating theory to practice with an engaging style is what makes John a valued and singular instructor.
Education: John has a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Ottawa and received his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2012.