I offer a full range of business consulting services from strategic planning to project management support to corporate training. Clients include the private sector, government departments, education, foreign national investors, and the international development community.

ABOUT ME

YOUR BUSINESS SPECIALIST

My goal is to help you grow, transform, and improve your business with my consulting services.

I am highly client-focused and all of my work focuses on your unique needs. We partner on projects, so you will know exactly what to expect regarding the project’s scope of work, methodology, timeline, and cost.

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Business Specialist/Project Manager
  • Entrepreneur & Start-Up Advisor
  • Professional experience in corporate, municipal government, immigration, startup and non-profit sectors
  • Mentor to New Immigrants
  • Pro Bono Business Consultant
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Facilitator

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary (BComm.)
  • Project Management Professional designation (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Business Analysis designation (CBAP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Two levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation

PROJECTS

Below are projects I have either completed through organizations I have worked for or through my consulting organization.

  • Worked on a business strategy for a city owned, municipal utility complete with environmental scan, benchmarking analysis of 15 municipalities, scenario analysis, and strategic recommendation
  • Prepared multiple business concepts and business plans for Foreign-National business investors relocating to Canada
  • Prepared a 3-year operating business plan for a nationally recognized Canadian sports organization
  • Prepared a business analysis study for  a seniors centre
  • Developed a strategic plan for a health & wellness startup
  • Conceptualized, designed and implemented a performance measurement system to over 100 users
  • Designed and developed an environmental scan research study of 15 municipalities, identifying leading practices and service offerings
  • Developed a mass balance waste flow model embedded with multiple scenarios for operational planning purposes
  • Reorganized a business unit of 15 staff by identifying current state and defining future state before implementation
  • Designed, configured, and implemented a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool to over 100 users
  • Implemented a Project Management Office (PMO) in a multi-million dollar natural gas company
  • Led a comprehensive evaluation, review and audit of a multi-million dollar non-regulated city owned, municipal utility program
  • Developed operating and capital business cases for multi-million dollar initiatives
  • Facilitated strategic planning, business process, and project management training workshops

ASSOCIATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

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Please phone 780-652-0956, e-mail info@colinknollconsulting.com or fill out the form below to get started today!

 

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