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Glen Ford, BSc, MCPM, PMP

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Senior Project, Process and Business Management Consultant

Many years experience leading many types of projects in many different industries.  Well experienced in information technology, business management, accounting management and project management at both the technical and managerial levels. Able to see beyond the obvious and apply lessons learned in one industry to other industries in order to create innovation Able to think strategically or be detailed oriented as required. Able to grasp stated and implied needs quickly.

Professional Expertise & Experience

VProz Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                     2010 – 2013

Senior Project Management Consultant specializing in the following areas and roles:

  • Marketing – Developed multiple websites, brochures and other marketing tools. Wrote copy and performed SEO.
  • Writing – Wrote copy for websites and brochures. Maintained company blog.
  • Strategy – In concert with other parties designed various strategic initiatives including core strategies. Facilitated strategic planning meetings.
  • Project Management – Led multiple projects during startup efforts including web based HRIS, and CRM.implementation. Maintained website.
Selected Achievements Career
  • Writing -Co-author of a PMBOK textbook, multiple books on project management, writing, & public speaking. Currently writing a book on project management for the entrepreneur. Author of multiple articles on IT, QA, management and writing
  • Quoted on Techrepublic (CBS Interactive Inc.) and in PM Network (PMI).
  • Training – Developed multiple courses in the areas of entrepreneurship, business design, writing and course design. Led PMP Training courses for two major education providers.
  • Marketing – Developed multiple websites, brochures and other marketing tools. Wrote copy and performed SEO & Social Marketing
  • Strategy – In concert with other parties designed various strategic initiatives including core strategies.
  • Project Management – Led multiple projects in the areas of training design, marketing, web development and software development. Led multiple projects establishing small businesses including associated sub-projects.
  • Successfully led project to integrate, customize and implement core financial systems (AR, AP, GL,, Project Accounting)
  • Successfully led project to develop a 36 + page website using PHP.
  • Took over responsibility for troubled BASEL CRM & ACBS integration project. Guided phase to successful conclusion
  • Mentored Alarm manufacturing company IT Management and staff in object oriented methodology and project management for redesign of alarm billing system
  • Developed standards for LANSA and project management (ISO/SEI CMM compliant)
  • Have led teams consisting of from 1 person to 24 people
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Projects  Training & Development
2008-PresentCan Da Software
Project Management/Business Management Consultant
1996 – 2008
Westburne Industrial Enterprises Ltd.
Project Manager/Senior Systems Analyst
1995 – 1996

Canadian Standards Association
(now CSA International)
Team Leader, Project Leader (Program  Manager)
1988 – 1995

Pennwalt Inc.   (now Arkema Inc.)
Accounting Manager
1987 – 1988

Education Associations/Memberships

PMP Designation – Project Management Institute, 2004    (89%)

M.C.P.M. – Schulich School of Business – York University, Toronto, 2002
top of class (98.4%)

Management Consulting and Organizational Development Facilitator training – CSA International, 1994

CGA program – Certified General Accountants Association, 1986
(Withdrew – 3 courses remaining)

B.Sc.  – McMaster University, Hamilton, 1975 (Computer Science)

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
    Member, 2002-
  • Business Networking International 2001- 2003,
    Education Co-ordinator, 2002-2003
  • Data Processing Management Association
    1979-1984
    Director – Seminars & Meetings, 1980-1981