Court Stevens – Instructor and Company Principal
Court has been directly associated with contract management, as a project director for large Federal Government programs, and as a consultant and instructor, for over 30 years. Court provides training on the best practices of business and management processes associated with all of the phases of procurement management. This includes Contract Management Planning and Implementation, Requests for Proposals and Negotiating Effectively (e.g. contracts).
Court was one of the principal designers of the British Columbia government’s Procurement and Contract Management Program (PCMP) and was a senior instructor of four courses for this program.
Court has acquired over 35 years’ experience in all facets of leadership, both as an officer in the Canadian Forces, and as a professional development consultant in the private sector. As a senior officer, he held various and challenging leadership positions in both Canada and abroad.
Court’s organizational and professional development education includes the following:
- Masters degree in Organizational Leadership and Management
- Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education
- Graduate of the Canadian Army Command and Staff College
- Qualified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Training Instructor Program
Douglas Land – Instructor
Doug is an award winning Trainer, Coach and Consultant in the areas of Project Management; Communications; Contract Management and Organizational Effectiveness. His background includes training and consulting work with many private corporations in the U.S.A. and Canada; municipal, regional and provincial governments as well as many Aboriginal groups and organizations. Doug worked for many years with First Nations and Aboriginal communities in Northern Saskatchewan doing community development work. He has extensive experience in Construction projects; Community Development projects; Business Development projects; Power Generation Plant Turnaround projects; Oil and Gas Industry; Real Estate Development.
Doug is the Program Director, Western Canada, of the Masters Certificate in Project Management, Schulich School of Business, York University and a member of the faculty.
Doug has recently published his first book, “The Power of the Plan – Empowering the Leader Within You”.