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Peter Monkhouse

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Mr. Monkhouse’s career is built on over 35 years of project and leadership experience. Throughout his career, he has actively led projects and project managers in the areas of education, consulting, engineering, information technology, health, and organizational change for multinational organizations. In a recent role, Mr. Monkhouse successfully coached, mentored and worked with project managers across six continents. In addition, Peter teaches project management courses at Ryerson University, University of Toronto, and University of Calgary.

In prior roles, Peter managed portfolios of continuing education certificates with over 4,000 enrollments, co-founded a start-up, and led programs of over 100 professionals and revenues over US$20 million per year implementing organizational change.

Over the past 16 years, Peter has taught over 3,000 students in Project Management in a variety of formats including classroom, online, and intensive formats. Students in his classes come from a wide variety of industries, including financial, healthcare, government, non-profit, services, end entertainment. Mr. Monkhouse’s vast industry experience allows him to use examples to bring project management to life for all his students.

Peter has been an active volunteer with PMI for over 20 years and is presently Chair of the PMI Educational Foundation Board of Directors. Previously he served on the PMI Board of Directors for 6 years and was the Chair of the 2012 PMI Board. Mr. Monkhouse is past president of the PMI Toronto Chapter and has served on a number of Member Advisory Groups (MAGs).

In the fall of 2007, Peter assumed the position of Chair of the Canadian Mirror Committee for the ISO PC236 which led to the development of ISO21500. He received his BSc (Engineering) from Queen’s University and his MBA from the University of Toronto. He obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential in 1999, and in May 2008 he graduated from the PMI® Leadership Institute Master Class.


PMP  Humber Certificate in Virtual Instructor-Led Training





Education, Engineering, Healthcare, Information Technology, Professional Services, Telecommunications


Change Management, Leadership, Market Research, Organizational Strategy, Process Change, Process Improvement, Program Management, Project Management, Project Management Training, Risk Management, Strategic Planning


(Procept) Everything I Learned About Leadership is from Volunteering by Peter Monkhouse


Peter Monkhouse Interview on Project Management


Insider Tips for Being an Effective Product Owner - by Johanna Tivig and Peter Monkhouse

Great! Very personable and engaging.

Viaci: Cancer Care Ontario

"Great style of teaching.  Provides lots of examples."

Hashi Hashi: Project Manager, Cancer Care Ontario

"Excellent instructor - really made the content enjoyable !!"

Katherin Creighton-Taylor: Cancer Screening Implementation Lead, Cancer Care Ontario