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Peter Monkhouse’s career is built on over 40 years of project and leadership experience. Peter is focused on professionals who support organizations to listen to their customers, deliver value, and execute strategy through papers, presentations, and webinars. Throughout his career, he has actively led projects and project managers in education, consulting, engineering, information technology, health, and organizational change for multinational organizations. In a recent role, Peter successfully coached, mentored and worked with project managers across six continents. In addition, Peter teaches project management courses at the University of Toronto and Toronto Metropolitan University.

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 of over US$20 million per year implementing organizational change. In 2019, Peter co-authored the best-selling book Gen P: New Generation of Product Owners Who Care about Customers.

Over the past 20 years, Peter has taught over 8,000 students in Project Management in various formats, including classroom, online, and intensive formats. Students in his classes come from various industries, including finance, construction, engineering, healthcare, government, non-profit, services, and entertainment. Peter’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, including serving on the PMI Board of Directors for six years and was the Chair of the 2012 PMI Board and the PMI Educational Board of Directors for six years and was the Chair of the 2018 PMIEF Board. Peter is the past president of the PMI Toronto Chapter and has served on several Member Advisory Groups (MAGs). Peter is on the Board of Directors of Project Managers Without Borders. In 2021, Peter was named a PMI Fellow.

In the fall of 2007, Peter became 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. Peter obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential in 1999. In May 2008, he graduated from the PMI® Leadership Institute Master Class and in 2020, he was certified PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor.











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


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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