Denise is the founder and Managing Partner of Collaborators In Knowledge Inc. She brings more than 40 years of practical experience in managing, auditing and rescuing multi-million dollar projects. She has also trained thousands of students from the private and public sectors in the best practices of portfolio and project management. She is the past President of the Society of PMPs of Greater Vancouver.
Denise Holleran-Boswell, is the Founder and Managing Partner of Collaborators In Knowledge Inc. She has over 35 years of industry experience as a practicing project, portfolio and program manager, as well as a business analyst. In her role as a Workshop Leader, Denise has developed project management methodologies and workshop materials and has trained thousands of people. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) & the International Association of Business Analysts (IIBA®), and is a past President of the Society of PMP’s of Greater Vancouver. Currently she is a member of the Business Advisory Committee for ProjectWorld Business Analyst World.
Denise continues to provide both Project Management and PMP Certification workshops. She is also an advisor to UBC’s Business Analysis Certificate Program and Program Management Certificate Program, and is a part-time faculty member at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, where she is the Program Leader for the Professional Project Management Certificates.
In addition, she has advised on several project Executive Steering Committees, including several panels of experts for PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the International Association of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) Planning Panel of Experts to advise on the development of their business guidelines in Project Management of ERP Systems.
Denise is often requested as a guest speaker. Most recently, she provided expert insight at: UBC Certificate in Project Management Program, Project World*Business Analyst World, the International Association of Business Analysis, Society of PMPs of Greater Vancouver, itSMF Annual National Conference, BC Manufacturer’s Executive Council and PwC’s Annual Global Forestry Industry Conference.
As the Managing Partner, Denise manages the company’s day-to-day operations. She brings years of practical experience to her role having not only managed, audited and rescued multi-million dollar projects but also having trained many Business Analysts and Project Managers in her day. She will help ensure that Workshop Leaders and workshop materials meet industry-best standards. Denise will also focus on building client relationships, dedicating herself to ensuring the CIKI Learning Centre maintains it’s 99% Client Satisfaction rate.
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