The Founder and President of Durivage Management Solutions Limited, Francine Durivage is a bilingual Performance Enhancement Specialist. She has worked professionally helping Service, Support, Marketing and Manufacturing organizations both streamline their activities, identify, and capitalize on their competitive advantages. She has worked successfully in the High-Tech and Private Sectors, as well as with Government departments and agencies in more than a dozen countries, on three continents.
Francine is a MPM (Master of Project Management), she holds the Project Management Institute's coveted designation of PMP (Project Management Professional) in addition to having a BA in Psychology and a Master Certificate in Organizational Development. This distinguished level of qualification, combined with her attributes and preparation as an Olympic contender and 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of business environments, have combined to propel Francine to the top of her field. An active member of the business community, Francine has received a number of awards including Business of the Year, and she has been featured in the Ottawa Citizen's Business Section. As part of her work, Francine has authored numerous articles, contributed to publications and written several training manuals including some exclusively available on-line for use in web based training.
An engaging speaker, Francine is able to impart and share her in-depth knowledge, expertise and experience. She employs cutting-edge project and management tools, techniques, and methodologies, and provides hands-on training and support. Her energy, tenacity and effective leadership enable her to strategically address the needs of both staff and management at all levels. She has a strong understanding of how to pinpoint and overcome the challenges facing today's project managers, and the obstacles and realities they face in managing work successfully.
Francine currently teaches for the University of Ottawa and the Telfer School of Business as well as for the Canadian Management Centre, an affiliate of the American Management Association. She has written and facilitated training for the Project Management Institute, and also instructs and has authored for the Canada School of Public Service and on behalf of Treasury Board.