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The Project Management Mindset of Canada's Telecom Leaders





PMI Toronto is happy to be hosting a panel with Project Management Professionals from one of the strongest industries in Canada – telecommunications! The objective of the event is to provide value to you as a member by learning how PM professionals can succeed in this sought-after industry. As a major employer in Canada, questions will be asked related to career accomplishments and advice, involvement in Diversity & Inclusion efforts, thoughts related to the future of the profession, prominent ongoing projects, and more. If you’d like to submit questions for the panel in advance, please follow this link.


6:30 PM - Welcome & Opening

6:35 PM - Panel Discussion

7:35 PM - Q&A

7:55 PM - Closing Remarks

8:00 PM - Conclude


(Subject to HST)

PMI Toronto Members (login prior to registering) - Complimentary

Non-Members and Guests - $10.00


1.0 (Leadership)


Speaker #1: Michelle Boutin (Rogers Communications)


Michelle has 20+ years of experience in successfully delivering major complex and multidisciplinary programs to achieve strategic vision for the business. Award-winning, charismatic, and result-driven Senior Level Executive with extensive and progressive experience.

Inspirational leader with an excellent track record of success in defining PMO strategy, developing and driving change across the business, proactively identifying and mitigating risks to ensure continuous improvement and competitive advantage.

Excellent analytical skills, with acute attention to detail, an exceptional grasp of effective project delivery practices, and a proven track record of executive team building. Talented professional with dynamic communication and presentation skills and a seasoned ability to negotiate, influence, and persuade, leading to improved business performance and maximization of profitability.


Speaker #2: Chris Skrobucha (Telus)


Chris has 20 years of experience in telecom with a passionate focus on new technology introduction and customer business transformation. He currently manages a team of customer facing Program Managers, Project Managers and Business Analysts supporting TELUS’ most strategic accounts and business growth verticals through the development and implementation of execution strategies to enable customer value realization. When not supporting his amazing team or customers, Chris can be found traveling or hiking with his wife, 2 daughters and mini goldendoodle or practicing and supporting students at a martial arts school in Port Credit.


Speaker #3: Michael Hofmann, Director of Channel Enablement (Bell)



Michael has over 20 years of telecommunications experience focussed on leading national retail sales teams and head office go to market teams. He also has experience working in call centre environments and has worked in small start up businesses. Michael currently supports a sales enablement team at Bell with portfolios that include: Training, Incentives and programs, Communications and Go to Market functions. He enjoys the consistently changing needs of the business and collaborating with teams to solve these challenges. In his spare time, Michael enjoys cooking, golfing, and generally anything that gets him outdoors.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m., 5 business days before the event and must be sent in writing by email to your chapter registrar. There will be a 20% administration fee charged for cancellations, subtracted from the refund. Please contact info@pmitoronto.ca to cancel your registration.  Cancellation/refund requests will not be accepted less than 5 business days before the event. However, substitutions are welcome.

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Type of category: PMI Toronto Monthly Meeting

Type of activity: Leadership

Date: April 22nd, 2021

Hour: 6:30PM to 8:00PM

# of PDUs: 1


Members: Free

Non members and Guests: $10.00