• Richard A. Bett, M.Sc. PM, PMP, MPM, CIPM, ITIL

    Richard.Bett@bevaglobal.ca

    PROFILE

    Richard has over 30 years of experience working in various domains such as Retail, Research and Development, Construction, Education, Health, Information Technology, Defence and Space, IT Security, and Non-Profit.

    Over the years Richard has held various management positions which today make him the person he is. Richard is a goal-oriented visionary and organized team leader and player. A conscientious worker and a consummate professional, Richard prides himself on his ability to turn ideas into reality. Richard’s strengths lie in:

    Project Management
    Richard is a seasoned, certified project manager and trainer. He was instrumental in setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) for the management of a national Department of National Defence (DND) project and contributed to the improvement of business and Project Management (PM) processes at DND. Richard is continuously taking courses to ensure his knowledge is current. He also teaches project management to various government departments, agencies and private companies.

    Information Technology
    Richard has many years experience in planning and implementing large scale Information Technology(IT) projects. He has managed IT Architects, Software Architects, Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, Security Analysts, Developers, and Testers.

    Financial Management
    Richard has played a key role in the planning and implementation of financial management systems such as FAMIS and PBHC Financial Applications Software upgrades. He has worked with accountants, accounts payable/receivable clerks, and procurement staff.

    EDUCATION

    • Doctoral Student in Project Management (P.H.D.)
      Université du Québec en Outaouais, 2010 – 2013
    • Master of Science in Project Management
      Université du Québec en Outaouais, 2009
    • Bachelor in Commerce /Information System (Hon.)
      Laurentian University, 1990

    Certificates/Diplomas

    • ITIL v.2.0, 2002; ITIL v.3.0, 2010
    • Architectural, Cambrian College, 1983
    • Electrical Engineering Technology, 1982

    PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    • Master of Project Management (M.P.M.)
    • Certified International Project Manager (C.I.P.M.)

    ASSOCIATIONS

    • Project Management Institute (PMI), 2001
    • American Academy of Project Management (A.A.P.M.), 2009

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    BEVA Global Management Inc.
    President, Senior Management Consultant, 2010 to present

    EDUCPRO Inc
    President, PM Trainer, 2006 – 2010

    ABET Technologies Inc.,
    President, IT Senior Project Manager, 2001 -2011

    Sudbury Regional Hospital
    Project Manager, Senior Systems Analyst, 1999 -2001

    Avita Technologies Inc. (Oakville)
    Project Manager, High Technology, 1999

    Conseil Scolaire du Nouvel Ontario
    Director of Information Services, 1998

    Mikro Provisions and Drake Training Centre
    Owner/Operator, 1994 – 1997

    Valley & District Assoc. for Community Living
    Manager of Finance and Office Administration, 1990 – 1994

    Atomic Energy of Canada (A.E.C.L.) Chalk River
    Electrical Engineering Designer, 1982 – 1986

    Other Experience
    Trainer (IT, PM), 1992 to present