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Amber Howard has over 15 years of experience in the technology and business fields. Her extensive consulting experience has allowed Amber to perform business analysis, project management and organizational change management for companies of various sizes in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. This experience includes engagements in the aviation, cooperative housing, finance, government, retail, risk management, and construction industries.

Amber teaches at the University of Toronto and continues to be a practicing Business Analyst and Project Manager who is currently developing a Resilience Training Program for teachers, and the redevelopment of Terminal 3 at Toronto Pearson International Airport as well as other large construction programs for the airport. 

Amber is a passionate consultant, instructor, and performance coach who is in the business of designing and implementing solutions that minimize risk and take advantage of opportunities. She excels at training and developing people in order for them to excel both personally and professionally for what matters most to them. Over the past decade, Amber has contributed to both the IIBA and PMI and continues to volunteer her time as a coach in a leadership training program.

Amber holds a Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP®) designation from the International Institute of Business Analyst, a Change Management Practitioner™ (CMP) designation from APMG International, a Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI), is a Certified Coach Practitioner™ through the Certified Coaches Federation, and is a Certified Personal Resilience Practitioner through Resilience Alliance. Amber holds an Honours BA in Bioethics and Political Science from the University of Toronto.





Cross-Industry, Education, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Government, Industrial, Information Technology, Nonprofit, Professional Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation


Business Analysis, Business Analysis Training, Business Architecture, Business Assessment, Business Process Modeling, Business Process Review, Change Management, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Development, Customer Service, Governance, Organizational Strategy, Performance Management, Planning, Presentation Design and Delivery, Process Change, Process Improvement, Program Management, Project Management, Project Scheduling, Quality Assurance, Requirements Gathering, Risk Management, Software Development, Software Testing, Stakeholder Engagement, Standards Development, Strategic Planning, Test Management

Amber is extremely knowledgeable and passionate. She provided insight professionally, but also on a personal level.

Shane Davidson: Geologist, Kore Geosystems

Very good at answering questions and relating examples from her life that were similar to the solution.

Jacob Sinclair: Operations Coordinator, DMC Mining Services

Great job with lots of practical experiences in project management. Appreciated straight-forwardness and the human side to the course.

Enrick Tremblay - instructor: Exploration Manager, Vale

Amber was amazing. She was very knowledgeable, which helped me understand the material easier.

Maxime Mayotte - individual: Engagement & Comms Specialist, Compass

She is a fantastic teacher. The language used was easy to understand.

Kalpana Joshi - instructor: Core Service Coordinator, SNOLAB

Effective. I would attend another course presented by Amber.

Ryan Proulx: Account Manager, Orica Mining Services

She's very engaging. Well spoken. Broad interest. I thoroughly enjoyed learning from her.

Melanie Boulianne - instructor: Executive Assistant, Laurentian University

Her approach is detailed, yet pragmatic and she is very articulate in explaining complex technical issues and functional capabilities to business stakeholders.

Perry Brock: VP IT, Metro Supply Chain Group

She is an analytical thinker with an eye for detail. She is collaborative and works extremely well in a team environment whether she is the leader or a participant. Amber is a strong communicator who is able to command a meeting in order to keep projects on time and on budget. With her work ethic she is a great asset to any team.

Dwayne Macintosh: Fire Chief at Toronto Pearson Airport

Amber has deep understanding of the business and is very personable – she can solve many hard problems by connecting to the right people who are happy to help her. This quality of hers saved much time and effort on my projects.

Slava Sukalksky: PM at MUFG