Shahzad Rizvi – Instructor

Shahzad completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Western Ontario. His industry experience comes from working in a variety of consulting and full-time positions. Shahzad started out his career in Software Testing as an intern tester at the National Center of Audiology before launching his career in IT with various Consulting jobs in diverse industries, including but not limited to Financial, Automotive, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, Fare Payment, and Telecommunications. Currently Shahzad focuses on Automation and Performance Testing.

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Anthoney Pavelich – Instructor

Anthoney PavelichAnthoney Pavelich has experience in a variety of industries including aerospace, government, energy, supply chain and retail. He has practiced in traditional and Agile project management. Anthoney has not only worked with companies to introduce project management methodologies, but also created forms and processes to follow based on the need of the organization. His educational experience include a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration on Project Management and maintaining his PMP designation. His volunteer service in the PMI Southern Ontario Chapter includes working with aspiring project managers to teach organized PMP Prep course, helping organize library assets in the PMI database, and working with non-profits to complete project pro bono. He currently uses his skills to teach both Project Management and Business Analysis at Sheridan College.

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Jawad Hyder – Instructor

Jawad HyderOver the past 20 years, Jawad has worked in various industries, including food, pharmaceutical, retail, banking, IT, software, real estate, energy, gas, manufacturing, engineering, logistic, supply chain, education, and the list goes on… Jawad is always full of energy (even without coffee intake) and has always been a strong coach and an effective speaker.

Jawad is a leader in driving cost reduction and continuous improvement initiatives through all levels and various disciplines of the organization. He is a product of the Canadian educational system. As an immigrant, Jawad has good understanding of the skills required to be successful in this competitive market. Jawad has acquired an engineering degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA in Strategy and Operations from the Schulich School of Business. Additionally, Jawad is a licensed Professional Engineer and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Jawad is married with two kids and lives in Mississauga.

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Ramses Trejo – Instructor

Ramses is an accomplished and passionate Business Consultant, Digital Marketer, Systems Architect and Learning enthusiast with close to 25 years of well-rounded international (Canada, USA, Mexico, South Korea, Norway) work experience.

Enthusiastic about strategic application of information technology for improvement of business performance and implementation of innovative business initiatives that enable organizations meet their objectives while delighting their customers.

Personable Instructor, specializing in Business and Technology, driven by enabling students achieve learning success. Exhilarated about use of digital technologies to motivate and engage students for learning in both face-to-face and online environments (blended). He has a Masters from University of Waterloo in Management Science and Diplomas in Digital Marketing and Leadership.

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Jason Little – Instructor

Jason LittleJason has a diploma in Electronic Engineering from DeVry and a certificate of Organizational Change from MIT Emeritus School of Management, as well as various professional certifications including MCP, CSM, CSP and CSPO.
Jason began his career as a web developer when Cold Fusion roamed the earth before moving into management, agile coaching and consulting. The bumps and bruises collected along the way brought him to the realization that helping organizations adopt Agile practices was less about the practices, and all about change. Since the mid-2000’s he’s worked with small and large organizations as an internal and external agile coach, product owner, scrum master and more.
In 2008 he attended an experiential learning conference about how people experience change and since then, he’s been writing, and speaking all over the world about helping organizations discover more effective practices for managing work and people. In 2012 he published Agile Transformation: A Guide to Organizational Change through Pearson Education, and in 2014 he published Lean Change Management which is a book about how to apply lean and agile practices to organizational change. He’s an award winning international speaker who has spoken all over the world including Canada, the US, Australia, and throughout Europe.
Jason blogs frequently on LinkedIn Pulse, and

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Chistie Christelis – Instructor

Chistie ChristelisChristie is the founder and President of Technology Strategies International Inc., a company that empowers clients to navigate the stormy seas of disruption. An engineer by background, Christie was engaged in systems development in the aerospace sector in his early career, which quickly led to project management and program management roles. He was co-founder of a systems engineering company where he spent many years conducting project management, business analysis and operations research assignments. Today he advises companies on technology strategy based on a solid foundation of business research and analysis. He has lectured in the areas of mathematics, electrical machines, business strategy, project management and business analysis. He is currently a part time lecturer in project management and business analysis at Sheridan. Christie has an undergraduate degree in electronics, a graduate diploma in engineering, and a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership.

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Leslie Macumber – Instructor

My name is Les Macumber and I have many years’ experience as an IT professional and consultant. I’m currently head of operations and finance at an enterprise SaaS company. I have worked all over the world for various clients in my day as a Director, Project Manager, Business Analyst, QA Lead, Product Owner, Auditor, Compliance Manager, and much more. I love how the software industry can expose you to some many different industries in so many places!

I have many years’ experience as an educator and have developed and taught college and professional development courses at various institutions and privately for companies and professional organizations. I have taught courses in many modes, including face-to-face, online, and blended. I am also the author and editor of a number of textbooks, books, and academic papers.

Currently, I am a part-time faculty in the Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies at Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

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Fernando Salas – Instructor

My name is Fernando Salas and I have many years of experience as a Business Intelligence, Finance, Marketing and Supply Chain executive in the Telecommunications industry. I have worked in Canada and various parts of the world (Europe, Central and South America) in many functions within this industry, including Commercial Intelligence, Revenue Assurance and Customer Acquisition and Retention.

I have a degree in Business Administration and dual Masters in Business Administration (specialized in operations and strategy) and an Masters of Science in Management of Information Systems. I am a member of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals.

I have more than ten years’ experience as an instructor and have developed courses in a corporate setting for Bell South International, Telefonica/O2’s University (Universitas Telefonica – Barcelona, Spain) and now Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

Currently, I am a part-time faculty in the Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies at Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

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    Jason Prine – Instructor

    Jason is a Certified Senior Management Consultant with over 17 years of experience successfully delivering Business Transformation projects. His experience spans multiple industries including Financial Services, Insurance, Loyalty, Digital, and Retail customers. Jason’s Business Analysis, Software Testing, and Project Management experience has been applied to an array of projects including delivering major Document Imaging, Statement Composition, Enterprise Data Management, Records Management, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning and Order to Cash initiatives. As a firm believer in staying up to date with industry standard certification, he maintains several key designations, including CBAP, PMP, TOGAF, ITIL, ISTQB (CTFL), CSM, and MCPM. Jason enjoys mentoring others in Business Analysis, Software Testing, and Project Management and takes the time to help those he works with to understand the capabilities and value that each role brings to both projects and to the organization as a whole.

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    Business Analyst (Co-Op Placement)

    Winters Instruments is currently looking for a Business Analyst to support the President. The position is based in Toronto at our corporate head office. The acceptable candidate must be a team player, highly motivated and possess a positive attitude. They must able to perform intricate work in a fast paced sales organization so to produce consistently high quality work.

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    Title: Business Analyst (Co-Op Placement)
    Division/Department: Corporate
    Location: Toronto, Ontario
    Reports to: President, Winters Instruments

    This is a paid co-op/intern placement or term contract. The duration would be 4 months. Compensation is $3,000.00/month.

    Join a world leader in the instrumentation industry!

    Winters Instruments is a leading global manufacturer of industrial instrumentation. Our products are brought to market by an extensive network of distribution partners, in over 80 countries, who share our successes of being trusted by some of the world’s most recognized Fortune 500 companies and leading municipal organizations. As we cultivate our position as a key international manufacturer of pressure and temperature instrumentation, we are looking to add to our dynamic team of highly successful

    As the Business Analyst, the following are some of the key responsibilities:

    • Various sales analysis for 5 global divisions
    • Review of current sales reporting
    • Define and analyze reporting guidelines and identify requirements and enhancements to existing reporting
    • Develop and document business processes
    • Communicating with various sales managers throughout the company to better understand sales analysis needs

    Experience/Qualifications Required

    • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Business student specializing Business Analysis
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Aggressive, passionate and driven in your approach to succeed
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills
    • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
    • Self-starter who takes initiative and maintains excellent follow-through and follow-up
    • Superior organizational and communications skills
    • Performs well in a fast-paced environment and can multitask with ease.

    If You Excel In The Above Points, We Want To Hear From You!

    Core Value Expectations

    Candidates are expected to adhere to the guiding principles of Winters Core Values:

    • People and Teamwork are the keys to our success
    • Treat everyone with respect
    • Integrity in what we do
    • Sense of urgency in what we do
    • Pursuit of excellence
    • Passionate about our work

    Qualified candidates may submit their resume to and quote Business Analyst – Toronto in the subject line. Without the correct information in the subject line, your resume may be overlooked.

    For more information on our company please visit our web site

    Winters Instruments thanks all applicants, but will only contact those we are interested in meeting.

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