Randal Friesen

Randy_Friesen@bcit.ca
http://blog.wardell.biz

work experience

COOWardell Professional DevelopmentPrivately Held; 11-50 employees; Management Consulting industryApril 2012 – Present Vancouver, Canada Area Wardell helps business grow. As COO for Wardell, I am working with a group of dedicated professionals to manage next stages of growth for both our clients and ourselves. Bring on the future! wardell.biz InstructorBritish Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industrySeptember 2001 – PresentTeach a course called 'Principles of Management' through BCIT's School of Business. The 4 credit course called BUSA 2005 is offered each term through part-time studies.British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industryJanuary 2007 – presentSpecific marketing leadership in areas of brand management, internal communications and media relations. Management Consultant Wardell Professional DevelopmentPrivately Held; 11-50 employees; Management Consulting industryMarch 2002 – April 2012 (10 years 2 months)Working directly with business owners to build successful organization. Specific work in areas of leadership, market position, management, finance and operations. Director of Marketing and CommunicationsBritish Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industryNovember 1990 – December 2006 (16 years 2 months) Held various positions beginning with Marketing Assistant, Manager of Student Employment Center, Associate Registrar, Acting Registrar and Director of Marketing and Communications.

other

I love working with business owners, managers, staff, and students to see people develop into skilled leaders over time and to continually learn myself during the process. My goal is to work with as many people as possible in one on one relationships to create positive change over time. SpecialtiesBranding, market position, recruitment, leadership, time management, mentoring, organizational structure, change management, knowledge management, consulting, technology.