David Donaldson is a Practice Lead, Leadership & Change Management with TidalShift Inc. David is an experienced facilitator, trainer, courseware developer, and consultant with over 25 years of experience building and delivering solutions for clients across North America.
David brings a unique style and perspective to the sessions he facilitates. His deep rooted belief that one needs to master the core essence of a concept before moving forward, keeps his sessions grounded and makes the key learning objectives more relevant and applicable (a difficult task in today’s world of quick fixes and miracle cures!). David is often praised for breathing life into the subject matter he teaches and giving his students a unique, holistic experience.
David holds a Change Management Practitioner™ (CMP) designation from APMG International, a Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI), and is a Certified Training & Development Professional (CTDP) from The Institute for Performance and Learning (formerly CSTD). He is an active member of The Institute for Performance and Learning as well as a faculty member for the Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC)—a strategic business unit of the Schulich School of Business at York University—for the Master Certificate in Adult Training and Development (MCATD) program.
David’s diverse training experience extends beyond the corporate setting. In his spare time, he trains fledgling pilots to get their wings and young horses to trust their mounts.