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Farquhar Consultants offers a wide range of International Construction Management, Business Development and Tourism & Hospitality Management Consulting Services.

We have the necessary tools and expertise to help grow your business. We partner with our clients from start to finish, focusing on their needs while producing new ideas, developing effective strategies and designing high quality and scalable solutions.

The Team
Where the Passion Begins

Laura M. Farquhar MBA

Senior Advisor,

Business Development,

Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Laura has been in the Tourism and Hospitality industry for more than 30 years. She began her career with a passion for the culinary arts and passion for excellence in quality service delivery. She obtained her Culinary Arts certification at the age of eighteen and furthered her studies with a BC Institute of Technology Marketing Management Tourism diploma of technology. Laura has held leadership roles in academic environments, hotels, restaurants, golf and ski resorts, marinas and country clubs.

 

While running hotels, Laura studied online with The University of South Australia and completed a Master of Business Administration degree including a 9-month dissertation in Australia in 2013. She has successfully obtained a Le Cordon Bleu Master of Business Administration degree in International Hotel and Restaurant Management. 

With her exceptional skill set, true passion, creativity and pure joy in providing excellence in the service delivery, Laura has been responsible for creating, and delivering innovative and dynamic programs and processes to clients in the Academic, Tourism and Hospitality sectors.

 

Laura's specialties include:

  • Developing and executing long and short-range success planning, and tactical strategies

  • Creating and developing Tourism & Hospitality Mgmt. programs, and course curriculum in accordance to industry standards

  • Subject Matter Expert for private colleges and educational institutions

  • Consultation and assistance in obtaining required documentation need for certification from British Columbia Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB),  of the Ministry of Advance Education, Skills and Training and PDGIA 

  • Development of all related education institution policies, procedures, HR logistics, student policy and contracts, and handbooks

  • Financial management, marketing and business plans and tactical strategies

  • Identifying operational risks and developing strategies to mitigate

  • Customer Relationship Management, building strong relationships with operations in order to understand needs

  • Providing feasibility analyses, menu design, costing and menu engineering 

  • Addressing quality and service gaps to develop continuous improvement

  • Streamlining processes and resource allocation

  • Enhancing  service quality and stakeholder satisfaction 

  • Associate training to improve efficiencies and effectiveness 

  • Business Development

  • Tourism & Hospitality Management consulting


Thomson Christopher Farquhar MSc PMP MRICS

Senior Advisor,

Business Development,

International Construction Management

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Thomson is an award-winning professional, with over 40 years of progressive experience in the design and construction of complex building, civil projects, construction analysis, monitoring and consulting.  He is highly motivated to perform for clients, and is always anticipating and solving problems to provide a seamless, worry-free process. Thomson takes pride in consistently providing a high quality product, completed on time, within budget, and to specification.

Thomson has worked his way up from the construction site, and continually expanded  his industry knowledge through graduate studies and field experience, giving him a unique perspective and insight to the industry.

 

Thomson has a unique perspective and in-depth understanding of:

*  The Design and Construction Processes for Construction Management

*  Stipulated Price and Unit Rate

*  Design-Bid-Build

*  Public-Private Partnerships (P3)

*  Financing and Facility Management Models.

Thomson's specialties include:

  • Project design & planning

  • Procurement management & Claims management

  • Stakeholder management

  • Quality, cost and schedule control and assurance

  • Construction and contract law

  • Communications management & Client transition management

  • Caribbean construction management

  • Construction consulting and monitoring

  • Educational facilitation, workshops and seminars

We are committed to Excellence!

At Farquhar International Consultants,
we understand that change is not always easy.

 
Since 2000 we’ve been helping companies of all sizes respond to industry transitions in order to stay competitive.

Our many years of experience have taught us to always make your business success our first priority.

Our team of experts is ready to help you develop strategies for not only surviving,
but thriving in the future.

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Farquhar Consultants' services
solve critical issues facing our clients, both large and small.


Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us,
but also what makes us successful.

We provide a broad range of services and solutions
to help organizations facilitate change,
achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.

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Advanced Analytics

We examine what organizations are doing to stay relevant and competitive in this fast-paced world.

Then strategize using smart tools and global resources in order to understand the implications of every choice our clients can make.

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Farquhar Consultants are highly motivated to perform for clients.

We're always anticipating and solving problems to provide a seamless, worry-free process, and pride ourselves in consistently providing a high quality product, completed on time, within budget, and to specification.

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International Business Development

Looking to develop your business but not sure where to turn?

Need help planning or executing your next project?

Let us guide you. Any organization can move forward with small incremental changes, but building for the future in today’s rapidly evolving environment means taking bold chances and making insightful decisions.

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Farquhar Consultants are passionate educators of International Construction Management, and Hospitality and Tourism Management, and International Business Development.

 

We enjoy sharing our enthusiasm and expertise in academic and business environments. Through course development, online training, remote workshops,  and seminars, guest speaking engagements, and hands-on workshops.

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