PMTI courses are designed, developed, and delivered by pioneers in project management. Our courses are geared towards PMP® exam certification success, excellence in risk management, practical proficiency in earned value management, improvement planning and organizational maturity, human resources management, critical chain scheduling, assist in implementing PMOs, project management center of excellence, ITIL, microsoft project server, and enterprise project management. Our experts have been recognized as Fellows by PMI® and other organizations, achieved distinguished contribution awards, founded and created new standards in project management, and are consistently praised by our most valued students for their practical knowledge, tactful delivery of content, and thorough understanding of the subjects.
An internationally recognized speaker, Max Wideman is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Project Management Institute and a longtime member of the Institute of Management (UK). He has been active in the US-based Project Management Institute (PMI®) for many years and was elected to the PMI® Board as Vice President Member Services (1984), then as President (1987) and Chairman of the Board (1988). He led the development of the first PMBOK. He is the author of two books for PMI®: A Framework for Project and Program Integration (1991) and Project and Program Risk Management: A Guide to Managing Project Risk and Opportunities (1992) and has also written A Management Framework for Project, Program and Portfolio Integration (Trafford Publishing, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2004). He is the author of the PMTI Risk Management Course.
Walt Lipke retired in 2005 as deputy chief of the Software Division at Tinker Air Force Base. He has over 35 years of experience in the development, maintenance, and management of software for automated testing of avionics. During his tenure, the division achieved several software process improvement milestones, including the coveted SEI/IEEE award for Software Process Achievement. Mr. Lipke has published several articles and presented at conferences, internationally, on the benefits of software process improvement and the application of earned value management and statistical methods to software projects. He is the creator of the technique Earned Schedule, which extracts schedule information from earned value data. Mr. Lipke is a graduate of the USA DoD course for Program Managers. He is a professional engineer with a master's degree in physics, and is a member of the physics honor society, Sigma Pi Sigma ( ). Lipke achieved distinguished academic honors with the selection to Phi Kappa Phi ( ). During 2007 Mr. Lipke received the PMI Metrics Specific Interest Group Scholar Award and the PMI Eric Jenett Award for Project Management Excellence for his leadership role and contribution to project management resulting from his creation of the Earned Schedule method.
Tom O'Rourke, PMP served(s) as an instructor/lecturer in project management, operations management, productions management, information systems and process improvement at multiple local universities for nearly 17 years. He has served as an adjunct professor for management at University of Maryland, John Hopkins University, University of Phoenix, Trinity College, and Graduate School USDA. Tom was an Invited speaker on "Performance Measures" at the Maryland Governor's Quality Award Conference in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. Invited speaker at the multiple Maryland State symposiums. Invited speaker at Washington Chapter of American Society for Quality in June 98 on "Implementation of Process Improvement." Presented the "Top Presentation by a Master Facilitator" award for the Association for Quality and Participation in 1997. Invited lecturer at Association for Quality and Participation Seminar in November 1996, speaking on "Process Management Measures." Invited speaker on process improvement and employee empowerment at the ASMC in June 1994. Keynote speaker for the 1993 University of Guam "Total Quality Management in the Pacific" conference. Tom also managed 270 personnel and $30 million of assets on forward deployed environment as part his 20 years of military service. Tom, a certified PMP®, has an M.A. in Management from Webster University, and a B.A. in English/History from Alfred University.
George Mayleben retired in 2012 after twenty-two years in the United States Air Force. While on in the Air Force, George served as the Installation Inspector General for Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City Oklahoma. In this capacity, he oversaw the DoD implementation of the Whistle Blower Act for over 20,000 DoD civilians and service members. He also held many leadership positions including Deputy Group Commander and Deputy Squadron Commander. George's major projects included Initiating, Planning, Executing, and Closing the E-3 East Coast Training Initiative in Rome, New York. He also was the Detachment Commander for the E-3 AWACS support for the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. George is a combat veteran with over 5000 hours as a crewmember on the E-3 AWACS. Mr Mayleben has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, a Master's Degree in Human Relations/Organizational Change and Development from the University of Oklahoma, and is in his second year in pursuit of his PhD in Business from Oklahoma State University. George has over 20 years of experience in classroom and device training and has taught hundreds of students in Project Management principals and theories.
Howard Farber has over 30 years of IT experience, encompassing project, program, application and resource management. He has successfully implemented multi-million dollar projects at leading healthcare, banking, retail, credit reporting and wholesale distribution Fortune 500 corporations. In addition to Project Management, Howard's passion includes teaching. He has over 10 years experience college level teaching experience, most recently as an adjunct faculty member in Computer Sciences at Elmhurst College, as well as corporate training experience, where he developed and taught courses in stakeholder management and project time and cost management. Howard holds a BA in History from SUNY at Stony Brook, New York and an MA in History from Northern Illinois University plus a PMP certification.
Don has an extensive business background in telecommunications, finance, Six Sigma, process management, and project management. In 1991 Don received the Senior Examiner for the New York State Governor's Excelsior Award. He has been teaching process management, Six Sigma, and project management courses since 1988 and has prepared approximately 200 participants from several large corporations for the PMP® exam since 2002. He has been a Malcolm Baldrige Examiner, and he is a CQA (Certified Quality Auditor), Certified Quality Analyst, and ISO 9000 Lead Auditor. Don holds a MBA from Wagner College, New York and a bachelor's degree in finance from Long Island University, New York.
John Sanderson has more than 25 years experience in project, program, and portfolio management. He has led enterprise-wide and global initiatives delivering significant business value. Over his career he has worked for Philips Electronics, Modis, Accenture, CA and Fiserv. His client list includes ABB, Ericssen, Barnes Group, Ryder Systems, GMAC Mortgage, Citi Financial, JP Morgan Chase, HealthNow and the Department of Defense. Mr. Sanderson has earned both the PgMP and PMP certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI), as well as a Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM) certification from the Stanford Advanced Project Management Program, a certificate in Project Management Practices from Villanova University, and coursework in the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) from the Software Engineering Institute. John is a contributing author in the area of Program Management and Strategic Planning. He has earned a BA in Management from Florida Atlantic University and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
Jane Petersen's business background includes electronics, engineering, education, energy, real estate and technology. She has more than fifteen years of experience managing information technology projects in the areas of accounting, human resources, purchasing, environmental safety and law for a multibillion-dollar international corporation. She specializes in translating complex technology concepts into plain English and has published numerous articles in business and popular publications. Since receiving her Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, Jane has developed and successfully taught seminars in project management to professionals in healthcare, engineering, technology and construction as well as providing project management consultation. ?Graduating magna cum laude, Petersen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Tech University in foreign languages and secondary education and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in computer science and business. She has certifications in project management, software assets management, total cost of ownership and procurement.
Mr. Couture specializes in project and portfolio management, business consulting and training. He has trained individuals from many companies in the application of project management best practices. His consulting practice focuses on helping firms build an effective project management environment, based on the three cornerstones of success: process, organization and information technology. Couture is a certified project management professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute and a registered professional engineer. He is invited annually by Project Management Institute to deliver seminars on Portfolio Management: Aligning with Strategic Objectives". He has a Master's Degree in Business, a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and a B.A. in Economics all from the University of New Hampshire. He has authored several papers on project management and presented at several project management symposiums and forums. He is a past president of the Great Lakes Chapter of PMI.
Terri is a graduate of Queen's University with a BSc in Electrical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and holds a Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. Terri has a varied background in product and project management and gained a wealth of experience managing a variety of projects including the design and implementation of automated systems and videoconferencing facilities and the development of new telecommunications products and services during her 28 years with Bell Canada. She has taught courses in the Algonquin College Project Management Certificate program both in the classroom and online since 1999 and online with the University of Victoria since January 2005 and the Boston University graduate project management program since fall 2010. Terri was President of the Ottawa Valley Chapter of PMI from January 2001 to December 2005 and is still an active member of the chapter.
Mohit has over 12 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Most of his experience has been in implementing BaaN ERP solutions at various sites in USA. He has vast experience in software development, consulting, project management and training. Mohit is a certified PMP® and has successfully trained and mentored several hundred PMPs from leading organizations including IBM, Wipro, GE, TCS, Honeywell, WNS Global, Saudi Aramco, SABIC across the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. He has been recognized as volunteer leader by PMI® Pearl City Chapter and is involved in several projects including the Student Leadership Competency Building. As a Track Lead, he was a significant contributor to the success of the Gyan Lahari - Student Leadership Conference 2007 held in Hyderabad, India.He is an alumni of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Mr. Mantovani is a Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute, USA. He specializes in personnel, technical, and project management for software development, testing, methodology, design through implementation and contract negotiations. His core competencies come from over 30 years of experience in electronics and the IT industry. Starting his career in Electronics Intelligence he continued to advance his IT career until he owned his own company for over ten years. His industry experience in project management includes responsibilities in offshore, nearshore, DoD, several Fortune 50 companies, federal and state government projects.
Barbara has more than 20 years experience as a manufacturing engineer, project and program manager and educator. She has created and implemented process improvement, scheduling and control tools for both manufacturing and service industries. Her project management experience includes managing programs for Fortune 500 companies in the electronics, IT and heavy equipment industries, with a specialty in ERP system implementation. She has a wealth of knowledge on project management and has been instructing project managers towards PMP® certification since 2002. Barbara has published articles on the subjects of lean manufacturing and project management, most recently in the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Journal and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Journal. She earned a BS in Management of Computer Systems and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater and a PhD in Production/Operations Management from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Alan S. Berman, an active member of the Project Management Institute has developed and performed training programs, seminars, Symposium speaking engagements and consulting services to over 8,500 employees of major firms throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. Alan has over 20 years of management experience in both Government and the Private sector. In Government service, Mr. Berman was responsible for Project Management, Policy Analysis, Quality Assurance, Performance Measurement, Financial and Regulatory Compliance, and Contract Administration across functional areas. He has also provided direct project management support, consultation, training and software support services to some of America’s largest firms including telecommunications, financial, insurance, banking, pharmaceutical, software and manufacturing environments. Alan is also an adjunct faculty member of the Boston University Corporate Education Center. Alan holds an M.A. in Public Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
David Gazave has over 30 years' experience in government and commercial project management. A retired Contract Officer and now strategic business consultant, David has a Master's Certificate in Project and Program Management, a BS in Business Management, and an AA in Architectural Engineering Technology. He has also completed a 120 hour intensive training course in business coaching and is a certified Executive Business Coach. David's focus has been establishing a contract services PMO with associated information technology systems, and helping small to mid-sized businesses implement portfolio, program, and project management into their business practices. David is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who regularly performs business gap analyses and project planning and implementation leadership. His career began in the field of commercial construction management where his talents in logistics management and resources optimization quickly led to his role as turn-around and troubled projects expert. His coaching practice received the Best of San Jose Award in 2011. He lectures regularly at the local PMI Chapter meetings and SIG's on managed business development, and negotiations. In joining the PMTI Team, David delivers his enthusiasm for project management best practices combined with real world examples of how project management techniques create tangible returns on business investments.
Tracy Parker has worked in the Tech Sector for 25 years, gathering accolades and recognition from industry press for her achievements in self-directed work groups and continuous improvement in the 80s and early 90s. She then spent six years as a senior corporate software developer, and the past twelve years in global senior project and program management for Fortune 100 companies. She lives in Central California and enjoys flying private planes and playing music.
Yad Senapathy, PMP, is the founder and CEO of PMTI. A principal of PMTI, he is on the PMTI PMP® Coaching Team and is also on the PMTI board of directors. Yad has worked for twelve years as the CIO/Chief Architect for a start-up IT firm, as a Senior Program Manager for the world's second biggest automotive financial firm, and has had several years of IT lead and development experience at various US Fortune 50 companies. He served on the board of PMI® e-Business SIG as a vice chair. Aggressively customer-centric, his coaching style is delightful and his commitment to his student's success is results-oriented. He has been quoted in the Detroit News, Michigan Technology News, and Business 2.0 Affiliates, among others. Yad also served on the executive board of Oakland County, MI e-Business committee. As a principal partner of Olympus Services, Global Enterprise Management Solutions, and eMagineWorks, he was instrumental in providing strategic direction and bringing in angel investors in the pharmaceutical, chemical, ERP, and IT industries. Yad holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University and is PMP® certified. He is also trained in OPM3 assessment and organizational maturity improvement under the guidance of the program director of the first edition of PMI®-OPM3®.
All PMTI's instructors have master's degrees, are PMP® Certified, and have at least ten years of demonstrated expertise in project, program, or strategic management.
A PMTI instructor goes through a PMTI PMP® Instructor Certification process that spans eight days of class instruction. You can choose PMTI with confidence.