Boston University’s Corporate Education Center
Northern Essex Community College
University of Massachusetts – Lowell
Rich has also professionally developed PMP-exam prep courseware, including exams and books. He even edited and was “the voice” for a set of 8 Audio CDs – a major part of a PMP prep course for an international company, for whom he has also facilitated PMP exam study groups. Rich was selected for the Modeling Team for the 4th Edition PMBOK Guide to be published by PMI in 2008, and contributed to the chapters on Quality and Risk.
Recently, Rich presented at two international conferences – the PMO Symposium in San Antonio, TX, and the PMO Summit in Coconut Grove, FL, the subject being the development framework for Project Managers.
Currently, Rich is Senior Manager, Learning and Professional Advancement, at the Global Program Management Office of a major telecom concern.
Rich’s educational background includes a BSEE from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MSIE from Purdue University. In addition, Rich has a mini-MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a Master’s Certificate in international business management granted jointly from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and INSEAD of France. From a Project Management standpoint, Rich received his PMP in 2000 after earning the Stevens Institute’s Master’s Certificate in 1999. He has presented papers on Project Management at conferences in Huizen, The Netherlands, Mexico City and Long Beach, California.
Rich is currently co-authoring a book with Ranjit Biswas, PMP, entitled “The Fiddler on the Project”, a portion of which is being collaboratively written on the web via a wiki, http://fiddlerontheproject.wikidot.com, and posts regularly on his blog, Scope Crêpe, http://scopecrepe.blogspot.com.