Book by David Hillson and Peter Simon takes top 2013 Project Management Book Award from PMI


1 December 2013 – Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, USA – Management Concepts announced in late November that Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM Methodology, Second Edition, authored by David Hillson and Peter Simon and published by Management Concepts Press, received the top honor for a project management book from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) in 2013. PMI, the world’s largest association for project managers, presented the David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award at the World Congress in October in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

131201-pmwj18-hillson-simon-IMAGEThe PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award recognizes authors for advancing the project management knowledge, practices, procedures, concepts, or techniques that demonstrate the value of using project management. The publication may be on historical, current, or future endeavors.

Dr. David Hillson is well-known for his talents in risk management, working as an international risk consultant in over 40 countries and across the construction, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, transport, energy, information technology, defense, and government industries. Known globally as The Risk Doctor, Dr. Hillson has more than 25 years of risk management experience. He has written nine books on the topic, in addition to contributing to several others and authoring many papers, articles, and briefings. Dr. Hillson was elected a PMI Fellow in 2010. He received the PMI Eric Jenett PM Excellence Award in 2011 and the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in 2002.

Mr. Peter Simon is a Director of Lucidus Consulting Ltd. He has more than 30 years of experience as a project and program management consultant and practitioner across all industries and business sectors. He is a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management and an adjunct professor at ESCP Business School—London.

Practical Project Risk Management, by Dr. David Hillson and Peter Simon; published by Management Concepts; 2012, soft cover, 258 pages; ISBN 978-1-56726-366-4; List price = US$42.00; more at http://store.brightkey.net/mconcepts_ebiz/OnlineStore/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductId=165247

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