Professor Antonio Calabrese in Italy named International Academic Advisor for PM World



Director of MPM program at Politecnico di Milano joins academic advisory team for PM World Journal and Library

23 August 2015 – Dallas, TX, USA and Milan, Italy – PM World has announced that Prof Antonio Calabrese has joined the organization’s academic advisory board for the PM World Journal and PM World Library. Prof Calabrese is director of the masters in project management degree program at Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy. He joins an international team of academic leaders who provide advice and feedback to the PM World editorial team.

150823-pmwj38-Calabrese-PHOTOAntonio Calabrese is Associate Professor of “Industrial Plants” and “Industrial Plants Management” at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). He is Faculty member of the School of Management and Director of two masters degree programmes in project management offered by MIP, the graduate School of Business of the university: the MSPME (Master in Strategic Project Management European, for international students) and the MPM (Master in Project Management, for Italian students).

Director of the MBA and Executive MBA programmes of the School (2013-2015) and of the Corporate Division (customized programmes for companies, 2010-2013), his main research interests are in project management and industrial engineering. Within project management he is mostly interested in project control, risk management, strategic project management, program and portfolio management, stakeholder management and the effects of cultural differences on the project success.

Since 2006 he cooperates with some universities (Shandong University – China, Heriot Watt University – UK, Umea University – Sweden) both in master and PhD programmes. He is member of the Executive Board of IPMA Italy (International Project Management Academy – Italy) since 2008 and is the Editor of the IPMA Italy Journal of Applied Project Mnagement. Reviewer at many congresses and chairman or co-chairman, he is author or co-author of 11 books and more than 70 publications. He consults for large, medium and small private companies in the field of management, project management and industrial engineering.

Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer. Research is a priority commitment which has allowed Politecnico di Milano to achieve high quality results at an international level as to join the university to the business world.

150823-pmwj38-Calabrese-IMAGEThe Politecnico di Milano is currently divided into 12 Departments, 6 Schools and 7 Campuses, with a total of 40,365 enrolled students (8,516 architects, 3,958 designers, and 27,891 engineers).

Foreign students at the university include 1,484 undergraduates, 2,010 studying at masters degree level, and 305 PhD students. Many programmes and courses are taught in English. More information can be found at http://www.polimi.it/en

According to David Pells, managing editor of the PM World Journal, “We are honored to have Professor Calabrese join our academic advisory team. In addition to his many academic achievements, he has been an active leader within IPMA Italy, teacher of various IPMA Advanced Courses, and a contributor at many IPMA world congresses and other events. He is well known and respected throughout Europe.“

According to Professor Calabrese, “I am also honored to join PM World’s advisory team, especially since I see so many friends and colleagues already participating. I look forward to learning more about PM World’s publishing and educational activities and to contributing when I can.”

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global resource for sharing knowledge related to portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). The PMWJ is a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and news stories about projects and project management around the world. The PMWJ is produced and maintained by PM World which also operates the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in programme and project management. To see the latest edition of the PMWJ, go to https://www.pmworldjournal.net/. To learn more, visit http://www.pmworldlibrary.net/.