Professor Marco Sampietro in Italy named International Academic Advisor for PM World



Professor of Project Management at SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan joins academic advisory team for PM World Journal and Library

4 May 2016 – Dallas, TX, USA and Milan, Italy – PM World has announced that Prof Marco Sampietro has joined the organization’s academic advisory council for the PM World Journal and PM World Library. Dr Sampietro has been a professor at SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy since 2000. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Bremen in Germany.

160504-pmwj46-Sampietro-PHOTOProf Marco Sampietro is a Core Faculty Member at SDA Bocconi School of Management and teaches Project Management on the MBA – Master of Business Administration, and GEMBA – Global Executive Master of Business Administration programs. He is Faculty Member at MISB – Mumbai International School of Business, the Indian subsidiary of Bocconi University, and Visiting Professor at IHU – International Hellenic University, Greece. He is also a Contract Professor at Bocconi University and Milano Fashion Institute for their Project Management courses.

He was a speaker at the NASA Project Management Challenge 2007, 2008, and 2011, in the USA, and a speaker at the PMI Global European Congress, Italy, 2010. He is a Member of the Steering Committee of IPMA-Italy. He is co-author and/or editor of 11 books on project management and 7 books on IT management. Among them: Empowering Project Teams. Using Project Followership to Improve Performance. CRC Press, 2014. Finally, he is the author of award-winning case studies and papers.

SDA Bocconi School of Management        

SDA Bocconi School of Management is the leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School present among the first Top European Business Schools in all of the most important International rankings (Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes). SDA Bocconi School of Management is one of the few business schools in the world to hold the “triple crown” (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA Accreditation). It is part of Università Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics.

For over a century, Bocconi has played a leading role in Italy’s social and economic modernization. SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, with an international approach. The School’s vision of empowering life through knowledge and imagination lies behind its program offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programs, MBA and Master Programs, Research for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems. SDA Bocconi strong international outlook translated into the foundation of the India-based MISB Bocconi, Mumbai International School of Business Bocconi. The School is an initiative of SDA Bocconi and has been launched in response to the growing competitive challenges on the global stage.

According to David Pells, managing editor of the PM World Journal, “We are honored to have Professor Sampietro join our academic advisory team. We have published several of his papers over the last two years so I have become familiar with his background. He is currently authoring a series of articles for the journal on project management for project team members, an important and often overlooked aspect of managing projects. He previoualy authored a very good book on the subject.“

According to Professor Sampietro, “I am happy to join PM World’s academic advisory team. I respect the quality and professional content of the PM World Journal, and also like their online library. It’s a great source of educational information for our students. I look forward to contributing.”

Pells adds, “Marco has referred several Bocconi graduate students to our research internship program this year, for which we are grateful. The students have made significant contributions, reflecting highly on Prof Sampietro and the university.”

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global resource for sharing knowledge related to portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). 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/.