Project Management

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Nigel Blampied

Researcher and Lecturer, San Jose State University
Oakland, CA, USA

Certifications: PMP

PMI Volunteer Status: 1 engagement in the last 2 years
PMI Chapter: PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

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I teach and research project management in the public sector. Take my online class, MTM 260, see

Governments provide the funding for a large percentage of the world's projects. Nevertheless, very little is written about how PM works in government. Most research and writing about government PM is about PM performed by private firms working under contract for public agencies. My focus is on the internal working of the agencies themselves, and how they manage projects.


"In the real world, the right thing never happens in the right place and the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to make it appear that it has."

- Mark Twain