kenfsmith@aol.com US Cell: 1-808-541-7917 Phil Mobile: +63 (0)919-483-6628


INTEREST: Short-term intermittent or part-time consultancies, as 1) formal workshop trainer / instructor in program and project management, monitoring & evaluation, &/or 2) on-the-job technical assistance application as an individual specialist or team member for project management – rapid appraisal & assessment, planning/design, monitoring &/or performance evaluation, work flow processing, including statistical sampling design, field surveys & data analysis.
CURRENTLY: 33 YEARS: Self-Employed freelance Project Management Consultant primarily for Headquarters programs and cooperating country government projects funded by the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank group, various UN Agencies; the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the African Development Bank; as well as for the international Project Management Institute; Citadel, Malaysia; RNFA, Optima and KFS-PMC Philippines, for mixed public and private sector companies and in-house seminars world-wide, especially Asia & the Philippines.
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Concurrently: 17 YRS: Project Management Instructor/facilitator for Workshop/Seminars in Project Management & Program Evaluation in conjunction with the Philippines Chapter of the international Project Management Institute (PMI), Manila, Philippines.
PREVIOUSLY: U.S. SENIOR FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER (SFS-4 Counselor)[BG equivalent]. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (Retired) 17 years. General Development. Washington D.C., and overseas missions – primarily the Philippines, Vietnam, Korea & Indonesia. EXPERIENCE: Division Chief, Project Manager, Management Systems Advisor, as well as Employee Development Manager / Instructor, & internal Consultant to other USAID Missions in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East, and their host Governments: Designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating social & economic development programs and projects in various technical sectors; developing computer applications writing reference manuals and guides and teaching project management, monitoring & performance evaluation processes,

U.S. CIVIL SERVICE (GS-15) Management Analyst, & Systems Specialist. 10 years, for the U.S. Defense Department – US Navy & US Air Force – and US Agency for International Development.
Concurrently & Subsequently: Adjunct Professor: USDA Graduate School (International Institute; & Center for Applied Management), 10 years, Washington, D.C. Designed, developed & conducted Courses/Workshops in Project Design, Project Monitoring & Management, and Program & Project Evaluation.
Subsequently: Adjunct Project Management Instructor/facilitator: Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business Center for Continuing Education (CCE) 13 years, in conjunction with PMI (Philippines Chapter); Designed, developed & conducted Courses/Workshops and Diploma Program in Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation.
Subsequently: Adjunct Instructor: Mekong Institute, Khon Kaen University, Thailand (funded by ADB) 7 years. Designed, developed & conducted Courses/Workshops in Project Design, Monitoring & Management, Program & Project Evaluation for government officials of the 6 Greater Mekong countries — Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam.
Subsequently: Adjunct Professor: Asian Institute of Management (AIM), EXCELL Program, Makati Metro Manila Philippines, 1 year 2013/14. Designed & developed a 3 day intensive executive orientation in Strategic-level Project Management Planning, Scheduling and Monitoring.

Concurrently & Subsequently: COLONEL (0-6) U.S. AIR FORCE Reserve (Retired). 38 years.1953-1991. Washington D.C. area, Asia & South-East Asia. Ops/Intel Plans & Programs, with additional duty as Disaster Relief Coordinator; and USAF Academy & AFROTC Liaison Officer. Also member (and later Chairman) of the US Service Academy Advisory Board (SAAB) – i.e. USAFA, USMA, USNA, & USMMA -- for the Honorable Frank Wolf (Congressman, 10th District, Virginia) 1980-2008.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, AFFILIATIONS, & EXPERTISE
PMP Project Management Professional -- since 1993: (Certificate # 01735) -- & Member (# 2794, since 1977) of the international Project Management Institute (PMI), Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA., & the Honolulu Chapter, and close association with the Philippine Chapter.
Member, International Project Management Association (IPMA), American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (asapm) . (Member # 2186)
ADB Consultant # 008285
EXPERTISE:
“Hands-on” practitioner & instructor/course designer to plan/design, schedule, implement, monitor & evaluate programs and projects using problem/objective & decision trees; FIRR benefit/cost & cost/effectiveness analysis; Work Breakdown Structure, Logical Frameworks (i.e. ADB’s DMF); scheduling and monitoring with bar/Gantt/milestone charts & Critical Path Method (CPM) using Microsoft Project; Line-of-Balance (LOB), and Earned Value Method (EVM) Analysis; and institutional performance analysis with the balanced scorecard system. Teach, design, conduct and supervise random & non-random sample surveys, statistical analysis, and performance evaluation studies. Prepare PM handbooks, and design workshop training programs. [Developed a Board Game for teaching Critical Path Method concepts; as well as a Project Management Toolkit of “Quick & Easy” Excel Templates & software for statistical analysis of project & program performance for practitioners] and devise performance indicators and monitoring systems for application.

EDUCATION:
DPA Doctor, Public Administration (Analysis & Evaluation), George Mason University (GMU), Fairfax, Virginia.
SM Master of Science, & Fellow in Systematic Policy Analysis, Center for Advanced Engineering Study (CAES), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts.
BA & MA Bachelor & Master of Arts (Government/International Relations), University of Connecticut (UCONN) Storrs, Connecticut.

London University Matriculation, Harrow (Middlesex) & Maidstone (Kent) Grammar Schools, England

Work Experience in the following Countries:
ASIA: Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Peoples Republic of China, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, & Vietnam.

OTHER: Barbados, Botswana, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Grenada, Guatemala, Jamaica, Jordan, Moldova, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, UK, USA, West Bank & Gaza, Yemen, & Zambia.