Paul Dinsmore is President of Dinsmore Associates, and a highly respected specialist in project management and organizational change. A certified project management professional (PMP), he has received the Distinguished Contribution Award and Fellow Award from the Project Management Institute (PMI®). He regularly consults and speaks in North America, South America, Europe and Africa. Paul is the author and / or editor of numerous articles and 18 books, including the AMA Handbook of Project Management. Mr. Dinsmore resides in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Luiz Rocha has 35+ years of experience in the industry and business consulting. Luiz worked with Andersen Consulting and Delloite in the USA and Europe when he had the opportunity to manage multi-cultural and geographically dispersed projects in Latin America, North America and Europe. In Brazil he worked with Dinsmore Associates and Petrobras. Luiz is an engineer by background, MSc. in industrial engineering from UFRJ – Brazil, PMP-PMI and IPMA certifications. He is also a published author with two previous books, Business Metamorphosis, in Brazil, and Mount Athos, a Journey of Self-Discovery, in the USA.
According to David Pells, “Governance has become an increasingly important aspect of program and project management in recent years. Without top-down policies and oversight, it is unlikely that organizations can achieve the highest levels of performance and maturity. Dinsmore and Rocha offer some practical steps to help organizations with the governance process.”
“Paul Dinsmore is one of the world’s best known project management advisors and organizational development experts,” Pells adds. “I have known Paul for over twenty years and highly respect his writing. He has teamed with Luiz Rocha, a very highly regarded Brazilian project management expert to offer useful advice to organizations worldwide.”
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