Vitor Vargas, PMP named International Correspondent for PMForum & PM World Today in Brazil

Brazilian Project Management leader joins PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network in Rio de Janeiro to provide project management news and reports from Brazil
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Jan. 5, 2011 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas — PMForum, Inc announced today that Mr. Vitor Vargas, PMP has been named an International Correspondent for PMForum and PM World Today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  PMForum’s global network of international correspondents delivers project management-related news and information from around the world and provides local representation.  PMForum operates, the world’s first website devoted to professional project management, and produces the popular monthly online global project management e-Journal PM World Today.

Based in Rio de Janeiro and Rio dos Ostras, Vitor Vargas, MBA, PMP, MSc* is a professor of project management at IBEC/INPG, UCB and Uniamerica in Brazil and director of "VV Consulting", company in the field of consulting and business management in Brazil and other countries.  Mr. Vargas is a projects manager with experience in the oil and gas, mining and information technology sectors, including subsea projects for Petrobras.  He teaches project management for several companies, including courses on software tools and various methodologies. Vitor has won several awards in the Oil & Gas projects and has national recognition by the community of PM.  

Vitor holds a degree in Computer Technology from the Universidade do Grande Rio, with Project Management MBA from IBEC – UFF® (Universidade Federal Fluminense).  He is currently Mastering in Business Economics.  In addition to the PMP® certification, he holds certifications in MS-Project, SAP®/R3, MCP (Windows 2003 Server).  Vitor is a member and active volunteer at the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Rio de Janeiro Chapter, participating in the development of a “branch” for the Campos-RJ Basin.  Vitor is active in the Brazilian project management community, is writer of various articles and has been a speaker at project management conferences.  

According to PMForum Managing Editor David Pells, “We are very happy to welcome Vitor Vargas to our global correspondents network.  Vitor is an active young professional leader, based in Rio, one of the world’s best known and most exciting cities.  And with Brazil’s rapidly growing economy and increasingly important role in the world, I am even more excited to have another correspondent there.  This is a very positive development.”

PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network includes representatives in over 30 countries and several US states, with more being added on a regular basis.  Additional information about PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network can be found at

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