Patti Jansen, PMP, OPM3® Certified Assessor/Consultant is a senior project manager consultant and trainer with QuantumPM with over 20 years experience in the Information Technologies industry and 12 years in project and program management. She has managed multi-million dollar, multi-system integration projects for telecommunications and Internet companies. Through QuantumPM, Patti has been consulting, assessing, and training on project management processes and practices and Project Server implementations for 5 years. Most recently she has been giving Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 webcasts to students throughout the world. She has a BA from Colorado State University, a Master’s degree in Applied Communication, and a certificate in Program Management from the University of Denver.
Patti continues to write and edit as part of her professional endeavors. On staff at QuantumPM, she has written and edited numerous chapters of Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 Unleashed and Special Edition Using Microsoft Office 2003. Patti is writing and editing several chapters of the soon-to-be updated versions of those books. She has served as the technical editor for The PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, Project Management JumpStart, and Herding Chickens: Innovative Techniques for Project Management published by Sybex International. She co-authored PMP: Project Management Professional Study Guide, Deluxe Edition by John Wiley Publishing. Her first work for Addison-Wesley is Microsoft Office Project for Mere Mortals®.
Other professional experiences include teaching project management classes at Colorado State University, Denver Center and making project management and Microsoft Project presentations throughout the country. Patti is currently leading an international team responsible for updating the Knowledge Foundation book as part of the overall update of the Project Management Institute’s OPM3 standard (the organizational project management maturity model).