Deborah Bigelow Crawford, PMP, is co-founder and co-CEO of PM College and the former Executive Director of the Project Management Institute.
William P. Athayde, J.D, PMP, owner of EHS Associates, is a trainer and management consultant.
Ruth Elswick, PMP, is a project management instructor.
Paul Lombard, PMP, is a principal at Global Training Group. He is a speaker, author, Certified Master Trainer and consultant.
The authors, all senior faculty with PM College, have extensive experience managing projects in government and industry as well as in developing project management curricula and training both experienced and novice project managers as well as project team members.