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Brian Hobbs, PhD, PMP, has been a Professor
at the School of Management of the University
of Quebec at Montreal, Canada, in the Master’s
Program in Project Management for more than thirty
years; this program, of which he is a past director,
is accredited by PMI’s Global Accreditation Center.
He founded the Project Management Research Chair
at the University of Quebec in Montreal in 2007 and
held the Chair until 2015. Professor Hobbs holds a
degree in Industrial Engineering, an MBA, and a PhD
in Management and has served terms on both PMI’s
Standards and Research Members Advisory Groups
and is currently a member of the PMI-Montreal Board
of Governors. He received the 2012 PMI Research
Achievement Award and, along with his colleague,
Monique Aubry, received the 2012 International
Project Management Association Research Award
for their work on PMOs. In 2013, he received the
Research Career Achievement Award from the School
of Management and in 2015 became a PMI Fellow. He
can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yvan Petit, MEng, MBA (Insead), PhD, PMP,
PfMP, has been an Associate Professor at the
University of Quebec at Montreal (ESG UQAM),
Canada, since 2010. His research interests are portfolio management, agile methods, and uncertainty
management and he has over 25 years of experience in project management, primarily in software
development and R&D in the telecommunications
industry. Professor Petit has been a member of the
Canadian committee on the ISO TC-258 on Project
Portfolio Management and is now a member of the
PMI Standards MAG (Member Advisory Group) and is
the program director for the post-graduate programs
in project management at ESG UQAM. He can be
contacted at email@example.com