William R. Duncan is President of Project Management Partners of Lowell, MA USA. He has over forty years of management and consulting experience. He has helped clients in North America, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and Europe improve both organizational and individual competence in project management. He was the primary author of the original (1996) version of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. He is currently Director of Certification for IPMA-USA.
William R. Duncan is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on the theory and practice of project management. His training programs are learner-centered to ensure the development of useful skills. His consulting practice emphasizes doable recommendations for real benefits.
He was the primary author of the first edition (1996) of the PMBoK Guide and remains active in standards development today with the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (asapm), the International Project Management Association (IPMA), and the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS).
Specialties: All things project management from benefits realization to success criteria, from certification to standards.