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To download resume ==> JeffFurman.Resume

  • Book: 2nd Edition: The Project Management Answer Book (coming in October 2014, Management Concepts, Vienna, VA)
  • Currently teaching Project Management for:  1) NYU, and 2) on-base for the US Army
  • New course for NYU SPS: “Ethics In Project Management” 
  • New course for NYU SPS: “Persuasive Presentations For PMs” 
  • IT Project Manager – 15 years experience leading projects for Fortune 500 companies in the NYC area)
  • IT Trainer & Training Manager – Developed and taught many classes on software products, also evaluated and implemented IT courses taught by education vendors and software companies.
  • Train-the-Trainer – Has trained more than 225 instructors toward 3 certifications: CompTIA CTT+, Microsoft MCT, Adobe ACI

15 years experience as an I.T. Project Manager (Fortune 500 firms, NYC)

1) Managed a mission-critical, 24×7 I.T. Change Management System for a large brokerage firm in NYC

2) Managed Programmer Support Team supporting 3,000+ developers world-wide

3) Led many new software evaluations & implementations

4) Managed QA testing of infrastructure software

Presentations / Publications / Awards

  • BOOK: “The Project Management Answer Book” published by Management Concepts in January 2011.
  • Appeared on the panel August 24, 2010 for ASTD NY: “The Value of Certifications for L&D Professionals”
  • Gave a presentation for PMI NYC Chapter on Y2K Lessons Learned
  • Gave a presentation for NYC InfraGard on the value of the PMP certification
  • Published articles on Project Management and  I.T. software for COMPUTERWORLD, Software Magazine, Technical Support Magazine
  • Won “Instructor of the Year Award” – for Netcom Information Technology (2009)
  • Won “Instructor of the Year Award” – for Netcom Information Technology (2008)
  • Won “Rock Solid” customer service award for Prudential Financial (2004)
  • Won “Rock Solid” customer service award for Prudential Financial (2002)