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Press Release: Prof. Marco Sampietro named International Academic Advisor for PM World

International Faculty

Prof. Marco Sampietro

Professor of Project Management at  MISB Bocconi and SDA Bocconi School of Management joins academic advisory team for PM World Journal and Library

4 May 2016 – Dallas, TX, USA and Milan, Italy – PM World has announced that Prof Marco Sampietro has joined the organization’s academic advisory council for the PM World Journal and PM World Library.  Dr Sampietro has been a professor at SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy since 2000. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Bremen in Germany.

Prof Sampietro is a Core Faculty Member at SDA Bocconi School of Management and teaches project management in the MBA – Master of Business Administration, and GEMBA – Global Executive Master of Business Administration, programs. He is a faculty member at MISB – the Indian subsidiary of Bocconi University, and visiting professor, at IHU – International Hellenic University, Greece. He is also a contract professor at Bocconi University and Milano Fashion Institute for their project management courses.


He was a speaker at the NASA Project Management Challenge 2007, 2008, and 2011, in the USA, and a speaker at the PMI Global European Congress, Italy, 2010.  He is a Member of the Steering Committee of IPMA-Italy. He is co-author and/or editor of 11 books on project management and 7 books on IT management. Among them: Empowering Project Teams. Using Project Followership to Improve Performance. CRC Press, 2014. Finally, he is the author of award-winning case studies and papers.


According to David Pells, managing editor of the PM World Journal, “We are honored to have Professor Sampietrojoin our academic advisory team.  We have published several of his papers over the last two years so I have become familiar with his background. He is currently authoring a series of articles for the journal on project management for project team members, an important and often overlooked aspect of managing projects. He previously authored a very good book on the subject.“


According to Professor Sampietro, “I am happy to join PM World’s academic advisory team.I respect the quality and professional content of the PM World Journal, and also like their online library.  It’s a great source of educational information for our students.  I look forward to contributing.”


Pells adds, “Marco has referred several Bocconi graduate students to our research internship program this year, for which we are grateful.  The students have made significant contributions, reflecting highly on Prof Sampietro and the university.”


The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global resource for sharing knowledge related to portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). The PMWJ is produced and maintained by PM World which also operates thePM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in program and project management.  To see the latest edition of the PMWJ, go to  To learn more, visit



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