Deeply Practical Project Management Training


William Stewart

1948, Berlin Blockade:
Asst. Secretary of State: "How do you remain so calm?"
Secretary George C. Marshall: "I've seen worse."

Bill Stewart is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and has delivered more than 200 onsite project management, risk management, and negotiating courses to more than 2,000 people in the Ottawa region.  He has hands-on experience with project management, risk management, negotiating, and software engineering.  He has worked for business, government, academia, and founded a software startup. He is author of the Deeply Practical Project Management book, and the world's leading online applied project management course.

Bill is currently a management consultant assisting clients work better and get more done.  Previously, he founded and ran the cloud computing company Cirrus Computing for ten years.  Before that he spent 14 years in aerospace, where he served as Project Manager for several system integration projects from $250K to $14M, as company System Engineering Manager and Software Manager, and in a range of senior management roles on other projects.  His first real job was with the Canadian Public Service, to establish and manage a computing centre supporting 4,500 personnel, where he developed and deployed software to manage enterprise-wide course scheduling, resource management, personnel management, and payroll, and developed and taught two programming courses accredited by Seneca College.

Bill received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of New Brunswick in 1992 for discovery of algorithms that build geodesic domes in multiple dimensions in optimum space and time, which to his knowledge have never been used for anything practical ;-)  While in graduate school he also taught eleven computer science courses.  His professional training includes Executive Leadership, Project Management, Risk Management, System Engineering, System Architecture, and Requirements Engineering.  He has taught courses in Program Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Cost & Schedule Control, and Negotiating.

Bill is author of the first web published book at with contributions from many of the creators of the Internet, and author of the best practices document The Fun Standard.  His paper on public financing of political parties was published in Policy Options in 1990, and credited in the House of Commons when the Canadian party financing bill passed in 2003.  He is married to a family physician, has two children, and lives in Ottawa, Canada.


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