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 Expert  721368

Expert in Program/Project Management for Manufacturing Companies, New Product Development, Thru Monitoring

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert and his associates run a nine year old company whose 10 multi-disciplinary professionals provide PROJECT/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, COMPUTER, and STRATEGIC PLANNING consulting/training services to manufacturing, design and construction industries.

His firm assists clients in completing their planned project goals and objectives on schedule and within budget through effective teamwork. Their expertise includes PLANNING, SCHEDULING, BUDGETING, STAFFING, TASK & COST CONTROL, OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, and creating COMPLETE DEVELOPMENT PLANS. They are also very skilled at shortening PRODUCT CYCLE TIME, implementing CONCURRENT or SIMULTANEOUS ENGINEERING, forming TECHNICAL BUSINESS or PRODUCTION TEAMS, training in PROJECT MANAGEMENT or TEAM BUILDING, selecting and implementing COMPUTERIZED PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, and ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

Since 1979, Bob has also taught "Project Management" at the University of Minnesota and at nationwide seminars and workshops using his books. He has had much experience guiding high-tech manufacturing, R&D and engineering programs from concept through product testing and final report.




business development


business management


business process management


business process re-engineering


business strategy


cost control


cost engineering


design for cost


industrial engineering


management decision-making


new product development


operations management


process engineering


production control


production engineering


production management


project management




value analysis program management


manufacturing management

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   MBA   Finance - Planning & Marketing   U of Washington  
1971   MS   Engineering   University of Washington  
1969   BS   Engineering   University of Minnesota  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1982 to





President and Program / Project Manager


1977 to 1982


Ellerbe Associates, Inc.


Project Management




for 7 offices with 38 Project Managers

1974 to 1977


DeLeuw, Cather & Company


Project Development & Administration




1972 to 1974


Henningson, Durham & Richardson, Inc.



Project Systems Department Manager and Project Manager


1969 to 1972


The Boeing Company



Program Representative / Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Fellow, Project Management Institute Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers


PE - State of Minnesota

Professional Appointments

President of Twin Cities Chapter - Institute of Industrial Engineers. President and a Founder of Minnesota Chapter - Project Management Institute. International Chairman of the Board and President - Project Management Institute.


Recent listings in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in American

Publications and Patents Summary

He has given over 100 worldwide presentations / papers on project management and management topics.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Bob serves manufacturing clients in: program / project management for new product development from initial planning, scheduling & budgeting … thru monitoring, controlling & evaluating … to product introduction.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
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Additional Skills and Services:

Bob leads client training in project management, operations management, and supervision.


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