MICHAEL SINGER DOBSON, PMP, is an internationally known project management consultant, author, and lecturer. He’s the author of over 70 books on various aspects of project management, office politics, organizational dynamics, history, and personal growth.
He is the author of Project: Impossible,The Six Dimensions of Project Management, Creative Project Management, and numerous other books on the topic. His book Practical Project Management has sold well over 70,000 copies, making him one of the best selling authors in the project management field. His novels Fox on the Rhineand MacArthur’s Warwere selections of the Military Book Club, and his simulation game AD&D Battlesystemwon the H. G. Wells Award. He contributed the decision theory section for a NASA/USAF Academy encyclopedia of space systems engineering and operations.
As a project manager, Michael helped build the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum and led creative and marketing operations for one of the world’s most famous hobby game companies. He is the world’s only private owner of an Apollo spacesuit. He was awarded the Samaritan Medal for Peace and Humanitarian Service by the Samaritan community in the Middle East.
Michael has given well over 1,000 project management seminars on three continents, with a distinguished client list including Naval Reactors, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Union Carbide, NASA, GSA, the Weather Channel, and Australian State Rail, along with numerous PMI-sponsored events.
He lives in the Washington, DC, suburbs, and is a member of the Montgomery County and Washington, DC, chapters of PMI.