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Eric Uyttewaal, PMP, MVP in Project
Eric is one of the foremost trainers, consultants and authors on the use of Microsoft Project Portfolio Management (PPM) applications. He authored the books ‘Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010/2013’.
Eric is President of ProjectPro Corp, a company specializing in Microsoft Project and Project Server. Formerly, he was Executive Director at the International Institute for Learning (IIL) in New York. At IIL, he developed and managed the White, Orange, Blue and Black Belt certification curriculum in Microsoft Project and Project Server.
Eric has managed many organizational change and management development projects. He has been involved in projects and programs of up to $200 million.
Eric has presented in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China and South-Korea. In 1997, he was President of the Ottawa Chapter of PMI. In 2009/2010 he was president of the MPUG-Ottawa chapter (Microsoft Project Users Group).
Eric received an award from MPUG in 2012 ('Community Leader') and in April 2010 from Microsoft (‘MVP Project’ - Most Valuable Professional). In May of 2009, Eric received an award from PMI for his ‘Significant Contributions to the Scheduling Profession’.
These contributions are books, articles, certifications and new concepts like: ‘Principle of Dynamic Scheduling’ (When one thing changes in your project, you should have to update only one cell in your schedule), the ‘Resource-Critical Path’ (see books listed under Books), Earlier-Than dependencies (see article ‘Scheduling is not about chronology; it is about logic’) and the 1%-10% rule to establish a proper level of detail in project schedules (see books listed under Books).

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Yvan Bastien, P.Eng., PMP
Yvan Bastien, has over 25 years of business experience in the fields of engineering, finance, business skills training and business development. He currently teaches students in a variety of business, leadership, project management and project scheduling skills. Mr. Bastien obtained his P. Eng in 1985 and PMP in 2003. His professional interests include volunteering on the Board of Directors with the local Chapter of the Project Management Institute - PMI-OVOC.

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Cindy Lewis, PMP, PMI-SP, MS, MCT, MVP
Cindy is a consultant, trainer, speaker, and author with over 20 years of experience in Project Management and scheduling. Among the many credentials she holds is the Microsoft Certified Trainer credential which requires her to be audited yearly by Microsoft for trainer excellence. She is an active volunteer and frequently requested speaker for PMI chapters across the state of Michigan, USA. She is also very active with the Microsoft community working in labs and booths at conferences. Her most notable honor to date is receiving the Most Valuable Professional award in Microsoft Project. Cindy is among the less than 100 worldwide who holds this award. She also holds numerous certifications in Project and Project Server dating back to their initial development. Her personal passion is sharing knowledge with others and helping them grow and achieve personal success. You will find Cindy providing both online and face-to-face consulting and training for ProjectPro clients.

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Brian Journeaux, PMP, MS
An accomplished management consultant and project manager delivering successful products, programs and services, mostly in high tech. An Enterprise Project Management (EPM) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) specialist with a proven track record implementing EPM at Fortune 100 organizations. Brian has practical knowledge of and experience with the full project and product lifecycle from concept through delivery. Skilled at quickly establishing credibility and productive working relationships with executives and key decision-makers that lead to direction, priorities and informed decisions. An effective communicator and writer experienced in preparing proposals, business cases and presentations to influence and drive sound business outcomes. Results-oriented, with the ability to build, motivate and lead high-performance teams and oversee large programs. Wealth of knowledge and experience attained through progressive IT positions and consulting engagements for a range of respected public and private sector organizations. Brian has the Microsoft Specialist credential. Brian has served on Microsoft's Partner Advisory Committee (PAC) for Project Server from 2005 to 2009. Brian also holds the PMP credential from PMI, as well as the ITIL and Security+ certifications.

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Doc Dochtermann, PMP, MCTS
Doc is a Portfolio Project Management Solution Specialist with over 30 years of experience working for large organizations including IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Kellogg's, the State of California Department of Child Support Services, MCI, the International Institute for Learning (IIL), and the 1988 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee. Doc is a certified Project Manager and Scheduling Professional with the Project Management Institute (PMI), a certified Information Security Specialist with the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), a Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP), and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). Doc was  the Marketing lead for the Scheduling Community of Practice, co-lead for the Communities of Practice Member Advisor Group (CoPMAG), and was a founding member of the Technology Member Advisory Group (TechMAG) for PMI.

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Aviva Carmen, PMP, MCTS
Aviva Carmen is a senior consultant and instructor in Microsoft Project and Project Server. Her expertise is in implementing PMOs for organizations, using best practices to successfully keep projects on track. Aviva started her career as a software engineer, moving into Program Management. She has worked with tech startups and large corporations, including IBM, EDS, KLA-Tencor, Adobe, Mervyns, Catholic Healthcare West and Charles Schwab Corporation. Most recently, she was Program Manager for a $40+ million dollar website redesign and rewrite, with 15,000 tasks, 200 resources and 1.5 million unique page hits per week. Aviva has trained over 1,000 engineers and managers in Microsoft Project Server, in the United States, India and Israel. Aviva has a Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan.