David  Shirley Author of Evaluating Organization Development

David Shirley

EarthPM, LLC

David Shirley, MBA, PMP is an instructor, course designer, and consultant, th over 30 years experience in mgmt and PM, in the corporate, public, and small business. He is teaching and developing graduate courses in PM, IT PM, and Green IT at Boston University and teaching Corporate Social Responsibility at Southern New Hampshire University. With Richard Maltzman, he co-wrote Green Project Management, 2011 Cleland Award Winner. Dave is also the author of Project Management for Healthcare.


2001- Present – Project Management Educator and Consultant

• Adjunct Professor, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
    o Masters Program, teaching Project Management & IT Project Management
    o Course developer, Green IT
• Member of Graduate Faculty, Southern New Hampshire University Online (SNHU)
    o Instructor for Corporate Social Responsibilities in SNHU MBA Program
    o Developer and instructor for Environmental Issues, SNHU MBA, Sustainability Concentration
• Senior Instructor, ESI International™
    o Managing Projects
    o Managing IT Projects
• Senior Instructor and Consultant for Action for Results™
• Co-Author Green Project Management, CRC Press, Sept. 2010
• Author Managing Projects in Healthcare, CRC Press, April 2011
• Presenter; Conferences, Webinars
    o Theater presentation at 2010 PMI™ Global Conference in Washington, DC
    o Sustainability Management Seminar for Mindedge™ January 2010
    o Various IT and Sustainability Webinars (ongoing)
• Owner and Chief Environmental Officer – EarthPM LLC, “at the Intersection of Green and Project Management”. (www.earthpm.com)
• Consultant – Project Management: Healthcare,  Pharma, Telecommunications, General Business
• Member of Graduate Faculty, New England College, Henniker, NH (2002-2010)
    o Instructor for Managing Projects, Masters of Management
    o Subject matter expert for New England College’s PMI™ Global Accreditation activities (GAC) for Online Masters in Management, Project Management Concentration
• Director, Project Management Certification, Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, Massachusetts – designed, developed and taught program (2001-2005)

1981 – 2001 – AT&T/Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories

• Program Management Director      
• Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS), Bell Laboratories responsible for the deployment of first fiber-to-the-home application, Southern New England Telephone
• Member of Technical Staff responsible for new light wave products                                                                                                  
• Technical Associate contributing team member for team responsible for managing AT&T’s long distance network switching and monitoring facilities.
• Administrator - UNIX™ Computer Center


    BA in Geology, Windham College, Putney, VT
    Masters Certificate in Project Mgmt, Steves Institute
    MBA, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
    Masters Certificate in Project Mgmt, American University

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Project Management, Green PM, Green IT, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Issues

Personal Interests

    Fly Fishing



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