PMP® Exam Preparation Instructors

Boston University Metropolitan College pioneered project management as an academic discipline, with a rigorous curriculum designed and taught by some of the most accomplished individuals in the business. The PMP® Exam Preparation is taught by distinguished project management professionals. Each instructor holds the PMP credential and has extensive experience in the field.

Vijay Kanabar, PMP
Director of Project Management Programs

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Administrative Sciences Boston University
PhD, University of Manitoba; MS, Florida Institute of Technology; MBA, Webber College

Dr. Kanabar has unique expertise spanning both business practice and computer science. A certified Project Management Professional, he has advised numerous organizations on training and technology needs, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Staples, United Way, and Fidelity Investments. Kanabar is an internationally published scholar and is recognized by local and national media as an authority on IT project management, electronic commerce, and information security. He earned and maintained his PMP credential since 1995 and has guided more than a hundred students towards earning the PMP.

David Shirley, MBA, PMP
Author and Lecturer, Boston University Metropolitan College

MBA, Monmouth University, Masters Certificates in Project Management, American University and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Mr. Shirley is a consultant, educator, course developer, and project management and information systems trainer. He has more than 35 years of professional project management experience, and has been a PMP since 1997. Presently teaching at Boston University, Shirley has also consulted with major pharmaceutical companies, automobile manufacturers, the banking industry, information technology companies, and the U.S. government. Additionally, Shirley authored Project Management for Healthcare (CRC Press, 2011) and co-authored Green Project Management, Cleland Award Winner 2011, (CRC Press, 2010), with Rich Maltzman, and is often a featured speaker at project management conferences.