Professor Robert Joslin

AIPMO Supervisor

Dr. Robert Joslin, Ph.D., CEng, AIPMO-E, PfMP®, PgMP®, PMP®, is a professor at SBS Swiss Business School, program director for the MSc and MBA programs in “Strategy, Project Leadership, and PMOs,” and the chair of the SBS Swiss Business School “research advisory board.” He publishes books, book chapters, and research papers in the field of PMOs, leadership, project, program, and portfolio management.

Robert presents academic and practitioner conferences and is a peer reviewer of the three research journals in project management and PMO management. Robert is the founder of AIPMO and is in the process of co-authoring an international “leading” standard on PMOs for AIPMO as well as six books that constitute a body of knowledge in the area of PMOs. He has 20 plus years of experience in designing, initiating management delivery of business transformation, reengineering, infrastructure, and strategy development. He has won national prizes for ideas and product innovation. He develops and designs enterprise PMOs using various frameworks including AIPMO’s Strategic Framework for PMOs and Portfolios, Programs, and Projects. He previously worked as a consultant in telecom, banking, insurance, manufacturing, military defense, and direct marketing. He also worked for McKinsey & Co, Logica, and his own consulting company.

Understanding PMO success

Kaul, P., & Joslin, R. (2018). Understanding PMO success. In European Academy of Management Conference. European Academy of Management. More info: (PDF) UNDERSTANDING PMO SUCCESS (researchgate.net)

Relationships between a project management methodology and project success in different project governance contexts

New insights into project management research: A natural sciences comparative

Joslin, R., & Müller, R. (2015). New insights into project management research: A natural sciences comparative. Project Management Journal, 46(2), 73-89. More info: New Insights into Project Management Research: A Natural Sciences Comparative – Robert Joslin, Ralf Müller, 2015 (sagepub.com)

Maturity Models with ‘Inflection Points’ directly support Organizational Adaptability and Innovation

Kaul, P., Joslin, R., & Brand, C. Maturity Models with ‘Inflection Points’ directly support Organizational Adaptability and Innovation. More info: (PDF) Maturity Models with ‘Inflection Points’ directly support Organizational Adaptability and Innovation (researchgate.net)

A Natural Sciences Comparative to Develop New Insights for Project Management Research: Genotyping and Phenotyping

Joslin, R., Müller, R., Drouin, N., Müller, R., & Sankaran, S. (2013). A natural-science comparative to develop new insights for project management research. Novel approaches to organizational project management research: Translational and transformational, 320-345. More info: (PDF) A Natural Sciences Comparative to Develop New Insights for Project Management Research (researchgate.net)

Identifying interesting project phenomena using philosophical and methodological triangulation

Joslin, R., & Müller, R. (2016). Identifying interesting project phenomena using philosophical and methodological triangulation. International Journal of Project Management, 34(6), 1043-1056. More info: (PDF) Identifying interesting project phenomena using philosophical and methodological triangulation (researchgate.net)

Understanding PMO success

Kaul, P., & Joslin, R. (2018). Understanding PMO success. In European Academy of Management Conference. European Academy of Management. More info: (PDF) UNDERSTANDING PMO SUCCESS (researchgate.net)

Relationships between a project management methodology and project success in different project governance contexts

Joslin, R., & Müller, R. (2015). Relationships between a project management methodology and project success in different project governance contexts. International journal of project management, 33(6), 1377-1392. More info: (PDF) Relationships between a project management methodology and project success in different project governance contexts (researchgate.net)

The Relationship between Project Governance and Project Success

Joslin, R., & Müller, R. (2016). The relationship between project governance and project success. International journal of project management, 34(4), 613-626. More info: The Relationship Between Project Governance and Project Success | Request PDF (researchgate.net)

Some thoughts on PMO management

Course module for Executive managers. More info: https://vimeo.com/448320285

Insights - Next Generation Project Managers