If there’s one thing that is lacking in engineering college education, it’s project management. Most college provide an overview as part of a general engineering course, and the good ones even provide a full course. We come out of university as technical experts, but most of an engineer’s time is spent on project management. Therefore, I think that every engineer should spend time reading project management books, and in that spirit, here is a small list of the options out there:
About Bernie Roseke, P.Eng., PMP
Bernie Roseke, P.Eng., PMP, is the president of Roseke Engineering. As a bridge engineer and project manager, he manages projects ranging from small, local bridges to multi-million dollar projects. He is also the technical brains behind ProjectEngineer, the online project management system for engineers. He is a licensed professional engineer, certified project manager, and six sigma black belt. He lives in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, with his wife and two kids.