William H. Volpé III, PMP, Founder, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

William H. Volpé III is the founder of The Volpé Consortium, Inc., the creator of their proprietary project management process, the publisher of Project Victories, an online magazine (blog) dedicated to business success, and the developer of a one day flagship project management seminar.  Mr. Volpé has more than 20 years of experience in project management and was a Master Business Analyst and Worldwide Manufacturing Program Manager at Hewlett Packard.  His experience includes several multi-million dollar international projects and he holds an Associate Degree in Computer Engineering Technology, a Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, a Bachelor Degree in Management, a Master Certificate in Project Management, an Advanced Master Certificate in Project Management, a Professional Business Analyst Certificate, and a PMP (Project Management Professional) certification.  Other certifications include an ISCET Journeyman in Computers, an ISCET Journeyman in Industrial Controls, an ISCET Journeyman in Communications, and an ISCET Radiotelephone License.  He currently teaches classes in the ESI International / The George Washington University School of Business curriculum including Project Risk Management, Managing Projects, and Project Scheduling and Cost Control.  He has taught for such companies as Verizon Wireless, Dow Chemical, Shell Oil, Halliburton, the Internal Revenue Service, and the National Geospacial Intelligence Agency.

Mr. Volpé began his project management and business analysis career as a U.S. Government contractor under SECRET Clearance supporting Operation Just Cause, Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Restore Hope.  He worked at Hewlett Packard in the NonStop Enterprise division and the Business Critical Servers Business Management group for more than five years; was a pre-merger Compaq employee; and completed several new product introduction projects for fault-tolerant, mission-critical customers such as the Pentagon and the world stock markets.  Mr. Volpé has extensive international project experience and his teams have included members from Germany, England, Mexico, Australia, Scotland, Taiwan, and several other countries.

When Mr. Volpé teaches he is often asked about business books he has reviewed and business products he would recommend.  Top Business Books was born out of these requests and we hope that you find the reviews here useful.  Enjoy!

To your business success.

"Bill was an excellent instructor. Very knowledgeable and brought a lot of personal experience to the content. Also, he was motivational, energetic, and efficient." – Kevin, FMC Technologies

"Best teacher yet!" – Ryan, FMC Technologies

"Very knowledgeable in content and excellent personal interpersonal skills." – Clayton, Shell Exploration & Production

"Great instructor. Looking forward to having him in future classes." – Robert, U.S. Navy

"Mr. Volpe is very affective in teaching style. Used lots of real examples associated with learning materials. Mr. Volpe is very professional and knowledgeable with a hint of Charisma. Would recommend to colleagues." – Dianna

"Bill was an excellent instructor." – Travis

"Instructor was very knowledgeable." – Alison, Verizon Wireless

"Bill Volpe is an excellent instructor with a great arsenal of real world scenarios. He made the course interesting and motivating." – Virginia, Schlumberger