Farhad Abdollahyan has a B.Sc. Degree in Management from International Business School, a postgraduate degree in International Finance and Taxation from Lille University, an MBA from HEC, France, and Master certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. Currently is preparing his Ph. D in Business Administration at Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, and his thesis is on M&A Project Management framework. He is a certified SAP consultant PRINCE2 Practitioner and PMP. He has more than 25 years of experience in different managerial positions in companies – Odebrecht, Grupo Pão de Açúcar, EMPLASA, Levi Strauss, HP and Gtech. Founded Cyrus Associates, a consulting and training firm focused on Project Management, Procurement and PMO. Currently is Professor at several MBA courses such as Business School São Paulo, FGV, FIA and Fundação Dom Cabral. He is also an ESI International Senior Instructor. Served as Counselor and Administrative Director at Project Management Institute Sao Paulo Chapter. Active member of PMO-SIG and PMI-MG, PMI-RIO, PMI-SC, PMI-RS and PMI-SP Chapters. He is author of books and articles on Project Management.