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Johnson, John

Johnson, John

Professional Programs Manager for Project Management Programs
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1145 Glenn L. Martin Hall

John Johnson serves as the Professional Programs Manager at the University of Maryland, College Park, Project Management Center for Excellence.  He leads the initiatives that help grow the Project Management Center for Excellence across its three pillars: Academic Excellence, Outreach and Professional Development, and Research.  He is primarily responsible for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) program, which currently is educating over 450,000 enrolled learners across the world.  Mr. Johnson also teaches graduate courses on Agile and Predictive management at the University of Maryland’s Project Management Program. In partnership with the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute, Mr. Johnson is co-leading the new Masters of Professional Studies in Product Management (MPPM), building on his years as a CTO, Startup Co-Founder, and Senior Agile Project Manager.


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Come and meet Maryland Engineering at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference being held at the Baltimore Convention Center from June 25–28, 2023.

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