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Asad E. Haque

Asad E. Haque, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, is a well-renowned project management trainer, consultant, and PMP® instructor with more than 30 years of industry experience. He is a PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP) Instructor and developed the PMP Certification Complete Video Course and Practice Test for Pearson/O'Reilly. He is the host of Pearson's two-day PMP Certification Crash Course.

Asad earned his PMP certification in 2010 and soon afterward began teaching the PMP syllabus for some of the top project management training companies in the USA. He still teaches for them. He has helped thousands of students achieve high first-time pass rates on the PMP exam, and he consistently receives excellent ratings from students. In addition, Asad has taught for universities, the military, corporations, and PMI Authorized Training Providers (ATPs).

After graduating from the University of Salford, UK, with a bachelor's degree in computer science and economics, Asad began a short-lived career in accounting and finance before switching gears to information technology. For 20+ years he managed and led functional IT projects, including human resource information systems (HRIS), business intelligence (BI), and enterprise resource planning (ERP). Asad has led both technical and business teams in implementing solutions for 401K defined contribution plans, health and welfare, and other employee benefits for several Fortune 500 clients. He has managed cross-functional teams globally and has always been recognized for his excellent communication skills among team members, clients, and vendors, and this is truly reflected in the quality of his instruction. Companies that Asad has worked for in the past include Hewitt Associates, IBM, HSBC, First Industrial Realty Trust, and the Northern Trust Bank.

Asad is the cofounder and instructor of 1st Choice Project Management Training based in Chicago, Illinois, and he travels extensively both nationally and internationally to lead such training. Through 1st Choice, he has developed management training materials for clients and teaches several PDU classes on leadership, strategic and business management, and the PMI-ACP exam preparation. He has also partnered in developing a PMP exam simulator.

You can connect with Asad via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asadehaque/.