Professor Lynn Crawford
DBA, MTCP, ADipC, GradDipHRM, BArch (Hons), LFAIPM
Director, Project Management Program
School of Civil Engineering
J05 - J05 Civil Engineering Building
The University of Sydney
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Professor Lynn Crawford is the Director of the Project Management Program at The University of Sydney, Australia and Visiting Professor at Cranfield University, School of Management (UK). She maintains involvement in project management practice through Human Systems International Limited, working globally with leading corporations and government agencies interested in improving their project management capability.
Ongoing research includes project and program management competence, management of business change, differences in project management practices across project types and industries and project governance, particularly in the public sector.
She has been engaged in the development of global standards for project management since the late 1990s and has been instrumental in the formation of the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS) which has recently released performance based standards for Program Management. Lynn was recipient of the 2011 IPMA Research Achievement Award. She is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Project Management, an Honorary Member of the International Project Management Association and Co-Vice-Chair of PMI's Global Accreditation Center Board.
Professor Crawford has contributed chapters to key texts in project management including the Wiley Management of Projects Resource Book and the 4th Edition of the Gower Handbook of Project Management.
Current research students
|Project title||Research student|
|The effects of organizational project management on project performance||Adnan BASHIR|
|Improving process and successful business transformation using enterprise social media network analysis||Maryam SHAHBAZI|
- Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Project Management
- Honorary Member of the International Project Management Association
- Co-Vice-Chair of PMI's Global Accreditation Center Board
Awards and honours
- 2014 Sir Monty Finniston Award: Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Association of Project Management
- 2011 IPMA Research Achievement Award
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