John Carroll is a project management consultant with many years' experience of managing large and small projects, programs and portfolios. Now based in South West England, he has run projects and programs across Europe and the United States. His experience covers most types of organizations including government, higher education, manufacturing industries, pharmaceuticals, software development and the emergency services. He has worked on most types of projects and trained project managers in many different organizations. John is also the author of "Effective Project Management in Easy Steps, Effective Time Management in Easy Steps" and all editions of (MS) "Project in Easy Steps."