James Stafford III

James Stafford III

Associate Faculty

I'm passionate about providing practical insight into what project management is.

Academic and Professional Degrees Earned

  • M.A., Business Administration

    - University of Texas at Dallas

  • B.S., Industrial Engineering

    - Texas Tech University

"...focus in on the positive tools and techniques that will lead to a successful project..."

My Unique Approach to Education

My approach to teaching is to communicate the things I learned in industry to the students in order that they can avoid the pitfalls and focus in on the positive tools and techniques that will lead to a successful project and ultimately to a rewarding career in project management.


Jim Stafford is an Adjunct Professor of Project Management at Amberton University. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Dallas. He was self-employed in residential real estate, employed as an electronic design engineer, a software engineer, customer support manager, a program manager in the telecom industry, and as a project manager in a large health care insurance company.

Mr. Stafford has been certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 1999. He has been a project manager with several multi-billion dollar corporations.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified since 1999.
  • Member of Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Member of the Dallas Chapter, Project Management Institute

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