All testimonials

Gil Marder

Philadelphia, EUA Linkedin "Ricardo Vargas is a great strategic leader. Along with polished professionalism, quality and depth of character and high intelligence, Ricardo’s passion for project management, leadership and strategic thinking principles moves people individually and in groups to new levels of understanding. Truly, Ricardo has done much to advance the project management profession throughout the world. Knowing and working with Ricardo before, during and since he was the Chair of the PMI Board of Directors has been an honor that I have and expect to continue to learn from for years to come."

Virgilio Fiorense

Convergys – São Paulo Linkedin "I met Ricardo in a PMI training when I was working for Convergys. He is very charismatic and he knows everything about project management. So it was a great training but even better it was to get his sponsorship to my idea to write a book about value added services, OSS and BSS, on Telecom industry. I´m very grateful for all his support and I would like to thank him with this recommendation.”"

Alessandro Menezes

Miami Linkedin "I have met Ricardo while working as Product Manager Latin America for Hamburg Sud based out of Miami, FL. Ricardo has simply another level of knowledge about his job. He is an inspiration to anyone that want to succeed in business as is always looking for top qualification skills to bring the most benefits for his clients! I highly recommend Ricardo Viana as one of the best project management professionals in the world."

Joaquim Luiz Vianna

MRS Logística – Juiz de Fora, Brazil Linkedin "Top qualities: Expert, On Time, High Integrity Ricardo is a great professional who is very good at dealing with people. An innate communicator, he achieves high standard results with his influential capacity and wide knowledge of various subjects. It’s truly inspiring to work by his side due to his peculiar way of doing business. He is always up to date and determined in his pursuit to obtain knowledge."

David Forli Inocente

Ribeirão Preto, Brazil Linkedin "I can ease say that Ricardo Vargas is a singular professional. I had always considered him as an example of focus, persistence, excellence and prominence. I have contact with teachers and consultants for over 10 years and I am sure that Ricardo Vargas is a top 5! His examples in classes, his clarity and his knowledge have conquered many people. These are attributes that only who has practice can guarantee and they are unequivocally unique."

Ronaldo Bassi

São Paulo, Brazil Linkedin "I worked with Ricardo Vargas during last HP Services Project Managers Workshop, held in São Paulo, Brazil, on Nov/06. As a company, we were looking for a senior market professional, that could support us with the main goal of improve our PM´s skills and capabilities. HP chose Ricardo as the right professional for this mission. During the workshop, Ricardo presented customized and market updated content, with high quality materials and totally aligned with what was required by us. He covered very important topics related with management of big and complex projects, like leadership and its interfaces with project team and customers; motivational management – dealing with power aspects; management of change, conflict, stress and crisis management; project negotiation techniques – using support tools like MBTI and SDI; and also case study panels, where PMs had the opportunity to share with the team their own delivery experiences. His presentation was superlative and outstanding. He has attention to details, answering all the questions raised by participants during the event, that by the way, had very good satisfaction results. I recommend Ricardo´s consultative services for companies that want good return on their investment and long term partnership."

Marcelo Moulin

Citibank – São Paulo, Brazil Linkedin "Ricardo Viana is the most valuable Project Management person that I’ve met. His books and working classes are kind of treasure that you have to meet at least once in your life. Even if you feel not so comfortable about this PM subject, you will notice his capacity to teach lessons about life, work and professionalism. I suggest you to read his books. For sure, you will be able to understand better the PM theme and moreover acquire a little bit from his experience and expertise in this topic."

Rodrigo Barone

Brazil "Ricardo Vargas is an high skilled Professional, an example of project management expert. Also, he is an excellent speaker owner of a perfect, captivating speech. He is an excellent professional with a great knowledge."

Rossana Pavanelli

Project Manager

Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Brazil Linkedin "Ricardo Vargas is a worldwide reference in Project Management: his books and articles are always referred to my MBA students at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Fundação Getulio Vargas- FGV), as a practical guide for the application of principals of The PMBok (PMI)."

Abrahão Henrique

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Linkedin "Ricardo, besides being who he is in the “Project Management Good Practices” world, is an example of humility and selflessness."

Alex Urbano

São Paulo Linkedin "Ricardo Vargas is undoubtedly one of the biggest references in Project Management in Brazil and worldwide. Dedicated professional and a great entrepreneur, he has a exceptional knowledge and amazing contribution to the PM communities. I had the pleasure of interacting with Ricardo on some occasions, including a trip to the PMI EMEA Congress in Malta and I can say he is a professional open, accessible and that always inspires and motivates us. I strongly recommend him."

Marcelo Bastos

Banco do Brasil – São Paulo, Brazil Linkedin "I consider Ricardo Vargas as a great reference in Project Management in Brazil and worldwide. He inspired me to know and use the PMI proposed practical. Besides, he has entrepeneurial vision and passion for everything he does. It’s always a pleasure to meet him and talk either personal or virtually. Ricardo thinks big and is extremely connected to the subjects concerning to management and to the great market changes, or on the economy and the society. Certainly, he is an outlier professional."