Dennis J. Cohen
Dennis J. Cohen is a partner, senior vice president, and managing director of the Project Management Practice at Strategic Management Group (SMG). He works with clients to enhance business results in the areas of leadership, team building, organizational change, strategy implementation, and project management.
Cohen co-authored a chapter on the politics of project implementation in the book Project Management as if People Mattered by Robert J. Graham. He has delivered a number of papers at the Project Management Institute’s yearly symposium and at Project World. In addition, he has worked with a large number of organizations, including GTE, MCI, PWC, Schlumberger, AT&T, Schering-Plough, Merck, Glaxo, The World Bank, Pfizer, Chevron, Unisys, William M. Mercer, U.S. Postal Service, General Accounting Office of Congress, Pacific Bell, American Express, Walt Disney, Applied Materials, Matsushita, Vanguard, and Sony.
Before coming to SMG, Cohen was a research associate at the Wharton School’s Management and Behavioral Science Center and a senior fellow with the Wharton Center
for Applied Research. He has been an adjunct assistant professor of management for the Wharton School, teaching courses in management and entrepreneurship. Cohen has also led seminars in the Wharton Effective Executive Education Program, Wharton’s Executive Development Program, and the MBA leadership curriculum.
Cohen holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of California, Berkley, an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin.