Penn State Harrisburg

Jesse Middaugh, PMP

· Instructor in Information Sciences and Technology, Business Administration
· Program Coordinator, Fundamentals of IST Certificate

Biography

Jesse Middaugh, PMP is an instructor of Information Science and Technology (IST), the IST program coordinator at Penn State Harrisburg (PSH), a faculty member of the Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration (SBA) and a professional associate for Management Development.

Mr. Middaugh earned a B.S. in business administration from Shippensburg University and an M.S. in information systems from Penn State Harrisburg. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI).

At Penn State, Mr. Middaugh is responsible for developing and conducting undergraduate-level business and IST classes focusing on project management, database technologies, user interface design, management information systems, algorithmic concepts, and electronic commerce.

In 2008, Jesse Middaugh was elected to as the Director of Professional Education to the Keystone Chapter of PMI. In this volunteer organization, Mr. Middaugh coordinates the planning and oversight of various PMI conferences and educational programs. In 2013, He was elected as the President of the chapter. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Middaugh has served in a variety of training and consulting positions. He has gained experience in providing customized computer training, database design and development, and custom analysis and programming to meet his clients’ needs. He also has background in writing proposals, designing and managing project plans, and analyzing customer requirements.

Prior to teaching at Penn State, Mr. Middaugh was employed by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) as a project manager. His client base included state and local governmental entities, military sectors and corporate entities. He possesses a variety of knowledge and experience working for other companies such as Price Waterhouse/Coopers and IBM.

Mr. Middaugh manages his own consulting company providing IT consulting, development and training.

Professional Affiliations

  • Project Management Speaker and Trainer
  • IT consulting, development and training

Continuing Education Interests

  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Database Applications

Research Interests

  • Project Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Management