Luca Costa, MSC in Physics, Executive MBA at Bologna Business School, certified Project Management Professional (PMP™) acts mainly as a Business Developer for Parm AG, software company with main offices in Switzerland, and as a consultant for Opta, consulting firm with office in Bologna. He volunteers as well for the Project Management Institute for which he has been branch director and for which has organized several conferences.
For Bologna Business School he is directing two open programs and other customized programs on the topic of Project Management, where he is as well teaching mainly Risk Management and PMP Certification.
His main areas of interest are, beyond Project and Program Management, Change Management and in particular the change readiness of Business Environments, for whose measurement he developed an original approach. On those topics he has been speaker at several international conferences.
In the past he acted first as a Project and Program Manager, and afterwards as a Business Developer for multinational IT companies, developing PLM solutions, driving projects for configurators and advanced graphics for automotive firms, organized multicultural academies. These experiences, often multicultural and complex, were the main triggers of his interest in Project and Change Management.
He has personal interest in Travels, Tennis, Photography, History and the Boston Red Sox.