Dr. Pinyarat Sirisomboonsuk is a full-time lecturer in the Decision and Information Sciences department at the Earle P. Charlton College of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Operations Management (minor in Industrial Engineering) from Texas Tech University. Her primary research interests are in the area of operations and project management capabilities, which incorporate theories from strategic management and organizational theory. Her work has appeared in academic and professional journals and conference proceedings, such as Decision Line, Southwest Decision Sciences conference proceedings and elsewhere.
She has experience in teaching courses in operations management and project management for both undergraduate and graduate levels. Currently, she is teaching Business Statistics to undergraduates, Statistical Analysis and Managing Projects to graduate students at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
She received her bachelor's degree in economics (with a first class honors) from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, where she was born and raised. After graduating with a bachelor's degree, she worked as a credit officer at Export-Import Bank of Thailand, a Thai government enterprise, for 4.5 years before continuing her MBA study at Oregon State University. She earned her Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential in 2007. In September 2014, she earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers.
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