Earl Sprague

LECTURER
School: School of Systems & Enterprises
Phone: 303.912.1166
Email: esprague@stevens.edu
Education
  • B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • M.S. in Communications (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • MBA (University of Missouri)        
General Information

Earl Sprague is a consultant and trainer with extensive experience in project management, program management, and systems engineering.  During 23 years on active duty with the United States Air Force, he served in a variety of jobs involving the development of strategic missile systems, including Minuteman 2 and 3, Peacekeeper, and the Advanced Cruise Missile. Earl earned the Department of Defense Level 3 (Highest) Certification as a Program Manager.  He also led the development of the Air Force’s school for initial project management training and served as its first commander.  Since his retirement, he has provided training to over 100 companies and government agencies throughout the United States and overseas.  Among the topics have been general project management, advanced project management, program management, portfolio management, team building, technical project management, systems engineering, test management, quality management, risk management, estimating, earned value, procurement, and project methodologies. Earl is a certified instructor and holds the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional Certification (PMP). 

Courses
  • SYS 660 Decision and Risk Analysis
  • EM 612 Project Management of Complex Systems