Program Chair for the Project and Program Management Program, Rabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies


M.A., University of Rhode Island

Field of Specialty

Project, program and portfolio management, PMO management
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Six Sigma Green Belt
Certified Information Professional (CIP)

Contact Information

Rabb School

Leanne M Bateman

Leanne Bateman, MA, PMP, CSM, Six Sigma Green Belt, CIP is the Academic Program Chair of the graduate-level Project & Program Management program at Brandeis University, where she also serves on the faculty.

Leanne is the Principal Consultant with Beacon Strategy Group, a Boston-based management firm specializing in project management services. Leanne has 20+ years of project management experience across the areas of health care, biotech/pharmaceuticals, information technology, high-tech manufacturing, human resources, construction, housing/real estate, government, and higher education.

Leanne is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a certified Information Professional (CIP), and a certified Scrum Master (CSM) and a Six Sigma Green Belt. Leanne is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM), the International Project Management Association (IPMA), AIIM: The Global Community of Information Professionals, and the Scrum Alliance.

Courses Taught

RPJM 115 Challenges in Project Management
RPJM 125 Special Topics in Project Management
RPJM 130 Agile Project Management
RSAN 101 Foundations of Data Science and Analytics