Daniel BOEY

Chief, Product & Project Management Practice


Daniel Boey is the Chief, Project Management Practice at the Institute of System Science, National University of Singapore. He manages a teaching and consultancy practice in project management, specializing in project management competency development and training. He and his team provide consultancy and training based on the PMBOK® (A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge, Project Management Institute), CITPM BOK (Certification in IT Project Management) and COMIT BOK (Certificate in Outsourcing Management). Other offerings under the practice include Project Leadership for Project Managers, P3O – Portfolio, Program Project Office Certification, Scrum Master Certification and PRINCE2 Certification and Project Management for Information Systems.

Besides running professional courses in project management, Daniel also consulted many companies and organizations in delivering customized training; chief amongst them include Citibank, Ministry for Home Affairs, Singapore Changi Hospital, Central Provident Fund Board, United Overseas Bank, OCBC Bank, Atos Origin, TetraPak, Sony, Yokogawa Engineering, Singapore Computer Systems, HP, Integrated Health Information Systems  and IDA. These training sessions were mainly delivered in Singapore, some in China, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand and Maldives.

Daniel has over 20 years of IT experience in product development, testing, quality and project management. Prior to joining ISS, he was the Director of Operations, holding the resource, quality and project management office, at an IBM subsidiary. He has also held various management positions as department head of e-Business, project management, operations and process quality.

Educational Qualifications/Professional Certifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI since July 2005
  • Certified IT Outsourcing Manager (COMIT), SCS since 2006
  • Certified IT Project Manager (CITPM, Senior), SCS since 2004
  • Certified SCRUM Master (CSM), SCRUM Alliance, since Nov 2011
  • Certified P3O (Portfolio, Programme and Project Office) Practitioner, since May 2011
  • Master in Business Administration, School of Business, National University of Singapore,2008
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors, 2nd Upper Division) (Computer Science), Department of Information Systems and Computer Science, National University of Singapore, 1990
  • Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), Department of Information Systems and Computer Science, National University of Singapore, 1989.
  • Master Blackblot Product Management Professional (Master BPMP), Blackblot, 2014

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Chief, Project Management Practice, National University of Singapore, Jan 2009 - Present
  • Programme Director, Project Management, National University of Singapore, 2007-2008
  • Senior Consultant, IT Management, National University of Singapore,  Jun 2003-2007
  • Director, Operations, Beansfactory/SingaLab Pte Ltd, Oct 2001 – Jun 2003
  • Director, ISO and Quality Programs, SingaLab Pte Ltd, Jul 2000 – Sep 2001
  • Senior Manager, e-Business, SingaLab Pte Ltd, Mar 2000 – Jul 2000
  • Project / Test /Product Manager, SingaLab Pte Ltd, Aug 1992 – Mar 2000
  • Software Engineer, Institute of System Science, NUS, May 1990 - Aug 1992

Membership and Professional Activities

  • Member of Review Panel of the Certification in IT Project Management (CITPM) Body of Knowledge, 3rd edition for Singapore Computer Society (SCS), 2012
  • Contributor to the Certification in IT Outsourcing Management (COMIT) Body of Knowledge, 1st edition for Singapore Computer Society (SCS), 2008
  • Reviewer and contributor to the Project Management Competency Units of the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) for WDA , 2006, 2011
  • Member of Project Management Institute (PMI), since 2005
  • Member of Singapore Computer Society (SCS), since 2004

Research Interests

  • Best practices in Project Management
  • Outsourcing Strategy
  • Vendor Management
  • Stakeholders Management


  • NICF- PMP For Project Managers
  • NICF- Project Management for Information Systems
  • NICF- Certification in IT Project Management (CITPM) Preparatory Course
  • NICF- Certification in Outsourcing Management for IT (COMIT) Preparatory Course
  • NICF - Strategic Product ManagerTM
  • Project Management for User Managers

What I Teach

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