Stanisław is a holder of the Project Management Professional title, the highest project management title, issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a global project leader organisation, based in the United States. An active project leader, he has more than 20 years of experience in project management, counselling, project audits, and implementing relevant solutions. A Master of Mathematics and Doctor of Economics (specialisation – project management), not surprisingly, he teaches project management at Vistula University. Stanisław is a member of PMI teams, creating project management standards, e.g. A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide, the most important international standard of project management, with 5 million copies sold worldwide, and translated into 10 languages) and the Standard for Programme Management. The PMI described Stanisław Gasik’s contribution to the development of these standards as ‘significant’. He is an assessor for the International Project Excellence Award of the International Project Management Association (IPMA). He has spoken at international congresses on project management, organised by both the PMI and IPMA.
He has authored dozens of articles on project management, which have been published in both foreign and domestic journals. He has been the only Polish author with articles in the most prestigious journal devoted to project management, the Project Management Journal. Stanisław is also an expert on Government Accountability Office projects, an agency of the United States Congress. At Vistula University, he leads a research project titled: ’Model dojrzałości krajowych systemów realizacji projektów publicznych (A model of the maturity of the national system of public project completion)’, aimed at developing guidelines for the government, regarding effective project completion. Since early 2014, he has published ca. 20 articles on improving the effectiveness of public administration in Poland (mostly in “Rzeczpospolita” and “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”).