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Mary Diperna

Mary Diperna

Adjunct Instructor

Mary DiPerna, an Adjunct Instructor at NYU since 1985, presents hands-on seminars for Managing Projects with MS Project, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and other end-user software.

Ms. DiPerna, President of M‑DP Systems, Inc., has over thirty years of experience in PC consulting, training, management, EDP audit, and systems development.  Her projects include developing database and spreadsheet end-user systems; developing and presenting PC training; and problem solving business information flow. Ms. DiPerna's clients include retail, education, financial, legal, professional services, communications, publishing and transportation. 

Formerly Director – EDP audit at American Express Company, she managed the EDP audit group and was also responsible for the computer literacy training.  Prior to this, Mary DiPerna worked at American Airlines and Metropolitan Life where she developed mainframe computer applications. Mary DiPerna is a graduate of SUNY at Albany and holds a Master’s Degree in computer science from the CUNY School of Engineering

Currently Teaching

Project Management Operations: The Schedule and the Budget

Gain an introduction to the essential skills associated with using software tools in project management work, including schedule and budget.

Excel: Advanced Tools and Techniques

Become an Excel power user and increase your Excel efficiency.

Excel: Essential Basics

Gain a solid understanding of Excel’s foundation, operations, basic calculation, and five most commonly used auto functions.

Excel: Beyond the Basics

If you want to go beyond Excel basics, then take this hands-on course to learn how to do more with this powerful application.

Managing Projects Using MS Project

Focus on the use of Microsoft Project 2016 as an essential tool for developing a project schedule.