Moving forward with IPMA Global Customers: Meeting at Siemens-Austria in Vienna
It is the third time that the Global Customers of the International Project Management Association met together in order to exchange best practices in the discipline of project management and co-create the development of new certification products. This time the meeting took place at the Headquarters of Siemens-Austria, in Vienna.Read more
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The children’s challenge of Algerian Project Management Association in Tipasa (28.01.2023)
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me, there lays an invincible summer.” Albert Camus wrote this sentence in the early 1950s in the city of Tipasa located 70 km from Algiers, the capital of Algeria. The coastal city of Tipasa was first a Carthaginian trading centre, whose necropolis is one of […]
Project governance is a mechanism to set objectives, exercise control, and establish a framework for decision-making, authority and compliance. Projects being temporary structures raises the question of whether governance in projects is a matter of strategy or just an operational routine activity. Project governance is also described through an umbrella term, Enterprise management and linked […]
Entropy and Project Management
Project management is a well-architected, deliberate approach with well-defined moves and routines to accomplish the set objectives (at least, that is the predominant view of how project management is conceptualized). The idea is to simplify things, make work visible to people assigned to the project, and provide a sense of direction to get the job […]
IPMA Global Customer Meeting at the Headquarters of Infineon in Munich (Germany): A new milestone!
After the meeting in Paris in April 2022 at the Headquarters of Naval Group, the Global Customers of International Project Management Association met in Munich (Germany) on 25th November 2022 at the Headquarters of Infineon, the number one provider in the world for semi-conductor solutions in the automotive and power industry (www.Infineon.com). With its 56.200 […]
Stakeholders: Why they like to be cared for and Should we care for them all equally?
❝ Life is perhaps the only painting that is painted with colours not entirely chosen by the painter ❞ It has been a common belief and understanding that stakeholders are those people who like to be cared for or whom project managers should care for—even though this may not be said so explicitly. But this […]
Project/programme/portfolio managers, a scarce resource in many sectors?
In many economic sectors in Europe (but not only), the supply of skilled professionals also is not matching the demand that is continuously increasing. Although the ageing of the working population is one of the reasons that explain the scarcity of skilled professionals, this phenomenon has been particularly revealed since the outbreak of Covid 19 […]
An interview with the IPMC winners – Spanish team!
The Spanish team of the University Master’s Degree in Project Management from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) achieved victory in the International Final of the IPMA Project Management Championship 2022 held in Berlin and organised by IPMA Young Crew. The Spanish team comprised Paula Guijarro Muntaner, Vincenzo Pedro Cozza, Juan Pablo Morales González and Luis Felipe Vanegas Giron. It is the first time a […]
Reasons behind the success of YPMY award in Iran
Abstract: Participation in the Young Project Manager of the Year Award brings great achievements for young project managers and their organizations. In such a way that it can be a stimulus to step forward and shine in national and international competitions. In this regard, the Iran Young Project Manager of the Year Committee (Iran YPMY), […]
Project Management as-a-service (PMaaS): Time to think from within the box
❝It is not what you sell but what you solve that really matters❞ Project Management as-a-Service (PMaaS) is an emerging concept and is seen as a shift in thinking and mindset in how project management can be used. It is touted as a new business model in line with a series of on-demand cloud-based service […]
What if the concept of project management had not existed?
Modern-day project management is roughly seventy years old and is evolving continuously. From traditional process and methodology-driven approaches to more flexible, agile-based approaches and various in-betweens, there is no shortage of prescriptions on how project management should be done or how projects should be delivered. It is so pervasive that project management is used for […]
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