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IPMA CCT: Show the world you are a Recognised Consultant, Coach, or Trainer in Project Management (part4)
Let us present: Markku Aarni, IPMA® Level A Certified Executive Consultant & Coach. Markku is a Master of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki and Finland’s first IPMA® Level A Certified Executive Consultant & Coach. “I’m originally just an ordinary boy from northern Finland, in the small City of Pudasjärvi. Enjoying the wilderness and relaxing […]
Helsinki, the “White City of the North” – developing with IPMA Delta
Capital of Finland, The City of Helsinki, provides services to its nearly 666,000 citizens in many different areas of life. From healthcare to urban planning, from schools to urban transportation and housing to metropolitan infrastructure, not forgetting the ever-growing range of digital services. Many of these duties are the responsibility of the Urban Development Division […]
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 […]
Why become an individual member of IPMA’s Member Association?
On new year´s day, I read the following quote by Melody Beattie: “The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” I like this thought because it fits well with our idea of a project manager: we are the […]
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 […]
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 […]
15 June 2018 | 7:26
5Ws 1H: A technique to improve Project Management Efficiencies
29 January 2018 | 8:13
5S (or 6S) Lean Management technique: Possible uses in project management
- 02 February 2018 | 2:32