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Sponsoring a project – a key role for successful delivery

29 August 2016

In this blogpost a key role for the successful delivery of a project shall be discussed. It´s the role of the “project sponsor”. GAPPS, the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards, published in 2015 a Guiding Framework for Project Sponsors. The Framework defines the role as follows: “The sponsor is an individual who may be

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Managing and working in Project Society

25 August 2016

Many surveys proof the fact, that we experience an increasing number and importance of projects in our society. Research about project activities in Germany show that in 2013 already more than one third of the GDP resulted from project activities, the trends point towards 50% in 2020. A significant increase for the business, the public

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Olympic Games for Project Management!?

22 August 2016

Yesterday, the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro came to an end. It was a major international multi-sport event with more than 11.000 athletes from 207 National Olympic Committees attending 306 events in 28 sports. Top scorer were the USA, Great Britain, China, Russia and Germany, collecting more than 330 medals in Gold, Silver and

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