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Amin Saidoun

Amin Saidoun is Executive Director of International Project Management Association, an international federation of project management associations around the world. Amin Saidoun, is an economist and graduate from London School of Economics and Political Sciences. He is a project manager who gained his 20 years of experience in international projects both in medium sized and multinational organisations in auditing, consulting and the logistics domain. As Executive Director of IPMA, he is in charge of the area Finance and Administration, Business Development of IPMA activities in Africa and the Middle-East and involved is various internal development projects and governance. He is author and co-author on various project management and business administration related articles. Among his areas of interest: intercultural project management

The importance of project management in Tunisia, first Training Aid programme of IPMA in Sousse

2 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

written by Jesus Martinez-Almela and Amin Saidoun After initial contacts between IPMA an the universities of Sousse, Kairaouan and Karthage (Tunis) in early 2017, it appeared that the Tunesian university of Sousse is most interested in project management with the vision of creating a Tunesian Association for Project Management in 2018. In this context and

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4TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ALGERIA: “PROJECT MANAGEMENT AS ECONOMIC LEVERAGE IN A CONTEXT OF CRISIS”

1 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

  Written by Jesus-Martinez-Almela and Amin Saidoun  On 28.04.2018, Algerian Project Management Association (APMA) organised in Algiers its 4thnational conference. This year the topic with the title “Project Management as a leverage to overcome economic crises” attracted over 150 attendees from the private and academic sector, including companies from France, Spain, Portugal and South Korea. This

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4th national conference on Project management in Algeria: “Project management as economic leverage in a context of crisis”

30 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Written by Jesus-Martinez-Almela and Amin Saidoun  On 28.04.2018, Algerian Project Management Association (APMA) organised in Algiers its 4th national conference. This year the topic with the title “Project Management as a leverage to overcome economic crises” attracted over 150 attendees from the private and academic sector, including companies from France, Spain, Portugal and South Korea. This

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Starting a Young Crew in Morocco with IPMA TAP- Training Aid Programme in Marrakech and Casablanca

27 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Written by Jesus Martinez-Almela and Amin Saidoun An important part for the development younger IPMA member associations is mentoring. As indicated in the IPMA programme structure 2020 derived from the IPMA 2020 strategy, mentoring can take the form of supporting the management of an association to create a Young Crew. Having a Young Crew is a

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Resilience of Algerian Project Management Association (APMA), a special tribute to Djamel Soufi, Executive Director of APMA who passed away on 12 February 2018 in Algiers

13 March 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

On 12 February 2018, the Executive Director of Algerian Project Management Association passed away in Algiers. Many of you remember him when he presented together with the President of APMA Samira Babaaissa the application of APMA at the Council of Delegates meeting in March 2016 in Riga to join IPMA. Some remember him from the

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Project management in Kenya and IPMA

22 September 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

written by Amin Saidoun Jesus Martínez Almela Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa and a founding member of the East African Community (EAC). Its capital and largest city is Nairobi. Kenya’s territory lies on the equator and overlies the East African Rift covering a diverse and expansive terrain that extends roughly from

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How to finance projects in an OPEC country when the price of oil barrel is divided by two?

17 July 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how BY

Beginning of July 2017 a workshop with Algerian Project Management Association Board took place in in Algiers in order to review the implementation progress of the roadmap that APMA presented to become an IPMA member.  The young North African member association joined IPMA in 2016, a year where the Algerian economy (Algeria is member of

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The 30th IPMA World Congress – Newsletter II

11 July 2017 IN Featured News BY

Welcome to the second newsletter for the IPMA World Congress in Astana in September 2017. Through a series of newsletters we will keep you up to date with everything that is happening leading up to the Congress with news, personalities, events, features and offers.

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The 30th IPMA World Congress – Newsletter I

16 June 2017 IN Featured News BY

Welcome to the first newsletter for the IPMA World Congress in Astana in September 2017. Through a series of newsletters we will keep you up to date with everything that is happening leading up to the Congress with news, personalities, events, features and offers. But first of all we would like to start with a very important invitation.

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Project management and societal challenges in Morocco: the first national conference of Moroccan Project management Association in Casablanca took place on 16 February 2017

20 February 2017 IN Featured News Opinions BY

In 2015, Moroccan Project Management Association (MPMA) was formed by some pioneers with the continuous support of IPMA. Since that time, MPMA developed its membership and strengthened its internal organisation. On 16 February 2017, MPMA organised its first national conference in Casablanca at the Sofitel Hotel with over 120 participants from many areas and sectors

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