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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

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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Tunisia 2020: An opportunity for Project Management

5 December 2016 IN Featured Know how Uncategorized BY

Tunisia is starting the road to inclusive and sustainable development. After four years of consultations, supported by the international community, the country’s political transition is now underway. The first free elections were held at the end of 2014, leading to the establishment of new national democratic institutions. Since Spring 2015 the Government of Tunisia has

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Advocating the benefit of project management: the example of Morocco

28 November 2016 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Advocacy is an activity by which an individual or a group aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy can include many activities that a person or organization undertakes including media campaigns, public speaking, commissioning and publishing research or conducting exit poll or the filing of an amicus brief. Depending

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Starting a Young Crew in Algeria with IPMA TAP-Training Aid Programme

7 October 2016 IN Featured News Opinions BY

An important part for the development of older and younger member associations is mentoring. As indicated in the IPMA programme structure 2020 derived from the IPMA 2020 strategy, mentoring can be addressed for example to the board of the member association or to the Young Crew (in creation) of that same association. In this context

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Key project management competences for the public sector in Germany

1 July 2016 IN Featured Know how News BY

Last week, IPMA attended for the first time an event called ‘Congress for the future’ organised in Berlin with the support of GPM (Gesellschaft für Projekt Management) under the patronage of the German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen and the Minister of Interior Thomas de Maizière. Both Ministers were present to deliver their

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Project management needs (in) Africa

6 June 2016 IN Featured News BY

Africa is a continent that is increasingly engaging in project management.Yet, a recent concept note for the Pan-African Project Management Conference that will be organised in Yaoundé in November 2016 underlines, the technological gap of Africa in project management is not only existing but it can be assessed using four activity indicators: 1.The participation of African

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