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Reinhard Wagner

Reinhard Wagner has been active for more than 30 years in the field of project- related leadership, in such diverse sectors as Air Defense, Automotive Engineering, and Machinery, as well as various not-for-profit organizations. As a Certified Projects Director (IPMA Level A), he has proven experience in managing projects, programmes and project portfolios in complex and dynamic contexts. He is also an IPMA Certified Programme and Portfolio Management Consultant, and as such supports senior executives in developing and improving their organizational competence in managing projects. For more than 15 years, he has been actively involved in the development of project, programme and portfolio management standards, for example as Convenor of the ISO 21500 “Guidance on Project Management” and the ISO 21503 “Guidance on Programme Management”. Reinhard Wagner is Past President of IPMA and Chairman of the Council, Honorary Chairman of GPM (the German Project Management Association), as well as Managing Director of Tiba Managementberatung GmbH.

IPMA and Gower jointly support PMs in developing nations

11 May 2015 IN Featured Opinions BY

Modern technologies enable networking and support across the globe. A good example is the immediate response through social media after the devastating earthquakes in Nepal. It was overwhelming to see the support shown for the people in Nepal, expressed in prayers, ecouragement, donations and reconstruction tips. Even a kind of virtual coaching was offered to

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Projects and project management in Lithuania

30 April 2015 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Last week Vilnius, the capitol of Lithuania, was an international hot spot of project management. The IPMA Young Crew held its International PM Championship. Teams from five countries started into the competition, gained more experiences through an intensive project simulation. Finally, Team Finland was  announced as winner. Following this competition, the annual “PM Spring” conference

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IPMA calls for support of Nepal

28 April 2015 IN Featured News BY

With great sadness the IPMA Family has received news of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. The disaster hits a country that has had to fight for a long time to survive. If you follow the news, important parts of the infrastructure and  buildings are broken, more than 4,000 people were killed, many were seriously injured

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Seven steps to a strategy for your organisation

21 April 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

Organisations are constantly faced with dynamic change in their context. This requires them to change their vision, mission and strategy from time to time. Projects and programs are intended to execute the strategy and therefore are dependent on a clear set of strategic goals, intended benefits and / or expectations defined by the top management

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Project Management in Emerging Economies – theme of IPMA´s third Research Conference

14 April 2015 IN Featured News BY

IPMA Research Conferences aim to bring together researchers, experts, scholars and practitioners in order to discuss and exchange research achievement and ideas on how to better link research and practice. The first IPMA Research Conference was conducted 2013 in Berlin, the topic “Theory meets Practice in Projects”. About 80 people from 22 countries attended this

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PMOs are focussed on operations and less on strategy

3 April 2015 IN Featured Know how Opinions BY

The concept of Project Management Offices (PMOs) has gained popularity during the past years. In many sectors and independent of the size of an organisation, PMOs can be found on corporate level, in business units or even in departments. The roles of a PMO vary, depending on the maturity of the organisation, the maturity in

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IPMA moving fast forward with new Strategy 2020

1 April 2015 IN Featured Know how News BY

Council of Delegates in Rotterdam

This year the IPMA International Project Management celebrates 50th Anniversary. We are all proud to be part of the world´s first project management association that is present in about 60 countries all over the globe.

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Project Management Trends 2025

20 March 2015 IN Featured Opinions BY

The discipline of project management is developing very fast. Some developments are obvious, others are rather hidden.

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