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IPMA present in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

4 May 2015 IN Featured News Opinions BY

IPMA participated in the 4th Saudi Project Management conference that took place from 28 to 29th September in the Kingdom’s capital Riyadh, under the patronage of the Custodian of the two holy Mosques King Salman and organised by the Saudi Council of Engineers. 300 attendees (200 initially expected) participated in the conference which had one

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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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The Next Generation of Competence: ICB4

20 April 2015 IN Featured Know how News BY

IPMA’s new flagship standard, the ICB4, is due to be launched in September at the World Congress in Panama. The new standard, named the Individual Competence Baseline, version 4, brings together an expanded set of competence elements that will support a wide range of audiences and uses. IPMA’s goal with the ICB4 is simple –

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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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Moving IPMA and Project Management forward in Morocco !

12 April 2015 IN Best Practices Featured News Opinions BY

Project managers in Morocco are forming an association to promote project management as a way to translate visions and strategies into reality. The first IPMA conference in Morocco took place on 2nd of April 2015 in Casablanca at the Palace d’Anfa, a well-known hotel in the business capital of Morocco. The objective of the conference

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How to avoid killing Project Management softly

9 April 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

What will follow may be observed principally in many countries and in many organisations.

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Progress of project Management in the Dominican Republic

7 April 2015 IN Know how Opinions BY

Project management is a recent practice in most Latin America countries. Some countries have introduced it as a result of the requirements of international organizations and/or international companies and/or corporations.

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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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