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Projects and Project Management in Finland

8 June 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

After returning from a visit to Finland I´d like to continue our series of reports from IPMA Member Countries. Finland is a sparsely populated country in the north of Europe. Most of the 5.5 Million inhabitants live in the south of the country, whilst Lapland in the north only accounts for 3.5% of the population,

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The Next Generation of Competence: ICB4

30 May 2015 IN Featured Know how BY

What Defines A Competent Project Manager? 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

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PRINCE2® and ICB3® – Similarities and differences

13 May 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Know how BY

We often get questions like, how PM standards such as PMBOK, PRINCE2, ICB3 differentiate, why we need them all or why not start a harmonisation. There are similarities between the standards, but there are also differences. Comparing those three seems to be comparing apples and pears. This is why Axelos and IPMA developed a White

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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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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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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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