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Can Project Management Transform Our World?

24 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

In September 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Each target has a set of indicators to follow up on achievement. The UN Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) number

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Projects and project management in Thailand

22 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The Kingdom of Thailand,  formerly also known as Siam, is with nearly 70 million inhabitants one of the most populous countries in South-East Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west

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Why COACHING for Development

20 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The 2011 McKinsey-Devex survey of 1210 people in NGO and development agencies showed that only 36% of aid projects achieved their intended impact. The main sources of difficulties in the projects arise from planning, stakeholder management, managing change, procurement practices, monitoring and evaluation. Clearly, from a project management perspective, we see the need to act,

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Projects and project management in Cambodia

17 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The Kingdom of Cambodia is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast and Vietnam to the east. The country looks back to a long history that can be traced back to the year 802, when Jayavarman

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If you want to know what are the Breakthrough Competences to Manage Change in energy sector in coming years or geopolitical and economic change connected with the implementation of New Silk Road project – come to the 30th IPMA World Congress in Astana, 5th -7th September 2017!

15 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News BY

IPMA World Congress has a long history reaching back to 1967 so it is not a surprise that with time this event established a brand on its own and became the world’s leading conference on project, program and portfolio management, bringing together business professionals, practitioners and researchers. This year, 2017, we will be celebrating the

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New Diversity in Project Management Award by IPMA

10 March 2017 IN Featured Know how News BY

On the occasion of the first Diversity in Project Management conference taking place on April 10-11 in s´Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands, IPMA introduces a new award to the international project management community: the Diversity in Project Management Award. This award is dedicated to honour those project managers or organisations that have proven to successfully manage

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT RESEARCH WORKSHOP FOR PH.D. STUDENTS, POST-DOC FELLOWS AND YOUNG RESEARCHERS

8 March 2017 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Call for submissions: The Project Management Research Workshop 2017 is a unique opportunity for the young researchers to present and discuss their research work in the context of an international conference and receive useful feedback for their further research. During the workshop, Prof. Dr. Martina Huemann (associate editor of the International Journal of Project Management)

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Projects and project management in Myanmar

6 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured News Opinions BY

Myanmar, sometimes better known as Burma, is a sovereign state in South East Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.  Both names are derived from the name of the majority Burmese ethnic group, the “Bamar”. Myanmar is considered to be the literary form of the name of the group, while Burma is derived

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Seeing the world through the eyes of a CEO – Results of PwC´s 20th CEO Survey

27 February 2017 IN Featured Know how News BY

PwC asked business leaders for the last two decades about the trends reshaping economy and society. The new report summarizes the long-term findings as follows: Over this period CEOs have witnessed tremendous upheavals as a result of globalisation and technological change. Since the first survey in 1997, trade flows have quadrupled and global internet traffic

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First Diversity in Project Management Conference in the Netherlands

24 February 2017 IN Best Practices Featured News BY

Several research results in the last years showed that diversity has a significant impact on the success of project teams. In 2005 the HR researcher Egan analysed the meaning of diversity in the most successful Fortune 500 teams. His study showed that heterogeneous teams develop more and more frequently creative ideas than homogeneous teams. The

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