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This is Africa ! 2nd Pan-African Project Management Conference

30 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

402 delegates attended the 2nd Pan-African project management conference,  from 23. to 25.05.2018 in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. Having the Ministry of Economy, Planning, and development as a strategic partner of the conference showed the growing importance of project management in Cameroun which counts 24 million inhabitants and which aims at becoming an emerging

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4th national conference on Project management in Algeria: “Project management as economic leverage in a context of crisis”

30 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Written by Jesus-Martinez-Almela and Amin Saidoun  On 28.04.2018, Algerian Project Management Association (APMA) organised in Algiers its 4th national conference. This year the topic with the title “Project Management as a leverage to overcome economic crises” attracted over 150 attendees from the private and academic sector, including companies from France, Spain, Portugal and South Korea. This

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Call for Paper for ProMAC2018 in Thailand started

13 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

ProMAC has been organized since 2002 by SPM, the Society of Project Management in Japan (Member of IPMA). This conference will follow its rich history of bringing together thought leaders from academia and industry to discuss the theory and practice of project, program, portfolio, organization and systems management, including the latest global trends and developments.

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“Projectification and its impact on societies”

5 April 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Modern project management was developed in the 1970s. The methods were taken over to more and more industries. Today project management is found in all parts of industry, in public administration, in education and in sports. The global trend of “projectification” that comprises all areas of professional and private life is ubiquitous. First studies in

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Japan meets Europe – Contribute to ProMAC 2017 in Munich

8 May 2017 IN Featured News BY

ProMAC has been organized since 2002 by the Society of Project Management (SPM), Japan. ProMAC 2017 will be conducted for the first time ever outside of the Asian-Pacific Region. The conference is a joint undertaking of SPM, GPM (GPM Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement, Germany), and IPMA (International Project Management Association) and will happen between November

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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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