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Megaprojects in Australia

7 November 2016 IN Featured Know how Opinions BY

Infrastructure has a central role in the development of an emerging economy or sustenance of a mature economy. Australia’s robust economy, growing trade and changing demographics are some of the factors driving demand for better and modern infrastructure. There is a persistent need in the country to invest in new infrastructure as well on maintenance

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Project management needs (in) Africa

6 June 2016 IN Featured News BY

Africa is a continent that is increasingly engaging in project management.Yet, a recent concept note for the Pan-African Project Management Conference that will be organised in Yaoundé in November 2016 underlines, the technological gap of Africa in project management is not only existing but it can be assessed using four activity indicators: 1.The participation of African

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Projects and project management in Ukraine

17 May 2016 IN Featured Know how News BY

This week’s blogpost is about the Ukraine, a country located at the northern shores of the Black Sea, bordered by Belarus, Russia, Moldova,  Romania,  Hungary, Slovakia and Poland. From 882 through 1240 the Kievan Rus´ united the East Slavic tribes which are the cultural ancestors of the people of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Vladimir the

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Projects and project management in Russia

20 April 2016 IN Featured Know how BY

Russia is the largest country of the world. It spans from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, covers eleven time zones and connects Europe with Asia The East-Slavs settled first in the country, later they formed the Kievan Rus, which fell during the Mongolian invasion. However, the Grand Duchy of Moscow re-established power at

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Projects and project management in Colombia

13 April 2016 IN Featured News Opinions BY

The Republic of Colombia is located in the North-West of Southern America. Neighbours are Panama in the West, Venezuela and Brazil in the East and Peru and Ecuador in the South. Colombia has a rich history. Firstly inhabited by indigenous people, the Spanish arrived in 1499 and started the colonialization from the coast into the

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How can PM raise awareness on climate changes?

11 April 2016 IN Featured Know how News BY

There is “evidence that most of the warming observed over the last 50 years is attributable to human activities”. This warming has been termed climate change, a general phrase that is used to refer to the changes in the Earth’s climate anticipated to occur as a consequence of the release and accumulation in the atmosphere

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Projects and project management in India

29 March 2016 IN Featured Know how News BY

The Republic of India is a country located in Southern Asia. The country got its name from the Greek word “Indus”, which means “the people who live near the Indus River“, a river flowing from Tibet, into Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of Pakistan. Neighbouring countries are Pakistan in the north-west, China and Nepal

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Projects and project management in Iran

29 February 2016 IN Featured Opinions BY

Iran is home of one the world´s oldest civilisations, formations date back to 3200 BC. The first empire in the region was formed in 625 BC, after which it became the dominant cultural and political power in the region. Under Cyrus the Great it reached the pinnacle of its power, comprising of a region stretching

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Projects and project management in South Africa

14 December 2015 IN News Opinions BY

The third IPMA Research Conference, held end of November at Stellenbosch, gave us the possibilities to exchange experiences and gain many insights regarding projects and project management in South Africa. The Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa, stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Neighbouring countries are Namibia, Botswana and

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