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5Ws 1H: A technique to improve Project Management Efficiencies

15 June 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Project management can be regarded as a multipurpose techno-managerial activity. The diversity of its applications necessitates making PM inclusive. One way to do that is to broaden its knowledge circumference by integrating new tools and techniques with an aim to enhance the quality of PM processes and the quality of products / services produced using

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2. IPMA conference on Diversity in Project Management

13 June 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

rom 7th June to 9th June, Croatia had a great privilege of hosting the 2nd IPMA Diversity in Project Management Conference and welcoming some of the most prominent and the best project managers from around the world. The Conference was held in Brijuni Island (Croatia) and it was organized by the Croatian Association for Project

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Projects and project management in Denmark

11 June 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Denmark is a Nordic country, south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the

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Project-based learning for a changing world of work – Part 4

4 June 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Written by Dr. Jesus Martinez-Almela and Reinhard Wagner Training and assessment offerings of professional organizations – with special focus on IPMA Training and educational assessment is the systematic process of documenting and using empirical data on the knowledge, skill, attitudes, and beliefs to refine programmes and improve student learning. Assessment data can be obtained from

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Ludvig Holberg – The Underground Travels of Niels Klim (1741)

1 June 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Niels Klim’s Underground Travels, originally published in Latin as Nicolai Klimii Iter Subterraneum in 1741, is a satirical fantasy novel written by the Norwegian-Danish author Ludvig Holberg. It describes a utopian society from an outsider’s point of view, and often pokes fun at diverse cultural and social topics such as morality, science, sexual equality, religion,

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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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Against all odds – learning from great projectors: Rudolf Diesel

28 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how BY

You are all encouraged to write about great projectors out of your context so we may learn from them and improve our way of performing projects. “Projector” is a term introduced by Daniel Defoe in “An Essay upon Projects” (1697). It refers to people that “project” into the future and thus make them real. A

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Interview with Reinhard Wagner: People Outweighs Methods and Tools

23 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Journalist: Yu Yanjuan(Spring), Source: PMR Journalist’s Words:  For more than three decades, he has been dancing with projects and walking in pace with management. Having participated in the development of project, programme and portfolio management standards, he always stands in the frontier of project management and follows the footsteps of change. His footprints spread across

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Project-based learning for a changing world of work – Part 2

22 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Written by Dr. Jesus Martinez-Almela and Reinhard Wagner Which competences are needed for the people engaged in projects? That typically depends on the context, content and complexity of the particular project. Competence required can be divided into those needed for managing projects and those that are specific to the individual project type, content or context.

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Projects and project management in Turkey

16 May 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

The Republic of Turkey is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, comprising mainly Anatolia in Western Asia and a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria

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