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Projects and project management in Kuwait

1 February 2016 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Recently, IPMA was asked to come to Kuwait and support the creation of a national project management association. The State of Kuwait is situated at the tip of the Persian Gulf.  It is bordered by Iraq and Saudi-Arabia. Already in the 17th century people settled in the area which is nowadays the metropolitan area of

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Megaprojects in the desert: the case of Morocco

29 January 2016 IN Featured News Opinions BY

During my visit to Morocco with IPMA Executive Board, I had an opportunity to enjoy beautiful Moroccan gardens, one of which (Majorelle Garden) was owned by a famous French fashion designer, Yves Saint-Laurent. Interestingly, in the past Moroccan houses were called riad which means garden in Arabic. These houses had a fountain in the center,

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Projects and project management in Morocco

25 January 2016 IN Best Practices Featured Opinions BY

The Executive Board of IPMA started into 2016 with a meeting at Casablanca, dedicated to an exchange of experiences with board members of the Moroccan Project Management Association (MPMA). The association was formed last year  and is moving forward to start activities in 2016 and beyond. The Kingdom of Morocco is a country of the

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Projects and project management in Korea

20 January 2016 IN Featured News Opinions BY

My first trip in 2016 brought me into the Republic of Korea a fascinating country with a long history and an exciting cultural heritage. The history of Korean can be traced back 700,000 years ago, when the first people started settling in Manchuria and the Korean Peninsula. Nowadays, still many historical sites in Seoul and

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Projects and project management in Nepal

21 December 2015 IN Featured News Opinions BY

My last trip of 2015 brought my into Nepal, a country that I have never visited before, but is definitely worth of travelling more often to. The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, until 2008 a Kingdom with a long and interesting history, is located in the Himalaya region and bordered to the north by China,

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Project Leadership – Becoming ‘that’ Project Manager

18 December 2015 IN Best Practices Featured Opinions BY

Over the years I’ve witnessed what I consider to be truly outstanding, motivational and inspirational project leadership.  I’ve also witnessed what I’ve considered to be the polar opposite; project leadership that has left project teams feeling deflated, undervalued and unwanted.  And the difference between the two in my opinion was simply this; the ability of

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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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pma award 2015: Ovations for Excellent Project Management

2 December 2015 IN Featured News BY

On November 25th, 2015 the winners of the pma awards 2015 were announced during a gala ceremony in Vienna, Austria. The ceremony honoured nominees and winners in the categories “project manager of the year” and “pma junior award” for excellent project management. The “project manager of the year 2015” went to Nina Bauer, project manager

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Projects and project management in Panama

19 October 2015 IN Featured Know how News BY

This year´s IPMA World Congress offered a great opportunity to us, visiting Panama and experiencing the spirit of Central America. The Republic of Panama is a key country of the region, bridging the Northern and Southern parts of the Americas. Panama is situated between Costa Rica and Columbia and sits between the Pacific and the Caribbean Sea.

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Projects and project management in Mexico

12 October 2015 IN Featured News Opinions BY

Mexico is a key country in Central and Latin America, for the development of the region as well as for the development of IPMA.

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