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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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Projects and project management in Vietnam

13 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Opinions BY

The Socialistic Republic of Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest and Cambodia to the southwest. The people of Vietnam had to defend themselves from other countries over a long period of time, since the 13th Century the Chinese, later

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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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Bedtime Stories for Project Managers

1 March 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

After reading hundreds of books about project management I often have the feeling that I´ve seen everything and there is nothing new and exciting… However, I was made aware of an exciting new book called “Bedtime Stories for Project Managers and others with trouble sleeping” written by Marisa Silva, a passionate PM Consultant. The book

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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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Project management and societal challenges in Morocco: the first national conference of Moroccan Project management Association in Casablanca took place on 16 February 2017

20 February 2017 IN Featured News Opinions BY

In 2015, Moroccan Project Management Association (MPMA) was formed by some pioneers with the continuous support of IPMA. Since that time, MPMA developed its membership and strengthened its internal organisation. On 16 February 2017, MPMA organised its first national conference in Casablanca at the Sofitel Hotel with over 120 participants from many areas and sectors

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GPM´s action program aims at strengthening project management in administration

1 February 2017 IN Featured Know how News Opinions BY

Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, Berlin Airport, and Stuttgart 21 – only a few examples of failed projects in Germany clearly indicating that the public sector needs to strengthen project management. And it is not just about infrastructure projects in Germany. Other challenges such as migration, digitalization, the massive change in energy sector as well as security issues

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