News - 18.06.2014
APMP for Prince2
So now the APM are going to launch APMP for PRINCE2 practitioners. Will it be a useful addition to the practice of project management? Prince2 and APMP are certainly complementary. One being focused on method the “what” and the other on the “how”. Combined they offer a lot to strengthen project management. For more details visit our micro site http://www.apmpforprince2.com In fact the sooner the APM and OCG join forces the better. It will remove lots of confusion and be for the good of project management.
News - 18.06.2014
GPM Releases First Organizational Standard (The P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management)
Introducing the GPM P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management; People, Planet & Profit, Project Processes and Products. Fort Wayne/USA The global focus on sustainable development, climate change, ethics, social responsibility and supply chains has increased in recent years. There is a growing demand for sustainable business practices through their processes and products so that they are more sensitive and responsive to environmental sustainability and to the community (or multiple communities) in which they operate.p5-logo-med As contributors to and members of the United
News - 18.06.2014
IPMA Releases 2014 ICB4 Survey Results
June 1, 2014: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Reinhard Wagner, IPMA VP of Standards, Research and Awards, with the support of the ICB4 Project Team, recently announced the public availability of the summary results of an extensive survey for ICB4, the fourth release of the IPMA ICB®, the Individual Competence Baseline. The ICB4 project team has been working on the structure, definitions and support materials for ICB4 since early 2011, and surveyed professional programme and project managers to discern trends, innovations, priorities, preferences and perceptions about our profession. This
News - 18.06.2014
Ghana Leaders Fund Big Projects
African nation aims to improve infrastructure, attract tech and shipping With one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, Ghana is riding an oil boom. But leaders of the West African nation have ambitions beyond the oil field, funding big-budget projects to make it a hub for technology and maritime trade. In 2012, oil overtook cocoa as Ghana’s second-most valuable export, with gold remaining the country’s top foreign-currency earner. Over the next five years, Ghana’s oil industry expects at least US$20 billion of investment, mainly from foreign companies. Approved by the government
Events - 17.06.2014
The 2014 PMI® Research and Education Conference will bring together researchers, reflective practitioners and students of project management and allied disciplines in one premier international event. The theme, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: In Search of Theory and Evidence reflects three key issues facing the field of project management research and education: How research and education can “stand on the shoulders of giants” – enabling us to see farther and with greater insight because of the knowledge platform being built. The role of theory and whether the field has moved
Events - 27.01.2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST Whether you're a project leader or contributing stakeholder in application development, you're well aware of the many challenges that can bust project deadlines and budgets. We have all been there and we know there must be a solution! Join this January 30th case study webinar to hear representatives from logistics leader UPS and digital prototyping firm id8 outline how they used the iRise visual development platform to "de-risk" their projects to sharpen project clarity, enable real-time collaboration and improve results--
Events - 14.01.2013
Category:  Tools and Techniques Instructor:   Goodpasture, John C.  Level:  Advanced  Status:  Open Seminar Length:  15-Day Seminar CEUs:  1.4 PDUs:  14 PMI Member Early Rate:  Not Applicable (US) PMI Member Regular Rate:  $725 (US) Non-Member Rate:  $875 (US) 01/10/2013 - 01/24/2013 Description: Delivering successful results depends on the project manager’s ability to increase the probability and impact of positive events and decrease the probability and impact of negative events in their projects
Events - 11.01.2013
Category:  Strategic Application Instructor:   Muenchow , Karlheinz  Level:  Intermediate ,  Advanced  Status:  New Seminar Length:  2-Day Seminar CEUs:  1.4 PDUs:  14 PMI Member Early Rate:  $1,295 (US) PMI Member Regular Rate:  $1,405 (US) Non-Member Rate:  $1,465 (US) Description: Take two days to immerse yourself in agile project management! Start by learning Scrum and DSDM, and then take it up a notch by drawing the "big picture," based on real-world implementation! Find out how your
Events - 11.01.2013
Join thousands of professionals in project management from across the globe to participate in a program and exhibit hall that will provide practical information to increase efficiency, productivity and profitability while tackling the challenges facing the project management profession.Earn up to 19 PDUs at congress and 14 more with participation in SeminarsWorld*)Network with thousands of your professional peersPMI Global Congress 2013—EMEA will take place at theIstanbul Congress CenterIstanbul, Turkey*SeminarsWorldSeminar topics include:Seminar Title: The Agile PMP®Instructor: Karlheinz
News - 27.12.2012
Arras People’s year long 10th birthday celebrations comes to an end this month. With an iPad on offer as this month’s prize, project practitioners just need to complete a two minute “interesting” survey to be in with a chance of winning. To take part just complete the surveyThe ‘ten in ten’ celebrations (10 surveys in 10 months) has given some great insights into the current project management marketplace. We’ve learnt what project management practitioners opt for in their professional development; what motivates project practitioners to go to work every day; thoughts about project management
News - 15.12.2012
Project management census aims to take the pulse of the current UK project management marketplace by soliciting the views of over 2000 practitioners.Now in its eighth year the census data is used to create the Project Management Benchmark Report which becomes available in February 2013.The Benchmark Report serves as the UK’s lone official declaration of the status of project management in the UK and concentrates on factors affecting project management practitioners’ earnings, aspirations and professional life. In this year’s census there is also focus on PMOs within organisations and the
News - 04.11.2012
Leading project management company, Acando, has published a new white paper which challenges the current method of measurement within project management.The white paper, ‘Don’t measure time and cost’, takes a critical look at the use of time and cost as metrics for judging the success of a project.The latest white paper forms part of Acando’s ongoing mission to reduce and eventually eliminate project failure from project management. The firm, which has offices in the UK and 16 more overseas, hopes that the findings will spark change within the industry and make people question the traditional
News - 29.10.2012
Quality was defined by Juran as fit for purpose, this elegant definition applies equally to the quality of your management processes and information as it does to your production processes and project deliverables.  Much is written about producing quality deliverables (products): this column looks at the cost of quality in your management work, particularly as is affects the relationships with your key stakeholders, your managers and your customers.Fit for purpose project communications and reports provide each stakeholder with the information they need. And as with production defects