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What we can learn from ancient cultures about sustainable project organizing

20 March 2019 / 9:00 Last week I was fortunate to visit Anchor Wat, the remainders of the old Khmer Empire. About thousand years ago, it stretched from the tip of the Indochinese Peninsula northward to modern Yunnan province, China, and from Vietnam westward to Myanmar. The region of Anchor Wat and Anchor Thom was...

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The interrelations between product and project management

18 March 2019 / 9:00 This series continues with the interrelations between product and project management. Products are created through projects. It may start with a sketch or design of the product, continue with a prototype of the product to the delivery of a ready to go product. Whilst products of a project could be...

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P’elfies (project selfies): Can they be useful for project management?

15 March 2019 / 9:00 Selfie-storm has gripped the world in recent times. From nobles to nomads, from officials to ordinary folks; everyone seems to be lovin’ the idea to capture and share the life moments on-the-go. Even the robotic rovers have caught-up with the trend, regularly sharing ‘mars moments‘ and ‘moon moments‘ of their...

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Strategic importance of Managing Services in a non-for-profit organisation: addressing IPMA-Operations!

13 March 2019 / 9:00 In many non-for-profit organizations (NPOs) which are essentially driven by volunteers, it is important to help the organization flourish with a sustainable approach. This is both valid for an umbrella organisation as for all its members which are usually separate legal entities (NPOs, Charities) governed through a federal and decentralized...

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Medical sector and cancer treatment communities along with IPMA

11 March 2019 / 9:00 The 14th International Project Management Conference was held on February 24th, 2019 in Razi International Convention Center in Tehran. During this conference, more than 500 topics were presented in the form of different lectures, workshops, research papers and case studies. MAHAK- the Society to Support Children Suffering from Cancer, in...

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Change Management Office (CMO) – Enabling change readiness in organisations

8 March 2019 / 9:00 There is a lot of research on Project Management Offices (PMOs). A PMO enables an organisation, or parts of it, in managing projects and programmes by creating standards, training and coaching people in applying those standards, planning and controlling the portfolio of activities in a respective part or all of...

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The 5th International Congress on Corporate Social Responsibility – MAHAK, Feb 25th, 2019

6 March 2019 / 9:00 The 5th International Congress on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Tehran, Iran focused on Planning and Implementation Models and Reporting Standards. Two representatives from IPMA Executive Board – Martin Sedlmayer and Gholamreza Safakish, were the keynote speakers and a panel moderators during the event. This event is biennially held by...

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Women in Project Management Iran (WIPMI)

4 March 2019 / 9:00 During 14th Tehran International Project Management Conference (24th & 25th of Feb 2019) attended by more than 1000 professionals, there was a panel dedicated to “Women in Project Management”. An interactive workshop was held before the panel time slot, to test the field and see how the audience looks to...

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Martina Huemann: With Projects We Create the Future

1 March 2019 / 9:00 Martina Huemann is Editor-in-chief of International Journal of Project Management, Professor, Head of Project Management Group and Academic Director of the Professional MBA Project Management, WU – Vienna University of Business and Economics (WU Vienna), board member of project management Austria, Human Resource & Project Management Expert / Coach /...

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The interrelations between process and project management

25 February 2019 / 9:00 Project orientation has experienced a similar upswing in recent years as process orientation. Both concepts are so popular because they promise better fulfilment of customer wishes while simultaneously improving effectiveness and efficiency. Projects and processes complement each other. On the one hand, projects can be described by a multitude of...

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