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Calendar of project management related activities, fall 2014

Hello everyone,

looking for something to do to get inspiration for your work on project management? This fall offers multiple activities all over the World. You find the list here - and just to mention a few of them:

  • Berlin 22-24/9: Global Scrum Gathering
  • Prague 29-30/9: PMI SeminarsWorld
  • London 8-9/10: Agile - the Next frontier

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on September 18, 2014 at 8:15am — No Comments

Conference on projects in the non-profit sector: Call for papers!

The Kemmy Business School’s Centre for Project Management facilitates the conference 'Delivering Social Good - An International Conference on Managing Projects in the Non-profit Sector' which will take place October 20-21 2014 in Limerick. 

Deadline for submitting an abstract, up to 1000 words, is June 20th. 

For more information, see this …

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Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on June 2, 2014 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Interview med Bent Flyvbjerg om menneskets fascination af kæmpebyggerier

Vores fascination af at bygge det højeste, det længste, det bredeste har konsekvenser - især økonomiske konsekvenser. Det mener Bent Flyvbjerg, økonom ved Oxford University's Said School of Business.

Hvorfor og hvordan kan man læse mere om i Quartz' interview med Flyvbjerg her

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on May 20, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments

Spørgeskemaundersøgelse fra Norwegian Business School

Spørgeskemaundersøgelsen er sendt ud fra Norwegian Business School, sponsoreret af PMI.

Undersøgelsen går ud på at identificere organisatoriske karakteristika, som har indflydelse på den ledelsesmæssige tilgang til projekter og projektstyring. 



Det tager cirka 15 minutter at udfylde spørgeskemaet, som du finder her: …

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Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on April 16, 2014 at 8:11am — No Comments

Nyt forskningsinitiativ fra Aarhus Universitet

Et nyt initiativ inden for forskning i projektledelse har set dagens lys. Tre forskere fra Aarhus Universitet er gået sammen om at ville nytænke ledelse af projekter i danske virksomheder og organisationer.

Lyder det interessant? Der afholdes to workshops - med samme indhold - hvor interesserede kan få mere at vide. Den ene finder sted den 8. maj på Aarhus Universitet, og den anden finder sted den 21. maj på DPU i Emdrup, begge dage fra 10-16.00. Der kan max være 24 deltagere begge…

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Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on April 7, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Oxford study: Dams as mega projects

Researchers from Centre for Major Project Management have published a study on mega projects, with dams as case.

The study is available online: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2406852

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on March 16, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments

IPMA Research Awards 2014

IPMA uddeler forskerpris, og nu er der mulighed for at sende indstillinger. Du kan læse mere om kriterier og indstillingsproces på IPMA's hjemmeside: http://ipma.ch/awards/research-awards-2/

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on March 3, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Artikel-ideer efterlyses: Projektlederen som forandringsagent

Snart er deadline for at aflevere ideer til artikler til andet nummer af Dansk Projektledelses tidskrift Projektledelse, som udkommer i april dette år.

Temaet er denne gang projektlederen som forandringsagent, og hvis du har lyst til at bidrage med en artikel, der falder inden for temaet, så se mere her: 14-01-23%20Tema%20-%20projektlederen%20som%20forandringsagent.docx

Du sender artikel-idé til tidsskriftsredaktør Jesper Gaarde…

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Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on January 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Article: Scrum and fixed-everything

The article by Raf Gemmail, published online on InfoQ, addresses the topic of Scrum combined with the working premises of a fixed-everything. THe article is founded on an interview with project manager Tim van Baarsen who shared his experiences from working on a project with fixed-everything but within a Scrum framework. Read the article here.

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on November 19, 2013 at 7:40am — No Comments

New book from Prince2

Prince2 launches a new book on project management: 'SITA Transport Service'. Special focus is on cases, and the book provides the opportunity to grapple with project management on an experimental level.

 

For more information and free download, go to this site: http://www.epmgroup.dk/vare013?goback=%2Egmr_110148%2Egna_110148%2Egde_110148_member_257364577#%21

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on August 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

National Geographic: The Mystery of Risk

Some people are attracted to running risks. National Geographic sheds light on the subject of taking risks in this online article avaible here: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/06/125-risk-takers/gwin-text

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on June 19, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Article: How Planners Deal with Uncomfortable Knowledge: The Dubious Ethics of the American Planning Association

The following new publication is now in print: Flyvbjerg, Bent, 2013, "How Planners Deal with Uncomfortable Knowledge: The Dubious Ethics of the American Planning Association," Cities, vol. 32, June, pp. 157–163. See the article here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/14316186/DarkSideAPA11.3bcopy.pdf

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on June 19, 2013 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Call for abstracts - deadline June 15th

Nordnet 2013 invites every body interested to a conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, September 3-5 2013. For the conference, researchers and like-minded are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Read more on the procedure, requirements etc. here

Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on May 21, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

A short something about energy projects...

Energy sources are essential to maintain the life we live today: Transport, the health industry, households and industries of all kinds depend on different energy sources.

Yet, producing and delevering energy may be a costly affair. CNN Money now introduces an article on the world's ten most costly energy projects. Did you know that constructing the Hoover Dam required a budget of 49 million dollars when it was built in 1936? This is equal to 825 million dollars with today's…

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Added by Stine Piilgaard P Nielsen on May 15, 2013 at 9:57am — No Comments

Call for Papers for the 27th IPMA World Congress on Project Management has been announced.

The 27th IPMA World Congress,  under the title Finding Balance and Moving Forward will be held from 30 September to 03 October 2013 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in the Valamar Resort Babin Kuk.

The first call for papers has been announced, and deadline for submitting abstracts is April 15th 2013.

For more information, follow this…

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Added by DPL-RD on March 18, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Article: Why Democracies Aren’t Good at Bridge-Building

The London School of Economics Growth Commission, a panel of academics, former government officials and business leaders recently published the report Investing for Prosperity, a report on how to improve Britain’s economic performance. Commentators call the report 'a notable piece of work that deserves to be widely read, and not just in Britain'.

Read more and find the article by following this…

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Added by DPL-RD on February 18, 2013 at 11:20am — No Comments

PMI Event Calender

Interested in events on project management all over the world? The Project Management Institute's calendar might be useful for you, then.

Some of the events will be listed on this website under 'Events', yet, you get a full overview here

Added by DPL-RD on January 29, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Reearch on infrastructure planning

A new study from the University of Oxford reveals that in order to attract large firms to economically deprived areas of the UK, infrastructure investments are needed. Read the article by following this link. 

Added by DPL-RD on January 24, 2013 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Was hosting the Olympics a bad idea for London?

Read the article from PHP World here

Added by DPL-RD on January 17, 2013 at 8:43pm — No Comments

PMI: January featured book

A new fifth edition of the book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge is now avaible. The new edition contains a new Knowledge Area and four new planning processes. 

Access more information here

Added by DPL-RD on January 12, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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