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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.

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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'.

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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

Book launch: Project Management Multiplicity - Current Trends

The anthology, Project Management Multiplicity, has taking its time to come into being, but now it is ready for the public!

 

Project Management Multiplicity is a 200 pages book, consisting of 10 chapters written by researchers in project management. The researchers represent the Danish academic millieu - among others Roskilde University, Aarhus and Aalborg University.

 

The book will be available for purchase through Dansk Projektledelse and the publisher…

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Added by DPL-RD on January 3, 2013 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Bent Flyvbjerg: "Most project management forecasters are fools or liars"

Interview with professor Bent Flyvbjerg from BT Centre for Major Programme Management, Saїd Business School, University of Oxford

Majority of forecasters are fools or liars says Professor Bent Flyvbjerg in new paper on the inaccurate estimates for major projects. Read the article here

Added by DPL-RD on December 18, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Call for Papers 14 January 2013

EGOS - European Group for Organizational Studies - publishes call for papers for EGOS' Qolloquium in Montreal 4-6 July 2013. The overall theme of the qolloquium is 'Bridging Continent, Cultures and Worldviews'

 

The paper must not exceed 3000 words (inc. references, all appendices and other material). For mere information on call for papers, follow this…

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Added by DPL-RD on December 18, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments

Call for Papers 15 January 2013

EURam invites to the 13th Conference, taking place in Turkey in June 2013. In this event, scholars, researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers by the 15th of January 2013.

The title of the conference is Democratic Managemant, and the conference will take place 26-29 June 2013 at Galatasary University, Istanbul.

For more info on the conference and the call for papers, follow this…

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Added by DPL-RD on November 20, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Guide to Project Management Terms

Confused about different terms and different usage of words withsín the field of project management?

The Project Managment Institute (PMI) publishes the Lexicon of Project Management Terms to help unlock some of this confusion and provide clear defintions and explanations.

Look it up here

Added by DPL-RD on November 9, 2012 at 9:15am — No Comments

Case study: A vote for Project Management

With a standardised project management approach, it was possible for the Spanish company, Indra, to deploy an automated cote-counting system in Norway.

Read the case study at the website of PMI

Added by DPL-RD on September 7, 2012 at 11:46pm — No Comments

PMI: Professional Development Scholarships

The following scholarships are for project management practitioners, interested in advancing their professional skills. Check the eligibility requirements for the scholarships here 

Added by DPL-RD on September 6, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments

IPMA Knowledge Base: Looking for test subjects

Dear R&D Members!

The IPMA Reseach Managment Board is in the process of developing the IPMA Knowledge Base/Info Package. The aim of the project is to make 12 years of World Congress presentations accessible to members online in a searchable database!  The IPMA Reseach Managment Board has been working on a prototype since the last Council of Delegates meeting in Valencia. One (1)  of the 12 years of data in the prototype has been mounted, the plan is to mount the remaining…

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Added by DPL-RD on August 13, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments

Article: 'Project Management: Delivering The Promise'

The article is inspired by the theme of IPMA’s 25th World Congress in Brisbane 2011. It addresses the promises of project management and how these are met in regards to four different target groups: Individual PM Practitioners, Project Teams and Stakeholders, Enterprise Managers and Executives, and Nations and Society.

You find the article here.

Added by DPL-RD on August 4, 2012 at 8:10pm — No Comments

London’s Loss? Why Hosting the Olympics Is Bad Business

Article from Time Magazine on the overrun of budgets in the events of the OL. The article also contains commentaries from Danish researcher Bent Flyvbjerg, who is specialised in the management of mega projects.

Read the article here

Added by DPL-RD on August 4, 2012 at 8:06pm — No Comments

e-Learning on demand with PMI

PMI offers a range of e-learning on demand courses. Purchase a course, and then take up to a year to complete it online. Go to the PMI website to read more and browse through the courses.

Added by DPL-RD on July 16, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Agile practices and techniques

Do you find yourself in need of inspiration, more knowledge or new ideas on agile project management?

PMI offers an overview of techniques and practices in the field of agile project management. By following this link, you find resouces on the subject and inspiration to new approaches to project management.  

Added by DPL-RD on July 13, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Call for Papers: Managing People on Projects: Research insights from India

The Journal of Project, Program and Portfolio Management invites interested contributors to send papers by the 3 August 2012. The abstracts must contain up to 300 words and fall within one of the following topics:

  • Positioning projects within organisations
  • Project-based organisation structures
  • Innovative project human resource management practices
  • Critical reviews of project human resource management practices in Body of Knowledge, and Project…
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Added by DPL-RD on July 5, 2012 at 10:47am — No Comments

The Olympics, cost overruns and Professor Bent Flyvbjerg

An Oxford University study finds the Olympics is likely to cost more than twice the original estimate and end up billions of dollars over-budget. Read the full article and watch the news clip with Professor Bent Flyvbjerg at CBS News

Added by DPL-RD on July 3, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments

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