Professor Gerzer is Honarary Member of the IAPM

Professor Gerzer is Honarary Member of the IAPM 11.11.2014 - The IAPM International Association of Project Managers resolved at its Annual General Meeting in 2014 to award honorary IAPM membership to Professor Rupert Gerzer. Professor Gerzer has been Director of the Institute of Aerospace Medicine at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Cologne since 1992 and Chair of the Institute of Aerospace Medicine at the RWTH Aachen University‘s Faculty of Medicine. Read more »

How To Prepare A Project Proposal

How To Prepare A Project Proposal 16.10.2014 - There’s been an empty lot round the corner from my home for some time now. It’s got hoarding up but frankly it’s an eyesore. The delay to putting up the new houses, I found out last week, is that the proposals from the builders have been rejected. Now it seems like we’ll be waiting for the local authorities to review a new proposal and maybe that one will get the green light. The builders would have prepared a project proposal for consideration, and this is the document that also kicks off other projects. Read more »

Successful Network Meeting in Hamburg

Successful Network Meeting in Hamburg 01.10.2014 - The IAPM‘s Senior Official Udo Schmidt hosted the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg’s third IAPM Network Meeting of the year on 15 September 2014. It was attended by IAPM certificate holders and their guests. The event was also open to everyone in northern Germany with an interest in project management and publicised by the PMI, GPM and DGQ regional organisations. Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH in Hamburg-Langenhorn provided the venue. Read more »

IAPM and IPMA – why the same four letters mean very different things

IAPM and IPMA – why the same four letters mean very different things 05.09.2014 - The Chairman of the GPM Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement, Reinhard Wagner, recently wrote an article in the GPM Blog entitled “IPMA or IAPM – Original or Copy“, (read it here: gpm-blog.de/ipma-oder-iapm-original-oder-nachahmer/), which we would like to comment on. Read more »

Network Meeting on 07-11-2014

Network Meeting on 07-11-2014 14.08.2014 - Our speaker will be Swiss project manager, management trainer, author, lecturer and examination expert Bruno Jenny, who will be talking on the subject of “What is expected of a professional project manager today?“ Bruno has been playing an active and supporting role in projects on various hierarchical levels for insurance companies, banks, industrial corporations, as well as national and canton-level public sector institutions for more than 30 years. Read more »

Good news for our partner, projectmanager.com!

Good news for our partner, projectmanager.com! 24.07.2014 - The company’s positive development and expansion is supported by the equivalent of CHF 3.1 million venture capital. The New Zealand-based online project management software provider’s clients include NASA, the United Nations, the United States Postal Service, World Vision and Volvo. There are more than 30,000 users of the software in over 100 countries! Read more »

Project Manager Meeting in Härkingen on 18 September 2014

Project Manager Meeting in Härkingen on 18 September 2014 30.06.2014 - Ralph Wehrli, Senior Official for the Metropolitan Area of Bern (Switzerland), would like to invite anyone who is interested in the IAPM and project management to the Bern Project Manager Network Meeting at the Swiss Post’s Mail Processing Office in Härkingen on 18 September 2014. The Swiss Post’s mail processing system is one of the most modern in the world. The logistics hubs that are necessary to operate it are the mail processing offices in Härkingen, Eclépens and Zurich-Mülligen. Read more »

Invitation to the Project Manager Network Meeting on the theme of “Brazil versus Germany” in Erlangen on 2 July 2014.

Invitation to the Project Manager Network Meeting on the theme of “Brazil versus Germany” in Erlangen on 2 July 2014. 18.06.2014 - The IAPM would like to invite anyone who is interested in the IAPM and project management to the Nuremberg Project Manager Network Meeting in Erlangen on 2 July 2014. The subject of the meeting is “Brazil versus Germany - Projects not Goals.” Read more »

How To Recruit A Project Team Member

How To Recruit A Project Team Member 03.06.2014 - When someone left my project team suddenly I was faced with being a resource down. It’s incredibly frustrating, especially as you have spent time and effort training that person and they have built up specialist expertise in the topic of your project. It can feel like you’ll never be able to replace them. Read more »

5 Ways To Complete Your Project Faster

5 Ways To Complete Your Project Faster 16.05.2014 - “We need to move the delivery date of your project forward,” my project sponsor said to me. “By about two months.” Two months! We were only just managing to stick to the original schedule. How was I going to cut another 8 weeks out of the plan and still deliver everything on time? I needed to look at ways to complete the project faster. Here are 5 techniques I came up with that all result in cutting time out of the schedule, one way or another. Read more »

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