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IAPM Networkmeeting: Agile and Hybrid Project Management"

IAPM Networkmeeting: Agile and Hybrid Project Management" 13.05.2015 - IAPM Senior Official for the European Metropolitan Area of Hamburg, Udo Schmidt, is hosting a Project Manager Network Meeting in Hamburg on the subject of “Agile and Hybrid Project Management." We are pleased to invite all IAPM fans, particularly project management enthusiasts in northern Germany, to our second Hamburg Project Manager Network Meeting this year on 8 June 2015. The event starts at 6.03 p.m. on Monday 8 June 2015 at Consensa Projektberatung GmbH & Co. KG, St. Pauli Fischmarkt 20, 20359 Hamburg. Read more »

5 crisis management tips to get your project back on track.

5 crisis management tips to get your project back on track. 04.05.2015 - Knowledge is something you can never have enough of, whether you’re an experienced project manager or a newcomer. That’s why we’ve put together some tips from a genuine project management expert, Hans Stromeyer. During the 1990s, Hans Stromeyer managed award winning aerospace projects and is today President and CEO of the consultancy and training services company, Stromeyer & Partners, which also provides training to project managers for IAPM certification. Moreover he's President of the IAPM International Association of Project Managers. Read more »

The IAPM introduces Portuguese language certification!

The IAPM introduces Portuguese language certification! 14.04.2015 - The Portuguese language is spoken in many countries around the world such as Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique and Angola. The IAPM already offers certifications in English and German. Now that it has introduced Portuguese Certified Project Manager (IAPM) and Certified Senior Project Manager (IAPM) certifications, its certification portfolio covers 27% of the world population in terms of languages spoken. The PM Guide 2.0, which is the certification baseline, is now available in Portuguese as well as German and English. Read more »

IAPM certificates still have lifetime validity - we guarantee it!

IAPM certificates still have lifetime validity - we guarantee it! 08.04.2015 - The PMI (Project Management Institute) recently announced that changes to the recertification process would be introduced on 1 December 2015. In future, it will be more difficult for PMI certificate holders to obtain recertification. The PMI has introduced what it calls a “Skill Triangle“ comprising “Leadership“, “Technical Project Management“ and “Strategic and Business Management“. From December onwards, every certificate holder will require a minimum number of PDUs (Professional Development Units) in each of the three areas to extend his or her certificate. Read more »

Book review. Project Manager by Schelle, Ottmann, Peiffer

Book review. Project Manager by Schelle, Ottmann, Peiffer 13.03.2015 - The book is an excellent standard reference work on operative project management topics providing 560 pages of essential and practical knowledge. It describes the basics of project management and includes an excellent bibliography of more detailed reading material. Costing CHF 62 (EUR 55), there is nothing comparable to ProjectManager currently available. Professional project management is the key to successful projects and an increasing number of companies are now relying on project management organisational structures and methods. The IAPM International Association of Project Managers certifies the project managers who are necessary to ensuring that these structures and methods work. Read more »

IAPM Network meeting in Nuremberg on 18.3.2015 at Fujitsu

IAPM Network meeting in Nuremberg on 18.3.2015 at Fujitsu 26.02.2015 - Everyone with an interest in project management is welcome to attend the Project Manager Network Meeting in Nuremberg on 18 March 2015 at Fujitsu Technology Solutions. FTS is Europe’s leading IT infrastructure provider and is present in numerous markets around the world. Michael Gebauer, Project Manager and Lead Solution Architect at FTS, will be providing us with some exciting insights into the project... Read more »

“Today‘s Junior Project Manager is tomorrow’s Senior Project Manager.“

“Today‘s Junior Project Manager is tomorrow’s Senior Project Manager.“ 25.02.2015 - The IAPM’s objectives are to promote the development of project management personnel, to ensure the widespread communication of project management knowledge and to improve competence in the field of project management. With these objectives in mind, it has introduced a new certification called Certified Junior Project Manager. It could be described as the ‘little brother’ of the Certified Project Manager certification. It is inexpensive and it certifies basic knowledge. Read more »

Interview with Project Manager of the Year Harald Kiendler

Interview with Project Manager of the Year Harald Kiendler 22.01.2015 - Harald Kiendler, Group Leader for Chassis Development at Siemens AG Austria, Mobility, Mainline Transport, Bogies in Graz, was named Project Manager of the Year by the IAPM in December 2014. This is the third time that the award has been presented to the most outstanding IAPM-certified Senior Project Manager in the preceding twelve months. In addition to his excellent performance in the certification examination, Harald Kiendler’s managers have confirmed his outstanding leadership qualities. Read more »

Introducing IAPM Training Partner Michael Taube

Introducing IAPM Training Partner Michael Taube 12.01.2015 - Michael Taube has been an IAPM International Association of Project Managers official training partner since October 2014. In his blog contribution he introduces himself and his company, and explains why he decided to collaborate with the IAPM: I’ve spent my entire career in projects. And I’ve always loved the fact that my profession involves trying out new things, as well as the development and implementation part. My two favourite sectors are the ICT industry and higher education. Read more »

Harald Kiendler is IAPM Project Manager of the Year 2014

Harald Kiendler is IAPM Project Manager of the Year 2014 17.12.2014 - The IAPM International Association of Project Managers is delighted to present Harald Kiendler, Bogies Development Group Leader at Siemens AG Austria, Mobility, Mainline Transport, Bogies in Graz, with the IAPM Project Manager of the Year Award. The IAPM selects its Project Manager of the Year on the basis of a comparison of the best Certified Senior Project Manager profiles over the last twelve months. It has chosen Harald Kiendler for several reasons. Read more »
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