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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
28.04.2014 - Michael Frahm, Director of the non-profit KBPM research initiative (www.k-bpm.de), requested an interview from Dr. Hans Stromeyer, President of the IAPM International Association of Project Managers. Michael Frahm has over 10 years of experience as construction project manager and received the renowned Project Management Award for his work in 2010. In the interview, he talks to Dr. Hans Stromeyer about the IAPM’s certifications, how they differ to the certifications offered... Read more »
01.04.2014 - We’d like to draw your attention to a very special event: the PM Camp in Zurich on 25 and 26 April 2014. It is a BarCamp event that has been organised by the “PM Camp Switzerland“ organisation. A BarCamp is a very special kind of 'un-conference'. It’s an open and participatory workshop event, the content of which is provided by participants. Read more »
The IAPM allows holders of certificates from other project management associations to apply for Certified International Project Manager certification.
24.03.2014 - In January 2014 the IAPM introduced a new certification. “Certified International Project Manager (IAPM)” closes a gap in the IAPM’s project management certification portfolio and provides employers, employees and project partners with confirmation... Read more »
07.02.2014 - The Computerwoche magazine includes a feature in which Markus Maurer, Project Manager Website & Mobile, and Dr. Roland Ottmann provide a detailed phase-by-phase explanation of how a mobile banking app is developed. The project, which was managed by Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM) Markus Maurer, is an excellent example of combining the waterfall model with agile project management methods. Read more »
The IAPM pays tribute to Dr. Conor John Fitzsimons, one of the experts who helped to develop the new Certified International Project Manager (IAPM) certification
03.02.2014 - The majority of project managers have been collaborating with partners in other countries and other cultures for well over a decade now. Dr. Conor John Fitzsimons, who was born in Dublin/ Ireland, has a specialist knowledge of how the associated challenges have changed. Read more »
29.01.2014 - The IAPM is a globe-spanning association which contributes to the internationalisation of project management with its certifications. Now interested project managers can register for Certified International Project Manager (IAPM) certification. They are required to demonstrate their knowledge of an international project environment and, after passing the examination, they are issued an internationally recognised certificate with lifelong validity. Read more »