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 »
An interview with Dr. Hans Stromeyer
28.04.2014 - Michael Frahm, Director of the non-profit KBPM research initiative, 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 »
Event tip: PM Camp in Zurich on 25 and 26 April 2014
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 »
Direct bank Cortal Consors provides insights into its project management organisation!
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 »
Get started as International Project Manager with the IAPM
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 »
Survey of project managers: 62 % of IAPM certificate holders have recommended the IAPM to other people.
13.12.2013 - There were some surprises among the answers provided in an anonymous survey of project managers about their professional situation, their training-related needs and their satisfaction with the IAPM. While the offer of a certificate available exclusively on an e-learning basis met with little resonance, the IAPM itself received some very positive feedback. Read more »
Congratulations to the Falcon-9 project managers and project team!
06.12.2013 - The IAPM would like to congratulate SpaceX’s Falcon-9 project team on its spectacular success. SpaceX was founded in 2001 and is one of many companies owned by business tycoon Elon Musk. His empire also includes Tesla, an electric car manufacturing company that he founded. On Tuesday 3 December 2013 Musk’s US aerospace company successfully launched a TV satellite manufactured by Luxembourg-based SES into space. Read more »
The IAPM shifts the focus of its activities to intercultural competence as the result of a survey of project managers.
28.11.2013 - Demand for the establishment of a certificate of international or intercultural competence is the most significant finding of a large-scale survey implemented by the IAPM on the professional situation and needs of project managers, and their evaluation of training offers that are available. Read more »