This page announces IPMA Young Crew News and Events. This is especially important, as Young Crew adds a range of exciting events in Member nations around the world, and you don’t want to miss a single one! This feature of the IPMA website is managed by the IPMA Young Crew Board. If you have a Young Crew event scheduled for your member nation, and it is not listed here, please Contact the Young Crew Board!
Young Crew News
Do you remember our small tradition of virtual Christmas Greetings started last year by Young Crew Croatia? We hope you do!
Good news – we are running it this year as well! Here you will find all informations and tips how to prepare the video and why we actually do it.
Please have on mind the deadline: 15.12.2013. You can send the videos to me via e-Mail or share in dropbox or google drive or with any other tool you prefer with Natalia Majcher, the YC Management Board Member responsible for PR.
This edition: a summary of the event of the year – Global Young Crew Workshop in Croatia and the Young Project Manager of the Year award. Interview with Kamil Mroz, the winner of this years edition of YPMY. News from countries like: Finland, Austria, Poland, Chile, Latvia. The Featured Country with their inspirational story about how it all begun and how to move things forward: Croatia.
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On the September 19 IPMA YC Latvia members has elected the Board for the 1st time. The board has 5 members: Dace Cernisova, Santa Dobrovolska, Inese Sluka, Ieva Jekabsone and Gundars Strazdins as a Head of the Board. (more…)
It was a small discussion in the spring that it would be nice to have an Annual party. We liked the idea so much that we decided to organise the party in the same year. A small core team get together in the summer and started to plan to party. (more…)
To continue activities in Chile, on Wednesday, October 23, there was a talk with Joseph Alba, Executive Director of the Academy for Project Management, he is a leader in program development for organizations, regarding the professionalism of the Project Management, IPMA approach and certifications. (more…)
The new and enthusiastic IPMA Young Crew Chile participated in the 10th Industrial Engineer Congress, hosted by the University of Chile, held between the 23 and 25 October 2013, which had the theme “Industrial Engineer Role in the Society”, with a stand to promote and recruit new Young Crew members. (more…)
October 26, 2013, in Warsaw a workshop was organized by the Young Crew IPMA Young Crew Poland. It was attended by a total of about eighty participants from all over the country. (more…)
IPMA Young Crew Poland has a new council for the 2013-2015 term. Each of the five people is different and has very interesting personalities. They want to know you, what about you? (more…)
The last pma young crew get2gether of the year took place on the 24th October and dealed with the subject of successful project completion. Supported by a real expert in this field, Dr. Dagmar Zuchi, zSPM, trainer, consultant and partner at Roland Gareis consulting, we started with an exchange of experience. (more…)
When we have the opportunity to design a workshop for GYCWS 2013, we want to make it unforgettable and different. We want them to experience the team dynamics and challenges from the beginning of the workshop. Sailing for us is one of the best sports that we can practice, examine team dynamics truthfully.
‘Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something’
Standing in front of the Young Crew at the IPMA YC 2013 event in Dubrovnik, Croatia at the start of my workshop the cry went up ‘Who are you?’ answer ‘We are Young Crew!’ and then they politely asked me in return ‘Who are you?’ and I answered ‘I am The Lazy Project Manager’… (more…)
This year 41 teams from 7 universities are competing for the title of Project Management Champion and trip to the next IPMA World Congress in Nederland. On Sunday the 27th of November ended the qualification round, where the students took part in a web-based multiple-choice task in which there were hundred questions concerning project management technical, contextual and behavioral competences that had to be answered in hundred minutes. (more…)
Kamil Mroz is the winner of 2013 edition of the “Young Project Manager of the Year”, the award recognizing the rising talents in the field of project management.
Kamil is a young project manager currently based in Belgium. He was the awarded presenting the project “Your Future in Brussels” which is a humanitarian project targeted at young graduates, students and stagiaires in Brussels as they face difficult economic times in Europe, especially when dealing with youth unemployment.
“Finding Balance and Moving Forward,” reads the central theme of 2013 IPMA World Congress, and this principle fits with the “Young Project Manager of the Year”.
Introduced in 2006 at the IPMA Young Crew conference in Shanghai, China, the essence of the IPMA Young Project Manager Award, as it was called at the time, is to recognize rising talent within project and program management domains; by honoring young project managers for their accomplishments early in their careers. (more…)
As this year long and hot summer was ending, world truly needed something to make point of the summer finish. Perfect place for that become Dubrovnik- romantic town in the South of Croatia surrounded by the magical blueness of the Adriatic Sea. In three days, from 27th-29th September, world stopped moving, time stopped clicking, and all young, ambitious project managers came to one place-Global Young Crew Workshop.
4 October 2013 – Dubrovnik, Croatia – At the end of the Global Young Crew Workshop in Dubrovnik, during the IPMA Young Crew gala dinner on 28 September 2013, Kamil Mroz from Belgium was announced the winner of the Young Project Manager of the Year Award for 2013. Mr. Mroz received his award and additional recognition during the IPMA Awards Gala Dinner in Dubrovnik on 1 October 2013. (more…)
One of the most significant resources that can drive successful projects is the human involvement, with Project Managers having the responsibility for the interpretation of the data and the resultant opportunity for innovation. It is therefore most appropriate that the involvement of these Project Managers should be celebrated to recognize the achievements of the projects success. (more…)
Posted on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013.
The 4th annual IPMA YC Summer Seminar was organized by YC Finland, YC SOVNET, ITMO University, JCI St Petersburg and a group of interested volunteers. Alexander Kirchfeld from Germany wrote us his travel story, and we interviewed three organisers. Maria Kurilkina (MK) was part of organizing team in St Petersburg, responsible for off-seminar program and guest welcoming. Fahri Akdemir (FA), a professional trainer, was invited to host two workshops. Philip Kazin (PK) and Anatoly Semenov (AS) were in charge for organization from the ITMO University side. (more…)
“Transposed to an image, this weekend would be equivalent to climbing a mountain and see the project from above – how everything interrelates.”
This image, orally transmitted by one of the participants of C4D Portugal 2013 during the evaluation of the first phase of the project – a training weekend between the 28th and 30th of June –, reflects well the motivation of everyone enrolled in the project. The action is being considered very positive and inspiring both to the participants and the project team. (more…)