Award-winning professor to speak at IPMA World Congress
Posted by APM on 24th Sep 2012
Dr Lynn Crawford, professor of project management at Bond University in Australia and visiting professor at Cranfield University School of Management, will be speaking at the 26th IPMA World Congress in Crete on 29th October 2012.
Recipient of the IPMA Research Achievement Award in 2011, Dr Crawfords presentation is entitled Competition, Comparison, Collaboration - Mapping a Pathway through Project Management Standards. For over a decade the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS) has been providing an independent benchmark and a basis for transportability and mutual recognition of project management standards and qualifications. This presentation will provide background and current status of this volunteer driven initiative that offers a platform for global collaboration in advancing project management.
As a director of Human Systems International she works globally with corporations and government agencies interested in improving their project management competence by sharing and developing knowledge and best practice. Her ongoing research includes project management competence, business change, contextual variation and public sector project governance.
She is an Honorary Member of IPMA, Life Member of AIPM, co-vice-chair of PMIs Global Accreditation Center Board and a director of the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS).
The 26th IPMA World Congress will include opening plenary sessions, professional presentations and discussions sessions along 14 different themes (tracks), seven special sessions on important current aspects of project management, opening welcome reception, networking lunches and breaks, a world-class exhibition of PM-related products and services, and a spectacular gala banquet.