|10th International Forum on PM in China|
|IPMA Festival of knowledge|
Introduction - IPMA Festival of Knowledge
IPMA Festival of Knowledge is one of the new IPMA technologies, how to promote development and exchange of new knowledge and its dissemination and transfer to the hands of potential users. This is research, dissemination, collaborative and networking activity.
IPMA Festival of Knowledge is a cluster of different events (seminar, workshops, demonstrations etc.) under the common umbrella. Each event has different mission and cover different market segment.
The organizers of each IPMA Festival of Knowledge are targeting on the specific problem or challenge, which is in the focus of PM researchers and developers interest. Regional research experts, supporting organizations and institutes organize IPMA Research Expert Seminar by support of IPMA RMB, as collaborative event. The main purpose of this event is to present different research results from that area and through informationexchange creates new experiences, initiatives or ideas. Such event creates a value for researchers and developers only. How to create additional value for potential users from different industries or public administration?The answer lies in organization of different additional events, which should cover other market segments. These events need to be organized on collaborative way with the local industry and other relevant stakeholders.
We have three (3) collaborative initiatives for IPMA Festivals of Knowledge in this year. The common working baseline of all these events will be:
»Trends and Future of Project Management Profession in 2025«
This year organizers of IPMA Festival of Knowledge are coming from Denmark (March 2011), China (June 2011) and USA (September 2011).
Here are festivals content proposals, as output of preliminary discussions with some of involved colleagues from Denmark, Sweden, China, Germany and USA.
In Denmark organizers will focus on new innovation concepts, social networks, and business and project excellence aspects.
In China will focus on soft factors, people maturity models, human dynamics, promotion & integration of cross-cultural competencies, West-East comparison - what can we learn from each other.
In USA will focus on new business concepts, practical implementation, and next steps building platforms for the future, characteristics of next society.
The outputs from all three IPMA Festival of Knowledge will be used as the integral part of the wider PM foresight research project, performed by IPMA Research Management Board.
Brane Semolic, IPMA RMB Chairman
Ou Lixiong, PMRC Vice president
Qian Fupei, PMRC Honorary President