Project Cost Management

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last week I told you about our leadership presentation. Our team did a great job and we were elected by our peers to be the best and most creative presentation in class and everyone won a ten dollar voucher of amazon. Great additional rewarding by out instructor. Nevertheless the other presentations were also very interesting and creative and presented Richard Branson, Papa Smurf and Mother India from a leadership perspective. Remy as a leader

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Leadership in a Project Environment

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last week was packed with another topic on Project Management. We learned about leadership and team building in a project environment and the instructor gave us the task to present leaders in the different stages of team development (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing & Adjourning). Our group had to present a leader who was very successful in the Storming stage. We finally agreed on doing a presentation about Jupp Heynckes who is a former coach of Bayern Munich and was the first coach to win the triple (German Cup, German Championship and Champions League Trophy) in one year. He was able to create a positive team environment and a kind of family even with all the stars who were playing in the team. They learned to respect each other and that the team success is more valuable as the personal success. Continue reading

Foundations of Project Management

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the first course of my Project Management (PM) class comes to an end. My classmates and I were introduced to the foundations of PM by using the most used of the global standards (PMBOK – Project Management Body of Knowledge). It’s created by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the guide is provided in several languages such as English, Spanish, Chinese, German and several others. Continue reading

Project Management Global Learning

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last week my last semester of my Masters’ studies started and I have the wonderful opportunity to study at the University of California in Irvine. I got to know great instructors and students already and the best thing is they come from all over the world. My current class on Project Management involves students from Brazil, France, Dubai, India, Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, Saudi Arabia and Germany (I’m the only one). Continue reading

The Ocean Cleanup

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today I want to introduce a great idea, which some of you might heard about already. Two years ago the project was introduced in the media but I recognized that I never heard about it again. The man behind the idea is the 19 year old Boyan Slat and here is what he plans, to solve the problem of endless plastic garbage in the oceans. The motto of the project is “Why are we going to the garbage, when it comes to us!” Continue reading

Soundhawk – The new way to listen

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the last days I went out for dinner with some friends and I recognized that the conversations sometimes ceased due to misunderstandings which were created by the noisy environment. So I had a look if there are possibilities to meet this challenge. Continue reading

Must Have – Cool down with the Coolest Cooler

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well I finished my Master’s Thesis some days ago with the topic “Developing a ‘measure catalog’ to implement a Corporate Entrepreneurship Strategy and enhance the innovative power of a company” and now I have time again to focus on interesting business ideas. Continue reading