International day of Project Management

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yesterday was the international day of project management (first thursday in every november) and our instructor gave us an interesting link to the virtual conference which has available videos and more information on the topic until 21st of November. I highly recommend to register for it at the top of the page (it’s free) and have at least a look at the intro which they made very interesting in form of a virtual conference hall. Have a look at International Institute for Learning Continue reading

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Project Risk Management

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one week ago we finished the Cost Management class and I developed a basic calculator for the Hybrid vs. non-Hybrid vs. Tesla S car comparison concerning ongoing and initial costs. Well with the estimation we had to implement the net present value of the Tesla was almost the same as the Hybrid and I of course recommended buying the Tesla S model…if you are interested in the simple calculator version let me know and I will send you the Excel data. Continue reading

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 our instructor. Nevertheless the other presentations were also very interesting and creative and presented Richard Branson, Papa Smurf and Mother India from a leadership perspective.

Since thursday we are in the project cost management class 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

Short Post – Technological Future

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I just read some articles about google glass and other electronic devices which might impact our future. At YouTube I found this very interesting short movie about a possible future we are heading to. I don’t want to say too much, but it’s interesting, kind of cool but also scary. So enjoy the short film “Sight” by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo.

“Our Changing World”

During my online studies at Coursera I learned about “Our Changing World” which is a lecture series about society issues and challenges of the global environment. The initiator of this event is the University of Edinburgh. The goal is not only to sensitize participants for various challenges but also to highlight the possibilities of academic education to counter those challenges. Continue reading