Recently, a new article has been published in the Journal of Modern Project Management entitled "PMI Belgium's recognition of young PM potential". In this article, the collaboration between Ghent University and PMI Belgium is discussed and an overview of the previous editions of the PMI Belgium University Contest as well as the Master Thesis Awards is given.
Dear students of the faculty of Economics and Business Administration,
As programme director of Business Engineering, I strongly support initiatives that have a clear added value for the development of our students and that give students extra chances to develop their enterpreneurial skills.
Two people with an interest in Project Management met each other on a workshop in Antwerp.
Ever since, these two, Mario Vanhoucke and Stephan Vandevoorde, have done work in various companies and have presented their results at workshops all over the world. They work closely together on tightening the bridge between research & practice. They worked in Belgium, London, Spain and Switzerland, but also in Lisbon, Malaysia, and the US.
EVM Europe Ambassador, Mr Walt Lipke attended the EVM World Conference held in San Antonio, Texas where he was presented with the Driessnack Distinguished Service Award by the President of the College of Performance Management (CPM), Mr. Gary Troop.
The new topics for the students of the first master Business Engineering - Operations Management are now available online on the OR&S website. The students have to select a topic of their choice with one of the many promotors of our faculty, and they have almost two years the time to work on this thesis.
The student Annelies Martens has received the PMI Belgium Master Thesis Award for the best thesis on Project Management during the graduation ceremony for the Business Engineering students (Handelsingenieurs). The thesis was supervised by Mario Vanhoucke from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration from the Ghent University.
A new article has been published in the new Journal of Modern Project Management and describes how students can learn by doing, how they can get involved in the professional community and how the teaching material is adapted to the ditigal age.