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New publication: PMI Belgium's University Contest

Oct
20

PMI Belgium's recognition of young PM potential

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.

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Battle of Talents for Flemish students 2014

Oct
13

Battle of Talents

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.

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OR&S is growing!

Oct
08

New people in Project Management 

Since October 2014, three new members have joined our yound and dynamic Operations Research & Scheduling group to work on a PhD on Integrated Project Management and Control. This research project is supported by the Concerted Research Action funding and aims at developing new decision support systems for project scheduling, risk analysis and project control.

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Flashback: +10 years PM research

Oct
06

More than 10 years ago,

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.

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Driessnack Distinguished Service Award

Oct
04

Driessnack Distinguished Service Award

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.

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New Master Thesis topics 2014

Oct
03

New master thesis topics for Business Engineering

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.

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PMI Belgium Thesis Award 2014

Sep
29

PMI Belgium awards young potential

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.

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Arcelor Mittal loves Project Management

Sep
29

Arcelor Mittal loves Project Management

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New publication: Blended learning for PM

Sep
24

Teaching Project Management

Enhancing student learning and engagement

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.

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Course material 2014

Sep
23

Message to the Master students

Course material available for sale at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEB).

* Course Project Management:
A book with all slides as well as the handboook: “Project Management with Dynamic Scheduling” are available for sale on Thursday 25/09, from 18h45 to 20h15 in the Foyer (FEB, Ghent).

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