Rethinking Project Management Education

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About this event

Date: 05 May 2021
Location: This event will be delivered virtually.
Time: 09:15 - 16:15
Price: Free
Telephone: Please email
Email: events@lsbu.ac.uk
Organiser: LSBU Business School

The project management profession is rapidly developing. In the ever-changing environment and the fluctuating market in which the profession operates, alongside the advances in the project management theory, implementing the developed knowledge in practice is essential for success.

LSBU's Business School will explore how the advances in project management theory can lead to success of projects and the possible enablers and barriers in this path in our second project management conference entitled: Rethinking project management education; Value co-creation between practitioners and academia

A rich programme of influential experts within the field of project management, both from academia, project management professional bodies and the industry, will discuss how project management education can profession can benefit from the created knowledge by academics and professional bodies to deliver greater value and minimize the risk of failure.

Provisional programme

9.15am – Welcome and introduction to the day - Dr Sara Hajikazemi, LSBU

9.30am – Keynote address: The origins of knowledge: Reflections on shaping the new body of knowledge - Professor Darren Dalcher, Lancaster University Management School

10.15am – Digitalization of project management education - Dr Kirsi Aaltonen, University of Oulu, Finland

11am – Comfort break

11.05am – Responsible education in project management - Dr Ramesh Vahidi, University of Southampton

11.25am –  APM and a blended approach to learning - Carol Rayner, Association for Project Management

12.15pm - Lunch

12.45pm – Keynote address: Project Management Education: who is it for and why? – Dr. Efrosyni Konstantinou, The Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management, UCL

1:30 - Comfort break

1:45 pm – Use of instructional cases in teaching: creating value for academics and practitioners - Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger, University of Leeds

2:30 pm – Expectation for Construction Project Management Graduates from the industry & A example of game-orientated teaching experience - Dr Yuting Chen, LSBU

3:15 – Technology trends in project management - Luca Giraudo, PMI UK Chapter London

4:15 - Closing remarks & summary

This event will be delivered virtually via Zoom. You will receive the joining instructions the day before the event takes place. If you have any questions, please email events@lsbu.ac.uk.