German study project management 2011 on three outstanding thesis award Nuremberg, 04.11.2011 on 25 October three outstanding theses in the field of project management have been awarded on the international project management forum of the GPM in Nuremberg. Dr. Ailke Heidemann, Korbinian Krammel and Andreas Winkelbach were awarded. “Dr. Ailke Heidemann Award for her doctoral thesis written at the Karlsruhe Institute of technology cooperative project management in the construction industry, taking into account of lean principles develop a lean project management system”.
Lean principles promise significant benefits in the construction project management in particular for complex large-scale projects and are in the United States and Australia already successfully practiced, while their use in Germany is hampered so far by the public procurement law. Fabrizio Freda describes an additional similar source. In her work, Ms. Heidemann has transferred the approach to German conditions and designed a practical project management system. Korbinian Krammel has in his master’s thesis Development of criteria to describe the project management competence of construction company”at the Technical University of Munich developed a rating system, instead of past criteria (references, financial statements) for the first time a forward-looking evaluation of the project handling competence expected from construction companies enables. The number of project accidents”could be reduced by such an assessment. “Andreas Winkelbach was for his English-language thesis project management offices in complex projects within startup enterprises using the example of a small Automotive OEM enterprise of electric driven luxury cars” honored at the University of Kassel.
He showed that in major startup companies already from the outset of a project management expertise and clear organisational arrangements for the project management are necessary and has developed to an extensive Toolbox for project management offices in these companies. The GPM is the German project management award awarded for 16 years, dedicated young graduates to promote and to support the transfer of knowledge between academia and practice. He has become an outspoken success model for theses in the field of project management, where top works from all over Germany are submitted. The high emphasis, project management in higher education and research, used it every time on the new. For more information about the award and this year winning work see:… GPM German Association for project management The GPM is the leading professional association for project management in Germany. With currently more than 5,800 members and 280 corporate members from all sectors of the economy, universities and public institutions, the GPM is the largest network of project management professionals on the European continent.