Social business Works!

LinkedIn: ————————————————————————————————- Update 14 Januari 2021 (one week after this original post): 34.783 views on LinkedIn and over 800 personal reactions. Never expected this to happen! ————————————————————————————————- Just a week ago I started my own company! My post on this news on LinkedIn has been viewed by over 23000 people in just 5 days (and […]

Time to change

It’s official!! With an early visit to the notary’s office this morning, I started my own company: ‘Wim de Gier Interim (program) management B.V.’. For decades I have been responsible for international programs to transform and harmonise businesses. As a coach I have helped and motivated dozens of colleagues around the globe to explore new […]

How to manage virtual teams

On the 30th of November I gave a presentation about managing International teams at Valid. Valid is a company in the Netherlands who implements Information & Communication Technologies with over 300 employees. Among these employees many knowledgeable project managers. I received the invitation to tell my story due to the fact that I manage extensive […]

IPMA Project Excellence  Award Training on the new PEB model.

On Monday 28 October  2015, the new Project Excellence Baseline (PEB) was introduced at the World Congress of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) in Panama. Please ready my blog about this World Leading Project Management Congress here. As a consequence, all international assessors and jury members had to go through an intensive three days training. I fully support that IPMA […]

IPMA World Congress Panama

Between 28th and 30th September 2015 I joined the World Congress of the International Project Management Association in Panama (IPMA WC). A key part of this important congress for (international) project managers is the Project Excellence (PE) Award gala dinner, where the IPMA PE jury presents the final results. All projects have been assessed by […]

Project Excellence

Last weekend I attended the Project Excellence Award Training in Denmark (13, 14 and 15 March 2015). This high quality training, executed by the International Project Management Association (IPMA), has learned me how to execute International IPMA Project Award assessments / audits. IPMA is the world leading Project Management Organisation with nearly 60 membership countries. […]

Lecture at the University of Utrecht

I was asked to give lecture as part of the program Project Management at the University of Utrecht. In this minor students learn about all aspects of project management. My focus was on actual experiences with the international aspects of Project Management. Early January 2015 the lecture took place. Apart from expert knowledge, I used […]

Certification in other professions

See also my first blog regarding my dialogue at the IPMA World Congress here. Update 28 September 2014, Ready to go! Please see this teaser.   Update 28 August 2014 As promised (expectation management => ICB 1.02 stakeholder management), please see an update on my blog in preparing for my presentation at the IPMA WC. […]

IPMA Behavioural competences training

Rome, July 2014, IPMA Behavioural competences training. Early July I gave a training about several IPMA competences to a group of 16 managers in Rome. The key focus was to explain and to share experiences about the most important 15 behavioural Project Management competences. We know that “the larger and more complex the project is, the more important the […]