Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council, the sixth edition of the Dubai International Projects Management Forum (DIPMF) will be kicked off in Dubai this Monday (December 9th).
The event, which is held this year under the theme Cultural Diversity, is organised by Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and co-hosted by DEWA, DP World, Emaar Properties and PMI. Winners of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Management (HBMAIPM) will be honoured during the event.
The forum will discuss an array of topics including visionary leadership, future of mobility, and ‘Dubai A Land for Talent’. It will shed light on the past winners of the HBMAIPM, specifications of the millennium project manager, future trends of projects management, design thinking, agile project management, project management of megaprojects, human resources, hybrid projects, remote project management, and asset management.
Specialist masterclasses will be held on the sidelines of the forum covering agile projects management, benefits management, artificial intelligence, modern technology projects management, and corporate projects management and governance.
Projects Management is a key tool in managing and streamlining technological and administrative advancement through undertaking strategic plans in the public and private sectors as it facilitates the organisational objectives of organisations.
It comprises of four categories: The first is the Individuals Category, which includes the ‘Innovative Project Manager Award’ and the ‘Innovative PMO Manager Award’ The second category relates to the Innovative Team Award, the third category is renamed as Innovative Organisation in Project Management Award while the fourth is Academic category which comprises of the Innovative use of Project Management Practices Award – Academic Category, and Research in Innovative Project Management Practices Award.