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A career in project management: is it an attractive option?

July 8, 2021, 13:00 CEST



A project management career can develop in a wide variety of companies and industries almost indefinitely — you can always move on to more complex and interesting projects. We decided to discuss with successful managers how they have developed in their field.



At the webinar, you will:

  • learn about career development in project management, work tasks and opportunities
  • hear the successful project managers career stories
  • communicate with project managers and ask questions


Speakers

  • Martina Huemann, professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business where she heads the Project Management Group in the Institute for Strategic Management and is the Academic Director of the Professional MBA Program: Project Management. Currently she is interested in how datafication and digitalization is influencing project stakeholder management. Since 2003 she has been serving in the board of project management austria and Since 2018, she has been Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Project Management. As a trainer and consultant she co-manages enable2change, a network of experts who help to bring strategy into action.
  • Natalia Villanueva Garcia, holds an MBA in Project Management from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. In 2012 she graduated summa cum laude in Media Composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. She has released a musicological book titled “The relevance of instrumentation: for the tonal expression of musical structures as a premise for perception”, she has received several awards in composition and founded in 2013 the Max Steiner Orchestra, the first symphony orchestra for film music in Austria.
  • Michaela Obersriebnig, studied Molecular Biology, working in a French-Austrian Biotech Company in the development of vaccines, active in the Austrian PMA and Young Crew.
  • Roberto Mori, extensive background in Project Management of international turn-key projects of industrial plants, oil & gas and iron & steel sectors. Today he is Chair of the IPMA Ethics Committee, Director Special Projects in Tenova, one of the world’s leaders for iron, steel, mining and material handling technologies. He was the IPMA President. Member of Scientific Committees for international conferences, author of published papers on project management topics, speaker at national and international congresses; he is also professor and conducts the courses on project management, risk management and contracts management.
  • Fadmar Osmic, leads the R&D department at Bühler Austria, being responsible for more than 30 R&D projects with an annual budget of ~5 Mio Euros. His background is in Engineering Physics and he is passionate about Leadership and Project Management. He holds a PhD from TU Vienna and an MBA from Executive Academy.