Modern Project Management

(ISSN: 2317-3963)

Praise youth and it will prosper! PMI Belgium’s recognition of young PM potential

Mario Vanhoucke
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University; Belgium Technology and Operations Management Area, Vlerick Business School, Ghent, Belgium; University College London, United Kingdom Belgium


The yearly award for the best thesis in Project Management as well as the university contest award for the best group assignment of master’s students in the Project Management course module at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Ghent University (Belgium) are two ways to get young master’s students involved in the professional PM world. The Belgian chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) wants to collaborate with Ghent University to show the relevance of their activities to the most promising group of project managers, our youngsters and future professionals. This collaboration is highly appreciated by both the professionals and the students, and increases the awareness of the importance on the Project Management discipline for their future career.

Keywords: blended learning and recognition.



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