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Bosah Ugolo appointed International Correspondent for PM World in Nigeria

 

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Co-founder of Project Managers Development Association of Nigeria to report project management news and developments from Lagos

19 October 2015 – Dallas, USA and Lagos, Nigeria – PM World has announced that Mr. Bosah Ugolo has been appointed an international correspondent for the PM World in Nigeria. Bosah, who lives in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, is a co-founder of the Project Managers Development Association of Nigeria (PMDAN) and currently director of communications for PMDAN. He will join a global network of correspondents to report on project management activities and developments around the world for the PM World Journal and PM World Library.

151019-pmwj40-Ugolo-PHOTOBosah Ugolo is an experienced project management professional involved in several corporate organizations in Nigeria and west and central Africa. He serves as senior management executive and special adviser on projects, operations, systems and strategy. As project director, Bosah has worked on projects cutting across different sectors including science, technology, engineering and management. Bosah has equally worked as a business developer, analyst, research specialist and management consultant.

Bosah has worked with several government institutions and multilateral research, finance and development organizations. He is co-founder of PMDAN with other reputable individuals and is currently director of communications and chair of the PMDAN awards board. PMDAN is the national member association of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).

PMDAN is an umbrella organization in Nigeria for promoting and advancing the professional development of project managers’ competency in project, programme and portfolio management (PPPM), appropriately applied at all levels of both public and private sector organizations. PMDAN develops PPPM competencies which are viewed as societies’ catalyst for beneficial change towards an efficient economy. PMDAN advances the PPPM discipline, certifies a range of practitioner roles, celebrates project excellence through the IPMA awards programme, and provides information about industry trends.

Representing a wide variety of application areas, PMDAN plays a crucial role in the development of the PPPM profession in Nigeria. In support of its vision, PMDAN actively promotes the value of project management, engages in setting professional standards, and offers products and services that move forward individuals, organizations, projects and society. Appreciating the benefits from cultural diversity in the PPPM community and society at large, PMDAN enables project managers in Nigeria and Africa to take part in the advancement of the project management discipline. For more information, go to http://pmdan.org/.

According to PM World Journal Managing Editor David Pells, “We are happy to bring Bosah Ugolo onto our global correspondents’ team. We will also be happy to learn more about PMDAN and the professional leaders who are involved there. I look forward to reading news and reports from Bosah going forward.”

Mr. Ugolo stated, “I have read the PM World Journal for several years and know that they are well respected by IPMA leaders in many countries. We are excited about the launch of PMDAN and want to make its activities more visible outside of Nigeria. I look forward to working with Mr. Pells and his global team.

“We’ve had good correspondents in Nigeria previously,” Pells added. “Taopheek Babayeju is still providing great reports from Abuja. But Nigeria is a large, populous and important country in Africa and deserves more visibility in the project management world. More than one correspondent reporting project management related news from around that country will be welcome.”

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global online publication produced by PM World in the United States, but created by a virtual team of contributors and editors around the world. PM World also produces the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). PM World is a virtual organization reflecting the 21st century reality of a connected world where individuals and organizations worldwide can collaborate for the creation, sharing and application of new knowledge. To see the latest edition of the PMWJ, visit http://www.pmworldjournal.net/; to learn more, visit http://www.pmworldlibrary.net/.