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Ghana’s biggest newspaper to be official Media Partner for June 2014 African Project and Program Management Conference

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6 May 2013 – Accra, Ghana – Ghana’s largest newspaper conglomerate, Graphic Group, has emerged as an official media partner for the 2014 African Project and Program Management Conference (APPMC) being held in Accra during June 2014.  The event is being organized by the Direct Leadership Institute (DLI), African Project and Program Management Association (APPMA) and the American Academy of Project Management ® (AAPM®) – an Academy recognized in over 150+ countries via 800 training providers, universities, colleges and business schools.

140503-pmwj23-APPMC-IMAGEThe conference, regarded as the first certified project management conference on the continent, is scheduled for June 23-28, 2014 at the Holy Trinity Spa & Health Farm, Ghana

Project Director of APPMC, Dr Donald Agumenu said: “We are glad to welcome Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), the leading and largest newspaper publishing and printing company in Ghana, on board as official media partner and sponsor.”

The Group publishes six newspapers, titles that have remained as market leaders in the industry. Its leading titles are: Daily Graphic, Graphic Business, Graphic Online, Graphic Showbiz, Graphic Sports, Junior Graphic and The Mirror.

Editor-In-Chief/ Managing Director of the Group, Mr. Kenneth Ashigbey said the objectives of the conference were in tandem with those of Graphic Communications Group Ltd, which aims at improving lives through information and knowledge, and expressed delight that both parties were partnering to knowledge advancement.

He said the quest to increase the league of international trained and certified project managers is essential for Africa’s competitiveness and economic emancipation.

“Like most advanced continents of the world, Africa needs to change its orientation to projects. Change in societal value is required for effective project management in Africa, Mr. Ashigbey noted.

The conference has as theme: “Africa’s competitiveness & integration into the world economy: the role of project managers.”

Enquiries for information, participation, sponsorship, etc. should be sent to Dr. Donald Agumenu, Project Director (APPMC); +233242147198; [email protected];

[email protected] or www.appmconference.org

Source: African Project and Program Management Association