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Finland Project Management Round Up

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Project Management Association Finland, PMI Finland Chapter, Olkiluoto 3 and Hanhikivi 1 Nuclear Power Plant Projects, Länsimetro and Raide-Jokeri Transit Projects

By Jouko Vaskimo

International Correspondent & Senior Contributing Editor

Helsinki, Finland


 INTRODUCTION

This roundup introduces Project Management Association Finland and PMI Finland Chapter, and continues the coverage of key projects currently going on in Finland.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION FINLAND

Project Management Association Finland (PMAF), Projektiyhdistys ry in Finnish, is a not-for-profit organization, and the International Project Management Association (IPMA) Member Association (MA) in Finland. PMAF was founded in 1978 to promote the interaction, project-oriented thinking, and exchange and development of practical and theoretical knowledge among professionals in all fields of project management. Almost forty years old, PMAF is an active and versatile participant in the global project management community.

PMAF promotes the development and dissemination of project and project management knowledge. PMAF members are able to enjoy information sharing, workgroups, development projects, project management forums, conferences and certification services PMAF provides. PMAF also works as a promoter and an intermediary of good project practices and experiences. PMAF members receive the biannual Projektitoiminta magazine, electronic newsletters, and web services. As of 2015, PMAF has over 4000 individual members.

Mrs. Taina Rämö-Korpinen is the presiding chairman of PMAF, and Mr. Timo Saros the General Manager.

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About the Author

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Jouko Vaskimo

Espoo, Finland

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Jouko Vaskimo
is an International Correspondent and Senior Contributing Editor for the PM World Journal in Finland. Jouko graduated M.Sc. (Tech.) from Helsinki University of Technology in 1992, and D.Sc. (Tech.) from Aalto University in 2016. He has held several project management related positions with increasing levels for responsibility. Jouko holds a number of professional certificates in the field of project management, such as the IPMA Level C (Project Manager), IPMA Level B (Senior Project Manager), PMP, PRINCE2 Foundation, and PRINCE2 Practitioner. Jouko is also a Certified Scrum Master and SAFe Agilist.

Jouko is a member of the Project Management Association Finland, a founding member of PMI Finland Chapter, and the immediate past chairman of the Finnish IPMA Certification Body operating IPMA certification in Finland. Since October 2007, he has been heading the Finnish delegation to ISO/TC 258.

Jouko resides in Espoo, Finland and can be best contacted at [email protected]. For more information please navigate to www.linkedin.com/in/jouko-vaskimo-6285b51.

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