Project Management Update from Milan


By Luca Cavone

International Correspondent 

Milan, Italy

Interview with Ivan Calimani, Chairman of IPMA Young Crew Italy

“Project management: a development opportunity for young professionals”

We hear more and more about Project Management every day and not only in our professional life; this can be a solution to the crisis and above all a way to give perspective to young people who are struggling to enter the job market. Here is an interview with Ivan Calimani, Chairman of IPMA Young Crew Italy, providing his point of view.

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Ivan Calimani graduated from EDA in 2007; he worked for several years in London, dealing with the development and management of projects with social impact such as the construction of the main Islamic Cultural Center of the city. In 2010 he entered in Expo 2015 in Milan, where he currently manages programming work and international co-ordination with the many participating nations. He’s within IPMA YC Italy Board since 2011 being responsible for the partnerships. In 2012 he was appointed as Chairman of IPMA YC Italy.

Luca Cavone (Luca):          Ivan, let’s start with IPMA Young Crew, tell us about it:

Ivan Calimani (Ivan):           The Young Crew was founded as the youth section of the International Project Management Association, a non-profit organization operating in 55 countries around the world with the aim of seeking and promoting the development and standardization of a modern Project Management. As a youth section our mission is to create opportunities for exchange, share know-how and experience through participation in cultural initiatives and explore new areas in which to apply the Project Management methodologies to address the changes that the market is experiencing. 


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About the Author

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Milan, Italy

Luca Cavone is a Consultant at JMAC Europe, the Consulting firm of the Japan Management Association. He is mainly focused to support companies in Innovation Management and Product Development Projects typical of R&D and Marketing areas, with an interdisciplinary background of the business processes. In JMAC Luca follows also the study and development of project management methodologies based on the application of Lean Thinking approach. Before joining JMAC he worked several years in the Aerospace industry.  Since 2009 Luca has been actively involved with the International Project Management Association (IPMA); at that time he was between the founders of the Young Crew Italy and was appointed as first chairman. In 2011 he left the position to join the Young Crew Management Board, where he’s currently Head of Membership and Responsible for the Young Project Manager of the Year award. Since 2010 Luca is also a member of the Executive Board of IPMA Italy. Luca is an international correspondent for PM World in Italy; he can be contacted at [email protected].

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