The International Project Management Association (IPMA) is a global project management organization with 40,000 members in more than 60 countries.
IPMA annually rewards two top researchers in project management from the global project management research community. One of these annual rewards goes to the “Young Researcher of the Year”.
The 2018 Global Research Award as Young Researcher has been bestowed on Dr Taryn Bond-Barnard, a Senior Lecturer of the GSTM (Graduate School of Technology Management), University of Pretoria.
Taryn teaches project management on the Engineering and Technology Management honours programme and Project Procurement Management at the Masters’ in Project Management programme.
She also teaches the following Continuing Education courses offered by Enterprises, University of Pretoria.
The IPMA award ceremony took place on 3 September 2018 at a gala event during the IPMA Research Conference in Rio de Janeiro where Taryn received the award and gave an overview of her research to an audience of renowned researchers and practitioners in the field of project management.
Taryn’s PhD research project led to six peer-reviewed outputs, including a paper in the International Journal of Project Management and one in the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business.
The PhD study was supervised by Prof Herman Steyn, and co-supervised by Dr Lizelle Fletcher of the Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria.
The announcement was recently posted at the following IPMA webpage: