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Australian Institute of Project Management
The AIPM a major professional body for the project management discipline in Australia. Amongst other things, the AIPM, runs programs of endorsement and certification. John Smyrk is a Member of the AIPM.
The ANU College of Business and Economics
The Australian National University is organised into seven Colleges. The Faculty of Economics and Commerce has joined with the National Graduate School of Management (NGSM), to form the new College of Business and Economics. The ANU College of Business and Economics is made up of a number of Schools, Centres and related organisations. One of these is the School of Management, Marketing and International Business—where, as a Visiting Fellow, John Smyrk teaches project management.
This is an intriguing site! I first saw a reference to it in the editorial of the February 2005 edition of Scientific American. Basically the Principals of Creative Commons have assembled a framework of licences for the handling and assignment of rights to created material (such as that contained in the Sigma Management Science Website). This gives rise to a spectrum of rights—ranging from © (all rights reserved) through (CC) (some rights reserved to) (PD) (no rights reserved).
Creative Commons offers, free of charge, a range of licences across this spectrum.
Project Services: Tasmania
Project Services is part of the Inter Agency Policy and Projects Unit, Department of Premier and Cabinet. Project Services runs, what is regarded internationally as one of the world’s top project management websites. John Smyrk serves as mentor and advisor to the Project Services team.
Waterfield Consulting specialises in collaboration. The firm’s Principal, Kevin Nuttall, is an outstanding facilitator with a large Australian and international clientele. Waterfield and Sigma have worked closely together for many years. SigmaField is the vehicle for collaborative engagements involving the two firms.