The demand for professional knowledge from the field of project management has been rising continuously owing to the systematic increase in the complexity of environmental processes and functioning of different organizations. It is also a consequence of necessity to solve the resulting problems through project implementation. In order to meet the demand, the area of project management is being intensively developed, both practical and academic side. As a result, project management has turned into a separate domain of the practical and academic knowledge with its own research object, theoretical principles and specific research methods. Specialized academic institutions, professional associations, consulting agencies and individual specialists have been working on the advancement of project management.
One of the leading centers in Poland devoted to project management academic and practical development is the Project Management Department at Warsaw School of Economics, whose activities with regard to chosen issues are presented on this web page.