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Prof. Dr. Daniel Baumann

Prof. Dr. Daniel Baumann

Prof. Dr. Daniel Baumann

ZHAW President's Office
Gertrudstrasse 15
8401 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 59 91

Personal profile

Management role

Head, Strategic Initiative ZHAW digital

Position at the ZHAW

Managing Director ZHAW digital

Professional development teaching

CAS Leadership

Expertise and research interests

Mediation, Conflict Management
Organisational Development
Project Management, Programme Management, Project Portfolio Management
Systems Analysis, Systems Engineering
Crop Science, Weed Science

Educational background

MSc Agronomy
PhD Systems Analysis and Resource Conservation
MAS Project Management
International Certified Projects Director (IPMA Level A)
International Certified Senior Project Manager (IPMA Level B)
Certified Commercial Mediator (SGO)

Professional milestones

1987-2004 Scientific research (agronomy, weed science)
2003-20xx Assessor for international project management certifications (IPMA)
2005-2010 Managing Director of the Swiss Project Management Association (spm)
2007-20xx Owner and Managing Director of the Management by Projects Ltd.
2007-20xx Lecturer in project management at various universities (ETH Zürich, University of Zürich, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Alpen-Adria University, Klagenfurt)
2010-2016 President of the Swiss Project Management Association (spm)
2010-2019 Deputy Dean of Zurich University of Applied Sciences - Life Sciences and Facility Management
2019- Managing Director strategic initiative ZHAW digital

Membership of networks


Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Baumann, D.T., Bastiaans, L. and Kropff, M.J., 2004. Analysis and design of a leek-celery intercropping system using mechanistic and descriptive models. Acta Horticulturae 638: 59-68.

Baumann, D.T., Bastiaans, L. and Kropff, M.J., 2002. Intercropping system optimization for yield, quality, and weed suppression combining mechanistic and descriptive models. Agronomy Journal 94: 734-742.

Baumann, D.T., 2001. Competitive suppression of weeds in a leek-celery intercropping system – an exploration of functional biodiversity. PhD-Thesis Wageningen University, The Netherlands, pp 190, ISBN 90-5808-380-2.

Baumann, D.T., Bastiaans, L. Kropff, M.J., 2001. Competition and crop performance in a leek–celery intercropping system. Crop Science 41: 764-774.

Baumann, D.T., Bastiaans, L. and Kropff, M.J., 2001. Effects of intercropping on growth and reproductive capacity of late-emerging Senecio vulgaris L., with special reference to competition for light. Annals of Botany 87: 209-217.

Baumann, D.T., Kropff, M.J., Bastiaans, L., 2000. Intercropping leeks to suppress weeds. Weed Research 40: 359-374.

Other contributions

Baumann, D., 2008. Die Planung des Unplanbaren. Projektmanagement Aktuell 4/2008: 57.

Baumann, D.T., Besson, F., Hauser, T.K., Kassowitz, G., Knöpfel, H., Muntwiler, M. und Scheifele, D., 2007. Swiss National Competence Baseline Version 4, Verein zur Zertifizierung im Projektmanagement, Glattbrugg, pp 188.

Baumann, D.T., 2007. Projektmanagement Zertifizierung in der Schweiz. In: Sulzberger, M. (Herausgeber), Die vitale Organisation. Haupt Verlag, Bern, 133-150.

Baumann, D., 2006. Lust und Last von Projektmanagement in der Forschung. In: Tagungsband des Internationalen Kongresses für Projektmanagement und Mediation „Interventionen im öffentlichen Raum, 19-21.1.2006, Klagenfurt. Schriftenreihe des Eidg. Personalamts Band 20, 321-332.

Baumann, D., Pardo-Escher, O., Witschi, U. 2005. Projektmanagement in der Forschung. Projektmagazin 12/05.