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APM adds to impressive conference speaker line-up

Mike Florence

The Association for Project Management have announced more influential figures that will be speaking at the APM Project Management Conference on 20th October 2011. Dr Achilleas Mavrellis (pictured), an operational research analyst in UK Government; Dr Mike Florence from AstraZeneca R&D and Andy Bloor from BAE Systems will join Professor …

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Importance of Project Management Courses

Project Management Courses

As leaders and advocates of project teams, project managers organize tasks, time, budget and resources for projects of all sizes and in various industries. Their responsibilities include keeping people on track and delivering the end result on time. Without them, projects lack organization and become vulnerable to failure. Project management, …

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Advantages of Project Management Training


Career advancement is a dream worth pursuing, and it can become a reality by becoming a Certified Project Manager. Those who obtain project management training can look forward to career advancement and an increase in salary according to both the Project Management Institute and the American Academy of Project Management. …

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#pmteacamp: A free business change event in Cheltenham


  #pmteacamp is an informal gathering of business change professionals happening in Cheltenham (UK) on September 30th.  The purpose  is to: Share ideas, solve problems, learn something new Signed up attendees include Paul Slater, Sue Pritchard, Paul Naybour, Helen Reynolds, Tom Howlett, Chris Cox, Jane Stone and Jon Hyde. If …

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Blackstairs Mountains Software announce the launch of Context


  Context is a web-based project and resource management tool designed to help companies deal with the realities of today’s workplace. Multi-tasking and working across multiple projects is now the norm in many companies – both large and small. This can present headaches for project and business managers. Equally, as …

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Change Management for Project Managers

change management

It is always important to focus on the needs of a client but it is just as important for a project manager to retain control of the budget and schedule. A good change management plan can help to balance these, sometimes conflicting, aims. Projects that focus on the needs of …

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More influential speakers added to APM Conference programme

APM Conference

The Association for Project Management has added more influential speakers to the APM Conference programme. Edward Bickham (pictured), who previously worked for Anglo American plc and Hill & Knowlton, will be in the line-up along with Ken Scott and Michael Cavanagh. These three great additions will join Professor Eddie Obeng, …

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