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Parallel Project Training Joins Forces with Carnegie Enterprise


– In a new venture Parallel Project Training and Carnegie Enterprise are combining their expertise to deliver APM PQ training in Scotland during December 2011 – Reading, UK. 31 October 2011: The Association for Project Management Practitioner Qualification (APM PQ) is an internationally recognised project management qualification aimed at project …

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Professional project managers need a PMP qualification

PMP Certification

If you are a project manager, making a commitment to obtain your Project Management Professional qualification is an excellent choice for furthering your career. The PMP qualification is a way to tell potential employers that you are committed to excellent performance. This globally recognized qualification demonstrates that you have the …

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Living Projects


Successful projects are a critical part of our work environment, and we have learned much in recent years about establishing clear objectives and managing deliverables, quality, costs and schedules.  Linear planning has given us some useful approaches but we are now faced with more difficult challenges as both the complexity …

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APM looks to create a world where all projects succeed

Mike Nichols

All projects succeed. This is the future vision for the Association for Project Management (APM) and the profession as a whole, which was unveiled by Mike Nichols, APM chairman (pictured), at the APM Project Management Awards on Thursday 20th October 2011. The APM Board of Trustees undertook some forward thinking …

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Celebration of success at the APM Awards

APM Awards 2011

Leading project management professionals came together for an evening of celebration at the annual APM Awards dinner on 20 October 2011. The APM Project Management Awards, superbly hosted by award-winning journalist and TV presenter Angela Rippon, is known for being the most glamorous event of the year and has been …

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Project Management by Milestones


I often see project managers spend hours using their project management software to track each variation to a task.  First it would take 2 days, and then 2.5 days then 3.5 days then back to 2.5 days.  Is this what project management is all about?  I would strongly suggest not.  …

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The Environmentally Aware Project Manager


Much of a project manager’s time is taken up with juggling limited resources so it’s a natural progression to think about project managers being environmentally aware and helping to use the Earth’s limited natural resources to best effect. Project Management is often concerned with managing limited resources – there never …

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Senior speakers complete APM Conference programme

APM Conference 2011

The Association for Project Management are pleased to confirm the final speaker line-up for the APM Project Management Conference in London on Thursday 20th October 2011. David Ackland, head, Programme and Project Management Profession from the Home Office and Julian Foster, Western Campus programme director from BAA, Heathrow Airport, complete …

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PMI Synergy 2011 set to be very successful


Please join us for the fifth annual International Project Management Day with Synergy 2011. This education and networking event will be held on 3 November 2011 in London. You are invited to register at http://www.pmi.org.uk/en/Synergy2011/. Project Management is a profession that is now being recognized for the international strategy it …

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