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200th Project Management Podcast released

Popular podcast celebrates 200 episodes of helping people understand project management with an interview extravaganza show. SILVERADO, November 29, 2011 – The 200th episode of The Project Management Podcast is released today, celebrating 6 years of bringing project management topics to beginners and experts. The four-part episode includes interviews with …

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APM chosen as official ODA Learning Legacy partner

ODA Learning Legacy

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has chosen the Association for Project Management (APM) as one of the official Learning Legacy partners. APM will be amongst a number of contractors, professional institutes, government bodies and academia who will officially share the lessons learned from the construction of the London 2012 Olympic …

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Professional Project Management and Why it is Important

Benefits of Project Management

Project management has existed since buildings were first erected or ships first built but it wasn’t known by that name in mankind’s early history. It was with the development of Gantt charts in the second decade of the 20th century that the role of managing a set of inter-related tasks …

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Living Projects – The Space to Become Lively


This is the third of a 3-part article – you can read the first 2 parts via the links below: PART 1: Living Projects PART 2: Living Projects – Complex Adaptive and Living Systems   It is not possible to “control” lively self-organizing processes.  It is possible to enhance Kauffman’s …

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APMP Project Management Training Course from £1230 in London


Is London the best location for APMP training? We are launching APM project management training in London? Will London be the right venue for this course? Parallel Project Training has decided to launch a programme in London with a five day course. The course includes a study guide, e-learning, podcasts …

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How to be a good project manager

Project Manager

Good project management is fundamental to the success of any project. Without it, a project can fall behind quickly and end up significantly overbudget. Businesses have often been destroyed by just one poorly managed project. The person in charge of managing a project needs to be very qualified and smart. …

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Leading academics come together to discuss PPM

Professor Darren Dalcher

Leading academics from around the UK will be coming together at the fourth annual APM Education Network Forum on Thursday 8th December at Cranfield University. This unique event, sponsored by BAE Systems, is specifically designed for researchers and lecturers working in project and programme management. It will look to facilitate …

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New Interest Group for PMO


The new Specific Interest Group at the Association of Project Management, the PMO SIG, has actually been around for a while as a voluntary group. Created in 2000 the group have over 1000 members and host two conferences a year. Focused totally on PMO – Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices …

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