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Impressive apprenticeship satisfaction rates lauded in Parliament

Vince Cable

The Business Secretary Vince Cable took the opportunity of the first business and skills question time in the House of Commons after the reshuffle to publicise high employer and learner satisfaction rates for apprenticeships. Mr Cable referred to the findings of a recent BIS survey on apprenticeships which found that …

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Project Management: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

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Every organization understands the importance of having a good project manager to supervise the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. If an organization achieves its aims through the process of project management, it can see marked changes in employee productivity. However, at the end of the day, a project manager …

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Push -v- Pull Communication


Everyone in business today is buried under an avalanche of data, adding routine reports to the data mountain may no longer be useful! Is it time to bury traditional reports? Project reports originated in the days of typewriters and carbon paper. Information was painstakingly compiled, copy-typed and distributed to inform …

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PRiSM Integrations Launches

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PRiSM Integrations, a three hour course from GPM that covers sustainability methods, governance, planning and risk tools, and how they tie to project management launched in the United States on September 10th as an live online and instructor-led course.  At the cost of only $99 this workshop is designed for …

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xDSM Adopts the PRiSM Project Methodology for Green Project Management

Green Project Management

On September 11th, GPM® announced a strategic partnership with Objective World, a vibrant MSC Malaysia Status company specializing in research, development and commercialization of software that manages and visualizes information over the complete lifecycle of buildings, facilities, and infrastructure. Objective World’s flagship product, xD Building Lifecycle Enterprise Suite, comprises a range of seamlessly …

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LOC Consulting appoints managing consultant to support growing Financial Services practice

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LOC Consulting, the proven specialist in successful project healthchecks, recovery and delivery, has announced the appointment of Rob Norton-Edwards as managing consultant. Rob’s appointment further strengthens the senior leadership team and will support LOC Consulting’s continued growth in the financial services sector. Rob has more than 20 years of experience …

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EC Harris realises importance of APM apprenticeship scheme

EC Harris

EC Harris, the global built asset consultancy, is committing to the Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management developed by APM and Skills CFA by offering places to the next generation of project managers. The firm has a well-established graduate development programme which has been in place for a number of years. …

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