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Apprenticeship provides ‘amazing opportunity’

Apprenticeship provides amazing opportunity

The Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management is an auspicious scheme providing young talent with an ‘amazing opportunity’ to become the next generation of project professionals. Creating new routes into the project management profession is vital to ensure the continuous development of future practitioners. Those taking part in the scheme, created …

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History of project management

History of project management

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nrlwYRs5Ko&list=PLQzq_ylfBVzJCID3Fug-yzF4Mkibljz-J&index=1&feature=plcp Marking APM’s 40th anniversary the History of project management video celebrates four amazing decades of the profession. Narrated by APM president Dr Martin Barnes CBE, this short film takes you on a journey through the most significant projects over the last forty years and showcases how integral project management …

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Tom Taylor announced as new president of APM

Tom Taylor

The Association for Project Management (APM) has announced that vice-president and former chairman Tom Taylor is to become its new president. The announcement was initially made by APM chairman, Mike Nichols at the APM Awards and then formally at the association’s Annual General Meeting on Monday. Tom takes over from …

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Free Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Course

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Arras People, the project management recruitment business, has been celebrating 10 years of business throughout 2012 with ten prizes for ten months. With prizes already handed out worth thousands of pounds, the competition will be coming to an end in December.The competition page is available for anyone to take part. …

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Rosana Francescato, Program Manager at Adobe Systems has been awarded the first GPM® Fundamentals Award

For Immediate Release: San Francisco-CA – GPM®, the world’s leading provider of sustainability based project management methodologies, professional development, and accreditation announced today that Rosana Francescato, Program Manager at Adobe Systems has been awarded the first GPM® Fundamentals Award. About the Award: The GPM Fundamentals Award is bestowed upon the person who …

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How to stop procrastinating

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This is a guest post by Nic Bryson, VP of Customer Success at Wrike, with some insights into the causes of procrastination. He offers some helpful advice for project managers struggling with a lack of motivation.   “I’ll finish it later” and “I’ll start from Monday” – Sounds familiar, doesn’t …

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Olympic Delivery Authority wins three APM awards

ODA wins 3 APM awards

The body responsible for building the London 2012 Olympic Park won three times at the APM Project Management Awards. The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) won two awards for their construction programme of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and also walked away with a special recognition award. After winning …

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Jeff Hodgkinson Joins the GPM as Lead US Assessor for Certification

GPM Evolve

Mesa-AZ – GPM®, the world’s leading provider of sustainability based project management methodologies, professional development, and accreditation announced today that Jeff Hodgkinson has joined the consortium as the Lead Assessor for US Certifications. Jeff Hodgkinson is a career senior program/project manager with over 30 year experience and holds numerous certifications …

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