Professional Project Management Tips

Project management tips for complex projects

Project management can be difficult at the best of times, but when you are faced with a complex project, the most challenging part is often knowing where to start. From dispersed team members and aggressive deadlines to cross product integrations, there are many different types of complex projects. Below, we reveal some top tips for…

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managing project expectations

Project Management Training Consultant Jobs With Parallel Project Training

Due to significant growth Parallel Project Training is looking to grow its team of employed training consultants. Primarily delivering APM based courses we are looking for experienced project management practitioners to complement our team of permanent consultants. Prior experience in training delivery is desirable although not essential as we are looking primarily for people who…

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manage stakeholder expectations with regular updates

The Science and Art of Managing Project Expectations

  There are plenty of difficult tasks to be accomplished in the average project but one that perhaps doesn’t get enough attention is managing project expectations. Many a problem on a project could have been avoided if the project manager had better managed the expectations of stakeholders and end users from the outset.   Mistakes…

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projects still fail even well well-planned

Why do so many projects still fail?

Project management has been refined and improved immeasurably in the past 2 decades: methodologies and best practices are better defined and documented than ever and it has been shown that organisations which invest in training staff in a recognised methodology deliver more successful projects, more consistently. So it’s not surprising that many organisations continue to…

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project feedback

How to give project feedback to your team

As a project manager, it is your responsibility to monitor the performance of your team to ensure that everyone is on track, and so play an active role in helping the team to achieve their overall goals. To do this, it is important to give project feedback. However, the way in which you give feedback…

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become a project manager

Do you have what it takes to become a project manager?

Are you considering project management as a career? There are many project management training courses available to help you kick-start your career in this area and more recently there are now opportunities to begin your career via a higher apprenticeship in project management. However, you may be wondering if you have what it takes to…

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ARCADIS Virtual Project Management Training Delivers Outstanding Results.

Professional Project Management is a key capability of Arcadis, the leading build environment consultancy business. Arcadis plan and execute large scale projects for a broad range of sectors and clients. These range from the  £1bn transformation of London Bridge Station to the new Sir Henry Royce Institute as a research centre for Manchester University and…

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time management

How To Become Better at Time Management

It seems every professional is busier than ever – much of it due to staff cuts and organisations expecting more from their employees. But it is possible to manage your time more effectively so you can be more productive even when you think you have less time and more to do! So here are my…

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APM registered project professional

Updates to the APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) Standard

APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) is an internationally recognised standard across all industries that recognises the ability to manage complex projects, programmes or portfolios, competent leadership and a commitment to continuing professional development (CPD). Anyone with the required level of experience in a project environment can achieve this standard by submitting a written portfolio of…

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