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Winter Sale: Get Ready For 2017 with 20% off

If ever there was a time to celebrate our involvement in the world of project management now is that time; 2017 looks set to be a year of change for project management and the wider world. To get ready for this year of change Parallel is offering 20% off all it’s APM course in January…

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New APM Project Fundamentals Course and Study Guide

Here at Parallel Project Training we are delighted to have once again collaborated with the Association for Project Management (APM) on a new study guide to support candidates studying for APM qualifications. Following on from the success of the previous collaborative publication “The APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide” the latest book “Introductory Certificate: The…

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Salary Trends: Are You Just an Average Project Manager?

We all like to think of ourselves as successful project managers or maybe you are aspiring to be a successful project manager but the recent 2015 inaugural APM Salary and Market Trends Survey starts with an insight into what the average project manager is. Somehow that term “average project manager” doesn’t smack of success –…

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Free coaching or training

As part of the Growth Accelerator service, Participating companies are automatically entitled to a Government Matched-funding grant worth £2,000 per manager towards training related to Leadership or Management. This “Leadership & Management” grant is available to businesses with an annual turnover of up to £40m p.a. with up to 250 Full-Time employees. For information on…

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Roundup of recent PM Articles and Videos

Stop That Project! There are some projects that once they begin continue on like a snowball rolling down a hill. The project builds momentum, increasing in terms of the time, effort and money that are continuously absorbed by it. The greater the spend; the harder it is for the project to stop or change direction.…

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Using the Logical Framework for Project Management Training

Logical framework is specifically designed for development projects. It’s a structured way of linking the overall objective for the project the desired benefits, the overall purpose the results and activities. The aim is to ensure that activities completed as part of the project are clearly linked back to the overall objective of the project and…

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Interesting PM Reads

3 Steps For Harnessing Failure The Right Way A new book published this month, Fail Better: Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner by Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn aims to help you create better project deliverables with more lasting and further-reaching impact. By learning from what worked well, and what did not, on a project…

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Parallel and APM in partnership with new APMP study guide

Parallel Project Training are proud to announce a new partnership with the Association for Project Management (APM) in producing a new APMP study guide, “APMP, The APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide”. The guide, co-authored by Parallel’s John Bolton and Paul Naybour, focuses on real-life examples and practical advice for project managers in a straightforward,…

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