Podcasts

APMP Scope Management

This module covers scope management including the use of a work, product, cost and organisation breakdown structures. It is part of the Parallel Learning System, for more information including printed study guides and APMP training courses visit www.parallelprojecttraining.com.

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APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management Part 3 Planning the Strategy

Part three of our APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management in now available as a video on YouTube. Based on JFK’s “We choose to go to the moon” speech at Rice University in the Summer of 1965 this video demonstrated  definition of success criteria, success factors, project management plan, risk management, estimating, configuration management and estimating.

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Best Project Management Sites on the Web

Paul Naybour, Business Development Director for Parallel Project Training has started building a directory of the best project managment sites on the web. The directory is growing fast with between one or two sites addign themselves to the directory every day. Add your site at http://projectaccelerator.co.uk/project-management-sites/  

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Project Communication

In this episode we discus the barriers to good communications and how they can be overcome. Based on the APM Body of Knowledge we cover the physical, emotional and geographic barriers to good communications in the project environment and the impact of these barriers on the success of the project. We also explore the use…

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Organisational Roles

In this podcast we discuss the typical responsibilities of the project manager, sponsor users, team members and suppliers. We relate these responsubilities to the APM body of knowlege. These podcasts are just part of our Parallel Learning System and can be used in conjunction with our printed APMP study guide

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Project Life-cycle

This podcast describes the APM project lifecycle and why projects are broken into phases. We also look at the difference between and project and extended lifecycle. This podcast is part of our parallel learning system can be used stand alone or in conjunction with our printed study guides, distance learning and face to face workshops.

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Managing in a Matrix Organisation

This podcast looks at the challenges of managing in different project organisation structures including functional, project and matrix organisations. It is based on section 6.7 of the APM body of knowledge and explores the strengths and weakness of each organisation type. The can be used standalone or in conjunction with our APMP Study Guide.

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APM Introductory Certificate In Project Management Part 1 Project Context

This is part on one of our APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management introduction to project management. It covers the project management and the project context. It is just one element of the Parallel Learning System which includes printed study guides, on-line e-learning, podcasts and face to face workshops.  For more details of the Parallel Learning…

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Social Media in Project Management is it a Waste of Time?

A special edition podcast on Social Networking in Project Management with Elizabeth Harin from girls guide to project management, Lindsay Scott from How to Manage a Camel and Owain Wilson from the Association for Project Management What is social media? Can it really help deliver successful projects or is it just a fad? What are…

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