Posts Tagged ‘APM’

APM granted royal charter

APM Royal Charter: Professional Recognition For Project Managers

Project management is a challenging and exciting job but is used in different ways in many different industries. In the past it has maybe been difficult to explain that professional project management is not the same as just managing a one-off project in our everyday lives. For many years there have been professional qualifications and…

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Salary Trends in Project Management

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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What will be the project managment trends in 2014

Will 2014 see PRINCE2 continuing global presence, social networking going mainstream for project control, will agile continue to grow, will the PM get chartered status. Vote now on your Project Management Trends for 2014 [listly id=”Cz3″ layout=”full”]

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IT project management

Is IT Project Management different?

IT Project Management has become known as its own separate field which is maintained by a body of research and knowledge spanning fields with approved professional certification. The IT field is fast becoming more dependable, quicker and more affordable, the costs, complications, and dangers of IT projects keep increasing. Extensive cited studies and reports show…

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Project Management Training: Can’t afford 5-days out of the office?

During the past decade project management has undergone a transformation with through greater codification and formal certification. This certification and been based on the Association for Project Management (APM), Prince2TM and Project Management Institute (PMI) under taken by seemingly ever increasing number of organisations and individuals. With over half a million members of the PMI,…

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Podcast – APMP Module 3.5 Project Sponsorship (APM BoK 1.5)

This Podcast covers the APM BOK topics 1.5 Project Sponsorship, including the roles and responsibilities of the project sponsor, and how it changes in the lifecycle, why effective sponsorship is important and relashipship between the project sponsor and the project manager. It is part of the Parallel Learning System and is ideally used in conjunction…

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Podcast – APMP Module 3.4 Project Context (APM BoK 1.4)

This Podcast covers the APM BOK topics 1.4 Project Context, including the need to understand project context, the need to consider the internal and external context (environment) and the use of tools and techniques such as PESTLE and SWOT. It is part of the Parallel Learning system and is ideally used in conjunction with the…

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