A world in which all projects succeed [video]

March 17, 2014

The APM vision that’s been hotly debated over the last 12 months or so is ‘a world in which all projects succeed’. Should all projects succeed? Or should we be taking risks and launching some projects that might not come to anything? Or should all projects have the best possible chance of success? In this […]

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A world where all projects succeed needs a culture change: Adrian Dooley at Conference: Zero

November 20, 2013

Adrian Dooley, director of APMG and originally a construction project manager before he started helping other people do their projects better, was another one of the Conference: Zero presenters last month. He was reflecting on the APM’s vision of a world where all projects succeed, and his main point was that we need culture change […]

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On International Project Management Day: a reflection

November 7, 2013

One of the themes for this year’s International Project Management Day (which is today) is environmental projects that protect or preserve the environment. I don’t work on installing wind farms or developing solar energy products, but I have recently taken part in Conference: Zero, which was a low-carbon conference. Conference: Zero was put on by […]

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Project Management News round up for October 2013

October 30, 2013

APM Introductory Certificate examination can available online APM’s Introductory Certificate in project management is now available to take online whenever you want. “We wanted to improve the candidate experience when taking our entry-level qualification, making it more accessible, convenient and in line with e-learning opportunities,” said Liz Wilson, head of professional standards and knowledge at […]

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Project Lessons from the Experts at Conference: Zero

October 18, 2013

Andrew Hubbard has been editor of Project Magazine since taking the helm in 2012. The magazine is over 38 years old and started life as a newsletter called Bulletin. Today it’s got a circulation of over 22,000 each month, mainly to APM members but it’s also available to anyone who has an interest in project […]

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Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About APMP

May 6, 2013
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40 years of project management (video)

December 14, 2012

Here’s a take on 2012 which looks back at the last 40 years. In this video, which is mainly pictures so while it is better with speakers you can watch it without, you’ll see the history of project management illustrated by some of the major projects that have happened since then.

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News round-up for November

November 26, 2012

It’s the end of another month. Read on for a round-up of the most interesting stories in the project management world this month, including a video of a project management flash mob. Strengthening Shell’s project management capability APM created a new pan-sector standard last March to raise the bar of project professionalism to a whole […]

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Gamification in project management

October 24, 2012

Last year, it was all about social media. This year’s hot new trend is gamification. What’s that, I hear you ask? It’s such a new word that my spellchecker flags it up as an error. Gamification has been around for a while. It’s the art of making work seem less like, well, work. It’s about […]

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Lessons Learned from building the Olympic Park (part 2)

August 12, 2012

Today is the closing ceremony for the Olympics. London will be reorganising itself for a couple of week, prior to the kick off of the Paralympics on 29 August. In this video from APM, Caroline Blackman from the Olympic delivery partner, CLM, talks about the lessons learned from working in a partnership on a large […]

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