APM Chartered status is go: PMI’s objections are dismissed

July 19, 2014

This is going to be long, so here’s the summary: APM is applying for a Royal Charter PMI objected at the time The Privy Council decided that they were going to recommend a Royal Charter for APM PMI raised legal challenges The High Court has conducted a judicial review into the objections PMI’s objections have […]

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Review: uCertify’s PMI-RMP Prepkit

January 29, 2014

If you are planning to take the PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® credential, then you’d be advised to get yourself some study materials. After all, the Practice Standard for Project Risk Management doesn’t exactly make riveting reading, and PMI itself recommends that you review self-study materials as well. There are plenty of study aids on […]

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PMI Synergy 2013 (video)

November 18, 2013

  In this video you’ll see a snapshot of the PMI UK Chapter’s 2013 Synergy conference, held in London on 8 November.

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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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Should I take CAPM or PRINCE2?

July 3, 2013

Recently I was contacted by someone who wanted advice about which project management certification scheme to pursue. Should she take CAPM or the PRINCE2 Foundation? Is it possible to take CAPM and then PRINCE2 Practitioner or are the standards different? Are PMP and PRINCE2 seen as equivalent by employers in the UK? I think these […]

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First Secondary School in UK to trial project management skills in the classroom (video)

March 6, 2013

This video shows the follow up for a project I first heard about at Synergy 2011: using project management techniques in UK schools to equip young people for school projects and also their future working lives. This video shows the end of that particular initiative and what happened at the school after the project management […]

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Behind the scenes at PMI: Interview with Brian Weiss

January 28, 2013

I didn’t have the opportunity to meet Brian Weiss, VP of Practitioner Markets for PMI, at Synergy last year because Hurricane Sandy stopped him from making it to London. However, since then I have had the chance to catch up with Brian and find out more about his role at PMI. Here’s what he had […]

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PMI Synergy Conference: video diary

November 16, 2012

Here is my video diary of my day at the PMI Synergy event for International Project Management Day. In it you’ll see Lord Digby Jones, Dame Tessa Jowell, Thomas Juli and some other footage from the day to give you an idea of what the conference was like. This video is approximately 7m37s long.

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Building the Olympic Park: a PM success story

July 18, 2012

Louise Hardy, infrastructure manager for the construction work for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, gave a presentation at a PMI event about the project work involved in preparing for London 2012. She said she had been involved in the programme for five and a half years and that as part of the delivery partner […]

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PM News Round-up for April

April 25, 2012

Now the beginning of the year slump is out the way and it’s properly Spring, the project management world is buzzing with news. Here’s a summary of what I have found interesting this month. APM conference speakers focus on the Olympics APM have announced another senior speaker in the Olympic learning legacy stream at the […]

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