Project Management in 2018 – What Will it Look Like?

future of project management in 2018

 Take a look at some of the key trends for project management in 2018 that are expected to make a big impact throughout the coming year.   As we enter a new year, we reflect on the year that has passed and look to the year that lies ahead. In every industry, there are new…

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Completed the APM PMQ; What Next? 70-20-10

Two of the questions I often get asked are: I have successfully passed my APM Project Management Qualification (APM PMQ) what is the next step? How do I work towards becoming a APM Chartered Project Professional? So you have successfully completed and passed your APM PMQ what next? How can you develop the competencies not…

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs Better Leaders

better leaders

  The business world is a competitive one today. Owners are faced with crowded marketplaces, with numerous companies battling for their target consumer base’s attention. How can you make sure your business is the one that stands out from the crowd? Of course, there are many possible approaches. However, ensuring your business has better leaders…

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Project management tips for complex projects

Professional Project Management Tips

Project management can be difficult at the best of times, but when you are faced with a complex project, the most challenging part is often knowing where to start. From dispersed team members and aggressive deadlines to cross product integrations, there are many different types of complex projects. Below, we reveal some top tips for…

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Project Management Training Consultant Jobs With Parallel Project Training

managing project expectations

Due to significant growth Parallel Project Training is looking to grow its team of employed training consultants. Primarily delivering APM based courses we are looking for experienced project management practitioners to complement our team of permanent consultants. Prior experience in training delivery is desirable although not essential as we are looking primarily for people who…

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The Science and Art of Managing Project Expectations

manage stakeholder expectations with regular updates

  There are plenty of difficult tasks to be accomplished in the average project but one that perhaps doesn’t get enough attention is managing project expectations. Many a problem on a project could have been avoided if the project manager had better managed the expectations of stakeholders and end users from the outset.   Mistakes…

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Why do so many projects still fail?

projects still fail even well well-planned

Project management has been refined and improved immeasurably in the past 2 decades: methodologies and best practices are better defined and documented than ever and it has been shown that organisations which invest in training staff in a recognised methodology deliver more successful projects, more consistently. So it’s not surprising that many organisations continue to…

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How to give project feedback to your team

project feedback

As a project manager, it is your responsibility to monitor the performance of your team to ensure that everyone is on track, and so play an active role in helping the team to achieve their overall goals. To do this, it is important to give project feedback. However, the way in which you give feedback…

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Do you have what it takes to become a project manager?

become a project manager

Are you considering project management as a career? There are many project management training courses available to help you kick-start your career in this area and more recently there are now opportunities to begin your career via a higher apprenticeship in project management. However, you may be wondering if you have what it takes to…

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