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Virtual Bok7 Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

So, Bok7 is here, and we’re still running virtual courses for APM PMQ due to COVID-19 and you want to know what the format of your course will be in the virtual world, below is some information on how it will work in practice. Why has my class gone virtual? In case you haven’t seen […]

Added: 4th May 2020 Read More

Virtual Bok7 Project Fundamental Qualification (PFQ)

So, Bok7 is here, and we’re still running virtual APM PFQ courses due to COVID-19 and you want to know what the format of your course will be in the virtual world, below is some information on how it will work in practice. Why has my class gone virtual? In case you haven’t seen the […]

Added: 4th May 2020 Read More

Attending a project management course in Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne, or Newcastle, as it is more commonly called, is a city in Northern England situated on the River Tyne. Newcastle is famous for its heritage, culture and particularly its nightlife. From its foundation as a major industrial city, Newcastle has seen significant regeneration in recent years and has become the business hub […]

Added: 18th May 2022 Read More

The importance of homework, mock exams and feedback for PM trainees

At Parallel we firmly believe in the importance of homework and mock exam papers can offer to delegates looking to do really well on the APM PMQ courses. We spend a lot of time marking both homework and mock exam papers in order to offer the right feedback that will help our delegates to see […]

Added: 18th May 2022 Read More

APMP Training Courses

Whatever stage you are at in your career as a project professional, taking an APMP training course and gaining a recognised qualification will show employers you have the commitment and skills to deliver successful projects. APMP qualifications can boost your career prospects providing new opportunities in the project profession. APMP is a knowledge-based and competence-based course […]

Added: 16th May 2022 Read More

Attending a project management course in Glasgow

The most populous city in Scotland, Glasgow, is located in the country’s western lowlands on the river Clyde. Famed for its nouveau architecture, the city is now a national cultural hub and home to the Scottish Ballet, the Scottish Opera and a thriving music scene. It is ideally situated as a location to attend a […]

Added: 18th April 2022 Read More

Project Initiation – A Practical Guide

In our practical guide to project initiation, we will look at how you can achieve these, as well as some of the things you should be considering for your first project meeting and, of course, those all-important questions you really should ask at the start of any new project. Having put in the groundwork for […]

Added: 11th April 2022 Read More

Attending a project management course in Falmouth, Cornwall

Falmouth is a stunning town on the Cornish coast. Located in the southwest of England, it has plenty of attractions to recommend it as a destination. Whilst it may not be everyone’s first choice of location to attend a project management course, for those based in the South-West of England, it has everything that you […]

Added: 7th April 2022 Read More

Project Planning Techniques

This post was originally written back in 2014 but was updated in April 2022. Fundamental project planning techniques have changed little during that time but many of the tools we now use have changed, and our best-practise knowledge has expanded immeasurably over that time. A project plan is the glue which will hold a project […]

Added: 7th April 2022 Read More

Attending project management training in Birmingham

Birmingham, in the West Midlands, is a very centrally located city in the UK that benefits from a great transport network. Project management training in Birmingham is a perfect choice and the city is, of course, well known for being the home of Cadbury World, The Bullring Shopping centre and as a manufacturing powerhouse. Transport […]

Added: 25th March 2022 Read More

Performing A Swot Analysis To Improve Teamwork

SWOT Analysis is a technique used frequently in project management to assist with decision-making. It is useful for project planning and risk management of complex projects and, as a consequence, it can also help to improve teamwork within a project team. The acronym SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. These terms indicate that […]

Added: 24th March 2022 Read More

Project Management Training in Leeds

The third largest city in England, Leeds is located in the North of the country, in the heart of Yorkshire. If you are looking for a location to attend a project management training course, then Leeds is not only well appointed but has all the facilities and transport links you could need. Transport Leeds is […]

Added: 22nd March 2022 Read More

A complete guide to project scope

Defining the scope of your project clearly will help you to effectively manage stakeholder expectations, ensuring that all of the elements of the project are aligned with the objectives, therefore, increasing the chances of your project being a success. Because of this, the project scope is a critical part of project management to understand. Read […]

Added: 28th February 2022 Read More

Attending project management training in Crawley, West Sussex

Crawley is a large town located in the South of England. It is just 28 miles south of London and close to the coast with Brighton and Hove just 18 miles away. Crawley and its surroundings form one of the most dynamic business locations in the UK, where headquarters are located for major financial, tech […]

Added: 21st February 2022 Read More

Attending project management training in Manchester

Located in the North-West of England, Manchester is a thriving commercial hub and one of the biggest cities in the country. As a location to attend a project management training course, Manchester has everything that you could possibly need.  Transport Thanks to its substantial transport network, Manchester is easy to get to. It has its […]

Added: 18th February 2022 Read More

New APM Project Management Qualification Hybrid Course for 2022: 5 Days in 5 Weeks

What is Hybrid Learning Parallel has over ten years of experience delivering virtual project management training, but for the past two years, we have been providing pure virtual training, and we have learned what works best for the 7th edition of the APM Body of Knowledge. Today we are launching a new flexible hybrid approach […]

Added: 2nd February 2022 Read More

How to Pass Your Project Management Course with Flying Colours

Whether you already work in the field of project management or are looking at this as a new direction for your career, you will undoubtedly have come across the wide range of project management courses you could study. For many people, particularly those who are already undertaking a role successfully in the workplace it can […]

Added: 19th January 2022 Read More

How To Build a Motivated Project Team

We all know that projects are successful if the right people are involved and if those people are well-motivated to make the project a success. The people involved will include those who initiated the project, the customer and end-users and, of course, the people who will manage the work and do the work required to […]

Added: 20th December 2021 Read More

Parallel Are Delighted To Welcome a New Member To Their Growing Team

The Parallel Project Training team recently welcomed Rob Marriott as the new Director of Project Management. He joins the team following 14 years at two major global consulting firms: PA Consulting Group and Arcadis, where he was involved in a variety of Learning & Development roles. Career Highlights So Far Rob spent the first 8 […]

Added: 1st December 2021 Read More

A Guide to Quality Management in Project Management

It does not matter what sort of project you are working on; the importance of quality management is something we cannot underestimate. Whether you’re heading up a construction project or bringing a product to market, or even switching to a new technology, quality really does matter. Effective project quality management makes sure that your team […]

Added: 17th November 2021 Read More