project management ethics

In my last post I discussed the skills and qualities that project managers need to develop to be successful because they have such a varied role it can sometimes be difficult to know what skills are the most important. A good project manager will be able to engage just as effectively with senior management as…

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project management profession

One of the major international project management organisations (APM – Association for Project Management) has been working hard to obtain chartered status for the profession in the UK. This is the type of recognition that a lawyer or accountant might enjoy; the case is currently at the court of appeal but it looks likely that…

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Professional Project Management Tips

Both private business firms and large organizations that are involved in completing large projects recognize the true importance of project managers. With the amount of knowledge and experience needed on the job becoming more complex, businesses are realising the true benefits of hiring a professional project manager (PPM) to control the project teams. Importance of…

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career in project management

Projects are increasingly becoming part of the daily business of many organisations so the need for experienced and well-trained project managers is increasing as these organisations recognise the value of project managers with a track record of delivering complex projects successfully. Many organisations will have learnt the hard way that assigning an individual who has…

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– International Built Asset Consultancy invests in Project Management Development via a Distance Learning programme leading to the APMP Qualification – London, UK. 17th August 2012: The leading international Built Asset Consultancy E C Harris has embarked upon a tailored distance learning programme for its project managers in order to establish a clear route for…

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The not-for-profit Association for Project Management (APM) offers a range of highly-regarded qualifications for project management professionals at all stages of their careers. There is the APM Introductory Certificate for those new to project management, or playing a supporting role in corporate projects for the first time, right through to the Practitioner Qualification (APM PQ)…

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APM Registered Project Professional

APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) is a pan-sector standard  for those able to demonstrate the capabilities of a responsible leader, who have the ability to manage a complex project and use appropriate tools, processes and techniques. This podcast made in partnership with the APM includes those responsible for developing the new standard and those who…

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– Parallel Project Training introduces APM Registered Project Professional Workshop to help individuals and organisations manage their application for the RPP standard – Reading, UK, 24 March, 2011 – Parallel Project Training, a specialist training provider in APM project management training, today announced its new APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) Workshop. The workshop aims to help experienced project managers…

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Having recently attained the APM’s Registered Project Professional (RPP) I wanted to share my experience with others who might be thinking of applying. Without wishing to sound contrive, for me the journey to gain the standard has been bit like managing a project.  Hence why I have entitled this blog ‘My “APM Registered Project Professional…

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