Clients & Testimonials

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Corporate Training Case Studies

Parallel Project Training specialise in project management training and development. We can provide off-the-shelf certification training or bespoke courses tailored to your organisations requirements. We work with organisations large and small to improve project management capability. We are based in Reading and offers highly flexible and cost effective approaches to project management training. These case studies represent just a small selection of Parallel’s clients in the heritage, defence, transportation, construction and IT sectors.


International Built Asset Consultancy invests in Project Management Development via a Distance Learning programme leading to the APM PMQ Qualification The leading international Built Asset Consultancy ARCADIS sees a real benefit for virtual APM PMQ training.

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Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)

Science and technology-based research and development projects, like those carried out by Dstl, often have uncertain outcomes with intangible or obscure benefits. This meant that standard project management courses were largely irrelevant. Parallel, therefore, replaced and adapted courses previously in use at Dstl and introduced a variety of new bespoke...

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Essex Cares

Francine Morgan, a project manager with Essex Cares, a company providing social care services to UK local authorities, recently completed the APMP distance learning programme & achieved a remarkable 90% pass rate – one of the highest scores ever achieved via any type of training programme for the prestigious APMP qualification.

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As one of the world’s leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems providers IFS has a global client base with complex projects, involving implementations in several countries. The bespoke training programme developed for them by Parallel, therefore, focused specifically on the behaviours and competences needed to deliver complex international projects.

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National Trust

The National Trust has complex and unique projects and wanted to improve their project management capabilities. Their existing project management framework was incorporated into the training programme devised by Parallel whilst also introducing external project management best-practises to develop a more professional approach to projects within...

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Network Rail

In the wake of the independent 2011 McNulty report, which recommended how the rail industry could deliver a safe and efficient railway that represented value-for-money for both fare payers and taxpayers, a transformation has been taking place at Network Rail.

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Streetworks (Transport for London)

Streetworks is a community-led project funded by Transport for London (TfL) that works with local forums and other partners to improve the local area & build skills within their community. Parallel worked with a streetworks to develop a project management method children can follow. For this work we were a finalist in the APM Awards.

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Turner & Townsend

Leading global programme management and construction consultancy Turner & Townsend embarked on a project management e-learning programme in 2012 to enable it's project management professionals to achieve internationally recognised status with (APM) qualifications.

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What people say... Testimonials

    review rating 5  Adrian did an excellent job explaining the concepts of project management and preparing everyone for the exam.

    thumb W Idowu

    review rating 5  The study guide and podcasts were excellent. Paul Naybour's words of wisdom, giving helpful feedback throughout the distance learning and at the final exam preparation session, proved invaluable. In particular, providing feedback on the level of relevant detail required in exam answers was extremely useful. It is definitely worth going through the typical exam questions, which are found throughout the study guide, a number of times. Thank you Paul and team!

    thumb A Buck

    review rating 5  Parallel held a great training session for my 1 day APM PMQ retake exam. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with this service provider. Would recommend them to any professional within the profession!

    thumb Declan Antonio Bissick

    review rating 5  Would definitely recommend Parallel Project Training for project management courses. I recently completed the APM PFQ course that was expertly taught by Adrian Wilson. He was an engaging and knowledgeable trainer who made the 2 days a thoroughly enjoyable learning experience. The course content (both in class and via online podcasts and resources) was very comprehensive and as a result I felt very confident with my new knowledge when it came to taking the exam. I came away with enthusiasm to put new skills into practice as I pursue a career in project management and look forward to taking further courses with Parallel in the future.

    thumb Anna Thompson

    review rating 5  Excellent course with great delivery. Very supportive with varied delivery that ensures steady pace in progress.

    thumb David Raymond

    review rating 5  So far I have had a great experience with Parallel Project Training. Michelle trained myself and my colleagues for the PMQ exam and it was an amazing experience. Michelle is very positive and breaks the content down so it is all more easy to understand than reading only from the textbook. Michelle asked immediately at the end of the first day and following days for any feedback which she took it upon herself to incorporate the feedback into the following days training us, rather than asking for feedback only at the end. Michelle also taught us how to structure our answers for the exams and I think this tool has helped everyone out. This is a testament to the kind of teacher she is and shows how much she cares for everyone involved. Thank you Michelle!

    thumb Christian Pabis

    review rating 5  It has been a unique experience being part of this training course. Highly recommended!

    thumb Tamara Guerra

    review rating 5  Very professional from booking through to the course. I received my text book promptly and the online videos and podcasts provided a fantastic base to start training from. Our trainer, Adrian Wilson was brilliant and checked our understanding throughout! I will definitely be using Parallel again.

    thumb Emma Fuller

    review rating 5  APM Project Management course, was a fantastic introduction to project management, perfect for people who may do a little project management or none at all and would like to learn more. The course was very well ran and engaging with excellent interactive sessions and group work to help the learning process. Paul is an excellent trainer, drawing on his own experiences to explain how project management and the process work in an easy and informative way. 5 Star!!

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