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.

Arcadis

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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IFS

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

    4 star review  The 2 day lead in to the exam was fantastic and extremely helpful and was a massive benefit and really well organised and run problems doing the exam and could not log into exam do not work from a SIM card if you doing the exam

    thumb Paul Randall
    17th September 2021

    5 star review  I heartily recommend Parallel's APM PMQ 8 week virtual course. Its not an easy exam, however the tutors at Parallel ensure you have the knowledge and tips to pass. The tips and advice on how to pass the exam were invaluable and compliment the online lessons, text books, podcasts and homework.

    thumb Cam Woodhouse
    1st August 2021

    5 star review  Excellent service provided. The trainers are qualified and well informed. I would recommend.

    thumb Saad Janjua
    27th July 2021

    5 star review  Very Professional and supportive organisation - coached me through my ChPP and I passed!

    thumb Victoria Oddie
    27th July 2021

    4 star review  Very professional and thorough preparation given to me as part of a successful ChPP application process to the APM. Thank you for the support and guidance in the overall process.

    thumb Richard Sayell
    27th July 2021

    5 star review  I took an APM PMQ course through Parallel in the past few weeks and I was very happy about the quality of the training material (varied and suitable for all kinds of learning. There were videos, podcasts, printed material). I was especially impressed by the ability of the instructor, she was engaging, organized and super efficient, which helped me as well with my mental organization for the exam. Highly recommended!

    thumb Costanza Bellingeri
    15th July 2021

    5 star review  I have just completed the PMQ qualification over 10 weeks. I found studying using this format really beneficial as it gave more time to really understand the content and prepare for the exam. I would recommend Parallel Training to anyone who is looking for a training provider to study the APM qualifications with.

    thumb Ben Heath
    25th June 2021

    5 star review  Good training service offered for professionals. Would 100% recommend.

    thumb Irine Cheptoo
    24th June 2021

    5 star review  Great packages available and very well ran with lots of useful feedback throughout. Highly recommended and yes I'll be back for more :)

    thumb Shane Mussell
    5th May 2021

    5 star review  I have just completed the 2 day virtual course for the APM - PFQ qualification which I found excellent. Michelle was our tutor and she took us through all the content in a logical and clear way covering everything we needed to sit the exam on day 2. Michelle was welcoming and very knowledgeable on the content, she made the virtual learning experience enjoyable and engaging. I would definitely recommend Parallel Training to other people considering studying for qualifications in project management.

    thumb Ben Heath
    19th March 2021
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