Continuing Professional Development

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    Amy Reid Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:34
    The latest APM volunteers forum was held in Birmingham over the weekend of 19th – 21st September and had around 75 enthusiastic volunteers attend.Those present heard an opening presentation from APM chief executive Andrew Bragg that summarised APM’s performance over the previous six months and gave an update on APM’s internal development programmes.Following this delegates took part in a workshop on facilitation led by Tony Mann. APM Knowledge SIG Chair Judy Payne then updated the forum on the research work that her group are doing in the field of knowledge management. Delegates...

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    David West Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 08:30
    APM’s Scotland branch will soon be announcing calls for entries to their 5th annual competition open to all aspiring project managers.This is an excellent opportunity to enter a team from your organisation or university of between 3-6 people and prepare a project of choice based on the theme ‘innovation whilst raising money’.Entrants can expect to:Develop project management skillsRaise money for charityReceive mentoring from experienced project and programme managersDevelop knowledge of success criteria required to deliver a winning projectDevelop qualities needed to become an effective...

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    Dayner Proudfoot Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:40
    Wellingtone and APM have formed a unique alliance to provide a career development service to the project management profession.Working together the two organisations will look to provide high quality career development advice and resources to project professionals across all sectors.Wellingtone’s extensive experience in recruiting, training and advising project professionals will be complemented by APM’s commitment to providing quality assured knowledge, standards and guidance to assist in developing the careers of those in the project management profession.As well as being a specialist in...

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    Amy Reid Monday, June 2, 2014 - 08:50
    PM World has announced a robust new searching capability for members of the PM World Library (PMWL) to help locate articles and papers on specific programme and project management (P/PM) topics. Library readers can search contents of the PM World Collection via 184 topic tags in 21 categories to find project management works of interest. The topic-specific tags have been grouped together into categories including programme, project or portfolio management, personal development and team development.Readers can search the PM World Collection according to one or more tags and find the...

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    Amy Reid Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 13:57
    Organisations are failing to support the adequate provision of continuing professional development (CPD) in the workplace – despite the obvious benefits to employees. An APM-commissioned survey found that, although 88% of project professionals felt that CPD activities added value to their work, nearly half, 42%, reported that they were either not given or were unsure of the opportunities to undertake training or development activities while at work. Furthermore, the effectiveness of CPD – in both performance and monetary terms – was rarely monitored or reviewed. Asked to rate their...