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Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 13:24
The APM is very happy to announce MWH Global has gained corporate accreditation for its “Manage the Project” approach to delivering project management practice consistently, globally. This demonstrates real commitment from MWH to the project management profession, and to its project managers. It also sets a clear benchmark for companies operating in similar markets to MWH both in the UK and internationally. MWH is a global leader in the provision of strategic planning, design, construction and engineering programme management services for projects around the world. While wet infrastructure...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 12:27
DateThursday 23rd May 2013Time6:00 pm Networking & refreshments6:30 pm Presentation 8:00 pm Close VenueMaldron Hotel Cardiff, St Mary St, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 1GDPresented byTaliesin MaynardCPDUp to 2hours (find out more about CPD)CostAPM members:Employees of APM Corporate Members:Non members:FreeFree£10The Welsh Government’s waste infrastructure procurement programme was established in 2008 to implement the national strategy, Towards Zero Waste, and help address the affordability of sustainable waste infrastructure in Wales. The award-winning programme is recognised as one of the...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 10:09
AECOM has been selected to provide general engineering consultancy services for local roads and drainage projects in the south of Qatar.The technical and management support services provider was awarded the work by the country’s Public Works Authority (PWA), as part of the larger $14bn programme to develop the city’s infrastructure.John Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer, said: “This is an exciting time for Qatar and its residents. Our talented team of transportation experts takes great pride in collaborating to solve the challenges that a project of this scale and...
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 12:31
Project management is established as a pan-sector discipline, but are there (or should there be) significant differences between the way it is executed, according to sector?In this web briefing, the online community looked at:Why sector expertise is importantWhy sector experience is less importantThe balance between the twoDownload the web briefing here (69kb)Web briefings are developed from the APM Community, resulting from discussions and questions asked, the content is developed from users’ responses and edited by APM.Web briefings are constantly evolving and we look to the community to...
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 16:49
At this year’s Civil Service Awards, the Waste Infrastructure Procurement Programme team claimed the Welsh Government's first ever Civil Service Award in the Project & Programme Management category. The award recognised the appropriate application of PPM skills and methods, evidence of sound sponsorship and an appreciation of the customer supplier environment and clarity and evidence of pre-agreed benefits.The team led by the Welsh Government’s only APM Registered Project Professional consists of PPM, legal, procurement, financial, commercial, and technical specialists.The team was...
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 15:06
APM are delighted to announce that Yorkshire Water have recently gained APM Corporate Accreditation for the Yorkshire Water/IT (YWIT) Project Management Professional Development Programme. This is a great achievement as it allows Yorkshire Water to demonstrate to their customers, suppliers and employees that they are committed to the highest standards of project management professional development.Accredited companies are able to attract and retain the best project management talent in the country. The assessment of an organisation’s professional development scheme gives stakeholders...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 14:51
With the London 2012 Olympics fast approaching the success stories of outstanding projects associated with the Games will be coming to the fore. None more so than the remediating of the Olympic Park site in preparation for creating and staging the global sports event, a great example of how a learning legacy initiative can share and disseminate knowledge and best practice within the industry. The project impressively prepared and cleaned a vast and contaminated brownfield “mega site” in East London making it fit for the building of the Olympic and Paralympic Games’ infrastructure. Epitomising...
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 09:08
Earlier this year some of the most hazardous waste ever transported in the UK arrived at Barrow docks bound for Japan. As part of a long-standing agreement to return high-level nuclear waste to its country of origin, Sellafield Ltd embarked on a returns programme – with safety as its top priority.Is safety a non-negotiable? That’s the question that has fuelled debate on the letters page of Project. Ever since APM Honorary Fellow Albert Lester suggested that safety cannot, under any circumstances, be compromised, readers have been keen to add their voice to the Cost, Time and Quality/...
Monday, July 19, 2010 - 20:58
The APM Benefits Management SIG have published the second in a series of their thought leadership reports. It is targeted at all professionals involved in delivering new and existing investment in infrastructure. Despite the economic conditions, the UK is still experiencing a period of significant investment in the built environment. London 2012 is enabling new national infrastructure and there remains considerable investment in other infrastructure projects including transport, energy and utilities.In recent years, there has been much debate on the benefits or the value realised from...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 13:03
Paul Denvir presented to the East of England branch in April 2001 on project management for business development - an introduction to the PACE pipeline.He defined the PACE pipeline as the opportunity for future business flow generated by accumulated efforts and activities. Paul looked at pipeline activity in great detail and revealed that the secret of success is to focus on all stages of the pipeline, in summary these stages are to plan and review - visually, maintain the flow, plan ‘delivery’ around ‘development’, manage the inputs and the outputs will look after themselves.Slides...